In the line of super zoom cameras from Sony, comes the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1. Read on to know its latest features, technical specifications and price.

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1

It would be apt to say that a camera is what its lens does. A camera that comes with a superior type of lens will always perform better. The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1 comes with a G branded lens that was originally developed for the Sony Alpha DSLR family. This super zoom camera comes with a resolution of 9.1 mp and a zoom capacity of a whopping 20x.

Design and Functioning

For a super zoom camera, the kind that are never pocket sized unless one is wearing a cargo, the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1 is rather lightweight and easy to grip. It comes with 20x zoom that spans focal lengths ranging from 5mm to 100mm the 35mm equivalent of which is 28-560mm. Like any other good compact camera, it comes with a viewfinder, which aids in better composition than an LCD. The ISO ratings that it responds to extend from 125 to 3200, and its shutter speed ranges from a maximum of 1/4000th of a second to a minimum of 30 seconds during the manual mode. Other features that are notable are a sweeping panorama for clicking pictures with a larger view and anti-shake modes for Image Stabilization. It comes with an internal memory of 11MB and is compatible with SD/SDHC cards.

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1 Price India
Price: Rs. 24,990.00Resolution: 9.10 MP

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Technical Specifications of Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1
OverviewCamera type Compact Digital Camera
Battery (Type) Lithium ION Battery
Battery Life (Hours) 390
DimensionsWidth (mm) 115
Depth (mm) 92
Height (mm) 83
Weight 504
LensFocal Length(mm) 5 - 100
f-number 2.8-5.2
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1/4000
ISO rating Auto / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
Interchangeability NA
Brand Sony G
Image SensorType Exmor CMOS Sensor
Size(inches) 1/2.4
Total Resolution(MP) 10.30
Effective Resolution(MP) 9.10
Dust Reduction System NA
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 3.0
MemoryInternal Memory Approx. 11M
Card Type SD Memory Card
ZoomOptical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom Approx. 40x
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Automatic
Aperture Automatic
White Balance Automatic
Focus Manual
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes easy
Built in Flash Automatic
External flash support Automatic
InterfaceWiFi NA
Bluetooth NA
Picbridge Yes
Hdmi NA
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing Yes
Self Timer 10.00
Face Detection Yes
Af Assist Lamp Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram Yes
Colour Options Black
Warranty (Years) 3
Last Updated on : August 19, 2010

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