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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
7.6 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

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Overall 8
7.6

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V: Review

Review guidelines
24 June 2013
  • Summary: The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V is a compact camera with the features of excellent quality. First of all, optical zoom with 30x Vario-Sonnar T Lens Carl Zeiss lens with exceptional optical quality.
  • Pros: Smile Shutter; Vario-Sonnar ® T Lens Carl Zeiss, Face Detection, Panorama Mode, Exmor R; By Pixel Super Resolution Technology, Full HD 50p recording GPS and compass, high-resolution display tiltable Continuous Shooting High Speed ​​Control (10 fps); Eye Sensor (to automatically switch the display...
  • Cons: Price.
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Overall 7
7.4

Expert Review

reviewed
17 October 2012
  • Summary: A decent superzoom, but the competition is too stiff for us to recommend the Sony HX200V.
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Overall 9
8.8
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
9.0

Sony CyberShot HX200V Review

What Digital Camera
3 August 2012
  • Summary: There’s no escaping the fact that the HX200V is an impressive bridge camera. It not only features a full specification, but also a host of extra imaging technology sure to impress. However, there are a few gripes – first of all, the price tag is a fair whack higher then similar models on the market,...
  • Pros: Impressive specification, good design, large focal range
  • Cons: Premium price, heavy image processing, ill-thought-out menu system
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Sony HX200V Camera Review

Shutterbug
27 July 2012
  • Excerpt: The Sony HX200V is a compact bridge camera with an SLR-like design. It offers an extreme zoom lens that is able to cover wide angle shots with a focal length of 27 mm and tele photos with an extreme tele of 810mm (35 mm film equivalent).
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Overall 8
8.1

Sony Cyber-shot HX200V

Camera Labs
18 July 2012
  • Summary: The Sony Cyber-shot HX200V is a super-zoom camera with a a 30x stabilised optical zoom. It replaces the Cyber-shot HX100V, upping the sensor resolution to a whopping 18.2 megapixels.
  • Pros: Fast 10-frame burst shooting., Eye sensor automatically switches from EVF to screen., 1080p50/60 best quality HD video., In-Camera Guide., Built-in GPS.
  • Cons: Poor High ISO noise performance., Lens cap obstructs lens on power-up., No RAW mode., No Hotshoe.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Review

TechnoBuffalo
12 July 2012
  • Excerpt: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V has one heck of a model name, but it’s also known as Sony’s top-of-the-line Super Zoom digital camera. Filling the shoes of last year’s Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V, the HX200V brings a lot of nifty new features…
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Cyber-shot HX200V

CNET
6 June 2012
  • Summary: A lot of camera, both in lens and features, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V is a solid choice for point-and-shoot users looking to do a little more than that.
  • Pros: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V is a fast-shooting megazoom with excellent photo and video quality for its class, and plenty of shooting options to make casual and advanced shooters happy.
  • Cons: The HX200V lacks advanced bridge camera features like raw image capture, a hot shoe, or mic input. Some of its shooting modes and general operation can get confusing if you want to do more than leave it in auto.
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Overall 7
7.2

Expert Review

DP Review
11 May 2012
  • Summary: The Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V has virtually every feature imaginable for a super zoom camera, most of which allow you to take shots that were otherwise impossible. The image quality isn't great when viewed at 100%, but for most people, it's more than adequate.
  • Pros: Good photo quality, if you don't look too closely, Massive 30X, 27 - 810 mm zoom lens, Optical image stabilization, with 3-way "active mode" for movies, Articulating 3-inch LCD display with 921k pixels and good outdoor visibility, Handy manual zoom/focus ring around lens, Very responsive performa...
  • Cons: Good photo quality, if you don't look too closely, Massive 30X, 27 - 810 mm zoom lens, Optical image stabilization, with 3-way "active mode" for movies, Articulating 3-inch LCD display with 921k pixels and good outdoor visibility, Handy manual zoom/focus ring around lens, Very responsive performa...
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Expert Review

Dc Resource
16 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V ($479) is a high-end super zoom camera that does just about everything imaginable. Whether you're talking about its built-in GPS, 360 degree panorama maker, 10 fps burst shooting, instant HDR photos, or 1080/60p videos, the HX200V has nearly every bell and whistle ever...
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Sony Cyber-shot HX200V Review

Digital Photography Interface
11 April 2012
  • Conclusion: At first glance, the new 18 megapixel Sony Cyber-shot HX200V looks very much like its predecessors from previous years. Indeed the camera shares a similar body design with a 30X zoom lens, 3 inch screen, lens barrel ring and GPS like last year’s model, but the 2012 Sony HX200V sports improvements...
  • Pros: Good image quality; clean photos up to ISO 800, usable up to ISO 1600, Versatile 30X zoom lens, now with improved optical image stabilization, Sharp 3 inch LCD which has decent to good legibility and can be tilted up/down, Excellent battery life, Custom button and ability to save 3 sets of settin...
  • Cons: Lens that starts at a wider angle and better lens cap design would have been nice, Only 2 aperture choices at any given time; no RAW image mode, No high-speed/slow motion movie option, Slow startup time; laggy command dial response, No flash hotshoe, low resolution EVF
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