Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
Top 46%818 points
Top 46%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
20.4
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V: 47 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20.4MP
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. weight

272g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

5. 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
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

6. video recording

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

7. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
33% have it
100
0

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
48% have it
84
0

9. 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

10. pixel density

462ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

11. width

63.6mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

12. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
26% have it
73
0

13. height

108.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. volume

263.32cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. thickness

38.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

16. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

17. battery power

1240mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

18. 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-HX50V
46% have it
67
0

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-HX50V
36% have it
59
0

20. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
14% have it
58
0

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
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22. 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-HX50V
73% have it
56
0

23. 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-HX50V
26% have it
54
0

24. 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-HX50V
52% have it
52
0

25. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
88% have it
51
0

26. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
44% have it
47
0

27. 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.
30x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

28. 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-HX50V
67% have it
41
0

29. 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.
3.5
Ricoh GR II: 1
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-HX50V
51% have it
40
0

31. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
88% have it
40
0

32. 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.
720mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

33. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
63% have it
37
0

34. 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

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-HX50V
61% have it
36
0

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