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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x34 mm
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Size
Really small
Compact 105x60x34 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
222 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H90

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Weight Lighter 222 g vs 245 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 300 shots vs 290 shots
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Almost the same
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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 Common Weaknesses
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        16x
        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
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Weight Heavy Help
        DSC-H90:222 g
        DSC-HX9v:245 g
        Size Large Help
        DSC-H90:105x60x34 mm
        DSC-HX9v:105x59x34 mm

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $340

        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $338

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Travel zoom

        $224

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $235 - $295

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

        Sony Cybershot H70

        Travel zoom

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $232

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $159

        Size Much smaller
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $113 - $149

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $111 - $169

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $345 - $398

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $160

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Travel zoom

        $174 - $300

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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