Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

46

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 over the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10.
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 over the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20.

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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H10

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Advantages of the Sony DSC-H20

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Weight
Slightly lighter
250 g vs 296 g
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Around 20% 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              30 seconds
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              38 mm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              DSC-H10480p @ 30fps
              DSC-H20720p @ 30fps
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              10x

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              2.0 cm
              Common Weaknesses
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $209

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $220 - $228

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $165

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $190

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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