Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20

Part Number: DSCHX20V/B

General

  • Depth
    1.4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    18.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    18900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    18200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 12800, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    advanced sports, anti-motion blur, backlight correction HDR, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, night portrait, night scene, pet, snow, soft skin, soft snap
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera, Water Colour, partial color
  • 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
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.3 ft - 23 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    5.6 ft - 13 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    33 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    18 ft : ISO 3200 ( tele lens )
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Series
    G
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.2-5.8
  • Min Focal Length
    4.45 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    89 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    25 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    12
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 9Mbps
    MPEG-4 - 1440 x 1080 - 12Mbps
    MPEG-4 - 1280 x 720 - 6Mbps
    MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 - 3Mbps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Backlight Correction HDR, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support, Unsharp Masking, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BG1 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 960 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 320 shots
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BG1

Software

  • Type
    Sony PlayMemories Home

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-HX20V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 12800, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera, Water Colour, partial color
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology, Smile Shutter
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Backlight Correction HDR, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support, Unsharp Masking, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    advanced sports, anti-motion blur, backlight correction HDR, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, night portrait, night scene, pet, snow, soft skin, soft snap

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    18.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.8 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    18900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    18200000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    7.79 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Sensors
    digital level meter, magnetometer
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.3 ft, 5.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    13 ft, 18 ft, 23 ft, 33 ft
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 3200, ISO auto
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736, 4896 x 2752, 4896 x 3672, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Bitrate
    12Mbps, 17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 3Mbps, 6Mbps, 9Mbps

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    960 mAh
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    320 shots

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20

Part Number: DSCHX20V/B

MSRP: $399.00

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