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

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

49

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great macro
Macro focus
2.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Macro focus
Great macro
2.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20.

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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              38 mm
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              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
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              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $263 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              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
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $218

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus SP-810 UZ

              Olympus SP-810 UZ

              Super zoom

              $254

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon EOS 30D

              Canon EOS 30D

              Entry-level DSLR

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              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
              Pentax Optio W10

              Pentax Optio W10

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $519 - $649

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

              Compact

              $439

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Fujifilm XQ1

              Fujifilm XQ1

              Pro digicam

              $299

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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