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If you are looking for a compact digital camera that works like a DSLR, then the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400 is what you are looking for. With the powerful combination of the 20.4MP, 1/2.3" Exmor R® CMOS sensor and the BIONZ X Processor, image quality is upheld by reducing noise. Complementing the reliable sensor and the processor is the built-in ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* 4.3-215mm f/2.8-6.3 lens that is capable of 50x optical zoom and 810x digital zoom. This Sony Cyber-shot can also document memories through full HD 1080p video recording. For clear footages, this Live previews of every frame can be seen through the electronic viewfinder while finding the best angles is made easy by the 3", 921k-dot tiltable TFT LCD. Whether for photo or video shooting, camera shake is negated by Optical Steadyshot Image Stabilization and Intelligent Active Mode. The DSC-HX400 is equipped with a number of photo enhancement features including the 360-degree Sweep Panorama for shots that require wider angles. Geo-tagging is made easy with the camera's built-in GPS. Sharing images or videos online as well as remote control via smart devices is possible through WiFi and NFC connectivity.
Product Features in Detail
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.
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 colors and textures with exceptional precision in real time.
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.
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.
Compose with a realistic view
Easily frame and view your shots and movies on the bright, high resolution 3.0 in (7.5 cm) Xtra Fine LCD screen.
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.
Attach a range of accessories to your camera, like external flashes, studio microphones, and more. The hotshoe powers these fixings to enhance your shooting.
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
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.
Get clear close-ups
A powerful 100x Clear Image Zoom fills the frame, for dramatic close-ups that always stay clear and detail-packed.
GPS charts your course
The built-in GPS geotags photos and movies, so you can track your trip's shooting locations precisely. Later, relive the fun captured on the footage using Sony PlayMemories Home software. With Map View mode, the path and images of a journey appear on a trail map.
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 enable 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
PlayMemories Camera Apps add personality
Enhance your creative expression with PlayMemories Camera Apps, offering a growing range of enjoyable and easy-to-use applications. These apps give you greater functionality and offer the ultimate tools for personalizing your camera to meet your photographic needs. Note: Services availability depends on region.
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.
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 stabilization, 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.
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.
Boost your flash photography
Advanced Flash brightens up dim scenes, lighting up subjects who are further away from the camera.
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 favorite settings.
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.
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.
Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.
|SENSOR TYPE||1/2.3 inch (7.82 mm) 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)||0.39 in - Infinity (W), 7.87 ft - Infinity (T)|
|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||2.95 in (3.0 type) (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™|
|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 / 10 sec. / 2 sec. / portrait 1 / portrait 2|
|PANORAMA (SHOOTING)||Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)|
|PICTURE EFFECT||Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High Key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, 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|
|FLASH RANGE||ISO Auto: Approx. 1.64 to 27.89 ft. (0.5 to 8.5 m) (W) / Approx. 7.87 to 11.48 ft (2.4 to 3.5 m) (T), ISO 3200: up to Approx. 39.37 ft (12.0 m) (W) / Approx. 16.73 ft (5.1 m) (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 1920 x 1080/50p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1440 x 1080/25 fps at 12 Mbps)|
|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. 1.4 W (EVF: Approx. 1.1 W)|
|BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)||Up to 380 shots/190 minutes|
|SUPPLIED BATTERY||Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1|
|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|
|EXTERNAL FLASH RANGE||ISO Auto: Approx. 1.64 to 27.89 ft. (0.5 to 8.5 m) (W) / Approx. 7.87 to 11.48 ft (2.4 to 3.5 m) (T), ISO 3200: up to Approx. 39.37 ft (12.0 m) (W) / Approx. 16.73 ft (5.1 m) (T)|
|SIZE & WEIGHT|
|DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)||12.96 x 9.32 x 10.32 cm|
|WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT)||633 g (body only), 660 g (with battery and media)|
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400
NP-BX1 X-Series Rechargeable Battery Pack
AC Adapter (AC-UB10C/UB10D)
Micro USB cable
12 Months Genuine Warranty with Sony Australia
Regular Price: $598.00
Special Price $525.00