Sony DSC-HX20V
Sony DSC-HX20V
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Sony DSC-HX20V Gold Digital Versus 5 Star Ephotozine Recommended Essential
A multi award winning and fully featured camera
Brown Sep 2013
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Sony DSC-HX20V Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Sony DSC-HX20V as follows for Summary.
31 Reviews + 8 Awards
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%, based on 31 reviews.
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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, technical features and lens quality.

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Sony DSC-HX20V In-Depth Analysis


Eight Industry Awards

Websites, and Ephotozine all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website who decided that this camera was outstanding.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all said that this Sony camera was very good. This camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les and gave it an "Essential" award. gave this digital camera a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 31 expert reviews from sites including DP Review,, What Digital Camera and Trusted Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 85 out of 100. This puts this Sony camera in the top 14% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 29,814 expert and user reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people who purchased it said that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two people who purchased the product wrote that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners reckoned that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was compact.



Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when Sony released the DSC-HX20V.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dschx20vb