Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v vs Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

Items often bought with the Sony DSC-HX100v or Fujifilm HS25 EXR

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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS25 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
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 27 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The HS25 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.7 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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$549.00 vs $699.99
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The best price we've seen is $151 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX100v

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Size
Significantly smaller
122×87×93 mm vs 130×98×126 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Battery life
Longer battery life
410 shots vs 350 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Thinner
3.7" vs 5"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
577 g vs 730 g
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More than 20% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1.0 cm
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              HS25 EXR11 fps
              DSC-HX100v10 fps
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              HS25 EXR350 shots
              DSC-HX100v410 shots
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS25 EXR730 g
              DSC-HX100v577 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS25 EXR5"
              DSC-HX100v3.7"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              HS25 EXR130×98×126 mm
              DSC-HX100v122×87×93 mm

              Compared to recent super 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
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              HS25 EXR1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
              DSC-HX100v1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              30x
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              HS25 EXR1080p @ 30fps
              DSC-HX100v1080p @ 60fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $503

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $300 - $398

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

              Super zoom

              $660

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $199 - $297

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $400

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $210

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $385

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $550

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $218 - $227

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Significantly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $304

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $263 body only

              $358 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $396

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $348 - $370

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $426

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS

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