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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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Size
Much smaller
102×58×36 mm vs 133×94×145 mm
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8.5x smaller
Weight
Much lighter
242 g vs 1,095 g
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4.5x lighter
Thickness
Much thinner
1.4" vs 5.7"
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4x thinner
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$448.00 vs $1,698.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,250 cheaper (3.8x less)
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/2.4 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV's lens captures slightly more light (1.1 f-stops)
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,440k dots vs 921k dots
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Around 60% higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
24 fps vs 10 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
20 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Much larger sensor
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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More than 4x larger sensor
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.26x vs 0.09x
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Around 9x larger viewfinder
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Fewer buttons
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second

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              Cyber-shot DSC-HX99
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