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, 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
    Adult Priority, Blink Detection technology, Child Priority, Smile Capture, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1440 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 125, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto (125-3200)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    advanced sports, portrait mode, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait, back light, backlight portrait, beach/snow, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, macro
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, partial color, radial blur, unsharp masking, Color Filter, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, cross filter, happy face
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent
  • 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
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 13 elements
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft : ISO auto
    1.6 ft - 16.7 ft : ISO auto, 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, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, contrast control, cropping an image, date/time stamp, DPOF support, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, direct print, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, progressive scanning, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Exif Print support, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic, 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

  • Connector Type
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x component video output
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x DC power input
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.1, Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista SP1, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    HDMI adapter, USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, lens cap, lens cap strap, shoulder strap

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, 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, 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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Part Number: DSC-HX1 Released: Apr 29, 2009

MSRP: $499.99

See manufacturer website for availability.