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Sony HX20V review

18.2MP travel compact with a 20x optical zoom, Full HD movies and GPS

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
18.2 Megapixel
GPS
Yes
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
No
Product Family
Cyber-shot H
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
20x
Digital Zoom
40x
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Blink Detection, Smile Detection, Live View, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, Face Detection, 3D Panorama
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MPEG-4, AVCHD
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
221 g
Flash Memory Capacity
105 MB
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4896 x 3672
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Exmor R CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
18.9 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Battery Model Supported
NP-BG1
Memory Card Supported
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO High Speed Duo, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (M2), microSD Card, microSDHC Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card
Height
61.9 mm
Width
106.6 mm
Depth
34.6 mm
Autofocus Points
9
Product Series
H
Focal Length
4.45 mm to 89 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Audio Formats
AC3
Flash Modes
Flash ON, Flash OFF, Auto Flash, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
DSC-HX20V
Product Name
HX20V Digital Compact Camera
Product Line
Cyber-shot
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DSCHX20VB.CEE8
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Your powerful travel partner

Packed with easy-to-use features for better-looking images and HD videos, the compact, high-zoom Cyber-shot™ HX20V with Extra High Sensitivity Technology and GPS is your ideal travel partner. Experience detail-packed stills, 3D and Full HD 50p video.

Battery Life
320 Shot/2.67 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • HX20V Digital Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BG1)
  • Wrist Strap
  • Micro USB Cable
  • AC Adapter (AC-UB10/UB10B)
  • Instruction Manual
Display Resolution
921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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