Sony DSC WX100 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Reasons to buy the Sony DSC WX100

Really small
Size
Super compact (92×52×22 mm)
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
124 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 14 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Sony DSC WX100.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
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
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Advantages of the Sony WX100

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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
Size
Much smaller
92×52×22 mm vs 105×60×34 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
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
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
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$176.77 vs $219.95
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The best price we've seen is $43 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. 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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $298

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $498

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $178

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $178 - $181

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $181

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Weight Heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

              Super zoom

              $174

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Sony DSC WX100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Larger

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