Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 Digital Camera

20 Megapixels20 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.

Digital Camera Description

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 20 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 80-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-3200. With 20 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 22" x 16" at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 30s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX400 is performed via a Built-in EVF.

Model Specifications

BrandSony ModelCybershot DSC-HX400
Sensor 20 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 30s
Lens24 - 1200mm F/2.8 - 6.3 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 2.4m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes14High Sensitivity, Night, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Sports, Gourmet, Pet
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 10 FPS, 10 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger WiFi Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 8.5 - 3.5m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity, Memory Stick Duo GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 300 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
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Size 130 x 93 x 103mm (W x H x D) Weight 660g

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Sony DSC-HX400 Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

20 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 80-3200
50X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls
Unknown Size Built-in EVFCustom white-balance
Automatic Eye-Start sensorSpot-Metering
10 FPS Drive, 10 ImagesHot-Shoe
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 920K PixelsSecure Digital High Capacity
Memory Stick Duo
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