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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V

$448.00
$398.00 $50 cheaper than 68 days ago
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V
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A low cost and award winning compact digital camera, with very good features and one of the biggest optical zooms around
Compact 20.4MP 50x Yes Jun 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V number 230 across all digital cameras.
93
Reviews
82 Reviews + 1 Award
85
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 85% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
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:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
LCD screen
Picture effect
Make your smartphone A remote control
Share with wi-fi and NFC
Create, connect, and share
See every trick and transition
AVCHD
Full HD
Unleash your inner director
Electronic viewfinder
Multi interface shoe
Mode dial
Higher than average megapixels
Handle like A pro
Track the action
Optical steadyshot
50x optical zoom
ZEISS lens
BIONZ X image processor
20.4MP exmor R CMOS sensor
Dream big, zoom big
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average optical zoom
See your pictures in 4k detail

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 68 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 70% 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-HX400V?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V is 129.6mm wide and 93.2mm tall. It is 103.2mm deep and weighs 633g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V front dimensions
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $398.00 it is still in the cheapest 47% of cameras.

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Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Cybershot DSC-HX400V's sensor megapixels of 20.4MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 88% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V's optical zoom of 50x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 50% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Cybershot DSC-HX400V's weight of 633g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V has an external flash connector. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Calendar

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is in the highest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-HX400V supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-HX400V of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400V of 810x is bigger than 99% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-HX400V of only 6.3 is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dschx400v, sony dschx400b

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00617689595163

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