Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

53

Nikon D3100

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $504

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Size Significantly smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$268 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v
Cybershot DSC-HX100v
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Jaykumar9507 (1:34 PM, September 13, 2011)
it"s very good camera
 
Avsel (7:30 PM, September 03, 2011)
great camera