Best VFM Compact Megazoom.

Started Sep 8, 2012 | User reviews
barun7 New Member • Posts: 2
Best VFM Compact Megazoom.

Been using it for 4 months. In my opinion, it betters the competitors. I've scaled down the resolution @ 10mp due to size issues and also due to the fact that I don't need a larger resolution but clarity and detailing is still awesome. Zoom is fabulous - clear zoom more so. Video is blur-free and super smooth. Even 720p recording is great and enough to be viewed on a 32 inch LCD. A whole no. of shooting mode is there but a normal traveler won't need that much. Flash is quite strong as well - can lit up things 18-20 feet away. Low light photography exceeded my expectations. A host of other unexplored features are there as well but not needed for a traveler. Picture quality might not be up to professional mark but way better than other compact mega zooms. No need to go for its elder sibling HX 20V which is substantially costlier. I'd recommend it to everybody.

Problems:

Internal memory could've been greater.
Processor could've been 15-20% faster.
GPS is not that great.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V
18 megapixels • 3 screen • 24 – 400 mm (16.7×)
Announced: Feb 28, 2012
barun7's score
5.0
Average community score
5.0
bad for good for
Kids / pets
good
Action / sports
good
Landscapes / scenery
great
Portraits
great
Low light (without flash)
good
Flash photography (social)
okay
Studio / still life
good
= community average
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