Sony DSC-HX400 20.4 Megapixel High Zoom Digital Camera - Black

Sony
Product #:
SYCD1326
Manufacturer #:
DSCHX400/B
UPC:
027242877887

- 20.4MP Exmor® R CMOS Sensor
- 50x Optical/100x Clear Image zoom
- New BIONZ® X processor
- Optical SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active mode
- Full HD video1 in 1080/60p/24p
- Lock-On AF, Motion Shot Video traces subject movement
- Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi®/NFC3
- 4K quality still image output via HDMI2

Screen Size:
3.0"
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.
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Compatible Media:
SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.
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Megapixels:
Approx. 20.4 MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.
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Battery Type:
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack
Lens Type:
Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens
Lens Type:
This is the type of lens.
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Aspect Ratio:
16:9, 4:3
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Our Price: $448.00

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Overview

Featuring a solid SLR-like styling with a 20.4 MP sensor and 50x optical zoom, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400 is a heavy weight in the field of digital cameras. Designed to get the best of both worlds, Sony DSC- HX 400 gives you the efficiency of a DSLR with the operability of point and shoot digital camera. With a BIONZ X image processor and Exmor R CMOS sensor, it gives you high quality images. This Sony camera has 50x of optical zoom, keeping you close to the action always. Now nothing can hide from your eyes, thanks to the efficient electronic viewfinder. This enables you to compose your shots with ease and always get the desired results. This camera features a large 3 inch LCD screen that provides a brilliant picture output. Features like Optical Steady Shot and Locked On Auto Focus give you the perfect shot. With its excellent design and features, the Sony DSC HX400 makes you click like a pro.

Optics and Focus

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX400 offers an excellent 50x optical zoom and crisp imaging with the premium Vario-Sonnar T ZEISS lens. It also helps in fast and smooth focusing on the subject. The lens has exceptional light gathering performance. Optical Steady shot with Intelligent Active Mode helps you capture images with precise focus. Lock-on AF uses multiple points and automatically recognizes the subject. It provides sharp focus even if the subject is in motion.

Sensor and Screen

Sony Cyber-Shot has an excellent Exmor R CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20.4 MP. It captures superlative details with brilliant colors. Powered by a BIONZ X Processor, this Sony camera gives you excellent image quality. With this camera, you get the desired results with its electronic viewfinder. It gives you a real time preview of your shot with 100 percent screen coverage. The built in sensor automatically switches from display to viewfinder, thereby giving you maximum flexibility. The DSC HX400 has a large 3 inch display that provides amazing clarity.

Image and Video

Get professional quality images with Sony DSC HX400. Sony DSC HX400 helps you bring moment to life with real like full HD video recording. Now record crystal clear movies in full HD with impressive fast motion video that gives you cinema-like movie recording. Along with Full HD 1080p video recording at 60 fps, this camera also lets you shoot razor-sharp images at a maximum resolution of 5,184 x 2,920 pixels. The image detail is retained even when you enlarge the photo for cropping or recomposition. You can shoot the images and videos at selectable resolutions and frame rates, giving you tremendous recording flexibility.

Other Feature

The Sony DSC HX400 is loaded with features that will amaze you. The Picture Effect technology breathes new life into images by giving them innovative special effects. This camera also features easy wireless technology that lets you share images and videos from the camera with other devices through simplified WiFi. The camera also lets you share media instantly just by tapping your camera with a compatible Android device, thanks to NFC support.

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Specifications

Brand
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Sony cameras

Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Exmor R CMOS sensor
Sensor Type:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera.

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Display Specifications
Screen Size: 3.0"
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.

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Dots: 921K dots
Dots:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

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Detailed Specifications
Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot™ Image Stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode
Image Stabilization:
This is a family of techniques used to reduce blurring associated with the motion of a camera during exposure. Image stabilization helps in low light situations using slower shutter speeds.

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Compatible Media: SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.

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Viewfinder: 0.2" (0.5cm) 201k dots
Viewfinder:
The eye level device you look through to compose the image.

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Megapixels: Approx. 20.4 MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.

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Shutter
Shutter Speeds: iAuto (4 - 1/4000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/4000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000) / Manual (30 - 1/4000)
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

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Self Timer: Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait 1 / portrait 2
Self Timer:
Allows a delay between pressing the shutter release button and the actual firing of the shutter. Commonly used to give photographers time to put themselves in the shot and to take photos without having to physically have their hands on the camera during exposure.

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Focus Control
Face Detection: 8 faces
Face Detection:
Type of face detection that a camera has.

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Focus Control Type: Contrast detection AF
Focus Control Type:
Type of focus control ranging from automatic focus points to full manual control.

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Control Specifications
ISO Speed: Auto : (ISO80-3200 / 80 /100 / 125 / 160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500/640 / 800 / 1000 / 1250 / 1600 / 2000 / 2500 / 3200
ISO Speed:
The ISO speed setting dictates sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO speed, the more sensitive the film or digital sensor is to light. Higher ISOs have the effect of noise in an image. The actual ISO at which the noise occurs varies from camera to camera. Low ISOs are generally used for brighter lighting conditions and high ISOs are often used for low light or action shots.

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Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / 3EV step
Exposure Compensation:
Refers to the option for the user to override the internal light meter in the camera to either OVER or UNDER expose based on middle/18% gray. This is especially useful when photographing either extremely white/bright scenes or when in very dark/dimly lit scenarios.

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Meter Modes: Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
Meter Modes:
The various modes in which the camera will measure light. Most DSLRs and some advanced point and shoots have the ability to meter an entire scene (matrix/evaluative) or a specific point (centerweighted/spot)

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Physical Specifications
Dimensions: (Approx.) : W x H x D: 5 1/8" x 3 3/4" x 4 1/8" (129.6mm x 93.2mm x 103.2mm)
Dimensions:
The measurements of an object.

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Weight: "(Approx.) : 1 lb 7.3 oz (660g) (Approx) (Main unit only) : 1 lb 6.3oz (633g)"
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

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Color: Black
Color:
The color of the item.

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Flash
Operating Range: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.5m to 8.5m (1.64 ft. to 27.89 ft.) (W) / Approx. 2.4m to 3.5m (7.87 ft. to 11.48 ft.) (T), ISO 3200: up to Approx. 12.0m (39.37 ft.) (W) / Approx. 5.1m (16.73 ft.) (T)
Operating Range:
The minimum and maximum distance of effective flash.

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Flash Modes: Flash Off / Autoflash / Fill-flash / Slow Sync. / Advanced Flash / Rear Sync. / Wireless (with optional compliant flash)
Flash Modes:
Different modes that determines how a flash will be used in a photo.

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Battery Type
Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack
Interface
Computer: Multi (AV/USB), Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)
Computer:
The hardware within a computer system which carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system.

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Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent 1 (Cool White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 2 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day Light Fluorescent Lighting) / Flash / C.Temp / Fliter / Custom
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

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Power System
Drive Modes: Single / Continuous Shooting / Self-timer / Self Portrait / WB Bracketing
Drive Modes:
Also referred to as release modes, cameras often have several different modes in which they will capture images including: single shot, continuous drive (low and high), self timer, and mirror lock-up.

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AC Adapter: AC-UB10C / UB10D
AC Adapter:
The type of AC adapter.

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Battery Type: NP-BX1
Battery Type:
The type of battery for a device. Some cameras use single use alkaline while others use rechargeable lithium batteries.

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Recording Data
File Size: Panorama Still Image Size : Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152 × 1,080 / 4,912 × 1,920); Sweep Panorama: 360 (11,520 × 1,080)
File Size:
The amount of space a file (photo/video) will take up on a storage device or your hard drive. This is usually measured in Megabytes (MB) or Gigabytes (GB).

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Image Formats: JPEG
Image Formats:
The types of files that a particular camera produces. All cameras output JPEG images, but some of the more sophisticated models will shoot in RAW mode. RAW Image Formats will vary based on manufacturer.

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Brand
Brand: Sony
LCD Monitor
LCD Type: 3.0" XtraFine™ LCD (921K dots)
LCD Type:
Type of LCD monitor.

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Focusing Control
Focus Modes: Single-shot AF, DMF, Manual Focus, Continuous AF (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

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Camera Attributes
Sensor Size: 1/2.3"
Sensor Size:
Refers to the actual physical size of the imaging sensor in the camera. A sensor that has the same dimensions as a 35mm frame of film is considered to be "full" frame. Other smaller sensor sizes are described in terms relative to a "full" sized sensor. (e.g. an APS-C 1.5x crop sensor)

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Camera Type: High Zoom digital camera
Camera Type:
The type of camera. Examples: SLR, point and shoot, mirrorless.

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Lens
Digital Zoom: 20M Approx. 200x / 10M Approx. 284x / 5M Approx. 400x / VGA Approx. 810x / 15M (16:9) Approx. 200x / 2M (16:9) Approx. 540x
Digital Zoom:
A function of a digital camera that makes an image seem close-up.

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Focusing Range: iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 240cm (7.87 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx.240cm (7.87 ft.) to Infinity)
Focusing Range:
The range a camera is able to focus on for a certain image.

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Focal Length: f=4.3-215mm
Focal Length:
The distance between the film and the optical center of the lens when the lens is focused on infinity.

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Lens Specs
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens
Lens Type:
This is the type of lens.

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Aspect Ratio
Aspect Ratio: 16:9, 4:3

In The Box

- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400 Digital Camera DSCHX400/B
- Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
- AC Adaptor(AC-UB10C / UB10D)
- Micro USB cable
- Shoulder Strap
- Shoe Cap
- Lens Cap
- Instruction Manual

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