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What makes Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5 better Choice

Display 2.7 inch Clear Photo TFT LCD 3 inch TFT Touch Screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5 has 11.11% bigger screen size
Highest ISO Rating 3200 6400
Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5 has Max ISO Rating of 6400 which is higher than 3200 of Sony CyberShot DSC W730. Higher ISO rating helps in low-light photography.
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What makes Sony CyberShot DSC W730 better Choice

Camera Resolution 16.1 MP 14.1 MP
Sony CyberShot DSC W730 has 14.18% higher camera resolution
Sensor Size 7.89 7.79
Sony CyberShot DSC W730 has 1.28% bigger sensor
Weight 122 141
Sony CyberShot DSC W730 is -13.48% lighter
Optical Zoom 8 4
Sony CyberShot DSC W730 has 8 optical zoom which is more than 4 optical zoom of Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5
ISO Rating 80 - 3200 100 - 6400
Sony CyberShot DSC W730 has base ISO Rating of 80 - 3200 which is lower than 100 - 6400 of Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5. A low base ISO Rating helps in capturing detailed images with less noise, given that there is ample light.

Feature Comparison of Sony CyberShot DSC W730 Vs Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5

General
Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Dimensions 93.1 x 52.3 x 22.5 mm 101.0 x 58.9 x 18.2 mm
Weight 122 g 141 g
Image
Camera Resolution 16.1 MP 14.1 MP
Video Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels at 30 fps 1280 x 720 Pixels at 30 fps
ISO Rating 80 - 3200 100 - 6400
White Balancing Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Video Format MPEG-4, AVCHD QuickTime Motion JPEG
Face Detection Yes Yes, Photo
Image Stablizer Yes, Optical SteadyShot
Image Format JPEG
Sensor
Sensor Type Super HAD CCD CCD
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch 1/2.33 inch
Image Ratio w:h 16:9, 4:3 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Max Resolution 4608 x 3456 Pixels 4320 x 3240 Pixels
Processor BIONZ
Display
Display 2.7 inch Clear Photo TFT LCD 3 inch TFT Touch Screen
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Image Display Resolution 230.4K dots
View Finder
View Finder No
Lens
Lens Type Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 8 Lumix DC Vario
Focal length 4.5 - 36 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 28 - 224 mm) 6.3 - 25.2 mm (35 - 140 mm in 35 mm equiv.)
Auto Focus Yes, Multi-Point AF, Center-Weighted AF, Flexible Spot AF Yes
Manual Focus No
Optical Zoom 8x 4x
Digital Zoom 32x 4x
Color Filter Yes, Primary (RGB) Color Filter
Photography Features
Aperture Range F3.3 (W) - F6.3 (T) F/3.5 - F/5.9
Self Timer Yes, 2 sec, 10 sec, Off, Portrait 1, Portrait 2 Yes, 2 and 10 sec
Shooting Modes Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection, Picture Effect Frame Movie Mode
Metering Yes, Multi, Center Weighted, Spot
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/1600 sec (Max) & 2 sec (Min) 1/1600 sec (Max) & 8 sec (Min)
Flash
Built-In Flash Yes Yes
Flash Range 0.3 - 2.8 m (W), 1.5 - 2 m (T) 0.3 - 4.9 m (W), 0.5 - 2.9 m (T)
External Flash No
Flash Mode Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync, Flash Off, Advanced Flash Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off
Connectivity
HDMI No
Microphone Yes, Built-in Mono Yes, Mono
USB Cable Yes Yes
TV Out Audio / Video Output
Pictbridge Yes
Memory
Internal Memory 27 MB 70 MB
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies) / Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies) / Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO HG Duo / Stick Micro / Stick Micro (Mark2) / Micro SD / Micro SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Battery
Battery Life 200 260
Battery Type Rechargeable Battery NP-BN Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
Camera Features
Macro Mode Yes, 5 cm (W) 150 cm (T) Yes, Wide : 10 cm infinity, Tele : 50 cm infinity
Red Eye Reduction Yes Yes
Continuous Shot Yes, 1.0 fps Yes, 5.5 fps
Additional Features Smile Shutter, Grid Line, Retouch - Trimming, Retouch - Unsharp Masking, Beauty Effect, Date View, SlideShow with Music
Operating System PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0, QuickTime, Adobe Reader, Super LoiLoScope (trial version)
Supported Language 25

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Compare Sony CyberShot DSC W730 Vs Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5 side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Sony CyberShot DSC W730 has a feature score of 46, whereas Panasonic Lumix DMC FP5 has a feature score of 46. The page was last updated on October 14, 2019.