• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1248.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
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General
Model Number: HX400V XG-1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $499.99 $399.95
Street Price: $448.00 $994.95
Date Available: 2014-03-01 2014-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries
20.0 oz (567 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.7 x 4.1 in.
(130 x 93 x 103 mm)
4.7 x 3.5 x 3.8 in.
(119 x 89 x 97 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R  
Effective Megapixels: 20.4 16.0
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: 1.19 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 Yes
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: 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 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)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.9 9.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p(28Mbps)/​60i(24/​17Mbps)/​24p(24/​17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p(12Mbps))
640x480 (30p(3Mbps))
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MOV (AVC/H.264 with stereo sound)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*; 15 elements in 10 groups (including 1 Super ED glass element, 2 ED glass elements, and 3 aspheric elements) smc PENTAX zoom lens, 15 elements in13 groups with 6 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,200mm 24 - 1,248mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 215mm 4.3 - 223.6mm
Zoom Ratio: 50.00x 52.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - f/8 f/2.8 (wide) / 5.6 (tele) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
60 cm to Infinity
23.6 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 No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S / M / L) Contrast Detection: Single-AF, Multi-AF, Object Tracking , Face detection AF, Cont. AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch (0.5cm), 201k-dots EVF: 200K-dot LCD with diopter adjustment dial (diopter range unavailable)
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: 201,000 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: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 460,000 dots (153,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   8.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto (80-3200), limit), 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200; (Up to ISO 12800 available with MF NR) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, C.Temp, Fliter, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Fluorescent CWF, Incandescent, Manual WB, Color Temp (1900K, 3000K, 3500, 5500, 7000, 9000K, 10000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi segment, Center- weighted, Spot Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot; Face detection supported
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow,Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Intelligent Sweep Panorama (360) Face Beautifier, Handheld Night, Screen Mode, Pet Mode, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi Exposure, Sport, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Children, Party, Custom Settings; HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds 10s, 2s, Remote 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Advanced Flash, Rear Sync., Wireless (with optional compliant flash) Flash Off, Flash Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Slow Sync.+ Red-Eye, Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.5 to 8.5m (W) / 2.4 to 3.5m (T) ISO 800: Wide: 1.64 ft - 20 ft; Tele: approx. 3.9 ft - 12 ft
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio MOV (AVC/H.264 with stereo sound)
Included Memory: No memory included 15.4 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Optional infrared
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D), Multi Terminal (USB/AV) DC Input, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
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?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 9.9 9.0
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): 0.34 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.14 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):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 380 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary LB-060
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LB-060 Lithium-ion rechargeabe
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: BIONZ X image processor, 10fps full-res burst mode, 4K still image output over HDMI, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, Multi Interface Shoe, Built-in GPS (V version).