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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V: Review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V is the nova Sony compact digital camera with 30x optical zoom, 18.2 MP Exmor R sensor, Full HD 50p shooting, 3D photos and 7.5cm LCD display, capable also take pictures with smart wide screen format. To complete the technical equipment of the device, there is a high level system with optical vibration reduction StadyShot active mode and a GPS module through which you can geo-tag your shots.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V: Design

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V is a compact camera modern and essential design, no frills, but I would prefer to call it is called compact bridge observing the features of which is equipped and design due to the strong lines of a camera of this type.

Great the rubber coating of the grip which allows to use and securely, even in the most demanding applications. On the back to the camera body is a beautiful TFT display XtraFine Trublack 3-inch (7.5 cm) with a resolution of 921,000 points and ability to tilt both upwards and downwards, a feature that will allow us to use it for the Execution of photographs in each position.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V: Features and Functionality

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V is equipped with an Exmor R CMOS Sensor 18.2 MP, actual type 1/2, 3 inches and a Vario-Sonnar T lens with high-quality Carl Zeiss lens with focal length f = 4, 8-144 mm and 30x optical zoom, which can be doubled thanks to technology led to 60x Clear Image Zoom.

The combination of the sensor at high quality and always performing graphics processor BIONZ, images will be of excellent quality even in low-light conditions. The focus on the camera can be both manual and automatic, which is extremely rapid since it is able to focus to the subject in just 0.13 seconds even in poor lighting conditions, the focusing is also continuous and precise on the move.

Excellent features are high speed continuous shooting at 10 fps can be activated through the shutter button (through the multi-angle. You can get a burst of images from different angles), the shots taken in each condition will be moved thanks to Optical SteadyShot with active mode that is capable of correcting camera shake when both are realized photograph that when making movies Full HD 50p with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.

During the making of the movies, you can also capture images stil thanks to Dual REC mode, that will certainly be appreciated by many. In addition, thanks to the convenient digital level, it will be possible to align the camera to the horizon without taking his eyes off the subject.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V over to take pictures and movies in 2D is capable of still image and 3D panorama (also allows you to create panoramic classical 2D). Regarding the 3D still images these are made automatically by the device that goes to merge two consecutive frames, creating the 3D effect.

In addition to the various modes and automatic features, including Face Detection and Smile Shutter mode, the camera also has advanced manual features that allow creative control similar to that offered by digital SLRs, including through the zoom ring / focus extremely fluid in addition the device comes with white balance and custom button. To complete the budget, we will find the camera’s automatic backlight correction HDR mode. Automatically retouches portrait’s mode (Soft Skin) by removing blemishes and boosting skin tones itself.

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V is also equipped with GPS and compass that allow the user to geo-tag your photos to keep track of your overall trip and then relive it through online maps. The device is also equipped with an excellent display LCD XtraFine TruBlack by 3 inches with a resolution of 921K points and the possibility of inclination of the display which enable its use in shooting conditions and challenging with angles who are not common.


The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V is a compact camera with the features of excellent quality. First of all, optical zoom with 30x Vario-Sonnar T Lens Carl Zeiss lens with exceptional optical quality.

Also very performance By Pixel Super Resolution technology that optimizes the details and sharpness in an intelligent way to provide images as close as possible to reality. One of the few negative aspects, perhaps the only one, is the price, quite high, but then, you know, quality costs.

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PROS : Smile Shutter; Vario-Sonnar ® T Lens Carl Zeiss, Face Detection, Panorama Mode, Exmor R; By Pixel Super Resolution Technology, Full HD 50p recording GPS and compass, high-resolution display tiltable Continuous Shooting High Speed ​​Control (10 fps); Eye Sensor (to automatically switch the display to the viewfinder during approach).

CONS : Price.

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