Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V
1 August 2011
Summary: The Sony Cyber-shot HX100V is a 16 Megapixel super-zoom with a 30x stabilised optical zoom lens and a 3 inch flip-up LCD screen with 921 thousand pixel resolution. Sony's first new super-zoom for nearly two years has a job on its hands to compete with the best-selling Canon PowerShot SX30 IS as well...
Pros: Excellent 16 Megapixel image quality., 1080p50/60 HD video., Dual-mode focus/zoom ring., Fast 10fps burst shooting., Built-in GPS receiver.
Cons: No RAW mode., No hotshoe for external flash., Badly designed lens cap.
Summary: As a brand new release, the HX100V costs around £429 (May 2011). Given the inclusion of GPS there was always going to be an extra £30 or so additional cost compared to similar competitor models.
Pros: Dual manual zoom/focus ring, GPS
Cons: Fine image quality detail at 100%, no Raw capture
Summary: The Sony CyberShot DSC-HX100V is one of the best super-zoom camera that we've ever reviewed, offering a compelling mix of advanced features, excellent still image quality, fantastic lens and a class-leading video mode, all at a price that is competitive with its main rivals.
Conclusion: When it comes to superzoom cameras there are three major ones to consider: the 30x zoom Fujifilm HS20, 35x zoom Canon SX30 IS and now the Sony HX100V. Although the Sony may not offer the ability to shoot RAW files (Fuji HS20 only) and its images aren’t any better than a standard compact, it’s a...
Pros: GPS, good autofocus, manual zoom and focus ring
Cons: No RAW shooting, image quality no better than standard compact
Conclusion: Mit der HX100V gelingt Sony eine überzeugende Megazoom-Kamera: Die Ausstattung ist vorzüglich, der 30fach-Zoom groß genug für fast alle fotografischen Bedürfnisse und der Autofokus schnell sowie der Konkurrenz deutlich überlegen.