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Sony DSCHX90VB

$448.00
A critically acclaimed and good value for money 18.2 megapixel 30 times zoom factor camera
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-HX90 Review

With excellent reviews but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Sony DSC-HX90 number 476 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 55?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, lens quality and it is easy to use.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixel
Fairly big optical zoom
Very small viewfinder screen size
Quite low display resolution (numeric)
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How Big is the Sony DSC-HX90?

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

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Sony DSC-HX90 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including portablegear.nl, zoom.nl and optyczne.pl this camera has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100. This means that experts think this Sony digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this Sony camera is 89 out of 100 based on 236 owner reviews. 115 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

56 people who bought the Sony DSC-HX90 said that it was able to produce good images, three customers concluded that the product was good in low light and two owners who bought it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. two customers who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce clear pictures.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

22 people considered that it had a good zoom, four customers thought it had a good lens and two customers agreed that this digital camera had a good autofocus.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

22 people who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use, eight customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to use the menus and two people mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to setup.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five owners who bought the Sony DSC-HX90 reckoned that it was good looking and two people who purchased the product reckoned that it was well designed.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

25 customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

15 people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was compact.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

Customers Report Good Technical Guidance

Three people who bought it considered that it had good technical guidance.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three people who purchased the Sony DSC-HX90 thought it was good for video recording.

Users Report it is Robust

Nine people wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX90 was well made and three customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Users Report Good Technical Features

11 customers who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX90 agreed that it had good features.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

12 owners who reviewed it said that it had a good viewfinder and four owners said that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life.

  • A huge downside is the heavy battery which has to be charged in the camera…
  • The battery is sufficient strong for a good session of photographs…
  • Great clarity and fantastic zoom quality easy to use good battery life…
  • Two settings and fantastic photos with a solid and easy to use camera with a great battery life…
  • We haven't noticed any problems with the battery getting warm in side the camera…
    Charlie-CJ (Amazon) - August 2015
  • On a full charge it will easily last a few days with lots of picture taking on holiday etc…
    SBno1 (Amazon) - July 2015

Users Report a Good Flash

Six owners who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good flash.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this Sony digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony DSC-HX90 of £289.00 ($289.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $159.00.

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Features

Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 18.2 megapixels, the DSC-HX90 has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other cameras. The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP.

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Average Weight

The DSC-HX90 has a fairly standard weight (218 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x, and the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x. The DSC-HX90 has one of the bigger optical zooms (30 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-HX90 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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390 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the DSC-HX90 which takes 390 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x. When compared to other cameras that we have assessed, the Sony DSC-HX90's digital zoom of 120 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

At only 0.2 inches, the DSC-HX90 has a fairly small viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras. Cameras have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.17" and 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41".

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Features Face Detection

The DSC-HX90 features face detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 18 pixels, the DSC-HX90's display resolution (numeric) is one of the lowest amongst digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The DSC-HX90 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-HX90 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The DSC-HX90 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other cameras also have a USB connectivity.

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Has an HDMI Port

The DSC-HX90 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

It was January 2016 when Sony released the DSC-HX90.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dschx90digital, sony dschx90bcehcr, canon dschx90vbceh, sony dschx90vbceh, canon dschx90bceh, sony dschx90vbce3, sony p235762p, sony pi92001, canon hx90v, sony hx90v, sony 6klh4, sony x90

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 04548736014299, 04548736014312, 04548736014367, 04548736014374, 05056129212171

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