Summary Sony DSC-HX400V

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Specifications Key specs
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Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 50fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400VSony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V


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The Sony DSC-HX400V vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Zoom Great zoom Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
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The Sony DSC-HX400V vs other recent super zooms

Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Lowest price Inexpensive Help


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The Sony DSC-HX400V vs other recent digicams

Size Quite large Help
Professional size (130×93×103 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
February 2014
Weight Very heavy Help
660 g
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The Sony DSC-HX400V vs other recent super zooms

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 50fps
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Screen type Screen type Help
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
300 shots


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Avatar for Stacee Nicole Stacee Nicole (4:16 AM, August 06, 2015)
Says screen flips out but does not show in pictures
Jv (10:03 PM, June 07, 2014)
can this HX400V record slow motion ?
mohamed (1:52 PM, May 28, 2014)
yes of course
ahmad altamimi (1:06 PM, April 19, 2014)
Can i control in shutter speed ?????????????????? because i read it in sony websit --__--
Avatar for Will Will (2:15 PM, March 19, 2014)
It is still good, as a consumer visiting the site, to see the discrepancy that is still there after a month.
nicecam (2:39 PM, February 20, 2014)
its better to report your correction, by clicking the 'report a correction' button. That's what I have done a little earlier than your comment ;-) cheers
Avatar for Cees Ringelberg Cees Ringelberg (1:49 PM, February 15, 2014)
the article states that the HX 400V poor telephoto of 215mm but if you look at the site at sony has the Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Still 1:1: f = 28.5-1425mm / Still 3:2: f = 25-1250mm / Movie 4:3: f = 32.5-1625mm (SteadyShot Standard), f = 34.5-2300mm (SteadyShot Active), 38-2350mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive) / Still 4:3: f = 24-1200mm / 16 Movie 9: f = 26.5-1325mm (SteadyShot Standard), f = 28-1850mmmm (SteadyShot Active), f = 31-1900mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive) so the explanation of the telephoto is not good.