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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V: Review

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V is an advanced compact digital camera with Exmor R 16.2 MP, 30x zoom / 27mm wide-angle, Full HD 50p, the possibility to create and display 3D photo 7.5cm LCD TruBlack XtraFine.

This camera also incorporates an excellent level of an internal GPS system that allows you to geo-tag your photos, and your position displayed on the LCD of the camera during the trip. The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V also features anti-vibration system BIONZ processor and Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V: Design

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V is one of the new compact cameras from Sony that incorporate an extremely simple and robust to a machine body of high-quality giving the end user a feeling of strength and pleasant handling. On the back at the camera is placed a 7.5 cm LCD screen with a resolution of 921,600 points. From a bridge camera to a good standard, this device has a weight of 525 grams, in line with the weights of the more famous older sister’s Reflex.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V: Features and Functionality

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V is a camera at the highest level, and it includes among its feature’s very high technical skills. To start him lay not mention the Exmor R CMOS Sensor 16.2 MP actual type 1/2, 3 inch high efficiency, which increases sensitivity while reducing image noise, ensuring great results even in low-light conditions ( as most of the latest generation of CMOS sensors). The optical zoom of the camera is equal to 30x / 27mm wide-angle lens Vario-Sonnar T Carl Zais that allows you to use the best optical quality in any zoom factor.

The camera is also able to perform an intelligent overview automatically combining a burst of images and then create extra-wide panoramic pictures even if you are framing moving subjects, this option is actually extremely comfortable and functional, especially if you are lovers of wide. And to stay with the topic panoramic view you will also run a 3D overview (the device also allows the creation of 3D pictures) and a high-resolution panoramic (you can make panoramic photos super-detailed 42.9 MP).

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V offers several ways to customize and intervention on the fire and also on the blur to the image, using, for example, the background blur function that lets you create professional-looking images with a crisp foreground subject to a background deliberately smoothly blurred, as can be done through the use of a digital SLR.

As it previously mentioned this Sony also allows us to act on fire the same images using the option of auto focus and smooth high-speed and continuous focus: the first allows you to capture the scene faster and lock the focus sharp focus on a subject in just 0.1 seconds while the second allows you to select a subject within the frame even if it is set in motion or move.

To further expand the already high performance from the device will also find the high-speed continuous shooting mode that, by pressing the shutter button allows you to freeze the action with a burst of images up to 10 fps.

Obviously, this camera allows you to create the latest generation of Full HD movies in AVCHD format (1920x1080i) with many HD playback options (the device is equipped with HD connectivity through a door with multi-use terminal HD) as well as allowing the creation of Full HD 50p to 1,920 x 1,080.

To view photos and movies of course, the camera is equipped with an LCD screen 3-inch TruBlack XtraFine high contrast and with a resolution of 92,1000 points at the back to the camera body. In addition to the technical features of the latest generation, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V is also equipped with GPS system, allowing the end user to geo-tag your photos and your position displayed in the screen while you are traveling. The engine that allows the camera to do everything it can do, lies in the excellent BIONZ processor.


The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V is one of the last Bridge cameras from Sony with technical features of the latest generation is able to provide the end user of the tremendous performance gains with less effort if necessary. Also equipped with GPS system and the possibility of creating 3D images, will provide the right middle ground for those who are not satisfied with a compact camera and who did not want to carry too many lenses if in the case of an SLR.

Where to Buy Sony DSC-HX100V

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX100V 16.2 MP Exmor R CMOS Digital Still Camera with Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 30x Optical Zoom Lens and Full HD 1080 Video
  • Vario Sonnar T 30x optical zoom
  • Full HD 1080/60p to capture fast motion movies
  • 16.2 MP “Exmor R” CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance
  • Backlight Correction; get details in difficult lighting
  • Hi-speed Linear focus for dramatically clearer images
Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : GPS and compass; Exmor R ™ CMOS sensor 16.2 effective megapixels, 30x optical zoom; Panorama 3D, 1080i Full HD movie; TruBlack LCD XtraFine.

CONS : Battery Pack.

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