Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Part Number: DSC-HX1 (Reviewed) Released: April 29, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    9.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    10,300,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    9,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection
    Smile Capture
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1440 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape
  • Special Effects
    Color Filter
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (daylight)
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 560mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft : ISO auto
    1.6 ft - 16.7 ft : ISO auto

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Additional Features
    DPOF support

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Resolution
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Features
    folding

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.5
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    lens cap strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FH50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 7Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.5 in
  • Depth
    3.6 in
  • Height
    3.3 in
  • Weight
    16 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom. This camera utilizes built-in Super SteadyShot stabilization to assist in taking sharper pictures.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy See all prices

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Part Number: DSC-HX1 Released: Apr. 29, 2009
MSRP: $499.99 Low Price: $999.00 See all prices