Sony DSC-HX7V Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V 
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General
Model Number: DSC-HX7V 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price: $293.99
Date Available: 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.3 oz (206 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(102 x 58 x 29 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i(FX), 60i(FH), 60i(HQ), 30, 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): 25 - 250 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x Precision, up to 72x Smart Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 or f/8.0 (wide) / f/5.5 or 13.0 (tele), with 2-step ND filter 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
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, Flash Off; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.05 - 4.8m (W) / Approx. 1.0 - 3.1m (T) 
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/MPEG-4 
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-connector, HDMI (Type C) 
Included Software: Windows Picture Motion Browser Ver 5.3 , PMP Portable  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 300
Notes & Features: Full HD 1080@60i with Dual Rec of stills and movies; Sony G lens with 10x optical zoom in a compact camera body; Fast capture with up to 10fps at full 16.2-megapixel resolution; "Exmor R" CMOS sensor for exceptional low-light performance; 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama modes; GPS and Compass record shot location and direction; Available in black, white, red and blue. 

 


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