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Sony DSC-HX200

An award winning bridge digital camera with good features but high running costs
Bridge 20.1MP 26x No Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Sony DSC-HX200 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-HX200 number 691 across all digital cameras.
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89 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Good Features
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Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 89 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixels sensor
Heavy
Heavy

Sony DSC-HX200 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony DSC-HX200?

The Sony DSC-HX200 is 122.9mm wide and 87.2mm tall. It is 83.2mm deep and weighs 0.531kg.

Sony DSC-HX200 front dimensions

Sony DSC-HX200 size in context

Sony DSC-HX200 In-Depth Analysis

Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the DSC-HX200 is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The DSC-HX200's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DSC-HX200 of 26x is in the biggest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The DSC-HX200 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Sony DSC-HX200's ISO sensitivity (max) of 3,200 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 37% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony DSC-HX200's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 70% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavy

The DSC-HX200's weight of 430g is in the heaviest 24% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-HX200 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony DSC-HX200 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Digital cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The internal memory of the Sony DSC-HX200 of 105MB is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavy

The average weight of all digital cameras is 12kg, with the lightest being 0.097kg and the heaviest being 360kg. The Sony DSC-HX200's weight of 0.531kg is fairly heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 12% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DSC-HX200 features contrast adjustment. 84% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the DSC-HX200 of 52x is in the biggest 4% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The DSC-HX200's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 50% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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450 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the DSC-HX200 which takes 450 battery life.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The DSC-HX200 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most other digital cameras, the DSC-HX200 is not waterproof. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Features Face Detection

The Sony DSC-HX200 features face detection, unlike 89% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-HX200 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony DSC-HX200 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony DSC-HX200 supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Fairly Slow Start-Up Time

The Sony DSC-HX200's start-up time of 1,800ms is in the slowest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The fastest start-up time of digital cameras is 1ms, the slowest is 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 740ms.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Sony DSC-HX200 features saturation adjustment, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The playback zoom (max) of the DSC-HX200 of only 8x is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 12% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony DSC-HX200 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 62% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony DSC-HX200 has an HDMI port. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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3D

The Sony DSC-HX200 is 3D, unlike 90% of digital cameras which are not 3D.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The DSC-HX200's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 633mm is in the longest 20% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dschx200vb

Barcodes:

00027242843905, 00905524925364, 03610170843269, 04905524831634, 04905524831641, 04905524831658, 04905524858075, 04905524861280, 04905524868500, 04905524925364

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