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HX400V COMPACT CAMERA WITH 50X OPTICAL ZOOM

Full Specifications and Features

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$459.99

Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
20.4MP
Lens type
ZEISS Vario Sonnar T* Lens
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F2.8 (W) - 6.3 (T)
Focal length (f=)
f=4.3-215 mm
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
1 cm - Infinity (W), 2.4 m - Infinity (T)
Optical Zoom
50x
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
Still Image: 20M Approx.100x / 10M Approx.142x / 5M Approx.200x / VGA Approx.810x / 15M(16:9) Approx.100x / 2M(16:9) Approx.270x;Movie; Approx. 100x
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 810x (VGA)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Approx. 200
Filter Diameter
Yes (φ55)
Screen Type
3.0'' (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps)
Viewfinder
0.2-type electronic viewfinder
Image Processing Engine
BIONZ X™
Steadyshot
Optical
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, DMF, Manual Focus, Continuous AF (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 80-12800
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy,Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight, Incandescent, Flash,Custom,C.Temp./Filter
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4 - 1/4000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/4000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000) / Manual (30 - 1/4000)
Shooting Mode
Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR(Memory Recall) 1,2, Movie Mode(Program Auto,Aperture Priority,Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
10 fps (for up to 10 shots)
Self-Timer
Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait 1 / portrait 2
Panorama (Shooting)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Picture Effect
Toy camera, Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration
Auto Image Rotation
Yes
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Minimum Illumination
Auto: 4lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Built-in Flash Red-Eye Correction
On / Off
Flash Mode
Flash Off , Autoflash , Fill-flash , Slow Sync. , Advanced Flash , Rear Sync.
Flash Type
Built-in, manual pop-up
AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
Bracketing
Yes
Flash 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), ISO3200: up to Approx. 12.0m (39.37 ft.) (W) / Approx. 5.1m (16.73 ft.) (T)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo™;Memory Stick PRO Duo™(high speed);Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™;Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™;Memory Stick Micro;Memory Stick Micro (Mark2);SD Memory Card;SDHC Memory Card;SDXC Memory Card;microSD Memory Card;microSDHC Memory Card;microSDXC Memory Card
Recording Format
Still Images: JPEG ( DCF, Exif, MPF Baseline ) compliant, DPOF compatible
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/50p at 28Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,440 x 1,080/25fps at 12Mbps)
Still Image Resolution
3:2 mode:18M(5,184×3,456) / 8.9M(3,648×2,432) / 4.5M(2,592×1,728), 4:3 mode:20M(5,184×3,888) / 10M(3,648×2,736) / 5M(2,592×1,944) / VGA, 16:9 mode:15M(5,184×2,920) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 2.1M(1,920×1,080), 1:1 mode:15M(3,888×3,888) / 7.5M(2,736×2,736) / 3.7M(1,920×1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide(7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920) /Standard(4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920) / Sweep Panorama:360 (11,520×1,080)
Panorama (Recording)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Input and Output Terminals
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Micro HDMI, Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Multi Interface Shoe
Wi-Fi Connectivity
NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.4W (EVF:Approx. 1.1W)
Battery Life(Still Images)
Up to 380 shots / 190 minutes
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
Yes
Shooting Functions
Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR(Memory Recall) 1,2, Movie Mode (Program Auto,Aperture Priority,Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto
Index Playback
9 / 25 images
Playback Zoom
Depends on Image Size
GPS
Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D)
129.6 x 93.2 x 114.8 mm, 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2 mm (from front of lens to monitor); 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 5/8 in, 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in (from front of lens to monitor)
Weight
633 g (Body only), 660 g (With battery and media)
External Flash 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), ISO3200: up to Approx. 12.0m (39.37 ft.) (W) / Approx. 5.1m (16.73 ft.) (T)
  • NP-BX1 X-Series Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AC Adaptor (AC-UB10C/UB10D)
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual

Features

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Capture 20.4 megapixel detail, even in low light

Shoot detail-packed stills and movies, even indoors or in dim light, with the 20.4 effective megapixels Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

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BIONZ X™ for more detail and less noise

To transform data from the Exmor R® CMOS sensor into high-resolution images, the BIONZ X™ image processor integrates detail reproduction, diffraction-reducing and area-specific noise reduction technologies. This combination makes it possible to reproduce realistic images of truer colours and textures with exceptional precision in real time

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Powerful zoom with less to carry

Travel, wildlife and more, everything’s covered by the high quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with powerful 50x optical zoom

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Lock-on AF for enhanced photo opportunities

Simply press the shutter button halfway to activate Lock-on AF . It automatically adjusts the AF target frame size to match the subject size, improve tracking performance, and take full advantage of every photo opportunity

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Adjust light and exposure levels manually

Use the P/S/A/M manual modes to control the aperture or shutter speed and play with the creative effects in your photos

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Compose with a realistic view

Easily frame and view your shots and movies on the bright, high resolution 7.5cm (3.0”) Xtra Fine LCD screen

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Multi interface shoe

Attach a range of accessories to your camera, like external flashes, studio microphones, and more. The hotshoe powers these fixings to enhance your shooting

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Electronic viewfinder

Take the guesswork out of composing shots. A 201-dot resolution electronic viewfinder gives you a clear, real-time preview with 100% frame coverage – ideal for framing, focusing, and reviewing shots. A built-in eye-sensor automatically switches you between the LCD display and the viewfinder.

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Shoot smooth, steady Full HD movies

Film smooth, steady video clips in Full HD 24p, even when you’re walking or zooming, with Optical SteadyShot Active Mode

Get clear close-ups

A powerful 100x Clear Image Zoom fills the frame, for dramatic close-ups that always stay clear and detail-packed

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One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC-enabled Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually

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PlayMemories Camera Apps add personality

Enhance your creative expression with PlayMemories Camera Apps, offering a growing range of enjoyable applications that are easy to download. Not only do these apps give you greater functionality — they are the ultimate means of personalizing your camera to fulfil your photographic aims. Note: Services availability depends on region

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GPS charts your course

The built-in GPS geotags photos and movies, so you can track your trip's shooting locations precisely. Later, to relive the fun that's been captured in the footage, use Sony PlayMemories Home software to recall journeys, wherever on Earth you shot them on camera. With Map View mode, the path and images of a journey appear on a trail map

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Focus on the moment

After autofocusing, you can rotate a lens ring to use Direct Manual Focus to make fine adjustments, for fantastic focusing speed, precision, and control for shooting macro and fast-moving subjects. 

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Shoot high quality pictures quickly

The BIONZ X™ processor is key to high-speed continuous shooting at 10 frames per second and finely detailed image quality

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Intelligent Active Mode keeps blur away

Have no fear of handheld movie shooting. Intelligent Active Mode, featuring Sony's advanced frame-analysis technology and 5-axis image stabilisation, compensates for camera shake. This mode reduces the blurriness that tends to occur in images when shooting handheld or shooting while chasing a subject in action

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Enjoy DSLR-like creative control

Get the shot you want with a manual ring for smooth zoom/focus, jog dial, custom buttons and memory for favourite settings

Boost your flash photography

Advanced Flash brightens up dim scenes, lighting up subjects who are further away from the camera

Add artistic picture effects

Add up to 13 different creative effects to stills, movies, and panoramas without having to download and use image-editing software

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Capture full panoramas with movement and faces

Just press the shutter button and sweep the camera for extra-wide panoramas of landscapes, city scenes and packed parties

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Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.