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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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cybershot H70 over the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v.
 
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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
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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
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 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 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
        Weight Heavy Help
        DSC-HX7v:208 g
        H70:194 g
        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
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $379 - $389

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Olympus SZ-14

        Olympus SZ-14

        Digicam

        $100

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $159

        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-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148 - $191

        Size Is significantly smaller
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        $600

        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Lowest price Much more expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $340

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Travel zoom

        Weight Slightly lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Travel zoom

        $184 - $300

        Zoom More zoom
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Travel zoom

        $150

        Zoom More zoom
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

        Travel zoom

        $230

        Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Slightly larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Travel zoom

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Samsung WB800F

        Samsung WB800F

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $275

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Weight Heavier

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