Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

Large screen
Screen size
3.3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 96x58x16 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Battery life
Great battery life
410 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX100v

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX100v's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Battery life
Much longer battery life
410 shots vs 220 shots
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Around 90% more shots per battery charge
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 5x
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36x more zoom
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX200V

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Size
Significantly smaller
96x58x16 mm vs 122x87x93 mm
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11.1x smaller
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-TX200V's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Screen size
Larger screen
3.3" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Weight
Much lighter
129 g vs 577 g
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4.5x lighter
Thickness
Much thinner
0.6" vs 3.7"
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5.8x thinner
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
26 mm vs 27 mm
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Almost the same
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
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recommendations

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
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              DSC-HX100v921k dots
              DSC-TX200V1,229k dots
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $398 - $411

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $148

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Canon EOS 1100D

              Canon EOS 1100D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $382 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

              Super zoom

              $460

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $260 - $348

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $340

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix FZ72

              Panasonic Lumix FZ72

              Super zoom

              $318 - $325

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Size Larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $257

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $273

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $210

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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