• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99
  • Ricoh WG-6
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Predecessor: Sony HX90V
HX90V vs HX99
 
Successor:    
General
Model Number: HX99 WG-6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $449.99 $399.95
Street Price: $473.66 $331.28
Date Available: 2019-02-12 2019-03-22
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.5 oz (242 g)
includes batteries
8.7 oz (246 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4 in.
(102 x 58 x 36 mm)
4.7 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(118 x 66 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 65.00 feet (20 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R  
Effective Megapixels: 18.2 20.2
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: 1.26 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
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: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3664 x 3667 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
8192 x 1860 (15.2 MP, Other),
3872 x 2160 (8.4 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
5536 x 2160 (12.0 MP, Other)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p)
3840x2160 ()
1920x1080 ()
1280x720 ()
Movie File Format: XAVC S with LPCM 2ch audio, AVCHD with Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch audio (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) MP4 (H.264 video with stereo audio)
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5 aspheric elements) Ricoh zoom lens; 11 elements in 9 groups, 5 aspherical elements, protective cover with SP coating
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 720mm 28 - 140mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 118mm 5 - 25mm
Zoom Ratio: 28.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/6.4(T) - f/8; 5-blade Iris Diaphragm f/3.5 - 4.2 (wide) / f/5.5 - 6.6 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: 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 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Digital Zoom Up to 8.1x; Intelligent Zoom up to 40.5x total at VGA
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection AF: Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Single-shot AF, Continuous AF (Movie Only), DMF, Manual Focus Contrast Detection: 9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF; Infinity-landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.2-inch 638K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, approx. 0.5x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity and -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.), 19.2mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, eye detector.  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 638,400 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.50x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 80 125
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (*Extended ISO), 12800** (**with MFNR) Auto (125-6400, adjustable), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Warm White, Fluorescent Cool White, Fluorescent Day White, Fluorescent Daylight, Incandescent, Flash, Custom (3), C.Temp./Filter Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:White Light), Ring Light, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot, Entire Screen Avg, Highlight Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Intelligent Sweep Panorama; Effects: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration. HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, High Speed Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Fireworks, Digital SR, Report, Green, Depth of field composition
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10; 3 shots seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Flash Off, Rear Sync.; Red-eye reduction available Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.3 to 5.4m (W) / 2.5 to 3.0m (T) ISO Auto: Wide:approx. 0.2 - 5.5m / 0.66 - 18 ft., Tele:approx. 0.2 - 3.5m / 0.66 - 11 ft.
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC 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: XAVC S with LPCM 2ch audio, AVCHD with Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch audio (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) MP4 (H.264 video with stereo audio)
Included Memory: No memory included 27.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: Yes No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi  
Connections (extended): Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi/Micro USB 2.0 USB3.0 (Type C), Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.71  
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): 0.66  
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): 103  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 50  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 50  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.15 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.029 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.50 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.018 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.9 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 370 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 300 shots  
Battery Life, Video: 55 minutes  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary DB-110
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary DB-110 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to a depth of 65 feet for up to two continuous hours, shockproof against a fall from heights of 6.5 feet and operational in temperatures as low as -10C; GPS, GLONASS, QZS+ SBAS; GPS display mode: LAT/LON, UTM, MGRS GPS log, GPS lock, GPS time adjustment, GPS data imprint, UTC data imprint; Electronic Compass heading: Cardinal, Degrees, Cardinal/Degrees Declination, Compass data imprint. Available in black or orange.