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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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

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
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
        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
        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-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $350

        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

        $330

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $448

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Zoom Has significantly less zoom
        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
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

        Super zoom

        $398

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

        Travel zoom

        $470

        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Zoom Less zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

        Travel zoom

        $128

        Size Much smaller
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Zoom Less zoom
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Super zoom

        $148 - $189

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

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $298 - $368

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $348

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $275

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

        Travel zoom

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Size Larger

        appearance

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

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