Editors Liked

  • Wide-angle 25-250mm eq. lens with good telephoto capabilities for a compact, Good quality lens with optical image stabilization, Manual control over shutter and aperture, Sweep Panorama Mode, Dynamic Range Optimizer Mode, Good feature set for the price
  • Image quality is very good, Flash photo image quality is outstanding for a camera in this price range, LCD is clear and bright, even in direct sunlight, "Intelligent auto" mode works very well, making H70 easy to use, 10X zoom lens also offers some good w
  • The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H70 has a compact, lightweight design and good features and photo quality for the money

Editors Didn't Like

  • Mode dial is tiny and hard to operate, Only two apertures to choose from at a given focal length, AF struggles in low light, Slow burst mode, Sluggish shot-to-shot performance, Below average battery life, Few scene modes to choose from, Warm auto white
  • Autofocus seems to work a bit slowly, You might miss some spontaneous photos because of some lessthanideal response times, Outdoor photos taken in sunlight sometimes are slightly overexposed, Camera only offers minimal manual control options
  • The DSC-H70's 16-megapixel photo resolution doesn't improve photo quality from its 14-megapixel predecessor, and its shooting performance is slow