Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

25 Reasons why Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V is better

than the average

1.Substantially more megapixels (photo)
20.4MPvs 16.7MP (the average)
vs 108MP (best: Panono Camera)
2.Notably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
10fpsvs 7fps (the average)
vs 60fps (best: Nikon DL18-50)
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
272gvs 376g (the average)
vs 65.5g (best: HTC Re)
4.Significantly better video recording quality
1,080 x 60fpsvs 1,003 x 36.4fps (the average)
vs 2,160 x 60fps (best: Canon EOS 1D X Mark II)
5.Has WiFi
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
The device can connect to WiFi.
6.Has a stereo microphone
Yesvs No (53% don't have it)
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
7.Way higher pixel density
462ppivs 360ppi (the average)
vs 544ppi (best: Sony A7)
8.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (74% don't have it)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
63.6mmvs 95.2mm (the average)
vs 26.2mm (best: DxO One)
10.Somewhat more battery power
1240mAhvs 1212mAh (the average)
vs 4360mAh (best: Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless)
11.Noticeably less body volume
263.32cm³vs 531.12cm³ (the average)
vs 65.29cm³ (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
38.3mmvs 50.8mm (the average)
vs 13mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
13.Notably higher resolution
831x1,108pxvs 875x609px (the average)
vs 1,517x1,011px (best: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S)
14.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (54% don't have it)
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.
15.Can create panoramas in-camera
Yesvs No (64% don't have it)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
16.Slightly bigger screen size
3"vs 3" (the average)
vs 4.8" (best: Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi))
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
17.Has GPS
Yesvs No (85% don't have it)
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
18.Supports AVCHD format
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
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.
19.Has manual shutter speed
Yesvs No (56% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
20.Significantly greater zoom range
30xvs 12x (the average)
vs 83.3x (best: Nikon Coolpix P900)
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
21.Explicitly longer maximum focal length
720mmvs 273mm (the average)
vs 2000mm (best: Nikon Coolpix P900)
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.
22.Measurably shorter minimum focal length
24mmvs 27mm (the average)
vs 1.18mm (best: HP Photosmart R937)
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
23.Remote shutter with view through I phone
very handy for group shots
24.Has a multifunctional horseshoe
HX20V perhaps does not have provision for external flash
25.Remote shutter control
use your I-phone and view your picture
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