Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 105x60x34 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x29 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX10V

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom More zoom 16x vs 10x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
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 2 f-stops better
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX10V's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 9.7 MP vs 9 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX5v

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Size Smaller 102x58x29 mm vs 105x60x34 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Lighter 200 g vs 234 g
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More than 10% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V 75

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
30 seconds
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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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-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$299

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$368

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

$400

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Travel zoom

$190

Thickness Is thicker
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Aperture Has a much wider aperture
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Ultra compact

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Size Is significantly smaller
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Travel zoom

$269 - $297

Zoom Has way more more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
Thickness Is thicker

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $458

Zoom Much more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$197 - $227

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$215 - $328

Size Significantly smaller
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$299 - $350

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610

Travel zoom

$156

3D Takes 3D photos
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Size Significantly larger

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