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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

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Overall 7

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DP Review
6 May 2015
  • 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...
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Sony HX200V Camera Review

14 January 2015
  • 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

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 displa...
  • Cons: Price.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

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 8

Sony Cyber-shot HX200V

Camera Labs
6 September 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

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 9
Design 9
Value for money 9
Features 9
Performance 9
Picture quality 9

Sony CyberShot HX200V Review

What Digital Camera
17 May 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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Overall 8

Expert Review

Digital Camera Review
25 April 2012
  • Summary: Overview Flagship of five new “H” series compact super zooms announced by Sony on February 27 with a March market availability, the Cyber-shot HX200 features a 30x Carl Zeiss zoom lens covering the 27 to 810mm focal range (in 4:3 format; 29 to 870mm in 16:9) with maximum apertures of f/2.8 and f/5.6...
  • Pros: Quick auto focus, Good image and video quality, GPS and a host of other features
  • Cons: In-camera battery charging, Inadequate printed user's manual, Average ISO performance
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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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Overall 8

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX200V

21 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Cameras with big 'zooms' almost always manage to grab the consumer. Quite a few manufacturers have tried to cash-in on this feature by introducing cameras that approach prosumers as far as looks and features are concerned, while not going all out in terms of image quality for the sake of making it...
  • Pros: Superb 30x optical zoom; Zoom/Focus ring for manual control; Close macro mode; Excellent flip-out screen; EVF.
  • Cons: Image quality marred by aggressive noise reduction; Somewhat bulky and heavy; Cannot shoot RAW; Expensive.
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