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

Great macro
Macro focus
2.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Travel zoom

              Screen size Has a much smaller screen
              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 Cyber-shot DSC-H9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9

              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-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $400 - $599 body only

              $540 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $598

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W370

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W370

              Compact

              $244

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              GPS Has a GPS
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 - $648 body only

              $698 - $798 with 16-50mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A520

              Canon PowerShot A520

              Compact

              $464

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              $327

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $233

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $678 - $798

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

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