Sony HX200V Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Sony HX100V
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Successor: Sony HX300
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General
Model Number: HX200V
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $479.99
Street Price: $469.99
Date Available: 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 20.8 oz (591 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 3.7 in.
(122 x 87 x 93 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R
Effective Megapixels: 18.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 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),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other),
7512 x 1080 (8.1 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p(PS))
1920x1080 (60i(FX))
1920x1080 (60i(FH))
1440x1080 (60i(HQ))
1440x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD Ver 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*; 11 elements in 10 groups (incl 1ED galss & 1 aspheric element)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 810 mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.6 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Precision, up to 459x Smart Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection AF: Multi-point, Center-weighted, Flexible Spot, Manual; Tracking, Face Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 0.5cm (0.2"), 201,600 dot equivalent
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12,800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, White Balance Shift
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Background Defocus, Scene (High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode), Picture Effect (HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Watercolor, Illustration), 3D (3D Still Image, 3D Sweep Panorama, Sweep Multi Angle), Panorama (Intelligent Sweep Panorama)
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Rear Slow Synchro, Flash Off; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3 - 12.4m (W) / Approx. 2.0 - 5.9m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support: No
Movie File Format: AVCHD Ver 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio
Included Memory: 105.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Micro USB, Mini HDMI (Type C), DC Input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.57
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.50
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.39
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.014
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.2
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 7.98
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 (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 450
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD 1080p Movies, Dual Record captures 13MP stills during movies, 9 Picture Effect options, Built-in GPS, Full PASM Exposure Modes. Available in black.

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