General

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"Despite our few gripes, we still wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the HX100V to someone interested in a superzoom camera."
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Brand
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Sony
Lowest price
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$699.99
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Announced
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February 2011
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Sensor

"The Sony scored an Acceptable rating in overall image quality."
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Type
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CMOS
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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Megapixels
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16.2 MP
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Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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None

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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9.7 MP
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Native resolution
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4648 × 3488
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Pixel size
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1.7 µm²
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Screen

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LCD
Size
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3"
Resolution
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921k dots
Touch screen
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No
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Flips out
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No
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Lens

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Zoom
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30x
Wide angle
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27 mm
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Telephoto
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810 mm
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Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.8
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.6
Macro focus
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1.0 cm

Form factor

"It's easy to find what you are looking for."
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Size
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122×87×93 mm
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Depth
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3.7"
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Weight
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577 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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No

Viewfinder

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Digital
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Viewfinder size
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Unknown

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps
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Supports 24p
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No
High-speed framerate
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None
External mic jack
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No
Autofocus
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Unknown
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 1,440 x 1,080 @ 30fps
  4. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

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Panorama
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Unknown
HDR
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Unknown
3D
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Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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No
GPS
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Yes
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Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown
Battery life
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410 shots
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Continuous shooting
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10 fps

Focus system

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Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Focus points
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9
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Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s
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Min
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30s

Flash

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Built-in flash
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Yes
Popup
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Yes
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External connection
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No
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Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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  1. Memory Stick Duo
  2. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  3. Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  4. SD
  5. SDHC
  6. SDXC