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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400

$448.00
$398.00 $50 cheaper than 67 days ago
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400
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Bridge 20.1MP 50x Yes Feb 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 Review

With excellent features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 number 69 in best selling cameras and number 469 across all digital cameras.
81
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Advanced flash
Sweep panorama
Picture effect
Spark your creativity
Fast, fun movies
LCD screen
Electronic viewfinder
Shoot for longer
Intelligent auto
Higher than average megapixels
Handle like a pro
No shakes or judders with optical steadyshot
Bring the world closer with 63x optical zoom
63x optical zoom
20.1MP HAD CCD sensor
The world's first 63x optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Very big optical zoom
Party mode

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $448 to $398 in the last 67 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 69% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 is 129.6mm wide and 93.2mm tall. It is 103.2mm deep and weighs 628g.

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $398.00 it is more expensive than 54% of digital cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 of £282.99 ($282.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $115.01.

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Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 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. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 50x is very big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 12,800 is in the highest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 3.4 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 36% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 628g is heavier than 90% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 55MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 67% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400's digital zoom of 126x is very big compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 98% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Magnification

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's magnification of 16.2x is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 supports Wi-Fi. 70% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 922,000 pixels is in the highest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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