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Casio Exilim EX-H20G

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Casio Exilim EX-H20g

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the EX-H20g's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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More than 10% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 103x68x29 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Almost the same
Weight Lighter 216 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $318.58 vs $349.99
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The best price we've seen is $31 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
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
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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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 Common Weaknesses
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-H20g:216 g
              DSC-HX9v:245 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              EX-H20g:103x68x29 mm
              DSC-HX9v:105x59x34 mm

              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-H20g:$318.58
              DSC-HX9v:$349.99
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $319

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $284

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $329 - $399

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon 1 AW1

              Nikon 1 AW1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $747 with 11-2mm lens

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Casio Exilim EX-H30

              Casio Exilim EX-H30

              Travel zoom

              $319

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Travel zoom

              $398 - $399

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $468 - $474

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $400 - $419 body only

              $399 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Zoom More zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $465

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Lowest price More expensive
              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
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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