Sony HX20V review

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

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution18.2 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeNo
Product FamilyCyber-shot H
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedMemory 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
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom20x
Digital Zoom40x
Brand NameSony
FeaturesBlink Detection, Smile Detection, Live View, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, Face Detection, 3D Panorama
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4, AVCHD
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)221 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.17 mm x 4.55 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4896 x 3672
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height61.9 mm
Width106.6 mm
Depth34.6 mm
Product SeriesH
Focal Length4.45 mm to 89 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
External FlashNo
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSony Corporation
Product ModelDSC-HX20V
Product NameHX20V Digital Compact Camera
Product LineCyber-shot
Exposure Control

Manual

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDSCHX20VB.CEE8
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://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.

Package Contents
  • HX20V Digital Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BG1)
  • Wrist Strap
  • Micro USB Cable
  • AC Adapter (AC-UB10/UB10B)
  • Instruction Manual
Limited Warranty1 Year