Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Review

Overall Score

53

Main Features

  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F3.5-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 638k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 245g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Overview


First introduced in April, 2015, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony HX90V 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-HX90V

Sensor resolution of Sony HX90V ~ 4892 x 3678 pixels.

Sony HX90V 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 HX90V


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
921k dots Screen Resolution
Long Battery Life: 360 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Remote Control with a Smartphone
NFC Connectivity
Tilting Screen
12800 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
3.5 Lens at Wide
638k dot Viewfinder Resolution
3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.4
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V has an Overall Score of 53/100 and ranked #130 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #462 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony HX90V Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
61
Value for money score
69
Portability score
95
Overall score
53
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Sony HX90V


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V weighs 245g and has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 36mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Sony HX90V is 147 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony HX90V is less by 11mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Sony HX90V
245g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Sony HX90V
36mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Sony HX80 245 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Sony WX500 236 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 245 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Panasonic ZS60 282 g 245 g 112 x 64 x 38 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Sony RX100 240 g 245 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Canon SX720 HS 270 g 245 g 110 x 64 x 36 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Nikon Coolpix A900 Nikon A900 289 g 245 g 113 x 67 x 40 mm 102 x 58 x 36 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Announced April, 2015
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 638
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.5
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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 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 5.40
Flash Modes Auto, flash on, slow sync, flash off, rear sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 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 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats AVCHD, XAVC S
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 360 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 245 g
Physical Dimensions 102 x 58 x 36 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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