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Sony DSC-HX90V Compact Digital Camera $549.00 

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Sony NP-BX1 Camera Battery
Sony NP-BX1 Camera Battery
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Product Summary

  • 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens
  • 60x Clear Image Zoom
  • 3.0'' (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
  • BIONZ X™ image processor
  • Retractable OLED Tru-Finder
  • Lock-On AF
  • Connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Built-in GPS
  • 12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia

The Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Compact Digital Camera boasts with ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens, 60x Clear Image Zoom, and 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor to guarantee the crisp and superb low light imaging. The Retractable OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder provides an easy way to shoot at eye level and 3.0'' (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / 180° tilting TFT LCD offers to take pictures and videos at different angles. Having the BIONZ X™ image processor, sharp images and high-speed and lock-on autofocus is provided. The Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity helps you instantly transfer images from your camera to your smartphone, tablet, and computer while the built-in GPS provides exactly the location of where your images were taken.  

Product Features in Detail

Aim farther — Upgrade your view
Take a better look at all you aim for, with the world's smallest1 digital camera including a 30x optical zoom lens developed by Sony along with the legendary ZEISS®, a clear retractable OLED Tru-Finder™, and other features to extend full-scale shooting capabilities. The new Sony HX90 — it's absolutely brilliant from every perspective.

The Elements of Comprehensive Image Quality
The synergy of a higher-performance CMOS image sensor, lightning-quick image processor and legendary lens pack the latest optical and engineering advancements into an amazingly compact form.

Go farther, closer and wider
The ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens extends a legacy of high-precision optics to capture clear, sharp, undegraded images throughout a 24-720mm2 range.

Renowned ZEISS optics
Legendary ZEISS quality delivers brilliant sharpness, rich contrast and minimal distortion.

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
A back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels takes in more light for greater detail in every shot.

BIONZ X™ image processing engine
Now reproducing more realistic detail and colour in images with less diffraction and noise.

Command With Confidence
Instantly take control of any function that you want. All aspects of operation and handling are intuitively manageable, making it as easy as possible for you to love using this camera.

OLED Tru-Finder
This high-contrast retractable OLED Tru-Finder is far brighter than conventional electronic viewfinders and perfect for all-around portability, safety and practicality.

Extra-speedy & precise Fast Intelligent AF
An improved spatial object detection algorithm realises a more optimal and accurate lens drive to make AF even faster, for capturing more fleeting moments with ease.

Set the Right Shooting Style in Motion
Gain more choices to shoot your movie just right, according to the situation and how you want to show it. Whether you just want to share some action quickly or save it at higher resolution for more careful editing later, you can shoot in your own style to suit your purpose. Simply make format, mode, exposure and other settings and start recording as you like.

Enjoy movies in versatile formats
Choose XAVC S3 or AVCHD format for high-resolution movie recording. You can even simultaneously record the action as a compressed, Web-friendly MP4 file for easy sharing.

Capability Beyond Convention
Show the world how much farther you can go even after you've taken your shot. Touch up photos, share footage wirelessly, map your journey and have more fun in fresher ways than ever with your camera.

Trace your trip in detail
Built-in GPS geotags your photos and movies, so when viewing them later, you can see trail maps of the shooting locations using Sony PlayMemories Home software on a computer.

An easy, direct connection gets your images across
Use built-in NFC™/Wi-Fi capability to send photos and movies from your camera to other mobile devices. It takes just a single touch of your mobile device to the camera to make the connection.

PlayMemories Camera Apps
Take advantage of PlayMemories Camera Apps downloads that make your camera and images more functional, creative and fun to play with.

Stay in style
An optional accessory set of soft body case, lens jacket and shoulder strap (LCJ-HWA available in three colours) keeps the camera in style. The body case doesn’t have to be removed during shooting. 

Included in the Box 

     Sony DSC-HX90V Compact Digital Camera
     Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
     AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D
     Micro USB cable
     Wrist Strap
     Instruction Manual
     AC Power Code
     12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia

Warranty Information 

     This Sony DSC-HX90V Compact Digital Camera product comes with 12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

IMAGE SENSOR Type Exmor R CMOS sensor
Size 1/2.3 type (7.82mm)
Gross Pixels Approx. 21.1 mega pixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 18.2 mega pixels
LENS Lens Type ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)
F Number F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Focal Length (f=) f=4.1 - 123mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9 f=26.5 - 795mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 4:3 f=24 - 720mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 3:2 f=25 - 750mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 1:1 f=27.5 - 825mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 16:9 f=26.5 - 795mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=28 - 1180mmmm(SteadyShot Active), f=31 - 1210mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 4:3 f=32.5 - 975mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5 - 1450mm(SteadyShot Active), 38 - 1480mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focus Range (iAuto) W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Focus Range (Program Auto) W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Optical Zoom 30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom Still Image: 18M Approx. 2.0x/ 10M Approx. 2.7x/ 5.0M Approx. 3.8x/ VGA Approx. 15x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 2.0x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 5.1x; Movie: Approx. 60x *4
Precision Digital Zoom - Still Image 18M Approx. 4.0x/ 10M Approx. 5.4x/ 5.1M Approx. 7.6x/ VGA Approx. 15x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 4.0x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 10x *4
LCD Screen Size Approx. 7.5cm (3.0 inch) 4:3 format
Number Of Dots 921,600 dots
Name Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable angle Up by approx. 180 degrees
Brightness Setting Manual (5 steps)
VIEWFINDER Size 0.2 inch
Number Of Dots 638,400dots
Magnification Approx. 0.5x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.)
Type Electronic viewfinder (OLED)
Image Stabilizer System (Still image) Optical SteadyShot, (Movie) Optical SteadyShot Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type
Focus Mode - Direct Manual Focus Yes
Focus Mode - Manual Focus Yes
Focus Mode - Single-shot AF (AF-S) Yes
Focus Mode - Continuous AF (AF-C) Yes (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Area: Wide Yes
Focus Area: Center Yes
Focus Area Flexible Spot (S/M/L) Yes
Focus Area: Expanded Flexible Spot Yes
Lock On AF Yes
Light Metering - Multi Pattern Yes
Light Metering - Center-Weighted Yes
Light Metering - Spot Yes
Exposure Compensation +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Still Image) (Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/ 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200,Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200/ 6400 *6/12800 *6) *5
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Movie) Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/ lower limit),80/ 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set
Shutter Speed iAuto (4" - 1/2000)/ Program Auto (1" - 1/2000)/ Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000)/ Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000)/ Manual (30" - 1/2000) *7
Self-Timer Off/ 10sec./ 5sec./ 2sec./ 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable/ 3 consecutive bracketing shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Flash Mode Auto/ Flash On/ Slow Sync./ Flash Off/ Rear Sync.
Flash Range ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m(W)/ Approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(T)
GPS Yes (Only GPS)
Auto Macro Yes
Auto Focus Illuminator Auto / Off
Aperture iAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W))/ Program Auto(F3.5-F6.3(W))/ Manual(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Aperture Priority(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Shutter Priority(F3.5-F6.3(W))
Face Detection - Mode Off/ On(Regist Faces)/ On
Face Detection - Face Selection Yes (Key, Selected-face Memory)
Face Detection - Max. No of Detectable Faces 8 faces
Dynamic Range Optimiser Yes
SHOOTING MODE Superior Auto Yes
Intelligent Auto Yes
Program Auto (Program shift available) Yes
Shutter Speed Priority Yes
Aperture Priority Yes
Movie Mode(Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure) Yes
Panorama Yes
Scene Selection Yes
MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3 Yes
Manual Exposure Yes
SCENE SELECTION High Sensitivity Yes
Night Scene Yes
Night Portrait Yes
Portrait Yes
Landscape Yes
Beach Yes
Snow Yes
Fireworks Yes
Advanced Sports Shooting Yes
Gourmet Yes
Pet Yes
Soft Skin Yes
Handheld Twilight Yes
Anti Motion Blur Yes
Sunset Yes
Rich-tone Monochrome Yes
Miniature Yes
Toy Camera Yes
Pop Colour Yes
Partial Colour Yes
Soft High-key Yes
Water Colour Yes
Posterization Yes
Retro Photo Yes
Soft Focus Yes
High Contrast Monochrome Yes
Illustration Yes
COMPATIBLE RECORDING MEDIA Memory Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies) Yes*9
Memory Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies) Yes*9
Memory Stick PRO Duo - High Speed Yes*9
Memory Stick PRO HG Duo Yes*9
SD Memory Card Yes*9
SDHC Memory Card Yes*9
SDXC Memory Card Yes*9
Memory Stick Micro Yes*9 *10
Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) Yes*9 *10
Micro SD Memory Card Yes*9 *10
Micro SDHC Memory Card Yes*9 *10
Micro SDXC Memory Card Yes*9 *10
STILL IMAGE RECORDING 13M (3,664×3,664) 1:1 mode Yes
7.5M (2,736×2,736) 1:1 mode Yes
3.7M (1,920×1,920) 1:1 mode Yes
16M (4,896×3,264) 3:2 mode Yes
8.9M (3,648×2,432) 3:2 mode Yes
4.5M (2,592×1,728) 3:2 mode Yes
18M (4,896 X 3,672) 4:3 mode Yes
10M (3,648 X 2,736) 4:3 mode Yes
5M (2,592 X 1,944) 4:3 mode Yes
VGA (640 X 480) 4:3 mode Yes
13M (4,896 X 2,752) 16:9 mode Yes
7.5M (3,648×2,056) 16:9 mode Yes
2.1M (1,920×1,080) 16:9 mode Yes
Sweep Panorama 360 (11,520 X 1,080) Yes
Sweep Panorama Wide (7,152 X 1,080 / 4,912 X 1,920) Yes
Sweep Panorama Standard (4,912 X 1,080 / 3,424 X 1,920) Yes
MOVIE RECORDING AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/50p (28M, PS) Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/50i (24M, FX) Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/25p (24M, FX) Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/50i (17M, FH) Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/25p (17M, FH) Yes
MP4 - 28M(1,920x1,080/50fps) Yes
MP4 - 16M(1,920x1,080/25fps) Yes
MP4 - 6M(1,280x720/25fps) Yes
XAVC S - 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/50p) Yes
XAVC S - 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/25p) Yes
BATTERY LIFE Still Image Monitor:Approx. 390/ Approx. 195min, ViewFinder:Approx. 360/ Approx. 180min *11
Movies actual shooting Monitor:Approx. 70min., ViewFinder:Approx. 75min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.) *12 *13
OTHER FEATURES PlayMemories Camera Apps Yes
Beauty Effect Skin Toning/ Skin Smoothing/ Shine Removal/ Eye Widening/ Teeth Whitening
GPS GPS, GPS Assists, GPS Log REC, Auto Offset
Face Detection Yes
Face Registration Yes
Smile Shutter Yes
Quick Navi Yes
Digital Level Gauge (roll) Yes
MR (memory recall) Yes
White Balance Bracketing Yes
DRO Bracketing Yes
MF Assist Yes
Peaking Yes
Zebra Yes
Micref Level Yes
Step Zoom Yes
Self-portrait timer Yes
Control for HDMI Yes
Start-up Time Approx. 1.8 sec. *13
Shooting Time Lag Approx. 0.14 sec. *13
Shutter Release Time Lag Approx. 0.008 sec.
Shooting Interval Approx. 0.67 sec.
Burst Speed (Maximum) Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots) *8
Burst Interval (Minimum) Approx.0.1 sec.(10 shots) *8 *15
Built-in Microphone Stereo
Wind Noise Reduction Off/On
Optical Zoom During Movie Recording 30x
Histogram Indicator Yes (On/Off)
FLASH Built-in flash Built-in, manual pop-up
PLAYBACK Slide Show - Video Out HD (HDMI)
Slide Show - Movie Yes
Automatic Image Rotation Yes
USB USB Connection - Auto (Multi-Configuration) Yes
USB Connection - Mass Storage Yes
USB Connection - MTP Yes
Hi-Speed USB Yes
Micro USB Yes *16
INTERFACE Multi-use Terminal Yes
Micro HDMI Yes
NFC NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Wi-Fi Yes(Control with Smartphone, Send to Smart Phone, View on TV and PC transfer)
POWER SOURCE Supplied Battery Maximum Voltage: 4.2V, Nominal Voltage: 3.6V, Maximum charge voltage: DC 4.2V, Maximum charge current: 1.89A, Capacity for Shooting: 4.5Wh(1240mAh)
AC Adaptor Power Requirements: AC 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz, 70mA; Output voltage: DC 5V, 0.5A
USB Charge Yes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)
USB Power Supply Yes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 102.0 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm (CIPA compliant)
Weight (with Battery & Memory Stick) Approx. 245g
Weight (Body only) Approx. 218g
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES Supplied Accessories Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*4 Optical zoom from the wide side (except RX1).
*5 REI = Recommended Exposure Index
*6 Achieved by using "By Pixel Super Resolution" technology and overlay burst shooting.
*7 When ISO sensitivity is higher than IS0 3200, the slowest shutter speed limit is 1/4 sec. Manual setting of ISO sensitivity to lower than ISO 3200 is necessary to set shutter speed slower than 1/4. (except RX series models).
*8 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode.
*9 For movies, compatible Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo,Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card or microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card (Class 4 or faster speed is recommended) can be used.
*10 with Adaptor (optional)
*11 The LCD screen is turned on, shooting once every 30 seconds, the zoom is switched alternately between the W and T ends the flash strobes once every two times, the power turns on and off once every ten times.
*12 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications,default setting).
*13 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom (except RX1), stand-by, power off.
*14 Shooting interval of maximum recoded pixels.
*15 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots. *without CMOS models
*16 Supports Micro USB compatible device.



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