Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Battery life
Great battery life
450 shots
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Size
Really small
Compact 105x60x34 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX10V

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Size Significantly smaller 105x60x34 mm vs 122x87x93 mm
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4.6x smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DSC-HX10V's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Weight Significantly lighter 234 g vs 583 g
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2.5x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.3" vs 3.7"
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2.7x thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $328.00 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $171 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX200V

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX200V's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Zoom More zoom 33.8x vs 16x
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Around 4.5x more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 450 shots vs 320 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              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

              $315 - $368

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $627 - $667

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $229

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $600

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $125 - $149

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $129

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $225 - $328

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $390 - $399

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $468

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $380 - $598

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS

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