Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v vs Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

70

Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F770 EXR

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Zoom
More zoom
20x vs 16x
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Around 60% more zoom
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Weight
Slightly lighter
234 g vs 245 g
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Almost the same
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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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX9v's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
105×59×34 mm vs 105×63×36 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.4"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 8s
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Around 4x 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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              F770 EXR1080p @ 30fps
              DSC-HX9v1080p @ 60fps
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              F770 EXR11 fps
              DSC-HX9v10 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              F770 EXR234 g
              DSC-HX9v245 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              F770 EXR1.4"
              DSC-HX9v1.3"
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Size Large Help
              F770 EXR105×63×36 mm
              DSC-HX9v105×59×34 mm

              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
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $293 - $348

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $251

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $439

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Digicam

              $196

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $239

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $154

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              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

              $350

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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              discussion

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              Alexsis2000 (9:38 PM, January 20, 2012)
              Fuji - better.