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Sony DSC-HX400V Review
|927 Reviews + 4 Awards|
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 55?
It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The DSC-HX400V has some great features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Sony DSC-HX400V Video Reviews
How Big is the Sony DSC-HX400V?
The Sony DSC-HX400V is 129.6mm wide and 93.2mm tall. It is 103.2mm deep and weighs 633g.
Sony DSC-HX400V In-Depth Analysis
Four Industry Awards
Website Camera Labs thought that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.
The expert at one more expert review site thought that this Sony digital camera was very good. 01net.com gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award.
Average Expert Reviews
Excellent User Reviews
On average, people who bought this Sony digital camera rated it as 90%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Sony Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 32,324 owner and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution
The highest image resolution of the DSC-HX400V is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).
Fairly High Megapixels Sensor
The DSC-HX400V's sensor megapixels of 20.4MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the DSC-HX400V of 50x is fairly big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".
Has an Image Stabilizer
The DSC-HX400V has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.
Average Minimum Aperture Number
The DSC-HX400V's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)
The ISO sensitivity (max) of the DSC-HX400V of 12,800 is quite high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.
The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The DSC-HX400V's weight of 633g is in the heaviest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Sony DSC-HX400V has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The DSC-HX400V supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The DSC-HX400V has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.
The DSC-HX400V supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.
Very Big Digital Zoom
The DSC-HX400V's digital zoom of 810x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.
Has an External Flash Connector
The DSC-HX400V has an external flash connector. 87% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.
Has a GPS (satellite)
The DSC-HX400V has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).
Supports Full HD Video
The DSC-HX400V supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the DSC-HX400V of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.
Average Image Sensor Size
The image sensor size of the DSC-HX400V of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Fairly High Display Resolution
The lowest display resolution of cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Sony DSC-HX400V of 922,000 pixels is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
The DSC-HX400V features calendar, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not feature calendar.
Has a Tripod Mount
The DSC-HX400V has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.
Features Brightness Adjustment
The Sony DSC-HX400V features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.
1440 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
The highest video resolution supported by the DSC-HX400V is 1440 x 1080 pixels. That's 25% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Sony digital camera was released in June 2014.
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