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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
280 ms shutter lag
 
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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
Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Learn more about
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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
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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
        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 Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $350

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $368 - $450

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Travel zoom

        $495

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        $384

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $422 - $446

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $200

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a GPS
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        True resolution Lower true resolution
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $498

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

        Super zoom

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Nikon D5200

        Nikon D5200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $547 body only

        $549 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $225 - $389 body only

        $399 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

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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