Sony DSC WX100

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Sony DSC WX100

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 

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
Cheaper
$169.99 vs $253.00
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The best price we've seen is $83 cheaper (more than 30% 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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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $221 - $268

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $200 - $207

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Travel zoom

              $282

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Placeholder

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F55V

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $351

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $180 - $425

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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