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Sony DSC-H90 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.1MP 16x CCD Sep 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Average expert reviews
Good size
Good quality lens
14 Reviews

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This medium megapixel camera has an average expert rating of 71 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Cameras.co.uk, parentesis.com and erenumerique.fr.

Sony Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 23,045 expert and user reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people who bought the product agreed that it was compact. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera five years ago “This is a relatively compact model that can also shoot High Definition Movies” . Also five years ago expert review site Cnet.com said “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 is a fine choice for those wanting a compact 16x zoom lens for casual use”.

Average Weight

With a weight of 192 grams, the Sony DSC-H90 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Good Quality Lens

One person wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-H90 had a good zoom.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer wrote that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “Here are several sample photos from the new 16.1 megapixel Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H90”.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The DSC-H90 has a fairly large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think the Olympus VR-340 ($149.99), and the Fujifilm S2980 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera is 230 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 460,800 pixels, the DSC-H90 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Lens System

Very Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras that have been around for more than two years is 6.6x. When compared to other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera, the Sony DSC-H90's digital zoom of 115 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The DSC-H90 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. Across all the cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 16 times zoom factor, the DSC-H90 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 ($128.90) (25x and higher rated).

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Sony DSC-H90 supports video capability. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 ($128.90), the Olympus VR-350, and the Fujifilm S2980 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Sony DSC-H90 has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Pixpro FZ151, and the Pixpro AZ251 ($128.90) both from Kodak or the Ricoh HZ15 is also worth considering.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DSC-H90 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-H90 features smile detection. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also feature smile detection.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-H90 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also feature smile detection.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The DSC-H90 features connection to PC, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-H90 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080 and 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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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 of a similar age and type to it.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Sony DSC-H90 features histogram. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The DSC-H90 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The DSC-H90 has a hand strap. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Sony DSC-H90 has a batteries included, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-H90 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. 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). The best video resolution of all cameras of this type and age is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Design

Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-H90 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera are also not waterproof.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Sony digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ultrapro dschx100v, sony dsch90sceh, info dsch90sceh, sony dsch90b, dsch90rcee8, dsch90bcee8, dsch90rceh, dsch90bceh
Barcodes 00027242843974, 00027242843998, 00608939807785, 00617529208154, 03610170847182, 03610170847212, 04905524831849, 04905524831856, 04905524831870, 04905524831887, 04905524831894, 04905524858129, 04905524858136, 04905524871920

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