Sony HX400V Review

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Colors are bright and punchy straight from the camera, while skies are reproduced accurately.

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At its widest point, the HX400V offers a 24mm angle of view (in 35mm terms).

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At the optical zoom's full stretch, the HX400V offers an impressive 50x zoom, which equates to 1200mm in 35mm terms.

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If 1200mm isn't enough for you - the camera's digital zoom allows you to double that again.

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You can get pleasing shallow depth of field effects with the camera.

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The camera's fully articulating screen helps when shooting from awkward angles.

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The camera's Sweep Panorama mode is simple to use and produces the final image very quickly in camera, negating the need for post-capture intricate stitching.

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On occasion, the HX400V has the tendency to underexpose, so you may find you need to dial in positive exposure compensation to get the correct exposure.

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With its high zoom ratio, the HX400V will appeal to nature and wildlife photographers.

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The HX400V's metering system copes well in the majority of conditions to produce well-balanced exposures.

Filters

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Toy Camera (Cool)

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Toy Camera (Warm)

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Toy Camera (Green)

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Toy Camera (Magenta)

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Pop

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Posterization (Color)

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Posterization: Black and White

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Retro Photo

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Soft High Key

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Partial Color

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Soft Focus: Mid

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Soft Focus: Hi

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HDR Painting: Mid

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HDR Painting: High

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Rich-tone Mono

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Watercolor

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Illustration: High

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