Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Bridge Camera

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Bridge Camera

Sony Corporation DSCHX100V/B
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Nikon Coolpix P510 Bridge Camera

Nikon Corporation 13146
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Nikon Coolpix P510 Bridge Camera

Nikon Corporation 13147
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Price Best Price: $405.00
Pros
  • Extremely fast to focus and shoot
  • Tilting 3-inch LCD screen
Cons
  • Subpar image quality
  • Settings Menu is difficult to access
At A Glance

The DSC-HX1 trounces megazoom competitors in speed and special functions, but fails painfully in image quality.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number DSC-HX1/B DSCHX100V/B 13146 13147

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 1 1 1 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No   No No
Battery Included Yes   Yes Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes   Yes Yes
Battery Life 390 Shot/3.25 Hour Video   240 Shot/1.17 Hour Video 240 Shot

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Yes   Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  "
Effective Camera Resolution 9.1  Megapixels 16.2  Megapixels 16.1  Megapixels 16.1  Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.4" (0.23" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Touchscreen     No No

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second 1/4000 Second 1/4000 Second 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 2 Second 30 Second 8 Second 4 Second

Flash

Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction

General Information

Manufacturer Sony Corporation Sony Corporation Nikon Corporation Nikon Corporation
UPC Code 027242767171 DSCHX100VB 45121504 45121504
Manufacturer Part Number DSC-HX1/B DSCHX100V/B 13146 13147
Brand Name Sony Sony Nikon Nikon
Product Name Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Bridge Camera Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Bridge Camera Coolpix P510 Bridge Camera Coolpix P510 Bridge Camera
Marketing Information

Introducing the world's first digital still camera with Sweep Panorama mode. You can also shoot at an amazing 10 frames per second and capture crisp details in low light with 9.1-megapixel resolution.

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.

Capture the amazing with an optical Zoom-NIKKOR 24mm-1,000mm ED glass lens coupled to a 16.1 MP CMOS sensor. Your photography will never be the same.

Brilliant clarity. Astounding reach.

For the outdoor photographer, the COOLPIX P510 puts you where you need to be. Bring your subjects up close and personal, with an incredible zoom range of 24mm-1,000mm. Spontaneous action is captured sharp and clear with optical VR Image Stabilization and amazingly fast autofocus. Every image and Full HD (1080p) movie dazzles when produced by the advanced 16.1 MP CMOS sensor.

Product Model DSC-HX1 DSC-HX100V P510 P510
Product Type Bridge Camera Bridge Camera Bridge Camera Bridge Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 3456 x 2592 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456

Lens

Optical Zoom 20.0  x 30.0  x 42.0  x 42.0  x
Digital Zoom 2.0 4.0 2.0 2.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 5.2 f/2.8 to 5.6 f/3 to 5.9 f/3.3 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Optical Optical
Autofocus Points 9 9 99 99
Focus Modes Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.39

Memory

Memory Card Supported Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Memory Stick PRO High Speed Duo Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Bridge Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery (NP-FH50)
  • Battery Charger (BC-VH1)
  • Multi Connector Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap Strap
  • HDMI Adapter
  • CD-ROM
    • Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Bridge Camera
    • CD-ROM
    • Coolpix P510 Bridge Camera
    • Camera Strap
    • UC-E6 USB Cable
    • EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
    • EN-EL5 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    • EH-69P AC Adapter/Charger
    • LC-CP24 Lens Cap
    • Software CD-ROM
    • Coolpix P510 Bridge Camera
    • AN-CP21 Strap
    • UC-E6 USB Cable
    • EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
    • EN-EL5 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    • EH-69P AC Adapter/Charger
    • LC-CP24 Lens Cap
    • Sofware CD-ROM
    Features Face Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Aperture Priority Face Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode Live View, Self-timer, Pet Detection, Face Detection, Blink Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, 3D Panorama Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Face Detection, Live View, 3D Panorama

    Physical Characteristics

    Height 3.3" 3.5" 3.3" 3.3"
    Width 4.5" 4.7" 4.7" 4.8"
    Depth 3.6" 3.7" 4.0" 4.1"
    Weight (Approximate) 15.98  oz 18.4  oz 19.52  oz 19.52  oz

    Video

    Video Formats MPEG-4 MPEG-4 MOV, MPEG-4 AVC MOV, MPEG-4 AVC
    Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps 60 fps 30 fps 30 fps

    Viewfinder

    Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

    Network & Communication

    GPS   Yes Yes Yes