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Sony HX50V review

Sony's top-end travel compact

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
20.4 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
PictBridge
No
Product Family
Cyber-shot H
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
30x
Digital Zoom
486x
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Face Detection, Smile Detection, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MPEG-4, AVCHD
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
245 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
Minimum Focus Distance
50 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
21.1 Megapixel
HDMI
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 Micro, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), microSDHC Card, microSD Card
Height
64.3 mm
Width
108.1 mm
Depth
38.3 mm
Product Series
H
Focal Length
4.30 mm to 129 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Red-eye Fix, Rear Curtain Sync, Advanced Flash
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
DSC-HX50
Product Name
HX50 Digital Compact Camera
Product Line
Cyber-shot
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DSCHX50B.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Big things come in small packages

For round-the-world expeditions to a round-the-forest Sunday stroll, give every scene the detail it deserves, with the smallest digital camera with a 30x zoom. With a 20.4MP sensor and built-in stabilisation you'll get vibrant photos from a camera that's truly pocket-sized.

Battery Life
400 Shot/3.33 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • HX50 Digital Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Cdaptor
  • USB Cable
  • Accessory Shoe Cap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Software Media
Display Resolution
921600 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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