Sony CyberShot DSC-W730 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

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Reasons to buy the Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Thickness
Thin
0.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-W710

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Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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Almost the same
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
114 g vs 122 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W730

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-W71097x55x20 mm
              DSC-W73093x52x23 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-W710114 g
              DSC-W730122 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-W7100.8"
              DSC-W7300.9"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              DSC-W710$106.80
              DSC-W730$100.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              DSC-W710220 shots
              DSC-W730200 shots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $164

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Ultra compact

              $281

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $110 - $120

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Thickness Thinner
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

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              gio (7:27 AM, September 04, 2013)
              W710 it has 360 panoramic mode http://store.sony.com/p/Sony-Cyber-shot-W710-Camera/en/p/DSCW710