Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Light-weight
Weight
250 g
 

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.
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H10

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$394.74 vs $481.72
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The best price we've seen is $87 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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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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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
              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              DSC-H10:480p @ 30fps
              DSC-H20:720p @ 30fps
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              10x

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              DSC-H10:$394.74
              DSC-H20:$481.72
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.9"
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

              Travel zoom

              $699

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 body only

              $390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Pro digicam

              $998 - $1,100

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Samsung NX210

              Samsung NX210

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              $190

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Kodak EasyShare Z980

              Kodak EasyShare Z980

              Super zoom

              $350

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $226 - $248

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $220 - $770

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $250 - $279

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              GPS Has a GPS

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