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Sony DSC-H400 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Sony DSC-H400 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Sony DSC-H400

75

Overall Score

Sony DSC-H400

£219.00
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fully featured bridge camera, great for wildlife photography
78
610 Reviews
85
Very Good
80
Fully-Featured
48
3 Years Old
Overall Score
75
Very Good
Bridge 20.1MP 63x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSC-HX90

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A best selling and critically acclaimed compact camera, great for wildlife photography
88
238 Reviews
77
Very Good
66
Good Features
63
2 Years Old
Overall Score
75
Very Good
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
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Megapixels 20.1MP
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18.2MP
Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  7152 x 1080  2592 x 1944  1920 x 1080
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 5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  7152 x 1080  2592 x 1944  1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution  5152 x 3864
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 5152 x 3864
Optical Sensor Size  2/3"
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 2/3"
Sensor Type  CCD
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 CCD
Image Formats Supported  JPG  EXIF  JPG  EXIF
Image Stabilizer Location  Optical  Optical

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 63x
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30x
Digital Zoom 500x
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120x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.4
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3.5
Maximum Aperture Number 6.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Filter Size 55mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  spot  multi point  centre weighted  tracking  Spot Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  Tracking Auto Focus  single  continuous  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  spot  multi point  centre weighted  tracking  Spot Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  Tracking Auto Focus  single  continuous  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 3.5m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
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 Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3,200
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ISO Sensitivity (min) 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
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Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
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 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
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Video Resolution  1280 x 720  640 x 480
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 1280 x 720  640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MP4  H.264  AVC  AVCHD  MP4  H.264  AVC  AVCHD
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
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HD Type  HD  Full HD  HD  Full HD

Memory

Internal Memory 55MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Display Resolution 460,800 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
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Display  TFT
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 TFT

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 0.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB 2.0  USB  1 x USB 2.0 1 x composite video/audio output  Composite video  audio  1  Composite video/audio  USB 2.0  USB  1 x USB 2.0 1 x composite video/audio output  Composite video  audio  1  Composite video/audio
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus  Auto  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Movie  Manual  Mo  Auto  Movie  Manual  Mo
Photo Effects  Art  Black&White  Art  Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Pet  Sports  Sunset  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Pet  Sports  Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 628g 218g
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Height 95mm 58.1mm
Depth 122.3mm 35.4mm
Width 129.6mm 102mm
Weight (including Battery) 655g 245g
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Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium  Lithium
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Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,240mAh
Battery Life 300 shots 390 shots
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Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Operating Temperature Range (T-T)  40 °C  40 °C

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB

Other Features

Metering Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
Frame Rate 0.71fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
Shooting Programs Unknown - Click to provide data
Silent Shooting
Composite Video Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Resolution 201 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Operation Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
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