Sony Cyber-shot HX9V Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V (Black)

Sony Cyber-shot HX9V

Part Number: DSCHX9V (Reviewed) Released: April 15, 2011

General

  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    9.8 in - 18.4 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    4 ft - 10 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    26 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    14.4 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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, soft skin, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, pet, snow
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (natural white), fluorescent light (white), incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    16 x
  • Lens Series
    G
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.3-5.9
  • Min Focal Length
    4.28 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    64.48 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    10
  • Lens Brand
    Sony
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080i Full HD movie recording, NR Slow Shutter, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support, USB charging, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, 1080p Full HD movie recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, Backlight Correction HDR, Clear RAW Noise Reduction, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Motion Detection Technology

Connections

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

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 300 shots
    Video recording - 1.17 hours
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 960 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BG1

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-HX9V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, Smile Shutter
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080i Full HD movie recording, NR Slow Shutter, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support, USB charging, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, 1080p Full HD movie recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, Backlight Correction HDR, Clear RAW Noise Reduction, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Motion Detection Technology

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, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, soft skin, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, pet, snow

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    7.58 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 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
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

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

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

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 Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Sensors
    magnetometer
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    4 ft, 9.8 in
  • Max Shooting Distance
    10 ft, 14.4 ft, 18.4 ft, 26 ft
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 3200, ISO 3200, ISO auto, ISO auto
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, tele lens, wide lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736, 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 3456, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, AVCHD, AVCHD, H.264, H.264, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    12Mbps, 17Mbps, 24Mbps, 3Mbps, 6Mbps, 9Mbps

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    960 mAh
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting, video recording
  • Battery Life
    1.17 hours, 300 shots

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony
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Sony Cyber-shot HX9V

Part Number: DSCHX9V Released: Apr 15, 2011
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