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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $149.99 vs $339.69
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The best price we've seen is $190 cheaper (2.3x less)
Weight Slightly lighter 222 g vs 234 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX10V

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-HX10V's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 320 shots vs 290 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              16x
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              DSC-H90:222 g
              DSC-HX10V:234 g
              Size Large Help
              Compact 105x60x34 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
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $600

              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $220

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Size Is much smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Size Is much smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $184

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus SZ-14

              Olympus SZ-14

              Digicam

              $100

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $379 - $389

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $399

              Zoom More zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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