• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-H70 advantages over Fujifilm JX580

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    250 mm vs 130 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Fujifilm JX580 advantages over Sony DSC-H70

  • Less expensive
    $120 vs $230 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    21 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    120g vs 192g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in 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.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Nikon S8000

Sony DSC-H70
Nikon S8000
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle lens
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm JX580
Nikon S8000
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony DSC-H55

Sony DSC-H70
Sony DSC-H55
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm JX580
Sony DSC-H55
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony DSC-TX10

Sony DSC-H70
Sony DSC-TX10
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm JX580
Sony DSC-TX10
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm T400

Sony DSC-H70
Fujifilm T400
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Longer exposure
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm JX580
Fujifilm T400
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm JX500

Sony DSC-H70
Fujifilm JX500
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $167
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Fujifilm JX580
Fujifilm JX500
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $167
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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