Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

50

Sony Cybershot H70

Runner-up
     

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 Cybershot H70.
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
194 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 10.8x
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More than 2x more zoom
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-H90's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony H70

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Size
Smaller
101x57x28 mm vs 105x60x34 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
194 g vs 222 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$124.99 vs $169.99
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The best price we've seen is $45 cheaper (around 30% 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
              Lens
              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
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              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 Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $350

              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $221 - $268

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $179

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              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

              $280

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $60

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Size Larger
              Placeholder

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F55V

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $180 - $425

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $164

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $519

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive

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