• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 27.00mm - 810.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica V-LUX 3
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
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Predecessor:   Sony HX100V
HX100V vs HX200V
Successor:   Sony HX300
HX200V vs HX300
General
Model Number: V-LUX 3 HX200V
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price:   $479.99
Street Price: $549.00 $349.00
Date Available: 2012-01-31 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 19.0 oz (540 g)
includes batteries
20.8 oz (591 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.1 x 3.7 in.
(124 x 80 x 95 mm)
4.8 x 3.4 x 3.7 in.
(122 x 87 x 93 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony Exmor R
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 18.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 1.26 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1)
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 (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, MPF
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (220p)
1920x1080 (60p(PS))
1920x1080 (60i(FX))
1920x1080 (60i(FH))
1440x1080 (60i(HQ))
1440x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0, MP4; stereo sound. Motion JPEG for high-speed AVCHD Ver 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT; 14 elements in 10 groups, 2 Aspherical Lenses, 3 ED lenses, 1 Nano Surface Coat Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*; 11 elements in 10 groups (incl 1ED galss & 1 aspheric element)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600mm 27 - 810mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 108mm 4.8 - 144mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.2 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.8 (W) - f/5.6 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Precision, up to 459x Smart Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23 pt) / 1 pt (Flexible / Scalable) Contrast Detection AF: Multi-point, Center-weighted, Flexible Spot, Manual; Tracking, Face Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.20" color LCD EVF (202,000 pixels equiv.) EVF; 0.5cm (0.2"), 201,600 dot equivalent
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution:    
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 100 - 12,800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shadow, Tungsten, Manual setting, Manual measurement Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, White Balance Shift
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Control, Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Close- up, Scene (Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame, High-Speed Video, 3D Photo), Custom, Creative Video 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 or 10 sec. seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Rear Slow Synchro, Flash Off; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 - 9.5m ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3 - 12.4m (W) / Approx. 2.0 - 5.9m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0, MP4; stereo sound. Motion JPEG for high-speed AVCHD Ver 2.0 or MP4; with stereo audio
Included Memory: 70.0 MB 105.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Optional Panasonic DMW-RSL1 wired remote  
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 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.39 seconds
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 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   2.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:   8.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 410 shots 450 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-FH50
Usable Battery Types: 7.2V, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FH50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements, Adobe Premiere Elements.  
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.