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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 103x58x29 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
280 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 
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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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Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 280 ms vs 510 ms
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Around 50% less delay when taking photos
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
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Longest exposure Long exposures Help
        30 seconds
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Weight Heavy Help
        H70:194 g
        DSC-H55:200 g
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        H70:1 fps
        DSC-H55:1.8 fps
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        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.

        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
        H70:10.8x
        DSC-H55:10x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

        Travel zoom

        $151

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148 - $191

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Size Is significantly smaller
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Travel zoom

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

        Ultra compact

        Size Is significantly smaller
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $231

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $167

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $160

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $113 - $149

        Zoom More zoom
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        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
        Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor

        appearance

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        discussion

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70
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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