Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v vs Casio Exilim EX-H20g

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

65

Casio Exilim EX-H20G

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Really small
Size
Compact 105x59x34 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Size
Really small
Compact 103x68x29 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
216 g

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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Almost the same
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
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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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
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-H20g216 g
              DSC-HX9v245 g
              Size Large Help
              EX-H20g103x68x29 mm
              DSC-HX9v105x59x34 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $365 - $398

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is much smaller
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio QV-R200

              Casio QV-R200

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $967

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Casio Exilim EX-H30

              Casio Exilim EX-H30

              Travel zoom

              $188

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $283 - $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

              $330

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $347

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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