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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H30

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H30

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the EX-H30's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Size Slightly smaller 104x58x27 mm vs 108x64x38 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.5"
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Around 30% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $279.00 vs $355.00
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The best price we've seen is $76 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX50V

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720 x 1280 @ 24fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 12.5x
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Around 6x more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $319 - $499

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $600

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Casio Exilim EX-H30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              $475

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $249 - $409

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $134

              GPS Has a GPS
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $331 - $567

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548 - $550

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $349 - $354

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix ZS40

              Panasonic Lumix ZS40

              Travel zoom

              $444 - $448

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $531 - $547

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $327

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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