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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

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Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 101x58x27 mm
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX7v

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Sony H70

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Weight Slightly lighter 194 g vs 208 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.5

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        DSC-HX7v:10x
        H70:10.8x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        $350

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Travel zoom

        $180

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Travel zoom

        Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $498 - $548

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $329

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348 - $448

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $328

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Canon PowerShot G11

        Canon PowerShot G11

        Pro digicam

        $479

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Much larger
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

        Sony Cybershot W580

        Compact

        $141

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $138

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $227 - $255

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Samsung TL350

        Samsung TL350

        Compact

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Zoom Less zoom

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