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Reasons to buy the Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W710's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Battery life
Slightly 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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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$118.95 vs $166.59
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The best price we've seen is $48 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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-W710:97x55x20 mm
              DSC-W730:93x52x23 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-W710:114 g
              DSC-W730:122 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-W710:0.8"
              DSC-W730:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              DSC-W710:220 shots
              DSC-W730:200 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $119

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $95 - $98

              3D Captures 3D images
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $100 - $159

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $145

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710.

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $69 - $120

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Thinner
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $137

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $114

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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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