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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

71

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90
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A good spec and critically acclaimed compact digital camera
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 as follows:
86
Reviews
1 Review
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
More flexible movie formats
Digital level gauge for even framing
Extra-speedy & precise fast intelligent AF
Customisable settings for personal command
P/A/S/M modes for exposure as you like it
Intelligent active mode keeps blur away
Control ring and grip take hold
Fast wi-fi/nfc connection simplifies sharing
4896 x 3264 pixels image resolution
180-degree tiltable LCD monitor for easy framing
tru-finder improves the view<br>the high-contrast OLED tru-finder is far brighter than more conventional electronic viewfinders; now features even more compact dimensions; displays real-time preview and various shooting information, so that what you see onscreen is exactly what you'll get in your shot; and is retractable for portability, safety and practical
BIONZ X for more detail and less noise
Exmor R CMOS sensor for extra sensitivity
30x zoom lens with ZEISS quality built in
PlayMemories camera apps 5 add personality
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 is 102mm wide and 58.1mm tall. It is 35.4mm deep and weighs 218g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 18.2MP is higher than 74% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4896 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 has a maximum image resolution of 4896 x 3264 pixels. That's 0% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-HX90's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 88% 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 the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 218g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 52% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Cybershot DSC-HX90's digital zoom of 120x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Cybershot DSC-HX90's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-HX90's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 922,000 pixels is in the highest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the 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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390 Battery Life

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 is a camera that takes 390 shots battery life.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dschx90vbce3 dschx90v, sony dschx90digital, sony dschx90vbceh, canon dschx90bceh, sony dschx90vbce3, sony dschx90bceh, sony n133031w, sony hx90v, sony x90

Barcodes:

00027242889651, 04548736014299, 04548736014312, 04548736014367, 04548736014374

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