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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
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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 Cheaper $318.58 vs $384.11
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The best price we've seen is $66 cheaper (around 20% 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:$384.11
              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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $295

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $300

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $269 - $319

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-Z5

              Casio Exilim EX-Z5

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Ricoh GR Digital III

              Ricoh GR Digital III

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $235

              Size Much smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $225 - $399 body only

              $399 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $325

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $495

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              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
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $350

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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