• 1/2.4 inch 27.1mm2
  • 9.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 560.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
  • Olympus Stylus SP-100
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Sony HX100V
DSC-HX1 vs HX100V
 
General
Model Number: DSC-HX1 SP-100
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $499.00 $399.99
Street Price:   $399.95
Date Available: 2009-04-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 18.2 oz (515 g)
includes batteries
20.8 oz (589 g)
Size: 4.5 x 3.3 x 3.6 in.
(115 x 83 x 92 mm)
4.8 x 3.6 x 5.2 in.
(121 x 91 x 133 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 9.1 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.4 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 27.0544mm2 (5.92mm x 4.57mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.71 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 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: 3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.21) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 8.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (60p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
Movie File Format: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 MOV (H.264 video with Linear PCM monaural audio )
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI, Component HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sony G Lens, 13 elements in 10 groups including 1 ED, 1 asph. element Olympus lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 560mm 24 - 1,200mm
Focal Length (actual):   4.3 - 215mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x 50.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.2 (tele) - f/? f/2.9 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - ???
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
7 cm to Infinity
2.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 - 0 cm
0.4 - 0.0 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to 108x Smart Zoom Up to 4x; up to 2x Super Resolution Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection Contrast Detection; iESP, Face Detection AF, Spot, AF Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type, 201K pixels EVF: 920K-dot LCD, 100% coverage
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution:   920,000 dots
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: 230,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: Auto, 125 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, Incandescent, Flash Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Custom (2)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/1700 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Easy, Sweep Panorama, Anti motion blur, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Twilight,Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Portrait , Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Gourmet, Adv. Sports Scene Modes (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, Hand-Held Starlight, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Super Macro, Backlight HDR); Panorama; Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Fish Eye, Sparkle, Reflection, Fragmented)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.3m-9.2m(W), 1.5m-5.1m(T) TBD
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 MOV (H.264 video with Linear PCM monaural audio )
Included Memory: 11.0 MB 37.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Multi-connector Multi-terminal (USB , DC Jack, Audio/Video Output), Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.55  
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 8.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 6
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): 0.31 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.23 seconds 0.23 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.67 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.008 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 390 shots 330 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   330 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Info LITHIUM Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-92B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Sony CD-ROM OLYMPUS Viewer Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 10fps Full-resolution Burst Mode, Optical Image Stabilization, Tilt LCD, Intelligent Scene Recognition, Face Detection, Sweep Panorama, Anti-Motion-blur, Handheld Twilight, In-camera Retouching, HD Movie (1080p, 720p), HD Output. Available in black.