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

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

40

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

38

Runner-up

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 (96×58×16 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
1.0 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
1.0 cm vs 3.0 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
96×58×16 mm vs 122×87×93 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
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.3" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
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 4 f-stops better
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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$289.99 vs $513.32
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The best price we've seen is $223 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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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
              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

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $300 - $547 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $393 - $398

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

              Super zoom

              $429

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS22 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS22

              Super zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $275 - $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 P610

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Super zoom

              $389 - $427

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $188 - $198

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $200

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $294

              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $170 - $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $223

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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