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 Significantly cheaper $349.90 vs $649.99
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The best price we've seen is $300 cheaper (around 50% 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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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368 - $450

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $178

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $384

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              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

              $363 - $518

              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
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $239

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $627 - $667

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO

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