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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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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 Slightly 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
Weight Slightly lighter 234 g vs 245 g
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Almost the same
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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
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)
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size Smaller 105x59x34 mm vs 105x63x36 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.3" vs 1.4"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        F770 EXR:20x
        DSC-HX9v:16x
        GPS Built-in GPS Help
        Great for travel
        HDR In-camera HDR Help
        Combines multiple exposures
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Weight Heavy Help
        F770 EXR:234 g
        DSC-HX9v:245 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        F770 EXR:1.4"
        DSC-HX9v:1.3"
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        Size Large Help
        F770 EXR:105x63x36 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.

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $298 - $736

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $330

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

        Travel zoom

        $223 - $268

        Size Is significantly smaller
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS

        Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

        Travel zoom

        $220 - $336

        Size Slightly smaller
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        GPS No built-in GPS
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

        Digicam

        $199 - $230

        Weight Lighter
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        GPS No built-in GPS
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $120 - $140

        Lowest price Cheaper
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Travel zoom

        $275

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Smaller
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

        Travel zoom

        $130 - $232

        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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $350

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $330

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $448 - $528

        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

        $275

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

        Travel zoom

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Size Larger

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        discussion

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