Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Announced Feb 28, 2012 •
18 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 500 mm (20×)
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4896 x 3672 ?
Other resolutions 4912 x 1080, 4896 x 2752, 3648 x 2736, 3424 x 1920, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 18 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 19 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) ?
Sensor type BSI-CMOS ?
Processor BIONZ
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 ?
White balance presets 7 ?
Custom white balance Yes (1) ?
Image stabilization Optical ?
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25–500 mm
Optical zoom 20×
Maximum aperture F3.2 - F5.8 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Face Detection
?
Digital zoom Yes (40x)
Manual focus Yes ?
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39) ?
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 921,600 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type XtraFine TruBlack TFT LCD
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type None ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec ?
Aperture priority No ?
Shutter priority No ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 7.10 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 10.0 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo ?
Storage included 105 MB ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes ?
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected ?
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NP-BG1 battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 320
Weight (inc. batteries) 254 g (0.56 lb / 8.96 oz)
Dimensions 107 x 62 x 35 mm (4.21 x 2.44 x 1.38)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS BuiltIn
GPS notes with GPS Log Recording function
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