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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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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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        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
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        H70:10.8x
        DSC-H55:10x
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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-HX5v

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        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
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $299

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $108 - $119

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $498

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $138

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $228 - $270

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Lowest price More expensive
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $96 - $98

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $368

        Zoom Much more zoom
        GPS Has a GPS
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix P310

        Nikon Coolpix P310

        Pro digicam

        $418

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S70

        Nikon Coolpix S70

        Compact

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

        Travel zoom

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        appearance

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