Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

75

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

70

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

Items often bought with the DSC-HX10V or DSC-HX9v

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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX10V

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-HX10V's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Battery life
Longer battery life
320 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Slightly lighter
234 g vs 245 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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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
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              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-HX10V234 g
              DSC-HX9v245 g
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              DSC-HX10V105×60×34 mm
              DSC-HX9v105×59×34 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              DSC-HX10V320 shots
              DSC-HX9v300 shots
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              16x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $399

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $314

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $220 - $227

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $194 - $198

              Size Much smaller
              Weight Much lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Size Much smaller
              Weight Much lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $197

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $484 - $649

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

              Travel zoom

              $328

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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