Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 vs Sony Cybershot H70

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

55

Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Great zoom
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16x
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cybershot H70 over the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90.

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
              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
              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

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

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $350

              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $220

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is much smaller
              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $362

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $487

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom

              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 Cybershot DSC-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $180

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm XQ1

              Fujifilm XQ1

              Pro digicam

              $300 - $305

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Ultra compact

              $118

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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