Sony HX400V Review

 
Camera Reviews / Sony Cameras / Sony Cybershot i Now Shooting!
Links
Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V 
Check Prices: Check Now!
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: HX400V 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2014-03-01
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 5.1 x 3.7 x 4.1 in.
(130 x 93 x 103 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p(28Mbps)/60i(24/17Mbps)/24p(24/17Mbps), 30p(12Mbps), 30p(3Mbps)
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 21.10
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 20.40 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 50.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital 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 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - f/8 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type. 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (80-3200), limit), 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200; (Up to ISO 12800 available with MF NR)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, C.Temp, Fliter, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi segment, Center- weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow,Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Intelligent Sweep Panorama (360) 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Advanced Flash, Rear Sync., Wireless (with optional compliant flash) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.5 to 8.5m (W) / 2.4 to 3.5m (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: Multi Interface Shoe 
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 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type D), Multi Terminal (USB/AV) 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 300
Notes & Features: BIONZ X image processor, 10fps full-res burst mode, 4K still image output over HDMI, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, Multi Interface Shoe, Built-in GPS (V version). 

 




Print the specs page for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V digital camera reviewPrint this Page

Note: For details, test results, and analysis of the many tests done with this camera, please click on the tabs at the beginning of the review or below.

Follow Imaging Resource

Purchase memory card for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate