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Sony DSCHX90B Digital Camera

18.2MP 30x CMOS Apr 2015
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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including portablegear.nl and optyczne.pl this camera has an average expert rating of 94 out of 100. This means that camera experts think this Sony digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a comparable spec and age.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 64 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 87%.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several people thought this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Bigred mentioned on Amazon “It has a viewfinder which needs to be popped up”. Charlie-Cj gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “The camera has the very slick pop-up LCD viewfinder and flash mechanism, plus the complex iris lens cover that slides out of the way when the camera powers up”. G a Hawkins wrote “Love the pop-up viewfinder” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good screen. Dr. Ernest J. Hammond mentioned “I also like the very good LCD screen”. Sbno1 mentioned “The screen is clear and bright even in sunlight, although direct”. Shaz17 mentioned on Amazon “I just love the flip up screen at the back so we can take the whole family at once” in their Sony DSC-HX90 review.

A few people who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX90 thought it had an electronic viewfinder. Dr. Ernest J. Hammond said “The EVF is very good too” yet he gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Peter Miller said in his review of this digital camera in October last year “The really great feature is the EVF” .

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Good Video Capture

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was good for video recording. Charlie-Cj wrote in their Sony DSC-HX90 review “The 1240 mAh Sony NP-BX1 battery's good for 390 photos or around 70 minutes of video, whereas the cheaper Duracell will only give around 80% of this.”. Pixelpartner said on Amazon “You won't go too far wrong!Video qualitySony's cameras always produce pleasing video clips and the HX90v is no exception” in their review. Pixelpartner also said “You'll be very happy with video memories recorded on this camera”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Sony DSC-HX90 owners who bought it said that it had a good zoom. In October last year C. Fuller mentioned in their review on Amazon “The auto focus and 30x zoom are particularly impressive not to mention 18MP image quality”. Chantal Lyons wrote in her Sony DSC-HX90 review “Pet and food modes, anyone? The zoom is really fantastic, producing images of decent quality even at full magnification”. Charlie-Cj said “Takes great photos, beautiful to handle, packed with features, has a 30x zoom & is miniscule”.

Four Sony DSC-HX90 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera had a good lens. In October last year Bigred mentioned on Amazon “The camera has a superb lens for a point” and rated it 80 out of 100. Electro wrote on Amazon “Compact, high-quality frame -Super-versatile lens CONS” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90 nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. L. E. Cooper mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX90 review on Amazon “The images produced are vibrant and sharp, far greater quality from my iPhone as you would expect! For such a compact camera the zoom lens is impressive with 30x zoom” and scored the product 5 stars.

Several Sony DSC-HX90 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus. Last year Sandford said in their review “The 'Vario-Sonnar' unit fitted to the HX-90 is superb with excellent colour rendition and pin sharp focus across the full range”.

One Sony DSC-HX90 owner who purchased the product concluded that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed the product wrote that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote “The first option to change is IMAGE SIZE” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90. Bert gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-HX90 on Amazon “Both cameras have the same sensor and produce images that are good considering the small sensor”. Bigred wrote “Easy to use and delivers excellent pictures”.

Some Sony DSC-HX90 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. In October last year Keyzer Soze wrote “With a 30x zoom and 18 mega pixel resolution” and scored the product 5 stars. Sbno1 mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX90 review on Amazon also in October last year “It has a high resolution which is easy to read when configuring the settings”. Shaz17 rated it as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “The quality of the pictures are really good with its 18 mega pixel resolution”.

One Sony DSC-HX90 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX90 reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Pixelpartner said on Amazon “Ultimately if your travels feature lots of dimly-lit locations it might be worth looking at a large sensor compact camera such as the Sony RX100 series”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce clear pictures.

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Good Size

A number of people concluded that it was compact. Last year C. Fuller mentioned in their review on Amazon “Great compact camera” and rated it as very good. Charlie-Cj gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote “I got this tiny compact camera for my 19 year old son who often uses his Blackberry Bold smartphone for photos when out” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90. Dr. Ernest J. Hammond mentioned “About the same compact size, you can get the Mark 1 version of” in his Sony DSC-HX90 review.

A number of Sony DSC-HX90 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-HX90 was thin. Last year Peter Miller rated it 5 stars and he said in his review of this digital camera “The manual that comes with this camera is very slim and after telling you how to charge the camera”.

One Sony DSC-HX90 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. One person reckoned that it was heavy and bulky.

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Good Connectivity

A few people who bought this digital camera thought it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Third Icon from the left is the WIFI set up and you are recommended to connect to your wifi router with WPS”. Shaz17 gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX90 review on Amazon “I like the wifi option”.

Some people who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. C. Fuller rated the product as excellent and mentioned “It also has great connectivity using NFC /Wifi enabling you to share photos with smartphones” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90.

One customer who reviewed the Sony DSC-HX90 thought it had gps. Techpuppy gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in October last year “The only difference seems to be that the 'V' model has a GPS chip onboard which will tag your photo's with the location information of where you took them”.

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Easy to Use

Several Sony DSC-HX90 reviewers reckoned that the product was easy to use. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I'm a point a shoot photographer, so I won't be going into too much detail on the technical front as I'm a dedicated 'ease of use' consumer” in their review. Amazon Customer also wrote “Brightening effect to faces with less than perfect skin (ahem.) On P7 is a very handy reference to Shooting Tips which I found really very useful”. Last year Bigred mentioned in their Sony DSC-HX90 review on Amazon “When the sun is bright we all know how difficult it is to use a screen”.

A few Sony DSC-HX90 owners agreed that the product was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer rated the Sony DSC-HX90 as excellent and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Personally I will stick at using the Automatic settings - either Intelligent Auto or Superior Auto”. Last year Chantal Lyons mentioned on Amazon “There are actually a lot of settings, enough that I haven’t had time to experiment with them all.”. Chantal Lyons also wrote “The camera chooses the most appropriate settings/modes 2”.

Some customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90 last year “So first job is to setup the camera”. Juliac mentioned on Amazon “I found it very easy to set up, including the wi-fi functionality”. L. E. Cooper rated the Sony DSC-HX90 5 stars and said on Amazon “It's easy to set up with simple guidance provided” in their Sony DSC-HX90 review.

Some people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Sbno1 wrote in their review of this digital camera last year “The body has a top quality feel to it and is comfortable in the hand” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Thescorcher! gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Being well past my sell-by date I find it almost impossible to hold the camera steady at full zoom” in their Sony DSC-HX90 review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good experience. Thescorcher! mentioned in their review in October last year “For me I just don't want to lug around all that weight and in my experience great snaps can be had with the small fry like this Sony” and scored the product 4 stars.

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Nice Design

Several customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good looking. A few weeks ago Alan Moore wrote on Amazon “A beautiful device in every aspect” in his review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “A beautiful robust camera with lots of options for the point or shoot photographer or the more serious practitioner” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Prints will produce beautifully clear images”.

Several Sony DSC-HX90 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was neat. C. Fuller scored the Sony DSC-HX90 5 stars and mentioned “The Sony HX90 is a neat, compact digital camera with a host of features you’ d find on much larger cameras” in their Sony DSC-HX90 review. C. Fuller also mentioned “If in bright sunlight you cannot see the LCD monitor, there’ s a very neat flip-up viewfinder”.

Some Sony DSC-HX90 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Techpuppy wrote on Amazon “The first impression of the HX90, after the compact size, is how clean and uncluttered Sony have made it look”. One Sony DSC-HX90 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good design. In October last year L. E. Cooper mentioned on Amazon “Really love design too” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90.

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Good Support

Nine people thought the product had good technical guidance. Chantal Lyons said “Manual focus – especially useful for wildlife in foliage” in her review of this digital camera and scored the product 5 stars. Juliac mentioned “The instructions are simple and well written”. Kerrygold7130 wrote in their review in October last year “Easy to set up, simple instructions to follow, very happy with the picture quality” .

Good Product Quality

Several Sony DSC-HX90 reviewers concluded that the Sony DSC-HX90 was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “As I don't have an SD card right now the first task is to set the camera to take slightly lower resolution images (though still excellent quality for normal prints” . Amazon Customer also said “3 and QUALITY - Fine”. C. Fuller wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90 on Amazon “Its modelled grip is well designed to help you keep the shot steady”.

A Best Selling Product

The DSC-HX90 is one the fastest selling digital camera currently available for purchase.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had good features. C. Fuller scored the product 5 stars and said in their Sony DSC-HX90 review on Amazon “It has many customisable features”. Kerrygold7130 mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90 “Apart from that it's a superb little pocket camera, macro is great, picture quality is excellent, camera features are great”. L. Mckay mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90 “The picture quality - I particularly enjoyed the connectivity features and the ease of transferring photos straight to my phone for facebook etc”.

Robust

A number of Sony DSC-HX90 reviewers said that it was well made. Peter Miller wrote on Amazon “THis is claimed to be a built in manual”. Sandford gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said “Feels really solid in the hand” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90.

Some Sony DSC-HX90 owners mentioned that the Sony DSC-HX90 was reliable. This year Kent Shelley wrote “This would be a great little camera - if it was reliable” in his review. U. Jacob wrote on Amazon “However, having used it for a while now, I have to say it is much less reliable than my previous Sony compact” yet they only gave the Sony DSC-HX90 a rating of 3 stars.

Several Sony DSC-HX90 owners who purchased it thought it was strong and durable. L. E. Cooper wrote “The unit is compact, sturdy” in their review of the Sony DSC-HX90 and scored the product 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Four people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good value for money. Dr. Ernest J. Hammond wrote “Fine for the price” in his review. Last year L. Mckay wrote “The price seems to me reasonable in relation to cameras of lesser quality - go treat yourself”. Mr a E Barker rated it as excellent and he wrote “Probably the best compact in this price range with it 30 zoom”.

Two people who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Sbno1 wrote “So when I compared this Sony to the Panasonic I didn't think that there was a great deal of a difference considering how old the Panasonic was” in their Sony DSC-HX90 review.

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Good Flash

Four Sony DSC-HX90 owners who purchased the product said that it had a good flash. Keyzer Soze said “The inbuilt flash is also adequate but, as to be expected on a compact, not much use for shots over any great distance” in their Sony DSC-HX90 review. In October last year Sbno1 said on Amazon “The pop up flash gives reasonable.”. Sbno1 also said “The space it occupies could have been used to give a bigger and better range flash”.

Good Battery Life

Several Sony DSC-HX90 owners said in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Juliac gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “The battery life seems good – although it’s difficult to comment as I’ve ony had it a few days” in their review. Juliac also mentioned “The battery life seems good – although it’ s difficult to comment as I’ ve ony had it a few days”. Sbno1 wrote on Amazon “On a full charge it will easily last a few days with lots of picture taking on holiday etc”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

On average Sony compact camera digital cameras have good ratings as do all cameras manufactured by Sony.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few customers agreed that the product was noisy. Dr. Ernest J. Hammond said “There is a lot of noise - see the full crop image of the clock”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Sony DSC-HX90 supports video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than a year ago do not support video recording.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video recording currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

The screen sizes of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-HX90 range from 1.3" to 3". With a screen size of 3 inches, the Sony DSC-HX90 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price], or the Canon G9 X[plb_3862347_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-HX90 the digital zooms range from 2x to 120x. At 120 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-HX90 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX90.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The DSC-HX90 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-HX90 do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-HX90 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX90 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], the Canon G9 X[plb_3862347_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DSC-HX90 has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other cameras of this type and age which do not have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-HX90, the DSC-HX90 has an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], the Canon G9 X[plb_3862347_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price].

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-HX90 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-HX90 is 2.8x, the biggest is 40x, and the average optical zoom is 15x.

We compared all the other 30x optical zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This digital camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of a similar type and age to 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 digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon G9 X[plb_3862347_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has Nine White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-HX90 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Push" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the DSC-HX90 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras of this spec and age.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 30 seconds, the Sony DSC-HX90 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The maximum camera shutter speeds of cameras of this type and age range from 0.12s to 60s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 16s.

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Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the DSC-HX90 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony camera.

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390 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-HX90 take between 185 and 399 shots per battery charge, including the Sony DSC-HX90 which takes 390 shots per battery charge.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The DSC-HX90 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-HX90.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The DSC-HX90 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-HX90. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Sony camera.

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Has One Shooting Mode

The number of shooting modes found on the DSC-HX90 is more than most cameras that were released more than a year ago. The most frequently found shooting mode is Auto, but this shooting mode is not found on this digital camera. The shooting modes Aperture Priority are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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

The DSC-HX90 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of this type and age have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction across all comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The DSC-HX90 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The DSC-HX90 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-HX90. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras of this age and spec.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-HX90, the DSC-HX90 does not have a GPS.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The DSC-HX90 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DSC-HX90 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-HX90 are also not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

With a weight of 218 grams, the DSC-HX90 is one of the heavier cameras of a similar age and spec to the DSC-HX90 amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The weights of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-HX90 range from 100g to 460g.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] (217g) which also has a higher rating.

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Expensive

We think this Sony digital camera looks expensive compared to other cameras of a similar age and type. The cheapeast compact camera camera that came out more than a year ago that we found costs £25 and the most expensive costs £277.

Thick

The average depth of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-HX90 is 32mm, and the depths range from 18mm to 86mm. With a depth of 35.4 millimeters, the DSC-HX90 is quite thick compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

The smallest minimum aperture of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-HX90 is 1.7, the largest is 3.9, and the average minimum aperture is 3.1. At 3.5, the DSC-HX90 has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-HX90.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-HX90

Average Megapixel Count

The DSC-HX90 has a fairly typical megapixel count (18.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-HX90.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Canon G9 X[plb_3862347_price] (20.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Sony DSC-HX90 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most cameras that were released one year ago have a CCD sensor type.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price], and the Canon G9 X[plb_3862347_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Included Wrist Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash

Expert Reviews

(5)
14 April 2015

First up, the HX90 and HX90V. The two cameras are almost identical, with the V suffix indicating the high-end model includes integrated GPS functionality. Otherwise, both have the same 18.2 MP... Read more…

24 July 2015

De Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90(V) is een compacte superzoom-camera met een 30x optische zoom en ondersteuning van WiFi en NFC. Dit model is daarnaast voorzien van een OLED Tru-Finder elektronische... Read more…

17 August 2015

Analizuj?c parametry poszczególnych modeli, dochodzimy do wniosku, ?e najlepiej wypadaj? Panasonic oraz Sony. Reszta aparatów utrzymuje si? na tym samym poziomie technicznym.Cho? rozmiary...

26 May 2015

Obiektyw z 30-krotnym zoomem optycznym ? jako?? firmy ZEISS® w standardzieFirma ZEISS od ponad 150 lat specjalizuje si? w produkcji precyzyjnych przyrz?dów optycznych. Efekty s? wyra?nie... Read more…

17 April 2015

Sony ha annunciato le nuove Cyber-shot DSC-HX90/HX90V e DSC-WX500 , due nuove fotocamere compatte superzoom che combinano una straordinaria qualità d'immagine a un corpo dalle dimensioni... Read more…

User Reviews

(141)
Reviewed 5 July 2016 by Barbiebuilder
Barbiebuilder would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

It's an amazing camera and exactly what I wanted. The camera came earlier than the supposed reservation time and that was amazing. It's a great camera and I purchased it for my holidays and I'm... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2016 by Esso
Esso would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

Truly remarkable camera only one down side I have found is the finger marks left during and after use on viewing screen...

Reviewed 27 November 2016 by BcSRob

I have only had the HX-90 ten days and taken about 30 photos so it is a bit early to give a comprehensive review. It was bought the day before going away for a weeks break so there was not much... Read more…

Reviewed 27 November 2016 by Gangy
Gangy would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

Good compact camera vastly updated from my last sony--still getting used to it though...

Reviewed 20 November 2016 by Woodcoca
Woodcoca would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

An easy to use camera......tried out in Maderia, still getting to grips with the camera, easy to use...intuitive...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dschx90, sony dschx90v, sony dschx90vb
Barcodes 00689466820171, 04548736014299, 04548736014312

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