Sony Cybershot H70

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Really small
Size
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
194 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

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

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$124.99 vs $289.90
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The best price we've seen is $165 cheaper (2.3x less)
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
              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
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $200

              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

              $70 - $165

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              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

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              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 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
              Lowest price More expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $519

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $250 - $310

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A430

              Canon PowerShot A430

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9

              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-H55 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung ST200F

              Samsung ST200F

              Digicam

              $196

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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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