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Sony Cyber-shot HX200V Digital Camera Review

Sony stands by a successful superzoom design, but goofs up by cramming it with too many megapixels.

October 17, 2012
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Recording Options

The HX200V offers a wealth of video options, up to 1080/60p at 28MBPS in the AVCHD format. Two 1080/60i AVCHD quality options are available as well. It can also shoot the more edit-friendly MP4 format at 1080/30p, 720/30p, and VGA (standard-definition) quality. Find out how the performed in our video image quality test./r:link_to_content

Video Controls

Nothing usually considered to be manual control is available while shooting video with the HX200V aside from exposure compensation. Otherwise, it's all auto all the time, including focus.

Zoom

Optical zoom is available while shooting video.

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Audio Features

The HX200V has a built-in stereo microphone. Wind cut is available and audio levels can be controlled in playback, but that's the extent of the audio features.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Durability
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Usability
  15. Ease of Use
  16. Handling
  17. Controls
  18. Speed
  19. Features
  20. Extras
  21. Video Features
  22. Specs & Ratings
  23. Conclusion
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