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Comparison of Olympus Camedia SP-700 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950 [S]ave

Olympus Camedia SP-700

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950
ModelOlympus Camedia SP-700Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950
Manufacturer url-https://www.sony.com/
Model numberSP-700DSC-S950
Camera formatUltra CompactCompact
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)9893
Width (mm)2524
Height (mm)5756
Weight (g)140135
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCCDCCD
Sensor manufacturer-Sony SuperHAD
Effective megapixels (MP)6.0010.10
Sensor format1/2.5 inch1/2.3 inch
Sensor area (mm²)24.7128.07
Sensor width (mm)5.766.17
Sensor height (mm)4.294.55
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)2.05-
Aspect ratio4:34:3, 16:9
Color filter typeRGBG-
Sensor shift image stabilization--
On-sensor phase detect--
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 1024 x 768(0.8 mp 4:3)
  • 1600 x 1200(1.9 mp 4:3)
  • 2288 x 1712(3.9 mp other)
  • 2816 x 2112(5.9 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg (exif 2.21)
  • tiff
Continuous-mode (fps)-1.00
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 160x120
  • 640x480
  • 320x240
Image Storage
Movie file formatQuickTime Motion JPEGMotionJPEG AVI
Composite video out++
Ntsc/pal switchable video-+
Lens and Optics
LensOlympus LensSony lens; 7 elements in 6 groups
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)38.00 - 114.0033.00 - 132.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)9.002.00
Zoom ratio (x)3.004.00
Aperture range (f)0.25 - 0.300.18 - 0.40
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)30-
Optical image stabilization--
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 10
  • 22
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeiESP Contrast DetectionContrast detection, 9-area
Auto focus assist light--
Manual focus-+
Focus peaking--
Eye-level viewfinder--
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.002.70
Rear display resolution (dots)230,000230,000
Articulating screen--
Tilt swivel screen--
Selfie screen--
Iso settingsAuto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800* (Indoor scene mode only)Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto iso mode-+
White balance settings
  • auto
  • fluorescent1
  • overcast
  • sunlight
  • tungsten
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • daylight
  • flash
  • fluorescent 1
  • fluorescent 2
  • fluorescent 3
  • incandescent
Shutter speed range (s)1/2000 - 41/2000 - 1
Bulb mode--
Exposure compensation+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modesiESP, spotMulti-pattern
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority--
Shutter priority--
Full manual exposure--
Creative exposure modesPortrait, Landscape, Landscape Portrait, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self PortraitSix scene modes
Self timer (s)-
  • 2
  • 10
Time lapse (intervalometer)--
High resolution composite--
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • auto (automatic activation in low and backlight)
  • fill-in (forced activation)
  • off (no flash)
  • red-eye reduction
  • red-eye reduction & fill-in
  • auto
  • flash off
  • flash on
  • slow syncro
Flash range description0.3m – 3.6m (wide) / 1.2m – 2.7m (tele)SO Auto: Approx.0.5 - Approx.3.5m(W) / Approx.0.5 - Approx.1.5 m(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.7.0 m(W) / Approx.3.0 m(T)
Usable memory types
  • x
  • ms duo
  • ms pro du
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support--
Uncompressed format
  • tiff
Included memory (MB)27-
Included memory type11MB built-in memory, 16MB xD-Picture card-
Built-in wi-fi--
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack--
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 1.1
  • usb 2.0 full (low) speed
Pictbridge compliant+-
Dpof compliant+-
Remote control--
Connections (extended)
  • dc in
Performance Timing
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)-1.00
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)-100
Battery form factorProprietary LI-40BProprietary NP-BK1
Usable battery types
  • lithium ion rechargeable
  • lithium ion rechargeable
Batteries included1 x Proprietary LI-40B Lithium Ion rechargeable1 x NP-BK1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Included software
  • olympus master 1.31
  • windows: picture motion browser vers 4.0 (mac not supported)
Notes and featuresHas digital image stabilisation in movie mode only.-

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