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.
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.
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.
Summary: I received this camera as a Christmas present. I've been looking for a nice new camera to replace my 5, or 6 year old 8mp Sony Cybershot. While it served me well and still works great, I've been wanting a new camera that is able to take high definition video.
Summary: I spent many hours reading reviews of both DSLR and point and shoot cameras. It really came down to one thing. The best camera is one you have with you. I have taken over 1000 (yes 1000) pictures with my phone this past year or so.
Summary: am not expert about pixels zooming but to have a small camera with the best zoom and clear pictures its feels that u have a small monster. just came back from Yanni concert in Dubai and everyone can`t believe that i was seating way back its so clear and rich with colors 5/5 with love
Summary: I was deciding between this and the Canon S95. The kicker for me was the better optical zoom on this. I'm really happy I went with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V, since the pictures and videos it takes are incredible!