Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v vs Casio EX-ZR20

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

67

Casio EX-ZR20

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Really small
Size
Compact 105x59x34 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Casio EX-ZR20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Battery life
Great battery life
335 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm

galleries

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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-ZR20

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Size
Significantly smaller
99x59x25 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
2 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Weight
Significantly lighter
166 g vs 245 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
Battery life
Longer battery life
335 shots vs 300 shots
Help
More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 8x
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4x more zoom
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              EX-ZR201080p @ 30fps
              DSC-HX9v1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              EX-ZR20335 shots
              DSC-HX9v300 shots
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $649

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Casio EX-ZR20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $356

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Casio Exilim EX-10

              Casio Exilim EX-10

              Pro digicam

              $378

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $262

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Leica C-LUX 2

              Leica C-LUX 2

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $210

              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $282 - $298

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $163

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

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