Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V Review
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V
Price in India: 27, 990
• Photo Creativity
• 9 Picture Effects
• Improved high-speed Auto Focus
• Fast start up
• Good image and great video quality
• Ability to take stills while recording
• Auto sensing eyepiece viewfinder which switches off LCD screen
• Built-In PlayMemories Home Software
• Extra High Sensitivity Technology
• Broad focal range
• Fiddly rear jog dial
• Some loss of focus
• Subtle barrel distortion
• Purple pixel fringing
• Focus is a little vague at the long end of the zoom
• At moderate ISOs, aggressive noise reduction destroys image sharpness
• No way to disable auto review
• Sluggish image zoom in review mode
Sony has launched its latest in the Cyber-Shot lineup, the all new DSC-HX200V. Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V is touted as a beast of camera and it is featured with super zoom camera. The premium features of HX200V include 18.2 MP Black illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor, 30x, 27-810 mm zoom lens and a built-in GPS tracking complete with a compass. It falls under the travel camera category with big zooms. Similar to its predecessor, HX100V, this camera has been designed keeping in mind the layout of DSLR or bridge camera. This camera is a high performance flagship model from Sony’s Cyber-Shot series. Further, it is best suited for photographing wildlife and sports.
The first impressions of Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V are very favorable. Solidly built, it feels comfortable to hold this camera. So, it is much gentle on the hand and can be carried easily anywhere in the carry bag provided at the time of purchase. Further, HX200V has a sharp and bright 3.0 inches LCD that can be tilted tilts up and down rather than around to the side. The first look at the design of this camera will make users fall in love with it. This latest camera has been designed in accordance to the needs of avid photographers who are looking something similar to DSLR cameras. Weighing 583 gram, it has the dimensions of 121.6 x 86.6 x 93.3mm. Integrated with BIONZ image processing engine, it is also compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC media cards along with Memory Stick Pro HG Duo. Also, this camera has all-black matt finish and provided with DSLR-like dials & controls.
In DSC-HX200V, there is no shortage of advanced functions and features that you will not find in other models. It is integrated with GPS Log REC Functions and electronic viewfinder along with compass. Also, this camera is capable of recording HD video up to 1920 x 1080 pixels clips at 50 fps. Provided with 3D shooting mode, it enables the photographers to capture steady and clear shots even in dimly lit settings.
A perfect alternative to DSLR camera, HX200V will make the users to have more. The overall Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V Review shows that it is one of the best cameras in bridge segment. Suitable for outdoor shooting, it proves to be a true companion throughout your vacation. The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V price in India is INR 27, 990 approximately.