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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90

£298.99
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90
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A massive optical zoom and low cost compact camera, good for landscape photography
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 number 137 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
1 Review
87
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
2 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
More flexible movie formats
Digital level gauge for even framing
Extra-speedy & precise fast intelligent AF
Customisable settings for personal command
P/A/S/M modes for exposure as you like it
Intelligent active mode keeps blur away
Control ring and grip take hold
Fast wi-fi/nfc connection simplifies sharing
4896 x 3264 pixels image resolution
180-degree tiltable LCD monitor for easy framing
tru-finder improves the view<br>the high-contrast OLED tru-finder is far brighter than more conventional electronic viewfinders; now features even more compact dimensions; displays real-time preview and various shooting information, so that what you see onscreen is exactly what you'll get in your shot; and is retractable for portability, safety and practical
BIONZ X for more detail and less noise
Exmor R CMOS sensor for extra sensitivity
30x zoom lens with ZEISS quality built in
Average minimum aperture number
Bigger than average optical zoom
PlayMemories camera apps 5 add personality

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 148 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 152 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 143 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 £278.20 at MobiCity UK 44 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 74% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 is 102mm wide and 58.1mm tall. It is 35.4mm deep and weighs 218g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 front dimensions
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 size in context

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 88% from expert review site optyczne.pl. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the top 10%.

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Sony Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £298.99 it is in the cheapest 40% of cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since April 2015.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 18.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4896 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 is 4896 x 3264 pixels. That's 0% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 30x is in the biggest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-HX90's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 218g is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 48% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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390 Battery Life

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 is a camera that takes 390 shots battery life.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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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 Cybershot DSC-HX90's digital zoom of 120x is bigger than 98% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 54% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Cybershot DSC-HX90 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Cybershot DSC-HX90 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX90's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than 76% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dschx90vbce3 dschx90v, sony dschx90digital, sony dschx90vbceh, canon dschx90bceh, sony dschx90vbce3, sony dschx90bceh, sony n133031w, sony hx90v, sony x90

Barcodes:

00027242889651, 04548736014299, 04548736014312, 04548736014367, 04548736014374

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