Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
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maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V: 51 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

18.20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
30fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
177
0

5. weight

221g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
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6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
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7. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
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8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
320shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
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9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
48% have it
86
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10. pixel density

462ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
77
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11. width

62mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
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12. height

107mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
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13. volume

232.19cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
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14. thickness

35mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
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15. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
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16. battery power

900mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
69
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17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
45% have it
67
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
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19. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
35% have it
59
0

20. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
72% have it
57
0

21. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
25% have it
54
0

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
53% have it
52
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
87% have it
51
0

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
44% have it
50
0

25. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
20x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
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26. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.20f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
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27. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
88% have it
41
0

28. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
56% have it
41
0

29. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
68% have it
41
0

30. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
52% have it
40
0

31. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
500mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

32. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
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33. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
0s
Hasselblad H5D-50c: 720s
38
0

34. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
65% have it
37
0

35. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
61% have it
36
0

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