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Sony DSC-HX100V Digital Camera

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16.2MP 30x CMOS Aug 2011
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Nine Industry Awards

This Sony digital camera has received nine awards from experts in digital cameras.

The experts at Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all wrote that this camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This bridge camera camera received a "Recommended" from What Digital Camera, Dgl.ru and Alphr.com all of whom concluded that this camera was good.

The editor of Photoreview.com.au said that this digital camera was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this Sony digital camera a "5 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirty-eight expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com this bridge camera camera has an overall expert rating of 81 out of 100. That puts this digital camera in the top 19% of all the cameras of a similar age and spec.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 26 owner reviews this bridge camera camera has a terrific overall owner rating. That puts this digital camera in the top 7% of all the digital cameras of this type and age.

Good Technical Features

A number of Sony DSC-HX100V reviewers who reviewed it thought it had good features. Five years ago Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V has a lot of features and a lot of lens with photo” in their review and scored it 78 out of 100. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert website PhotographyBlog.com also five years ago “The Sony CyberShot DSC-HX100V is one of the best super-zoom camera that we've ever reviewed, offering a compelling mix of advanced features, excellent still image quality, fantastic lens” in their review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Pcadvisor.co.uk said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk in the same month “Its special features and GPS giv”.

Good Product Quality

Several Sony DSC-HX100V owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX100V was good quality. Ross said in his review “Video quality was so impressive, that I have decided not to purchase a separate video camera” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Ross also said “Sound quality was also excellent with the stereo microphones mounted on top of the camera, although the wind noise reduction didn't help one bit on a blustery coastline”. Expert review site Ld2.ciol.com mentioned “A 30x zoom and good photo quality makes for a wonderful package”.

Good Connectivity

Some customers who bought it considered that it had gps. Four years ago Photopete gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The GPS mapping is neat”. Ephotozine.com said in their Sony DSC-HX100V review on expert review site Ephotozine “The Sony Cybershot HX100v is the only ultra zoom camera with built in GPS” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Expert review site Photographyblog.com scored this digital camera 5 stars and said five years ago “A 30x, 27-810mm lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080p high-definition video with stereo sound” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

Some customers thought the product was a good design. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “With its nice design, high-quality lens, good sensor” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review. Evogadget.com wrote four years ago “The H 100V might actually be too much camera for some users and it has a couple minor design issues” in their review of this digital camera.

A few Sony DSC-HX100V owners mentioned that the product was smooth. Four years ago Evogadget.com mentioned “Full HD video that's accurate, smooth and has decent sound” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review.

Some people agreed that this digital camera was good looking. Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “It has since traveled with us on all our excursions, elegantly and easily recording our trips as HD movies”. Evogadget.com mentioned four years ago “The new CyberShot DSC-HX100V it is a gadget that looks elegant, has many interesting features” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was neat. One customer who reviewed it considered that it was well designed.

One person who reviewed it thought it was ergonomic. Evogadget.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V “Good ergonomic handling experience with well-placed external control points” .

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Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to handle. Photopete wrote four years ago “Same great handling camera.” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert website Camera Labs “The Cyber-shot HX100V is a very capable model that's packed full of exciting features, is nicely designed and handles beautifully”. Evogadget.com said in their Sony DSC-HX100V review “Great design and handling, nice build”.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said five years ago “The dual zoom-meets-focus ring is a great control mechanism that's well-placed for comfortable u” . Expert review site Dpreview.com said “The camera feels great in the hand, is comfortable to use” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review. Alphr.com mentioned “It's chunky, which means it's comfortable to hold” and scored the product 4 stars.

A few people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Expert website Ld2.ciol.com said “The bottom line for me with this camera is it is just plain fun to use” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com said “About this time last year I fell upon a Sony DSC-HX5V compact digicam with great glee, buying one to use for my family picture making” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V. Expert website Firstpost.com gave the Sony DSC-HX100V a score of 4 stars and mentioned “It does offer ease of use along with various other features” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review.

One Sony DSC-HX100V reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX100V was easy to use the menus. Evogadget.com wrote in their Sony DSC-HX100V review “More custom settings would be nice (for the manual control ring, in particular” .

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Sony DSC-HX100V owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Ross scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon “I was also very impressed with the image stabilisation which was particularly helpful when filming on full zoom without a tripod”. Ld2.ciol.com said in their review of this digital camera “The 30x zoom gives you incredible range for capturing the perfect photo”. Popphoto.com said in their Sony DSC-HX100V review “High-res images, convenient zoom ring” .

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Ephotozine.com scored it 5 stars and mentioned “Useful features, including 10fps continuous shooting, backlight HDR mode, 42.9 megapixel panoramic mode, manual controls, GPS” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review. Evogadget.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V four years ago “10-fps burst mode at full resolution”. Evogadget.com also said “Fast 10fps burst shooting”.

A few Sony DSC-HX100V owners concluded that the Sony DSC-HX100V had a good image sensor. Ross said in his review of the Sony DSC-HX100V on Amazon “Why the hell would I, when I can do everything they can without the need to change lenses every five minutes and clean the sensor”. Ephotozine.com scored it 5 stars and mentioned “A 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor capable of shooting at 10fps”. Five years ago Digitalcamerainfo.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V “A 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD video shooting at 60p, high speed focus, articulating LCD, plus a GPS transceiver.”.

One customer who bought it mentioned that it was good in low light. Expert review site Digit.in rated this digital camera 4 stars and wrote four years ago “Even Sony's specialised EXMOR-R sensor which claims to provide exceptional performance in low-light situations” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review.

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Good Quality Lens

Several Sony DSC-HX100V owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX100V concluded that it had a good zoom. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “It features a large 30x optical zoom lens”. Expert review site Popphoto.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V “Shooters who want the long zoom.”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said “Sony’s latest HX100V has a massive 30x optical zoom, GPS technology” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V.

Some Sony DSC-HX100V owners agreed that the product had a good lens. Expert review site Luminous-Landscape.com wrote “These are fixed lens cameras with small sensors”. Four years ago Evogadget.com said in their review of this digital camera “Packed full of features, lens ring”.

Several people agreed that the product had a good autofocus. Ross said on Amazon “I was staggered by the lens which gave an incredible amount of zoom (30x optical) and allows you to get within centimetres of an object and still focus sharply” in his Sony DSC-HX100V review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said “Its close-up focusing and nippy autofocus will do you proud in all manner of scenarios” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review and rated the Sony DSC-HX100V 4 stars.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Evogadget.com said four years ago “Stabilization struggles at full telephoto” in their review.

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Good Video Capture

Some people wrote that this digital camera was good for video recording. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned “Full HD video with st” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Expert website Ld2.ciol.com mentioned “Great video, sweep panorama”. Evogadget.com mentioned “1080p full HD captured video is great”.

Good Size

Several people said in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Ross said in his Sony DSC-HX100V review “The compact cameras for half the price just cannot compete with the image quality that you get from something like this with a serious lens”. Photographyblog.com mentioned five years ago “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V is a new super-zoom compact camera that seemingly offers all of the latest must-have features” and rated it 5 stars. Digitalversus.com wrote in the same month “Like other manufacturers, Sony has equipped its latest compact cameras with a 'blurry background' feature” in their review.

A few Sony DSC-HX100V owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX100V was lightweight. Evogadget.com said “Big zoom of 30X Lightweight Sweep panorama”. Expert review site Firstpost.com wrote “This camera is lightweight and compact making it an ide” in their review of this digital camera.

One Sony DSC-HX100V owner mentioned that the Sony DSC-HX100V was a good body shape. Ross gave this digital camera a very good review score and he wrote four years ago “One accessory that I would advise everyone to get is a screen protector, as the screen stands proud of the body of the camera”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of Sony DSC-HX100V owners who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Two years ago Narayan wrote in their Sony DSC-HX100V review on Amazon “The quality of the 'photos is extremely good and I feel it is very good value for money”. Four years ago Ross wrote “The best non-DSLR camera money can buy”. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “The Sony Cybershot HX100v has a high price, yet justifies that with a camera packed with advanced” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Support

Several people considered that it had good technical guidance. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “The 30X optical-zoom Sony Cyber-shot HX100V offers a good balance of manual and automated features, as well as standout video”. Evogadget.com said “Excellent built-in user guide”. Evogadget.com also wrote “Good blend of manual and automated controls”.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony cameras and also specifically for Sony bridge camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three Sony DSC-HX100V reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their Sony DSC-HX100V review “The 3in articulated screen is seriously sharp, ther” however despite that they gave it a rating of 3 stars. Evogadget.com mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX100V review “Good screen (even if not the most accurate) with vertical tilt”.

Robust

A number of Sony DSC-HX100V reviewers reckoned that it was well made. Evogadget.com mentioned in their review “And solid shooting performance for its class”. Expert review site Digit.in said “The Sony DSC-HX100V is a very good camera, well-built and featuring excellent image quality” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V and rated it 4 stars.

One customer concluded that the Sony DSC-HX100V was reliable. Evogadget.com mentioned “Reliable AF performance for its class” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX100V.

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Good Flash

A number of Sony DSC-HX100V reviewers considered that this digital camera had a good flash. Ross said four years ago “The flash was also used intelligently by the superior auto mode” . Evogadget.com wrote “Impressive flash power for its class” in their Sony DSC-HX100V review.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

The DSC-HX100V has a GPS, unlike most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX100V which do not have a GPS.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the digital zooms range from 2x to 130x. At 120 times zoom factor, the DSC-HX100V has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX100V.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-HX100V which are not 3D compatible, the DSC-HX100V is 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price].

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Unlike most of the other cameras of this type and age which do not support video recording, the Sony DSC-HX100V supports video recording.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-HX100V supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-HX100V also support Full HD video.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, the DSC-HX100V has a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Sony DSC-HX100V has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-HX100V.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

Bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years have megapixel counts of between 12MP and 21MP. With a megapixel count of 16.2 megapixels, the DSC-HX100V has a fairly high megapixel count compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S1[plb_2145007_price] (16.4MP), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000[plb_2413606_price] (20.1MP), or the Sony RX10[plb_2051754_price] (20.2MP).

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Electrical Viewfinder

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is the most commonly found viewfinder on bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Very Big Extra / Smart Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the extra / smart zooms range from 32x to 220x, and the average extra / smart zoom is 72x. When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-HX100V that we have checked, the Sony DSC-HX100V's extra / smart zoom of 216 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-HX100V is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of this type and age. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-HX100V has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution found on most bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. In addition, this Sony digital camera have still image resolutions of 640 x 480, 2592 x 1944 and 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution is actually the best still image resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Has One Playback Mode

The number of camera playback modes found on the Sony DSC-HX100V is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found playback mode is Single image, but this playback mode is not found on this Sony digital camera. The playback modes slide show are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The DSC-HX100V has one of the higher display resolutions (921,000 pixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution of cameras of this spec and age is 460 pixels and the highest is 1,500,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Seventeen ISO Speeds

The DSC-HX100V has a greater number of ISO speeds than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 160 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-HX100V. The ISO speeds "100", "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports an AVCHD|H.264|MP4|MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format on cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports One Power Source

The DSC-HX100V has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-HX100V do not support WiFi connectivity. The Sony DSC-HX100V is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity which you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S1[plb_2145007_price].

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-HX100V is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX100V are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-HX100V is more than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Sony digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX100V. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

With a maximum playback zoom of only 1 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-HX100V has one of the lower maximum playback zooms amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. The average maximum playback zoom of cameras of this age and spec is 9.8x.

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Only Has Two Light Exposure Modes

The DSC-HX100V has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Manual, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes aperture priority AE and auto are also found on this Sony camera.

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Only One Aspheric Element

The DSC-HX100V is a one aspheric element digital camera.

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Only Has One Image Editing Mode

The Sony DSC-HX100V has a greater number of image editing modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this Sony camera. The image editing modes Trimming are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

At only 900 milliamperes * hour, the DSC-HX100V has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The average battery capacity of bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1,100mAh.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Sony DSC-HX100V is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-HX100V.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-HX100V

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Sony DSC-HX100V has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-HX100V.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This bridge camera camera has been on the market for over five years.

Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-HX100V has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-HX100V.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (42x), or the Fujifilm FinePix S1[plb_2145007_price] (50x).

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an MS Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot G1X[plb_1397751_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 574.3 grams, the DSC-HX100V has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-HX100V has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Required Power
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Weight
Interface
Focal Length
Aperture Range
Typical Power Consumption
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Camera CCD Sensor
Digital SLR

9 Awards

dgl.ru Recommended alphr.com Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Camera Labs Highly Recommended Les Numeriques.com 5 Star PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(54)
1 June 2012

We liked Sony's latest camera. The new CyberShot DSC-HX100V it is a gadget that looks elegant, has many interesting features and takes/shoots beautiful photos and movies. Still, we think that its...

Video performance
Performance in lowlight
Detail in macro mode
Optics are excellent
1080p full HD captured video is great
Lack of hot shoe
Noise Reduction algorithms too aggressive
Average still image quality
Uninspiring design
Stabilization struggles at full telephoto
23 January 2012

Overall, the Sony DSC-HX100V is a very good camera, well-built and featuring excellent image quality. Noise reduction is a pain and it would be nice if it could be toned down considerably....

3 December 2011

Sony?s HX100V features a brand new 16.2Mp, back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. This new sensor is able to capture large 4608x3456px JPEGs, as well as...

31 October 2011

An impressive all-rounder but it fails to stand out over its rivals in any particular area...

26 October 2011

When a camera waltzes up to your imaging lab and aces the most important test, it?s hard not to be impressed. Such is the case with Sony?s Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V. But evaluating this camera was an...

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User Reviews

(26)
Reviewed 25 February 2012 by Mr. Writer

I was undecided between going for the Lumix FZ150, Canon SX40, and the Sony HX100V. When I finally made up my mind and decided to part with my hard earned cash I went with the Sony. I am... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2011 by Mr. M. P. Dibley

I've owned the camera three weeks now and after all the looking around at all the brands I think I've got the best. It is a shame it hasn't got a written manual as having to turn the computer on... Read more…

Reviewed 10 August 2011 by Reuben

I have had this camera for several weeks now, i did manage to get it for 310, instead of nearly 400 like it is on Amazon. The first thing i noticed when taking the camera out the box was that you... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2012 by Ross

After years using a Fujifilm S7000 crossover/bridge camera I decided that it was time for an upgrade. I watched a review of the older version of this camera on The Gadget Show and was very... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2011 by Mr. Eifion B. Sanders
(Verified Purchase)

A fantastic camera, so easy to use & loads of setting choices to use. It is a fully automatic camera from taking pictures in its automatic modes (smile recognition) to using as a SLR (manual... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Sony RX10 vs Sony DSC-HX100V

Sony RX10 vs Sony DSC-HX100V
Sony RX10 Sony DSC-HX100V
£ 643.99
Eleven More Awards
Hugely Better Review from "Techreviewsource.com"
Newer by Two Years
Hugely Better Review from "Expert Reviews"
Vastly Smaller Optical Zoom
118x Smaller Digital Zoom

Samsung NX30 vs Sony DSC-HX100V

Samsung NX30 vs Sony DSC-HX100V
Samsung NX30 Sony DSC-HX100V
£
Hugely Narrower
Three Years Newer
Seven More Awards
"Expert Reviews" Review is Significantly Better
59x Smaller Digital Zoom
Les Numeriques.com Review is Significantly Worse

Lumix DMC-FZ200 vs DSC-HX100V

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 vs Sony DSC-HX100V
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Sony DSC-HX100V
£ 307.30
Ten More Awards
Newer by Two Years
Slightly Better Expert Reviews
Firstpost.com Review is Considerably Better
Significantly Smaller Digital Zoom
186.6x Smaller Extra / Smart Zoom
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