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Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC

Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC
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An affordable and classic compact camera, but with only average features
Compact 16.1MP 16x Yes Sep 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC Review

With very good reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC number 412 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
18 Reviews
75
Value for Money
Very Good
58
Features
Average Features
23
Age
5 Years Old
62
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 67% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Leica digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is a good size.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Not waterproof

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

44
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
46
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
57
Everyday Photography
Average
43
Sports Photography
Mediocre
69
Wildlife Photography
Good

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC is 104.7mm wide and 59.7mm tall. It is 33.8mm deep and weighs 192g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-H90/SC In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including CNET.com, Cameras.co.uk, parentesis.com and erenumerique.fr have rated this camera on average 71%.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this digital camera rated this camera 83% on average. 8 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 67% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Sony Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 32,097 user and expert reviews (including 10,389 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was compact.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who purchased it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

  • It takes brilliant photos and the zoom is also great!
    Sophie (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2012
  • This camera is just okay, does not take good pictures at night, which is a bit disappointing…
  • It is compact, easy to use and it takes great pictures - the panoramic function works a treat especially for a someone who is a complete novice…
    Ketura (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2013
  • However quality of images - colour, clarity- is excellent…
  • The best camera for those who are chosen to make a perfect pictures and video! The best choice for all of the camera fans!

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera was released in September 2012.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the DSC-H90 of 16.1MP is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 43% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DSC-H90's optical zoom of 16x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony DSC-H90 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-H90 has an image stabilizer. 76% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Sony DSC-H90 of 3.3 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The DSC-H90's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 72% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-H90 has a built-in flash. 65% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The DSC-H90's weight of 192g is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 54% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-H90 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-H90 features smile detection, unlike 98% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the DSC-H90 of 416mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other digital cameras, the DSC-H90 is not waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-H90 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's 12% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4352 x 3264. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) plus 1 more value. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DSC-H90 of 115x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The DSC-H90's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

The Sony DSC-H90 supports video capability, unlike 68% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony DSC-H90's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-H90 features smile detection. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ultrapro dschx100v, info dsch90sceh, sony dsch90b, dsch90rcee8, dsch90scee8, dsch90bcee8, dsch90rceh, dsch90bceh

Barcodes:

00027242843974, 00027242843998, 00608939807785, 00617529208154, 03610170847182, 03610170847212, 04905524831849, 04905524831856, 04905524831870, 04905524831887, 04905524831894, 04905524858129, 04905524858136, 04905524871920

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