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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
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

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 DSC-HX9v.
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $199.95 vs $384.11
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The best price we've seen is $184 cheaper (around 50% less)
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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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots 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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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 Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Weight Heavy Help
              DSC-H90:222 g
              DSC-HX9v:245 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $465

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              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-H90 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $248

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $190

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $325

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Zoom More zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $350

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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