Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 Review

Overall Score

34

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-250 mm (10x) F3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 102 x 58 x 29 mm, 194g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 Overview


First introduced in January, 2011, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Sony H70 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70

Sensor resolution of Sony H70 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Sony H70 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony H70


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
3.5 Lens at Wide
194g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.5
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 has an Overall Score of 34/100 and ranked #582 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #979 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony H70 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
31
Value for money score
52
Portability score
96
Overall score
34
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Sony H70


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 weighs 194g and has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 29mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Sony H70 is 19 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony H70
194g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Sony H70
29mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-H70 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-H70
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 194 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 194 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Pentax MX-1 Pentax MX-1 391 g 194 g 122 x 61 x 51 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 194 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 194 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 194 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 194 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 194 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-H70
Announced January, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.60
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-BG1
Physical
Weight 194 g
Physical Dimensions 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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