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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Digital Camera

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Digital Camera
Key Features
  • 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 30x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
The Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Digital Camera from Sony has an 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor and a powerful 30x optical zoom lens. In combination with the BIONZ X image processor, the sensor provides sharp imaging and fast autofocus speeds. The 30x optical zoom Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens has a 35mm focal length equivalency of 24-720mm which covers a full range of shooting situations from wide angle to telephoto. In addition, the camera has 60x digital zoom to allow you to effectively double the optical zoom range for distant image capture. A 638k-dot OLED electronic viewfinder provides an easy way to shoot at eye level, while a 180° tilting 3.0" 921k-dot LCD screen lets you shoot at different unique angles.

The HX90V also supports Full HD 1080p video capture at 60p, 60i, and 24p. In both still and video modes, the HX90V has Optical SteadyShot Hybrid image stabilization to help reduce shake and blur by countering camera movements in 5 axes, resulting in more stable stills and videos even at long focal lengths.
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Sony DSC-HX90V Overview

  • 1Description
  • 218.2MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor
  • 3BIONZ X Image Processor
  • 4Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens with 30x Optical Zoom and 60x Digital Zoom
  • 5Pop-Up OLED Tru-Finder and 3" LCD
  • 6Full HD 1080/60p Video Capture
  • 74K Still Images
  • 8Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, and GPS
  • 9Optical SteadyShot Hybrid Image Stabilization

The Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Digital Camera from Sony has an 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor and a powerful 30x optical zoom lens. In combination with the BIONZ X image processor, the sensor provides sharp imaging and fast autofocus speeds. The 30x optical zoom Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens has a 35mm focal length equivalency of 24-720mm which covers a full range of shooting situations from wide angle to telephoto. In addition, the camera has 60x digital zoom to allow you to effectively double the optical zoom range for distant image capture. A 638k-dot OLED electronic viewfinder provides an easy way to shoot at eye level, while a 180° tilting 3.0" 921k-dot LCD screen lets you shoot at different unique angles.

The HX90V also supports Full HD 1080p video capture at 60p, 60i, and 24p. In both still and video modes, the HX90V has Optical SteadyShot Hybrid image stabilization to help reduce shake and blur by countering camera movements in 5 axes, resulting in more stable stills and videos even at long focal lengths.

Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to instantly transfer images from your camera to your computer, smartphone, or tablet, and GPS capability lets you see exactly where your images were taken. With the included Sony PlayMemories App you can also use your smartphone as a remote control and viewer and directly send images to social media sites.

18.2MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor
The 18.2MP CMOS back-illuminated sensor offers high resolution low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and reduced grain.
BIONZ X Image Processor
The BIONZ X image processor provides fast performance speeds, particularly when it comes to autofocus speeds at its long focal lengths.
Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens with 30x Optical Zoom and 60x Digital Zoom
The 30x optical zoom provides a 35mm focal length equivalency of 24-720mm, which covers a variety of shooting situations from wide-angle to telephoto. In addition, the 60x digital zoom effectively doubles the lens's reach.
Pop-Up OLED Tru-Finder and 3" LCD
The camera features both a 638k-dot OLED Tru-Finder for eye-level shooting, and a 180° tilting 921k-dot 3" LCD screen for shooting at various angles.
Full HD 1080/60p Video Capture
Record full HD 1080p videos in AVCHD or in the high-quality XAVC S format at 50 Mbps in multiple frame rates.
4K Still Images
Photos can be viewed in 4K resolution on a compatible television via HDMI output.
Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, and GPS
The HX90V has built-in Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities to quickly share images. The PlayMemories Mobile App, available for both Android and iOS allows you to wirelessly transfer photos and videos to a connected smartphone or tablet. The application also allows your device to be used as wireless remote to control the camera. In addition, the GPS function allows you to easily mark the location where your photos were taken.
Optical SteadyShot Hybrid Image Stabilization
Optical SteadyShot Hybrid image stabilization reduces shake and blur by countering camera movements on 5 axes.

Sony DSC-HX90V Specs

Imaging
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 21.1 Megapixel
Effective: 18.2 Megapixel
Exposure Control
Aspect Ratio
1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Coverage
100%
Diopter Adjustment
-4 to +3
Flash
Flash Modes
Auto, Flash On, Off, Rear Sync, Slow Sync
External Flash Connection
No
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1 x 4.8 x 2.9"

Sony DSC-HX90V Reviews

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question

What is the best setting to use, if taking photographs at concerts? I am using Sports setting, but when I download the photos they are darker than what was viewed on the camera, when I took them. Suggestions?
Asked by: Anonymous
I am no expert, but your concert pictures are underexposed. I believe the Sports setting increases shutter speed (to reduce blur), and this reduces the light coming into the lens. You could try a nighttime setting with a tripod or something to steady the camera during the exposure. You could also manually control the aperture and set it on a higher number.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-10-24

question

Is this camera mountable on a tripod or monopod?
Asked by: Jonas T.
Yes it does.
Answered by: Abbie H.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Is the menu layout of HX90 like the HX60?
Asked by: Wayne A.
if there are differences, theyd be minor.
Answered by: Sony Support Sony Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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How fast is the lens
Asked by: Anonymous
1/2000 I have taken shots from AMTRAK in the southwest with good stop action results from about 50 yards from the train and, of course. beyond.
Answered by: William S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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What is the lens. 2.8. 4. 5.6?
Asked by: Anonymous
3.5 to 6.4
Answered by: William S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Does the HX90V automatically record the GPS coord. on each photo image?
Asked by: Donald L.
Hi Donald L, it will depend on how the GPS function of the camera is set. You may either turn it off or on. Thanks, -Mark
Answered by: Sony Support Sony Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

question

Can this camera do timeelapse?
Asked by: Anonymous
Try looking at the PlayMemories feature and smart remote control products.
Answered by: David H.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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can we set timelapse on this camera?
Asked by: Anonymous
To be honest I have never tried.I do indeed LOVE this Camera....So much easier to handle on LONGTRIPS than the Heavy Canon 60Dwhich also takes wonderful shots!D.Texas
Answered by: DEBORAH T T.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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