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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V review

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Verdict:

Packed with features and excels for video, but photo quality isn't in line with the price

Review Date: 29 May 2012

Price when reviewed: £410

Supplier: http://www.morecomputers.com

Reviewed By: Ben Pitt

Our Rating 3 stars out of 5

User Rating 5 stars out of 5

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Basic Specifications

Part Code DSCHX200VB.CEH
Review Date 29 May 2012
Rating *** stars out of 5
CCD effective megapixels 18.0 megapixels
CCD size 1/2.3in
Viewfinder electronic (201,600 pixels)
Viewfinder magnification, coverage N/A
LCD screen size 3.0in
LCD screen resolution 921,600 pixels
Articulated screen Yes
Live view Yes
Optical zoom 30.0x
Zoom 35mm equivalent 27-810mm
Image stabilisation optical, lens based
Maximum image resolution 4,896x3,672
File formats JPEG, MPO; AVCHD, MP4 (AVC)

Camera Controls

Exposure modes program, shutter priority, aperture priority, manual
Shutter speed 30 to 1/4,000 seconds
Aperture range f/2.8-8 (wide), f/5.6-8 (tele)
ISO range (at full resolution) 100 to 3200
Exposure compensation +/-2 EV
White balance auto, 7 presets with fine tuning, manual
Additional image controls contrast, saturation, sharpness, noise reduction, ND filter
Manual focus Yes
Closest macro focus 1cm
Auto-focus modes multi, flexible spot, centre, face detect, tracking
Metering modes multi, centre-weighted, centre, face detect
Flash auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, rear curtain, red-eye reduction
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer, AE bracket, WB bracket, face detect, smile detect, 3D, panorama

Physical

Memory slot SDXC, Memory Stick Pro HG Duo
Mermory supplied 105MB internal
Battery type Li-ion
Battery Life (tested) 450 shots
Connectivity USB, mini HDMI, DC in
Body material plastic
Lens mount N/A
Focal length multiplier N/A
Kit lens model name N/A
Accessories USB cable
Weight 583g
Size 87x122x105mm

Buying Information

Warranty one-year RTB
Price £410
Supplier http://www.morecomputers.com
Details www.sony.co.uk
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