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Sony DSC-HX200V

Sony DSC-HX200V
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A multi award winning and good spec SLR digital camera
SLR 18.2MP 30x 1" Dec 2013
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Sony DSC-HX200V Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-HX200V number 729 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
149 Reviews + 8 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 149 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 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
Background defocus
Intelligent scene recognition mode
Anti-blink function
Smile shutter technology
Face detection technology
Superior auto mode
Intelligent sweep panorama HR mode
Photo creativity
4896 x 3672 pixels image resolution
3D still image and 3d sweep panorama mode
Capture the decisive moment with up to 10fps
GPS and compass
Optical steadyshot image stabilization with 3-way active mode
Optical zoom plus clear image zoom
18.2 megapixel back-illuminated exmor R CMOS image sensor
Natural flash
Heavier than average

Sony DSC-HX200V Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony DSC-HX200V?

The Sony DSC-HX200V is 121.6mm wide and 93.3mm tall. It is 86.6mm deep and weighs 531g.

Sony DSC-HX200V front dimensions
Sony DSC-HX200V size in context

Sony DSC-HX200V In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Sony DSC-HX200V of 18.2MP is higher than 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Image Resolution

The DSC-HX200V has a maximum image resolution of 4896 x 3672 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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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 frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Sony DSC-HX200V's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is in the highest 28% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Heavier Than Average

The Sony DSC-HX200V's weight of 531g is heavier than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of digital cameras 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 DSC-HX200V has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The DSC-HX200V has an electronic compass. 98% of cameras do not have an electronic compass.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The DSC-HX200V has a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the DSC-HX200V of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony DSC-HX200V features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Features Noise Reduction

The DSC-HX200V features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

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. The DSC-HX200V's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 75% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-HX200V features smile detection. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The DSC-HX200V has a wind filter. 96% of cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The DSC-HX200V's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 43% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Sony camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DSC-HX200V has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony DSC-HX200V features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dschx200vb

Barcodes:

00027242843905, 04905524868500

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony DSC-HX200V

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