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Sony DSC-HX90V Compact Camera - Black

Product Code: 7013950K
The extremely compact Sony DSC-HX90V camera in black features a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom providing renowned crisp images and video, with a high quality 18.2MP sensor and 180 LCD monitor.
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Description

The Sony HX90V

Introducing the world’s small and lightest compact digital camera featuring a 30x zoom, as well as an OLED viewfinder and a 180 degree tilt able 3” LCD screen, ideal for the selfie fanatic out there.

The new compact body features a Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 30x optical zoom lens which occupies 30% less space within the camera than previous models allowing a noticeable downsizing of the body.

The Zeiss T coating also helps reduce reflections, ghosting and flare on the lens surface itself resulting in a clearer cleaner shot.

Familiar to that of the RX100 MkIII, the HX90 features a pop-up Electronic viewfinder, again helping with the diminutive dimensions that the HX90 is blessed with. The EVF pops up from the body allowing the majority of the back of the camera to be given over to the screen.

An aspherical lens in the viewfinder and 638k dots provide an experience nearly indiscernible from that of a live viewfinder. An eye sensor switches automatically between the EVF and the screen when the viewfinder is drawn towards the eye. Power control for the EVF is taken care of by simply pushing the EVF back into the body to switch it off.

Movie making features are improved with a 5-axis image stabilization system, as well as the choice to record in XAVC S3, or AVCHD format, you can even bracket MP4 format filming to create web compressed MP4 files for easy sharing.

Speaking of sharing, NFC and Wi-Fi capability allow you to simply and quickly transfer photos and movies from your camera to other mobile devices, such as phones, printers tablets and PCs.

As with previous Sony releases, the Sony Playmemories Apps allow a wide range of useful features, including portrait features, smart remote control and sync to Smartphone.

Built-in GPS geotags your photos and movies, so when viewing them later, you can see trail maps of the shootimg locations using Sony PlayMemories Home software on a computer.

Park Verdict
A serious player in the mid-higher end compact market, the HX90 offers an impressive array of features without sacrificing portability.

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Movie bracketing
Electronic viewfinder
180 degree tilt able screen

 

30x zoom lens with ZEISS quality built in

30x zoom lens with ZEISS quality built in

The result of over a century and a half of ZEISS expertise in high-precision optics is perfectly clear: this 24-720mm lens renders portrait, close-up, and landscape images in natural glory from every perspective, with vivid sharpness and contrast intact. ZEISS T* multi-layer anti-reflective coating effectively eliminates surface ghosting and flare.

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor for extra sensitivity

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor for extra sensitivity

The more light is allowed to strike a sensor, the more brilliant a resulting image will look. So the Exmor R CMOS sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels employs back-illuminated design to let four times more light in than a more conventional sensor, is twice as sensitive to light, and even features Sony Column A/D Conversion technology to reduce image noise.

BIONZ X™ for more detail and less noise

BIONZ X™ for more detail and less noise

To transform data from the Exmor R CMOS sensor into high-resolution images, the BIONZ X image processor integrates detail reproduction, diffraction-reducing and area-specific noise reduction technologies. This combination makes it possible to reproduce realistic images of truer colours and textures with exceptional precision in real time.

OLED Tru-Finder™ improves the view

OLED Tru-Finder™ improves the view

The high-contrast OLED Tru-Finder is far brighter than more conventional electronic viewfinders; now features even more compact dimensions; displays real-time preview and various shooting information, so that what you see onscreen is exactly what you'll get in your shot; and is retractable for portability, safety and practicality.

180-degree tiltable LCD monitor for easy framing

180-degree tiltable LCD monitor for easy framing

The high-resolution LCD on the camera back can be tilted up to 180 degrees. So when you're in front of the camera, you can easily view the LCD to check the framing before you shoot a selfie, for example. This flexibility also lets you comfortably maintain stress-free posture while monitoring a scene that you want to shoot from a low angle.

One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC enable Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

More flexible movie formats

More flexible movie formats

In addition to high definition AVCHD format, the camera can capture movies detailing extra-smooth action and high-quality sound with great fidelity to the original sources with XAVC S format.

GPS charts your course

GPS charts your course

The built-in GPS geotags photos and movies, so you can track your trip's shooting locations precisely. Later, to relive the fun that's been captured in the footage, use Sony PlayMemories Home software to recall journeys, wherever on Earth you shot them on camera. With Map View mode, the path and images of a journey appear on a trail map.

Control ring and grip take hold

Control ring and grip take hold

For fuller-scale operability, you can assign frequently used manual focus, step zoom, quick zoom and other functions to the control ring around the circumference of the lens in front, then access and use those functions instantly as needed when shooting. Moreover, the camera grip has been ergonomically designed for optimal handling stability at all times.

Intelligent Active Mode keeps blur away

Intelligent Active Mode keeps blur away

Have no fear of handheld movie shooting. Intelligent Active Mode, featuring Sony's advanced frame-analysis technology and 5-axis image stabilisation, compensates for camera shake. This mode reduces the blurriness that tends to occur in images when shooting handheld or shooting while chasing a subject in action.

P/A/S/M modes for exposure as you like it

P/A/S/M modes for exposure as you like it

Put your creative intentions in motion with Programmed AE (P)/Aperture priority (A)/Shutter-speed priority (S)/Manual (M) exposure modes. These modes provide you with all the flexibility that you need to manually control exposure and adjust background blur in order to capture the image that you're looking for.

Customisable settings for personal command

Customisable settings for personal command

Assign frequently used functions (Focus mode, White Balance, Picture Effect, etc.) to customisable buttons and keys for easier, quicker access to such functions while shooting. For example, you can assign 12 functions to the Function button, then press it, choose a function, and adjust function parameters via the control ring or rear control wheel.

Extra-speedy & precise Fast Intelligent AF

Extra-speedy & precise Fast Intelligent AF

An improved spatial object detection algorithm realises a more optimal and accurate lens drive to make AF even faster, for capturing more fleeting moments with ease.

Digital level gauge for even framing

Digital level gauge for even framing

The camera's digital level gauge uses easy-to-read graphics to indicate clearly whether the camera is level and enables fine adjustment of horizontal alignment during shooting. It's useful for avoiding the occurrence of camera roll, to help ensure that your shots look steady and well-framed.

PlayMemories Camera Apps  add personality

PlayMemories Camera Apps add personality

Enhance your creative expression with PlayMemories Camera Apps, offering a growing range of enjoyable applications that are easy to download. Not only do these apps give you greater functionality — they are the ultimate means of personalising your camera to fulfill your photographic aims. Note: Services availability depends on region.

Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

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1x zoom lens with ZeSS quality Built in

The result of over century and hlf of ZeSS expertse in High-precision optics is perfectly cler: this 4-71mm lens renders portrt, close-up, and landscape images in natural glory from every perspective, with vivid Sharpness and contrast intct. ZeSS T* mult-lyer int-reflectve coating effectvely elMintes surface ghosting and flare.

exmor R CMOS sensor for extraa sensitivity

The more light is allowed to strke sensor, the more Brilliant  resultng image will look. so the exmor R CMOS sensor with 8. effective megpixels employs back-illuminated design to let four times more light in than more conventonl sensor, is twce is sensitve to light, and even features sony Column /D Converson technology to reduce image noise.

BONZ X for more detail and less noise

To trnsform data from the exmor R CMOS sensor into High-resolution images, the BONZ X image processor integrtes detail reproduction, diffraction-reducing and re-specfic noise reducton technologies . this combnton makes it possible to reproduce relstc images of truer colours and textures with exceptonl precision in rel time.

OLeD Tru-Finder maproves the view

The High-contrast OLeD Tru-Finder is far brighter than more conventonl electronc viewfinders; now features even more compact Dimensions; displays Real-time prevew and vrous shooting informaton, so that what you see onscreen is exactly what you'll get in your shot; and is retrctble for portability, sfety and prctclty.

81-degree Tiltble LCD montor for easy frMing

The High-resolution LCD on the camera bck can be Tilted up to 81 degrees. so when you're in front of the camera, you can easily view the LCD to check the frMing before you shoot selfe, for example. this flexibility also lets you comfortbly Maintain stress-free posture while monitoring scene that you want to shoot from low angle.

One-touch remote and one-touch shring

One-touch remote lets you use your smrtphone or tablet is viewfinder and remote control for digital camera, and one-touch shring lets you trnsfer your photos and Videos from your camera. either way, by instllng PlyMemores mobile app to your inFC enble androd smrtphone or tblet, you can vod complex set-up sequences and estblsh Wireless connecton smply by touchng your devce to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smrtphone to take photo from previously out-of-reach spot, or smply be in your own group shot, as well as trnsfer them instantly to your smrtphone for shring on sNS. no inFC" no problem. You can also pr the devces Minully.

More Flexible move formats

n addition to High defnton VCHD format, the camera can capture moves detailng extra-smooth count and High-quality sound with great fdelty to the original sources with XVC is format.

GPS chrts your course

The Built-n GPS geotgs photos and moves, so you can Track your trp's shooting locations precsely. Lter, to relive the fun thait's been cptured in the footage, use sony PlyMemores Home software to recall journeys, wherever on erth you shot them on camera. with map view mode, the pth and images of journey pper on trl map.

Control ring and grip take hold

For fuller-scle operblty, you can assign frequently used manual focus, step zoom, quck zoom and other functions to the control ring round the crcumference of the lens in front, thenacaciaess and use those functions instantly as needed when shooting. Moreover, the camera grip has been ergonomclly Designed for optimal handling stability t all times.

ntellgent active Mode keeps blur way

Hve no fer of handheld move shooting. intellgent active Mode, featuring sony's advanced frame-nlyss technology and 5-xs image stabilisation, compensates for camera shake. this mode reduces the blurrness that tends to occur in images when shooting handheld or shooting while chsng subject in action.

P//S/M modes for exposure is you like  t

Put your cretve intentons in moton with Programmed e (P)/perture priority ()/Shutter-speed priority (S)/Minul (M) exposure modes. These modes provide you with all the flexibility that you ineed to Minully control exposure and adjust bckground blur in order to capture the image that you're lookng for.

customisable settings for personl comMind

ssgn frequently used functions (Focus mode, white balance, picture effect, etc.) to customisablebuttons and keys for eser, quckeracaciaess to such functions while shooting. For example, you can assign functions to the functionbutton, then press t, choose function, and adjust function parameters v the control ring or rear control wheel.

extra-speedy ∓ precse Fst intellgent F

n improved sptl object detection algorithm relses more optimal and accurate lens drive to make F even faster, for capturing more fleetng moments with ese.

digital level guge for even frMing

The camera's digital level guge uses easy-to-red grphcs to andcte clerly whether the camera is level and enbles fine adjustiment of horizontal lgnment during shooting. it's useful for vodng the occurrence of camera roll, to help ensure that your shots look steady and well-framed.

PlyMemores camera pps add personlty

enhnce your cretve expresson with PlyMemores camera pps, offering growng range of enjoyble applctons that are easy to downlod. not only do these pps give you greater functionlty - they are the ultmte mens of personlsng your camera to fulfll your photogrphic ms. note: servces vlblty depends on regon.

Works with Move and final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with final Cut Pro X and Move.

Sony DSC-HX90V Compact Camera - Black Specifications

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Size ∓ Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) (CP) 0.0 x 58. x 5.5 mm
Weight (CP) 8 g (Body only), 45 g (Wth bttery and med)
Sensor
Sensor Type /. type (7.8mm) exmor R CMOS sensor
effectve pixels 8.MP
Lens
Lens type ZeSS Vro-Sonnr T* Lens
F-number F.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Focal length f=4.- mm
Zoom
digital Zoom (Stll mge) Up to 0x (VG)
Cler image Zoom Stll mge: 8M pprox. .0x / 0M pprox. .7x / 5.0M pprox. .8x / VG pprox. 5x / M (6:9) pprox. .0x / .M (6:9) pprox. 5.x / Move: pprox.60x
mge stabilization
Stedyshot opitcal steadyshot
Focus
Focus Type contrast detection F
Focus Mode Single-shot F, Continuous F, DMF, manual Focus
light metering Mode Mult Pttern;Center Weighted;Spot
LCD
brightness Control uto, manual (5 steps)
Shutter
Shutter Speed uto (4" - /000) / Program auto (" - /000) / aperture Prorty (8" - /000) / Shutter Prorty (0" - /000) / manual (0" - /000)
white balance
white balance Modes uto;Dylight;Shde;Cloudy;ncndescent;Fluor.: Cool whate;Fluor.: Dy whate;Fluor.: Dylight;Flsh;Custom;One Push, One Push Set
Brcketng Yes
Storge Med
Compatable recording Med Memory Stck Duo;Memory Stck PRO Duo;Memory Stck PRO Duo(High Speed);Memory Stck PROHG Duo;Memory Stck Micro;Memory Stck Micro (Mrk);SD Memory Crd;SDHC Memory Crd;SDxC Memory Crd(UHS-);MicroSD Memory Crd;MicroSDHC Memory Crd;MicroSDxC Memory Crd
recording
Stll image resolution : mode: 6M (4,896x,64) / 8.9M (,648x,4) / 4.5M (,59x,78),
4: mode: 8M (4,896x,67) / 0M (,648x,76) / 5M (,59x,944) / VG,
6:9 mode: M (4,896x,75) / 7.5M (,648x,056) / .M (,90x,080),
: mode: M (,664x,664) / 7.5M (,76x,76) / .7M (,90x,90),
Sweep Pnorm: wide (7,5x,080/4,9x,90), standrd (4,9x,080/,44x,90), 60(,50x,080)
Move recording Mode NTSC Mode: VCHD (up to ,90x,080/60p t 8Mbps) / xVC S (up to ,90x,080/60p t 50Mbps) / map4 (up to ,90x,080/60fps t 8Mbps);PL Mode: VCHD (up to ,90x,080/50p t 8Mbps) / xVC S (up to ,90x,080/50p t 50Mbps) / map4 (up to ,90x,080/50fps t 8Mbps)
recording format Stll mge: JPeG(DCF Ver..0,exf Ver..,MRF Bselne complns);Move: xVC S, VCHD format Ver..0 Compatable, map4
Built-n Flsh
Built-n Flsh Mode uto / Flsh On / Slow Synchro / rear Sync / Flsh Off
Flsh Type Built-n, manual pop-up
Built-n Flsh range SO uto: pprox. 0.m to 5.4m (W) / pprox. .5m to .0m (T)
shooting
mge Processor BONZ x
shooting Mode ntellgent uto;Superor uto;Program uto;perture Prorty;Shutter Speed Prorty;manual exposure;MR (Memory recall) ,,;Move Mode (Program uto, aperture Prorty, Shutter Speed Prorty, manual exposure);Pnorm;Scene Selecton
Continuous shooting Speed (maximum) 0 fps (for up to 0 shots)
Self-timer Off / 0sec. / 5sec. / sec. / consecutve shots with 0sec. 5sec. or sec. dely selectable / consecutve brcketng shots with 0sec. 5sec. or sec. dely selectable
Scene Selecton Portrt;divnced Sports shooting;Lndscpe;Sunset;Nght Scene;handheld Twlight;Nght Portrt;nt Moton Blur;Pet Mode;Gourmet;Bech;Snow;Freworks;Soft Skn;High sensitivity
Photo Cretvty Yes
picture effect Move: Toy camera;Pop Color, Posterzton, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Prtl Color, High contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Pntng, Rchtone Monochrome, Minture, Wtercolor, allustrton / Stll mge: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterzton, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Prtl Color, High contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Pntng, Rchtone Monochrome, Minture, Wtercolor, allustrton
Pnorm (shooting) ntellgent Sweep Pnorm (supports 60 format)
Plybck
Plybck Modes BRV Sync (Control for HDM);uto Orentton;Slide Show;Forwrd/Rewnd (Move);Delete;Protect;Moton Shot Video;Beuty effect;9/5-frame ndex view
exposure
exposure Compenston +/- .0 eV, / eV step
SO sensitivity (Stll mge) SO 80-800
SO sensitivity (Move) SO 80-00
Power
Power consumption (camera Mode) approx. .4W with LCD montor and pprox. .5W with viewfinder (CP standrd)
Bttery Lfe (CP, Stll  imges) Up to 90 shots / 95 Minutes
nterfce
nput and Output TerMinls H-Speed USB (USB.0), Micro HDM, Mult/Micro USB TerMinl
Wireless Cpbltes NFC One-touch functionlty, W-F
what's n The Box
reachargeble Bttery Pck NP-Bx
C dptorC-UB0C/UB0D
Micro USB cable
Wrst Strp
nstructon manual
C Power Code

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