Sony HX100V Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V 
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General
Model Number: HX100V 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $449.99
Street Price: $312.22
Date Available: 2011-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 20.4 oz (577 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 3.7 in.
(122 x 87 x 93 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, Other),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/60p, 60i/30p, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 810 mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to 216x Smart Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/8 (wide); f/5.6 - ?? (tele) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch., 201.6K-dots color LCD 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100,125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, White Balance Shift 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: iAuto, Superior Auto, High Sensitivity, Soft snap, Landscape, Twilight Portrait, Twilight, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Pet, Soft Skin, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Rear Slow Syncro, Flash Off; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3 - 12.7m (Approx. 0.984 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVCHD 60i / 60p / MP4 / MPEG-4 AVC(H.264) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-connector, HDMI (2D, 3D), DC-input 
Included Software: Windows Picture Motion Browser Ver 5.5 , PMP Portable  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FH50 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FH50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: "Exmor R" CMOS sensor; GPS tagging; Up to 10fps at full 16.2-megapixel resolution; 30x 27mm wide angle lens with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization; Full HD 1080@60p with Dual Record of stills and movies; Superior Auto with HDR; Manual mode; Background Defocus mode; 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama modes; HR (High Resolution) Intelligent Sweep Panorama. Available in black only. 

 


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