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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
194 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Size
Really small
Compact 103x58x29 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
280 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony H70

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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
Size Slightly smaller 101x57x28 mm vs 103x58x29 mm
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Almost the same
Weight Slightly lighter 194 g vs 200 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-H55

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Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 1.8 fps vs 1 fps
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More than 80% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $172.18 vs $228.62
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The best price we've seen is $56 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 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
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              H70:510 ms
              DSC-H55:280 ms
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              H70:1 fps
              DSC-H55:1.8 fps
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              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.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              H70:10.8x
              DSC-H55:10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $140

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $239

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Compact

              $626

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is much more expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $307

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Super zoom

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Travel zoom

              $250

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Pro digicam

              $290 - $398

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $276

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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              discussion

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              Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:18 PM, March 31, 2011)
              What do you mean?
               
              Thermadhom (1:15 PM, March 31, 2011)
              this is your marketing technic h55 and h70