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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400

£329.00
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400
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Bridge 20.1MP 50x Yes Feb 2014
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 Review

With excellent features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 number 256 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Very Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Advanced flash
Sweep panorama
Picture effect
Spark your creativity
Fast, fun movies
LCD screen
Electronic viewfinder
Shoot for longer
Intelligent auto
Higher than average megapixels
Handle like a pro
No shakes or judders with optical steadyshot
Bring the world closer with 63x optical zoom
63x optical zoom
20.1MP HAD CCD sensor
The world's first 63x optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Very big optical zoom
Party mode

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 287 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 303 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 302 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £282.99 at e-GlobaL Central UK 6 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 is 129.6mm wide and 93.2mm tall. It is 103.2mm deep and weighs 628g.

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 22,092 expert and user reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £329.00 it is still cheaper than 57% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 and the United Kingdom price of £329.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $398.00 (£555.05).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since February 2014.

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Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's optical zoom of 50x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Cybershot DSC-HX400's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is in the highest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 63% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 628g is in the heaviest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 77% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Cybershot DSC-HX400's internal memory of 55MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 63% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-HX400's maximum aperture number of only 6.5 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 of 126x is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has an external flash connector. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Cybershot DSC-HX400 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00027242877887, 00616320851057, 00616320851064, 00616320851071, 00617689595163, 00700686602825, 00845251071689, 02724292320230, 04905524981414, 04905524981469, 04905524981483, 04905524981506, 05054230599372

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