• 10-fps burst mode at full resolution
  • Tiltable LCD
  • Excellent built-in user guide
  • Good blend of manual and automated controls
  • 30X stabilized zoom with 810mm telephoto


  • No RAW shooting
  • Minimal range of fine-tune adjustments
  • Stabilization struggles at full telephoto
  • Soft images or lack of detail at high ISO

At A Glance

The 30X-optical-zoom HX100V may not have the zoom range or fine-tuning options of some competing cameras, but it compensates with futuristic extras, good video quality, and solid images.

Manufacturer’s Description

Renew your passion for photography with the Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V digital camera. A Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonar T lens with 30x optical zoom brings distant subjects closer for video recording as well as for outdoor, sports and travel photos. The Hi-speed Linear Focus achieves dramatically clearer images while the "Exmor R" CMOS sensor delivers superior low-light performance. In addition to Full HD 1080/60p movie recording capabilities, this high zoom digital camera also features iSweep Panorama mode to capture high resolution panoramic shots.

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