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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
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
  1. Lens
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  1. 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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$64.95 vs $163.41
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The best price we've seen is $98 cheaper (2.5x less)
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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-W71097×55×20 mm
              DSC-W73093×52×23 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-W710114 g
              DSC-W730122 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-W7100.8"
              DSC-W7300.9"
              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
              5.0 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
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

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

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              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

              $97 - $98

              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $115

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $145

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $223

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Lowest price More expensive
              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