Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Review

Overall Score

49

Main Features

  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 27-810 mm (30x) F2.8-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 122 x 87 x 93 mm, 583g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V
  • Replaced by: Cyber-shot DSC-HX300

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Overview


First introduced in May, 2012, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Sony replaced the older Sony HX100V with Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sony HX200V with Sony HX100V

Sony replaced Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V with Sony HX300. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sony HX200V with Sony HX300


Sony HX200V comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sensor resolution of Sony HX200V ~ 4892 x 3678 pixels.

Sony HX200V has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 17,992,776 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony HX200V


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
12800 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Long Battery Life: 450 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
27 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
922k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V has an Overall Score of 49/100 and ranked #169 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #493 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Sony HX200V Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
57
Value for money score
64
Portability score
78
Overall score
49
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Sony HX200V


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V weighs 583g and has external dimensions of 122 x 87 x 93mm (4.8 x 3.43 x 3.66"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Sony HX200V is 195 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Sony HX200V
583g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Sony HX200V
93mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Sony HX400V 660 g 583 g 130 x 93 x 103 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Sony HX300 623 g 583 g 130 x 103 x 93 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Sony HX100V 577 g 583 g 122 x 87 x 93 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 583 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic FZ200 588 g 583 g 125 x 87 x 110 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Sony H300 590 g 583 g 130 x 95 x 122 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 583 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 583 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 122 x 87 x 93 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
Announced May, 2012
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.40
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync, Rear Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 450 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FH50
Physical
Weight 583 g
Physical Dimensions 122 x 87 x 93 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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