Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

48

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

44

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

Runner-up
     

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.
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-H10

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$344.99 vs $390.90
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The best price we've seen is $46 cheaper (more than 10% 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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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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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-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:$344.99
              DSC-H20:$390.90
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.9"
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189 - $227

              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-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              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-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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $399

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $221 - $268

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $69 - $137

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $220 - $343 body only

              $385 - $403 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $209 - $250

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $299 - $397

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

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