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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V
7.4 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V

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Overall 9
8.6

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V

Camera Labs
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.
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Overall 9
8.9
Design 10
9.5
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 9
9.0
Performance 10
9.5
Picture quality 8
8.0

Sony Cyber-shot HX100V Review

What Digital Camera
16 May 2011
  • 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
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Overall 9
9.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Control 9
8.5
Video quality 9
9.0
Audio & image quality 9
8.5
Build quality 9
8.5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V

PhotoReview
1 June 2011
  • Summary: Sony's latest ultra-zoom digicam offers higher resolution, Full HD video, 3D stills capture and a higher-resolution monitor.The HX100V is the flagship model in Sony's super-zoom range and one of two digicams announced at the end of January.
  • Pros: You're looking for a well-built, long-zoom digicam with good wide-angle coverage, plenty of user-adjustable controls and image stabilisation., You can benefit from the fast burst capture and multi-shot recording modes., You'd enjoy shooting Full HD video clips with stereo sound.
  • Cons: You're looking for a pocketable camera., You want to shoot raw files (the HX100V is restricted to JPEG capture)., You want fast and direct access to ISO, white balance and exposure compensation settings., You require colour accuracy under artificial lighting.
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Overall 9
9.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Control 9
8.5
Video quality 9
9.0
Audio & image quality 9
8.5
Build quality 9
8.5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V

PhotoReview
1 June 2011
  • Summary: Sony's latest ultra-zoom digicam offers higher resolution, Full HD video, 3D stills capture and a higher-resolution monitor.The HX100V is the flagship model in Sony's super-zoom range and one of two digicams announced at the end of January.
  • Pros: You're looking for a well-built, long-zoom digicam with good wide-angle coverage, plenty of user-adjustable controls and image stabilisation., You can benefit from the fast burst capture and multi-shot recording modes., You'd enjoy shooting Full HD video clips with stereo sound.
  • Cons: You're looking for a pocketable camera., You want to shoot raw files (the HX100V is restricted to JPEG capture)., You want fast and direct access to ISO, white balance and exposure compensation settings., You require colour accuracy under artificial lighting.
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Overall 9
9.0

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V

Pocket Lint
24 May 2011
  • 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
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Overall 9
9.1

Test: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V (Digitalkamera)

CHIP Online
12 November 2011
  • 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.
  • Pros: Überzeugender Bildstabilisator, Rasanter Autofokus, Akku-Laufzeit, Ausstattung
  • Cons: Träge Reaktion auf Eingaben, Darstellung feiner Bilddetails
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