Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
Top 44%843 points
Top 44%
Megapixels
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
20
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 50 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
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
245
0

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
25% have it
150
0

5. weight

660g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
300shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

7. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
33% have it
100
0

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-HX400V
48% have it
84
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

11. width

130mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

12. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
25% have it
76
0

13. height

39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. volume

1245cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

16. thickness

103mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

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-HX400V
46% have it
67
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

19. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
14% have it
58
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-HX400V
73% have it
56
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-HX400V
26% 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-HX400V
52% 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-HX400V
88% have it
51
0

24. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
16% have it
51
0

25. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

26. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
44% have it
47
0

27. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
20% have it
47
0

28. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
10% have it
44
0

29. 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.
50x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

30. 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-HX400V
67% have it
41
0

31. 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.
2.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

32. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
88% have it
40
0

33. 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.
1200mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

34. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
63% have it
37
0

35. 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.
30s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
37
0

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