Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V
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stevehobfg, DP Review
5 January 2014
Excerpt: This was my first good quality 'superzoom' GPS compact camera. Since this I've owned the Canon SX260 HS and my present camera a Panasonic TZ-40 (SZ-30 in US). The pictures from this camera are the best of the 3, especially in panorama where it kicks the other 2 into a top hat!
Summary: I bought this camera based on a C-Net review and previous Sony cameras. I was reasonably happy for 8 months (well within the warranty period). Then it went bad. The digital controls stopped functioning, and while I could do some point and shoot (barely), I couldn't change any functions or review the...
Summary: This camera is an upgrade from my previous Sony Cyber-shot. That sony was only a 12.1 megapixel camera with a 5x optic zoom... compared to this 16.2 megapixels and 16x optical zoom... but that camera was amazing for when it came out, and it lasted a long time for me.
Excerpt: I recently sold my underwater camera and decided to purchase a new digital camera for my normal use. I mean, really, I don’t need an underwater camera all the time because I don’t hit the beaches often, so I need something that I could use for normal, daily activities …
Summary: WOW! Great camera. I had previously purchased a Nikon S4100 compact digital camera. It was a good camera with one exception; the picture quality was very poor. After six months or so the lens stopped moving in and out and I returned it on my optional warranty and was given a refund.
Camera is good, PC interface problematical, Mac is great
Thomas L. Clark, Amazon
24 February 2012
Summary: As of this writing I have owned this camera for only two days. With decades of experience and a huge investment in pro photo equipment I'm not exactly a newbie. I find this camera to be remarkable in its class.
Excerpt: this Sony Hx9v is simply a Fantastic Travel Compact Camera ! AMB, HR Panorama and HHT Modes are great ! HDR Mode is nice too and you can Correct Exposure +/- by choosing the place you half-press the shutter ! Back Ground Blur is very useful for Portraits and Flowers !
Summary: A recent trip to China convinced me of the practical obsolescence of my point-and-shoot camera, which is over 6 years old. My wife researched the available offerings and spotted the favorable reviews of the SONY DSC-HX9V, which we purchased just before Christmas.