Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

65

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

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

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
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
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
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
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
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              DSC-H90290 shots
              DSC-HX9v300 shots
              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
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              DSC-H90222 g
              DSC-HX9v245 g
              Size Large Help
              DSC-H90105x60x34 mm
              DSC-HX9v105x59x34 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $283 - $398

              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-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Size Is much smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 510 HS

              Canon ELPH 510 HS

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

              Travel zoom

              $500

              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $407

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $341

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $365 - $428

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

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