Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v vs Sony Cybershot H70

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

60

Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V. Explore our gallery of 34 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-H70.

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
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
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
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
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.1"
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Almost the same
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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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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
              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
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-HX7v10x
              H7010.8x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $282 - $348

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399 - $449

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              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 much less shutter lag
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $561

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $405 - $428

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Zoom More zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W110

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W110

              Compact

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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