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Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

Size
Really small
Super compact 92x52x21 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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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Zoom More zoom 16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger 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 240 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $189.95 vs $219.99
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX100

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Size Much smaller 92x52x21 mm vs 105x60x34 mm
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2.1x smaller
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 50fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
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
Weight Significantly lighter 124 g vs 222 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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Around 40% thinner
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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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $125 - $149

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $150

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $129

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $600

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Compact

              Size Much smaller
              Weight Much lighter
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $307 - $400

              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $279

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $246

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $499

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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