• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 27mm - 810mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 24mm - 1200mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Sony HX200V over Sony HX300

  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter

Sony HX300 over Sony HX200V

  • More lens zoom
    50.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.1 fps vs 0.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Extremely versatile superzoom that covers everything from wide angle to mega-telephoto; Portable design doesn't sacrifice comfort; Detailed images thanks to high-resolution 18.2MP BSI CMOS sensor.

  • Slow to use overall; Poor image quality at high ISOs; Images not as sharp or as bright at full telephoto as we had hoped.

  • Super-versatile 50x optical zoom lens helps you capture everything from wide-angle cityscapes to zoomed in portraits from what feels like a mile away; Still quite light and portable considering the powerful lens; Comfortable and ergonomic design; Full HD video recording at up to 60p, with good quality.

  • Relatively small, 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor delivers average image quality that degrades quickly at high sensitivities; Images not as sharp or as bright at full telephoto as we had hoped; Slow camera to use overall.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic FZ70

Sony HX200V
Panasonic FZ70
  • $419
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
Sony HX300
Panasonic FZ70
  • $445
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Fujifilm S9200

Sony HX200V
Fujifilm S9200
  • $419
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $278
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony HX300
Fujifilm S9200
  • $445
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $278
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Sony HX200V
Samsung WB2200F
  • $419
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $313
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
Sony HX300
Samsung WB2200F
  • $445
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $313
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Sony HX200V
Olympus SP-100
  • $419
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $369
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony HX300
Olympus SP-100
  • $445
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $369
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer

Compared to Sony HX400V

Sony HX200V
Sony HX400V
  • $419
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
Sony HX300
Sony HX400V
  • $445
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • In-camera panoramas
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