Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Specs

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Part Number: DSC-HX1

General

  • Depth
    3.6 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    9.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    9100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection Detalis
    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
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Environmental Parameters

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

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, backlight, backlight portrait, beach/snow, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, macro, portrait mode, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Filter, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, cross filter, happy face, partial color, radial blur, unsharp masking
  • 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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft: ISO auto
    1.6 ft - 16.7 ft: ISO auto
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 13 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.2
  • Min Focal Length
    5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    100 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    13
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Built-in - electronic

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3456 x 2592
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3456 x 2304
    JPEG 3456 x 1944
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • 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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Battery

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-HX1
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 125, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto (125-3200)
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1440 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Filter, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, cross filter, happy face, partial color, radial blur, unsharp masking
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Blink Detection technology, Child Priority, Smile Capture, Smile Shutter
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    advanced sports, backlight, backlight portrait, beach/snow, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, macro, portrait mode, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)

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
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    9.1 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.6 mm (1/2.4")
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    9100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Dimensions & Weight

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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