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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Digital Camera - 16.2 Megapixel

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Digital Camera - 16.2 Megapixel

16.2 MegaPixel CMOS sensor30x Optical zoom27mm equivalent wide angle lens3" LCD screen720/1080 High Definition video mode with soundUses SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cardsuses-Memory-Stick-Duo-Pro-H.gifLi-Ion battery.GIFOptical Stabilisationthis camera has FACE DETECTION (FD).gifIntelligent Auto ModeBuilt in GPS

Get up close and personal with the ultra-zoom Sony Cyber-shot HX100V digital camera. Sporting a 30x optical zoom Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonar® T lens with 27mm wide-angle this camera traverses a huge range of focal lengths to cover all sorts of photographic opportunities, from group shots to zooming right in to very distant subjects. It also features a 3.0” articulated LCD screen and SLR-style manual ring on the lens for manually zooming and focusing. The HX100V also combines Full HD movies at 1920x1080/50p and Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode to deliver superior anti-shake compensation for video, even whilst walking or running. A 16.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor delivers exceptional low-light sensitivity whilst maintaining beautiful image clarity. 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama captures incredible 42.9 megapixel panoramas, and GPS & Compass lets you track and pinpoint your travels. The Sony HX100V is the ultimate big zoom digital camera.

Movie Feature – captures Full High Definition AVCHD video* with audio up to 1920 x 1080 resolution at 50p frames per second. Optical zoom functions whilst filming. Recording length is up to approx. 29 mins per video. 

* We recommend using Class 4 or higher memory cards for recording Full HD video.



Sony HX100V top view
Sony HX100V Rear view




What's in the box?

Sony Cybershot DSCHX100V Digital Camera
Lithium Ion Battery (NPFH50)
AC adapter (ACL200D)
USB Cable
Neck Strap
Lens Cap
Lens Cap Strap
Software Suite CD-ROM: Picture Motion Browser
Instruction Manual
12 month Warranty from Sony Australia


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Specifications of the Sony Cyber shot DSC HX100 V Digital Camera

Basic Features

Gross Pixels

Approx. 16.8 Mega Pixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 16.2 Mega Pixels



Sensor Type

1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS Sensor

Optical Zoom


Precision Digital Zoom

Approx. 120x

Smart Zoom

10M: Approx. 37x, 5M: Approx. 53x, VGA: Approx. 216x, 16:9(2M): Approx. 72x

Optical Zoom During Movie Recording



Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T

F Number

2.8 - 5.6

Focal Length f = (35mm Conversion)

4.8 - 144mm (27 - 810mm)

Auto Focus Range

iAuto (W: Approx. 1cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 200cm to Infinity)

Compatible Recording Media

Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed) / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card / SDXC Memory Card


3.0" (921K pixels), Xtra Fine TruBlack LCD

Stamina (Battery Life)

410 shots / 205mins

Battery System

Lithium ION Battery


2.0 Hi-Speed

Main Features

Photo Mode

Superior Auto, iSweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, 3D Still Image, Handheld Twilight, Backlight Correction HDR, Anti Motion Blur, Manual Exposure, Shutter Speed Priority, Aperture Priority

Scene Selection

Advanced Sports Shooting / Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Landscape / Soft Snap / Snow / Beach / Fireworks / High Sensitivity / Gourmet / Pet / Soft Skin

Still Image Size 16M

4,608 x 3,456

Still Image Size 10M

3,648 x 2,736

Still Image Size 5M

2,592 x 1,944

Still Image Size VGA

640 x 480

Still Image Size 16:9 Mode

12M(4,608 x 2,592) / 2M(1,920 x 1,080)

Still Image Size Panorama (Max. Degree of Sweep Angle)

7,152 x 1,080(183deg) / 4,912 x 1,080(126deg) / 4,912 x 1,920(130deg) / 3,424 x 1,920(90deg) / 1,920 x 1,080(49deg)

Movie Recording Mode (AVCHD)

1920 x 1080 (50p, 28M, PS) approx. 28Mbps / 1920 x 1080 (50i, 24M, FX) approx. 24Mbps / 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH) approx. 17Mbps / 1440 x 1080 (50i, 9M, HQ) approx. 9Mbps

Movie Recording Mode (AVC MP4)

1440 x 1080 (25fps) approx. 12Mbps / 1280 x 720 (25fps) approx. 6Mbps / VGA (640 x 480, 25fps) approx. 3Mbps

Movie Recording Time

Max. approx. 29min continuously per movie

Recording Format


Still Image Recording Mode

Normal (JPEG) / Hi-Speed Burst / Bracketing (JPEG)


iAuto (F2.8 - F6.3) / Program Auto (F2.8 - F6.3) / Speed Priority (F2.8 - F6.3) / Aperture Priority (F2.8 - F8.0) / Manual (F2.8 - F8.0)

Shutter Speed

iAuto (2" - 1/4000) / Program Auto (1" - 1/4000) / Shutter Priority (30" - 1/4000) / Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000) / Manual (30" - 1/4000)

NR Slow Shutter

Shutter Speed of 1/3sec or slower

ISO Sensitivity Setting

Auto / 100 / 125 / 160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500 / 640 / 800 / 1000 / 1250 / 1600 / 2000 / 2500 / 3200

Image Stabilizer

Optical SteadyShot

Focus Mode

Multi-point AF (9 points) / Center-weighted AF / Flexible Spot AF / Manual

Auto Focus Mode


Exposure Compensation

Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1/3EV Step

White Balance

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Incandescent / Flash / One Push, One Push Set / White Balance Sift

Light Metering

Multi-Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot

Auto Focus Illuminator


Flash Mode

Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Slow Synchro, Rear Slow Synchro

Flash Range

ISO Auto: 0.3 - 12.7m (W) / Approx. 2.0 - 5.9m (T), ISO3200: up to 18.0m (W) / 8.4m (T)



Auto Daylight Syncro


Dynamic Range Optimiser


Face Detection


Red-eye Reduction


Colour Mode


Clear RAW NR (Noise Reduction)








User Interface


Yes (10sec / 2sec / off / Potrait 1 / Potrait 2)

Auto Review


Mode Dial

iAuto / Superior Auto / Program Auto / Speed / Aperture / Manual / MR / Intelligent Sweep Panorama / Movie / 3D / SCN

Index Playback


Playback Moving Image Mode

Play back own recorded movie files only

Slide Show Playback

Yes (HD / SD)

Slide Show Effect

Transition Effect (Simple / Active / Nostalgic / Stylish), Music (4 Tunes)

Trimming / Resize / Playback Zoom

Yes / No / 8x

Image Rotation / Divide (MPEG) / Cue & Review

Yes / No / Yes

Hand Shake Alert


LCD Brightness Setting


Speaker Volume Control


Internal Memory Data Copy (to Recording Media)

Yes (MS / SD)

Multi-use Terminal

Yes (AV / USB)

DC IN Terminal


USB Connecting

Auto / Mass Storage / MTP

Other Features

Tripod Receptacle


Battery Remaining Indicator


Exposure Warning Indicator


Histogram Indicator


Recording Media Remaining Indicator


Quick Response


Approx. 2.3sec

Shutter Time Lag

Approx. 0.15sec

Release Time Lag

Approx. 0.017sec

Burst Speed (Maximum)

Approx. 10.0 fps

Burst Interval (Minimum)

Approx. 0.1sec

Body Size

Dimensions (W x H x D)

121.6 x 86.6 x 93.1mm


Approx. 525g (Body), Approx. 577g (With Accessories)

Body Material


* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice