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Sony Cybershot DSC-H400

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H400

$229.63
Sony Cybershot DSC-H400
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Bridge 20.1MP 63x Yes Feb 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 number 55 across all digital cameras.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Very big optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
6.5 (t) focal length: f=4.4-277 mm zoom 63 x optical zoom up to 500x (vga) digital zoom (still image) up to 126 x digital zoom (movie) focus focus mode: multi point AF, center weighted AF, spotaf, tracking focus, face tracking focus focus range: 1 cm
Infinity (w), 3.5 m
Infinity (t) display screen type: 3.0

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-H400?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 is 129.6mm wide and 95mm tall. It is 122.3mm deep and weighs 628g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 front dimensions
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Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $229.63 it is still cheaper than 71% of cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 of £219.00 ($219.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $10.63.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than 82% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-H400's optical zoom of 63x is in the biggest 2% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Cybershot DSC-H400 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-H400 of 3.4 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 of only 3,200 is in the lowest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-H400 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Cybershot DSC-H400's weight of 628g is in the heaviest 10% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Cybershot DSC-H400's digital zoom of 500x is bigger than 99% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Cybershot DSC-H400 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Cybershot DSC-H400 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-H400 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The Cybershot DSC-H400 features face detection, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-H400's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 47% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-H400 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Cybershot DSC-H400 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Cybershot DSC-H400 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Cybershot DSC-H400's internal memory of 55MB is in the biggest 33% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-H400 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-H400 of only 6.5 is smaller than 84% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon dsch400bceh, sony dsch400bceh

Barcodes:

00027242877092, 00845251071719, 00845251071726, 00845251071733, 00845251071740, 04905524981568, 04905524981629, 04905524981636, 04905524981650, 05013493248946

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