Sony Cyber-shot HX100V review

Is Sony's 30x optical zoom HX100V the superzoom market leader?

Sony Cyber-shot HX100V
A great all-round 30x superzoom camera

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These graphs were produced using data generated by DXO Analyzer.

We shoot a specially designed chart in carefully controlled conditions and the resulting images are analysed using the DXO software.

Signal to noise ratio

A high signal to noise ratio (SNR) indicates a cleaner and better quality image.

Sony cybershot hx100v snr

Sony cybershot hx100v snr

JPEG images from the Sony Cyber-shot HX100V show less noise than both the Panasonic FZ48 and Canon Powershot SX30 IS up to a sensitivity of ISO 400

Dynamic Range

Sony cybershot hx100v dynamic range

Sony cybershot hx100v dynamic range

This chart indicates that the Sony Cyber-shot HX100V JPEGs have at least a 0.5EV higher dynamic range than the Panasonic FZ48's JPEG files up to a sensitivity of ISO 800.