HX9v vs. Rx100 Video quality

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dibs2010
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HX9v vs. Rx100 Video quality
Jul 13, 2012

Sorry for creating a thread on such a minor aspect (atleast for most folks) but since i did not get any response to this question when I asked about it in another thread, I thought of posting it directly here.

I am on the fence and some advice on this issue can really help me decide whether Rx100 is the camera for us or not.

I mainly shoot with a DSLR but I have an Hx9v as well which is mainly used by my wife. Although I absolutely love the video quality of hx9v, i absolutely hate its picture quality because of all the detail smudging. So, we mainly use it for video.

I am really interested in this camera as a replacement for hx9v but I definitely don't want to compromise on the video quality (from the samples i have seen, the pic quality seems miles ahead of hx9v). I especially love the in-camera video stabilization of hx9v - i have used a lot of compacts over the years but nothing ever came close to hx9v in terms of in-camera video stabilization and overall quality.

Can someone who owns both Hx9v and Rx100 compare on the video quality of the two with respect to:

a) In-camera video stabilization
b) Overall video quality (at par, below, about the same?)

Thanks!

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