Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v vs Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
40 fps
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
176 g

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Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v.

differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-ZR10

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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
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
40 fps vs 10 fps
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4x faster continuous shooting
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.0 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the EX-ZR10's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
102x69x27 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
176 g vs 245 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
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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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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 7x
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More than 5x more zoom
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Macro focus
Better macro capability
5 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
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 compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              EX-ZR101080p @ 30fps
              DSC-HX9v1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              EX-ZR1040 fps
              DSC-HX9v10 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              EX-ZR107 cm
              DSC-HX9v5 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-FS10

              Casio Exilim EX-FS10

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $105

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $356

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

              Casio Exilim ZR15

              Compact

              $130

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
              Olympus VG-140

              Olympus VG-140

              Compact

              $141

              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              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-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $241 - $348

              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

              $370 - $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $170

              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $350

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $281

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Larger
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

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