Sony HX400V review

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Product Type
Bridge Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
20.4 Megapixel
GPS
Yes
USB
Yes
Product Family
Cyber-shot H
Image Stabilization
Optical
Optical Zoom
50x
Digital Zoom
540x
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
AVCHD, MP4
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
633 g
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
5184 x 3888
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
21 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Battery Model Supported
NP-BX1
Memory Card Supported
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO High Speed, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (M2), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, microSD Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC), microSDHC Card
Height
93.2 mm
Width
129.6 mm
Depth
103.2 mm
Product Series
H
Focal Length
4.30 mm to 215 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
DSC-HX400V
Product Name
High Zoom Point and Shoot Camera
Product Line
Cyber-shot
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DSCHX400VB.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

50x the Magnificence

Closeness is nothing without clarity. Enjoy 50x optical zooming, silky-smooth Full HD video and razor-sharp, 20.4MP pics-perfect for sporting events and all your adventures. Looking to capture the mood of a shot without the harshness of a flash? Low-light environments (think candlelight and campfire) maintain their warmth thanks to the sensitive Exmor® R CMOS sensor.

Battery Life
380 Shot/3.17 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • High Zoom Point and Shoot Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D
  • Multi USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Shoe Cap
  • AC Power Cord
Display Resolution
921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
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