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Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 over the Sony Cybershot H70.
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
194 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Zoom More zoom 16x vs 10.8x
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More than 2x more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-H90's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony H70

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Size Smaller 101x57x28 mm vs 105x60x34 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 194 g vs 222 g
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More than 10% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Longest exposure Long exposures Help
        30 seconds
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Weight Heavy Help
        DSC-H90:222 g
        H70:194 g
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        1 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $231

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $113 - $149

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $159

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148 - $191

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Size Is significantly smaller
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $81 - $180

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $250

        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $160

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Weight Heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Travel zoom

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

        Ultra compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom

        appearance

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