• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 200mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 140mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony W730 advantages over Sony W710

  • More lens zoom
    8.0x vs 5.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Sony W710 advantages over Sony W730

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Sony W620

Sony W730
Sony W620
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Sony W710
Sony W620
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony W730
Canon 130 IS
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wider angle lens
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen
Sony W710
Canon 130 IS
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Panasonic F5

Sony W730
Panasonic F5
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $78
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure
Sony W710
Panasonic F5
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $78
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Sony W730
Canon 140 IS
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wider angle lens
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
Sony W710
Canon 140 IS
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 135

Sony W730
Canon 135
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $104
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
Sony W710
Canon 135
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $104
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Newer
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