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Casio Exilim EX-H30

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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 Slightly cheaper $319.00 vs $368.00
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (more than 10% 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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 12.5x
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Around 6x more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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.

              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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.

              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              EX-H30:$319.00
              DSC-HX50V:$368.00
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Casio Exilim EX-H30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Travel zoom

              $141

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Casio Exilim ZR700

              Casio Exilim ZR700

              Travel zoom

              $156

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $356

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $474 - $484

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              External flash No external flash support
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $350

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $288

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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