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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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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 $179.99 vs $350.00
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The best price we've seen is $170 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 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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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.

              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

              $348 - $448

              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

              $328

              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

              $365

              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-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $223 - $328

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Size Much smaller
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $198

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $479 - $498

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

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