Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

72

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 over the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$169.99 vs $361.69
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The best price we've seen is $192 cheaper (2.1x 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
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              16x
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Size Is much smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $367

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $230

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is much smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $487

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $145

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Less zoom

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              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

              $297 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Focus points Many more focus points
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger

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