• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 384.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1440.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V
  • Nikon Coolpix P610
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V webpage
Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Sony DSC-HX5V
DSC-HX5V vs DSC-HX9V
Nikon P600
P600 vs P610
Successor: Sony HX20V
DSC-HX9V vs HX20V
Nikon B700
P610 vs B700
General
Model Number: DSC-HX9V P610
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $349.99 $499.95
Street Price: $329.00 $399.00
Date Available: 2011-04-15 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.6 oz (244 g)
includes batteries
19.9 oz (565 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(105 x 59 x 34 mm)
4.9 x 3.3 x 4.2 in.
(125 x 85 x 107 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R BSI
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 16.1
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: 1.34 microns 1.34 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: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 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),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO (3D) JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​60p)
1440x1080 (60i/​30p)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD (.MTS), MPEG-4 (.MP4) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
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: Sony Lens G; 10 elements in 7 groups, 4 aspheric elements Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 16 elements in 11 groups (1 super ED lens element and 4 ED lens elements)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 384mm 24 - 1,440mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 68.5mm 4.3 - 258mm
Zoom Ratio: 16.00x 60.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 or f/8 (wide) to f/5.9 or ? (tele), 2 steps with ND filter f/3.3 - 7.6 (wide) / f/6.5 - 8.2 (tele); 6-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   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: 2x Precision, up to 115x Smart Zoom Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9-area with face detection / center / flexible spot / semi manual / manual Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   0.5cm (0.2-in.), approx. 921K-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment (-3 to +3 m-1) and eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 921,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode) ; ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, White Balance Shift Auto1, Auto 2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 15 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 224-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: iAuto, Superior Auto, High Sensitivity, Soft snap, Landscape, Twilight Portrait, Twilight, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Pet, Soft Skin, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR Smart Portrait, Special Effects, Backlighting, Beach, Bird Watching, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Moon, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Time Lapse Movie
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.25 - 5.6m (Approx. 0.820 Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 7.5m (1ft .8 in. to 24 ft.) [T]: 1.5 to 4.0m (5 ft. to 13 ft.)
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 SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: AVCHD (.MTS), MPEG-4 (.MP4) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: 0.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Multi-connector, Mini (Type C) HDMI (2D, 3D) Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.70  
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 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 7
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): 0.15 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.13 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): 0.018 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 8.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 360 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   360 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1 Proprietary EN-EL23
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL23 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: Windows Picture Motion Browser Ver 5.5 , PMP Portable  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: "Exmor R" CMOS sensor; GPS tagging; Up to 10fps at full 16.2-megapixel resolution; 16x 24mm wide angle lens with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization; Full HD [email protected] with Dual Record of stills and movies; Superior Auto with HDR; Manual mode; Background Defocus mode; 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama modes; HR (High Resolution) Intelligent Sweep Panorama; USB charging. Available in black only. Available in black or red.