• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-H55 advantages over Samsung MV900F

  • Less expensive
    $249 vs $350 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    250 mm vs 125 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Samsung MV900F advantages over Sony DSC-H55

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.5 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    17 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    132g vs 198g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 14.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Nikon S8000

Sony DSC-H55
Nikon S8000
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung MV900F
Nikon S8000
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon S8100

Sony DSC-H55
Nikon S8100
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Samsung MV900F
Nikon S8100
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Sony DSC-HX7V

Sony DSC-H55
Sony DSC-HX7V
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
Samsung MV900F
Sony DSC-HX7V
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony W650

Sony DSC-H55
Sony W650
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Samsung MV900F
Sony W650
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony WX50

Sony DSC-H55
Sony WX50
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Samsung MV900F
Sony WX50
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
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