Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Digital Camera

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Digital Camera

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • 9.1 Megapixel
  • 3" LCD
  • Professional 20x Optical G-Lens
  • 10fps High Speed Shooting
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • HD Video Recording
  • Sweep Panorama Mode
  • Handheld Twilight Mode
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Sony DSC-HX1 overview

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 combines the high quality and flexibility of Sony's Alpha SLR system with the ease of a point-and-shoot camera. The razor-sharp 20x optical zoom lens captures everything from the beauty of landscapes to the excitement of sports action with remarkable color, clarity, and brilliance. For active subjects, the 10 frames-per-second High Speed Continuous Shooting mode ensures that you'll never miss the perfect moment. Driven by Sony's all-new Exmor CMOS image sensor, the HX1 even delivers life-like colors and incredible detail under low-light conditions.

Concentrate on your subjects--let the camera handle the pictures. Intelligent by design, Sony's new iAuto mode combines the best of Scene Recognition, Face Detection, and Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to ensure consistently brilliant photographs. Capturing your memories has never been easier!

For many years stitch-panorama photography was limited to those who could afford costly photo hardware and computer software. With the affordable Cyber-shot DSC-HX1, stitch-panorama is as easy as press and sweep. Shooting in the Sweep Panorama Mode, simply depress the shutter and sweep the camera horizontally or vertically. The HX1 automatically captures and merges your photographs to produce stunning, 224-degree panoramas--without the hassle of expensive camera adaptors or complex computer programs.

Easy to use and packed with features, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 is ready to bring a whole new level of flexibility and creative freedom to your digital lifestyle!

Professional Quality 20x G-Lens
Renowned for their sharpness and high quality performance, Sony G-Lenses are at the heart of the Alpha SLR system. Now available with the HX1, this newly developed 20x optical G-Lens brings exceptional value to the Cyber-shot point-and-shoot line. From landscapes to action shots, this optic ensures first-class image quality in a convenient 35mm focal equivalent of 28-560mm.
3" Clear Photo LCD
Tilt up or down 90 degrees to easily frame your shot from high and low angles. Sony's large 3" Clear Photo LCD combines a wide-viewing angle and anti-reflective coatings to make composing and reviewing your photos a pleasure--even under harsh lighting conditions.
High Speed Shooting (10fps)
By employing a newly developed mechanical shutter system, the HX1 is able to produce maximum quality, high resolution photos at up to 10 frames-per-second. The special 9-point Autofocus system tracks action and moving subjects to ensure you never miss the perfect moment!
Sweep Panorama Mode
By stitching a series of images into a single frame, you can bring ultra-wide landscapes and vertical studies to life-like proportions. With the Cyber-shot DSC-HX1, stitch-panorama photography is as easy as press and sweep! Using Sweep Panorama Mode, simply depress the shutter and sweep horizontally or vertically. The HX1 captures multiple photos and stitches them into a breath-taking, beautiful panorama.
HD Video Recording
The HX1 captures amazing, 1080p HD video complete with stereo sound! Capture a scene from that concert, a friend's wedding, or your up-coming vacation. Easily share your memories on your big screen HDTV by connecting the camera through the all-digital HDMI connector.
Handheld Twilight Mode
No tripod? No problem. Handheld Twilight Mode captures six images in a fraction of a second with one press of the shutter button, retaining moving subjects from a single frame and superimposing the remainder of the composition from the rest. Increased sensitivity from multiple frames reduces the noise and artifacting associated with traditional long exposure digital photography.
In the Box
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Digital Camera
  • NP-FH50 Rechargeable Battery
  • BC-VH1 Battery Charger
  • Multi Connector Cable - USB, A/V
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap Strap
  • HDMI Adapter
  • CD-ROM Software
  • 1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    Sony DSC-HX1 specs

    Pixels Actual: 10.3 Megapixel
    Effective: 9.1 Megapixel
    Sensor 1/2.4" CMOS
    File Formats Still Images: JPEG
    Movies: MPEG-4
    Max Resolution 9 MP: 3456 x 2592
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Lens 13 elements in 10 groups
    1 Aspherical, 1 ED
    EFL: 5-100mm (35 mm equivalent: 28-560mm)
    Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - 8 (T)
    Zoom Optical: 20x
    Digital: 20x
    Focus Range Wide: 0.39" (1 cm) - Infinity
    Tele Macro: 4.92' (150 cm) - Infinity
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 125-3200
    Shutter 30 - 1/4000 Seconds 

    Auto (1 - 1/4000)

    Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Multi, Spot
    Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter Priority
    White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Manual, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (Day White)
    Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 10 fps at 9 MP for up to 10 Frames
    Self-Timer 2 Seconds
    Interval Recording No
    Flash Modes Auto
    Flash On
    Red-eye Reduction
    Slow Sync
    Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 0.98 - 30.18' (0.3 - 9.2 m)
    Telephoto: 4.92 - 16.73' (1.5 - 5.1 m)
    External Flash Connection None
    Built-In Memory 11 MB
    Memory Card Type Memory Stick Duo
    Memory Stick Pro Duo
    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    Video Clip Length Limited by Memory Card Capacity
    Audio Recording With Video (Stereo)
    Viewfinder Type Electronic
    Screen 3" LCD (230,400 pixels)
    Connectivity/System Requirements
    Connectivity HDMI A (Full Size)
    AV Output
    HDMI A (Full Size)
    Software System Requirements Windows: 2000, XP, Vista
    Mac: OS X 9.1 or later
    Battery NP-FH50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.5 x 3.3 x 3.6" / 114.3 x 83.8 x 91.4 mm
    Weight 18.1 oz / 513.1 g

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