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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
142 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Zoom More zoom 16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Battery life Longer battery life 290 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $150.99 vs $177.00
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The best price we've seen is $26 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W690

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Size Much smaller 94x56x22 mm vs 105x60x34 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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Around 40% thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 142 g vs 222 g
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Around 40% lighter
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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
              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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $180

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $117 - $170

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $250

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $350

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $198

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $330

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $328

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Lowest price More expensive

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $164 - $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $129

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $180

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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