Samsung Digimax V700 vs Sony Alpha QX1

Full Comparison

Sensor

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
7.144 x 5.358 mm
23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor photo detectors
7 megapixels
20 megapixels
Effective pixels
7 Mpx
20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
4:3
4:3, 3:2
Max resolution
3072, 2304
5456, 3632
Other resolutions
2816x2112 , 2592x1944, 2272x1704, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
5456x3064, 3872x2576, 3872x2176, 2736x1824, 2736x1536

Image

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
50
100
ISO maximum
400
16000
White balance presets
5
10
Custom white balance
yesYes
noNo
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo
Uncompressed format
TIFF
RAW

Optics & Focus

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Digital zoom
10 x
2 x
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
yesYes
yesYes

Screen / viewfinder

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Touch screen
noNo
yesYes
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
Optical (tunnel)
None

Photography features

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Minimum shutter speed
15 sec
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/2000 sec
1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
yesYes
yesYes
Aperture priority
yesYes
yesYes
Exposure compensation plus
2
3
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-3
Expousure compensation steps
1/3
1/3
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
118.11 in
157.48 in
External flash
noNo
noNo
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Flash modes
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync
Auto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 10

Videography features

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Maximum resolution
640, 480
1920, 1080
Microphone
Mono
Stereo

Dimensions

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Body type
Compact
Compact
Weight
0.49 lb
0.48 lb
Width
4.17 in
2.91 in
Height
2.24 in
2.76 in
Length
1.18 in
2.09 in
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Storage types
SD, MMC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, Memory Stick Micro

Power

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Connectivity

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
USB version
1.0
2.0
HDMI
noNo
noNo
Remote control
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

Samsung Digimax V700Samsung Digimax V700Sony Alpha QX1Sony Alpha QX1
Orientation sensor
noNo
yesYes
Timelapse recording
noNo
noNo