Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 vs Sony Cybershot H70

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot H70

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

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
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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
              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-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-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $88 - $115

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $286 - $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-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $230

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $406

              Size Significantly smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

              Travel zoom

              $273

              Size Slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $619 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $105

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

              Super zoom

              $700

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $368

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $105

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

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