Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

54

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

50

Sony Cybershot H70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Really small
Size
Compact 105x60x34 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Size
Really small
Compact 101x57x28 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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
Cheaper
$124.99 vs $284.90
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The best price we've seen is $160 cheaper (2.3x 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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1 fps
              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 Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              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
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $181

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $220 - $248

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $119

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $148

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

              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
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $240

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Super zoom

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $191

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

              Travel zoom

              $248

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen

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