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Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Sony DSC-HX90

Canon PowerShot SX420 is vs Sony DSC-HX90

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

53

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An enormous bridge digital camera, good for wildlife photography
84
5 Reviews
15
Poor
50
Average Features
70
19 Months Old
Overall Score
53
Average
Bridge 20MP 42x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSC-HX90

52

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed compact digital camera with good features but high running costs
87
239 Reviews
62
Good Features
59
2 Years Old
Overall Score
52
Average
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
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Megapixels 20MP
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18.2MP
Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Maximum Image Resolution  4896 x 3264  4896 x 3264
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Sensor Type  CCD
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 CCD
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPEG XR  JPEG  EXIF  JPG  JPEG XR  JPEG  EXIF
Total Megapixels 20.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 42x
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30x
Digital Zoom 4x
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120x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5 3.5
Maximum Aperture Number 6.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,008mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom 84x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  servo  tracking  AI  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  AI Focus  single  continuous  servo  tracking  AI  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  AI Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
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 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  Auto  Manual  shutter priority  aperture priority  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Auto  Manual  shutter priority  aperture priority  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
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ISO Sensitivity (max) 1,600
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ISO Sensitivity (min) 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
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Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15s 30s
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Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed 1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
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Video Resolution  1280 x 720  1080 x 720  640 x 480
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 1280 x 720  1080 x 720  640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 25fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  AVCHD  AVC
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
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 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
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HD Type  HD  Full HD  HD  Full HD

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  AAC++  AAC++

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Display Resolution 230,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
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Display  TFT
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 TFT

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  Mini-USB B  mini USB B  USB  n  Mini-USB B  mini USB B  USB  n
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
USB Connector  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Custom modes  Fluorescent H  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Push  Auto  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Custom modes  Fluorescent H  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Push
Photo Effects  Black&White  Positive film  Sepia  Skin tones  Vivid  Skin  Black&White  Positive film  Sepia  Skin tones  Vivid  Skin
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max) 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DPOF  Exif
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 DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DPOF  Exif
Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Pet
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 218g
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Height 69.1mm 58.1mm
Depth 85.1mm 35.4mm
Width 104.4mm 102mm
Weight (including Battery) 325g 245g
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Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,240mAh
Battery Life 195 shots 390 shots
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Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB
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Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  DIGIC 4+  DIGIC 4+
Silent Shooting
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