Sony Cybershot H70

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

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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-H55.
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
280 ms shutter lag
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony H70

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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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$124.99 vs $189.99
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The best price we've seen is $65 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              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
              Common Weaknesses
              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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              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-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $226 - $248

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $176

              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

              $275

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Pro digicam

              $148

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $155

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $404

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $119

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly 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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $200

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom

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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