Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX50V

Sony Corporation DSC-HX50V/B
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Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX20

Sony Corporation DSC-HX20V/T
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Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera WX80

Sony Corporation DSCWX80/W
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Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX20

Sony Corporation DSC-HX20V/B
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At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number DSC-HX50V/B DSC-HX20V/T DSCWX80/W DSC-HX20V/B

Battery Information

Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No No No No
Battery Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Life 400 Shot 320 Shot 240 Shot 320 Shot/2.67 Hour Video
Number of Batteries Supported 1 1 1  
Number of Batteries Supported       1

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.00  " 2.70  " 3.00  "
Touchscreen No No Yes No
Effective Camera Resolution 20.4  Megapixels 18.2  Megapixels 16.2  Megapixels 18.2  Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" 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 Exmor R CMOS Exmor R CMOS Exmor R CMOS Exmor R CMOS

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second 1/1600 Second 1/1600 Second 1/1600 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second 30 Second 4 Second 30 Second

Flash

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

General Information

Manufacturer Sony Corporation Sony Corporation Sony Corporation Sony Corporation
UPC Code PB6714 45121504 QZ4605 PB0467
Manufacturer Part Number DSC-HX50V/B DSC-HX20V/T DSCWX80/W DSC-HX20V/B
Brand Name Sony Sony Sony Sony
Product Name Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX50V Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX20 Cyber-shot Digital Camera WX80 Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX20
Marketing Information Your new favorite travel companion.

Take hold of the textured grip and capture your next adventure with ultra-sharp precision. Not only does this compact, 20.4MP beauty deliver an impressive 30x optical zoom, actions shots appear clearer thanks to advanced 3-way image stabilization. You also get full manual control for more creative shots and 1080/60p movie recording for smoother footage. You can even map your memories with built-in GPS tagging and accessorize with a wide variety of available extras.

Shoot gorgeous stills with the 18.2MP Exmor® R CMOS sensor and thanks to super-fast, DSLR-like focusing speeds, you'll get amazing results that take full advantage of the camera's sharp Sony G lens, even in low light. Get closer to the excitement with the 20x Optical/40x Clear Image Zoom capabilities or use dual record to shoot full 1080/60p HD while simultaneously capturing stunning still images. Active 3-way stabilization helps eliminate camera shake aggravation with when shooting videos. Start creating a virtual map of what happened where by recording shot location and direction with GPS and Compass functionalities. Add an all-new dimension of awe and wonder to your creations with 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama™ mode. View it all in crystal clarity on the 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD TruBlack display.

Powerful, user-friendly digital camera features a 16.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and high-quality Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar lens that deliver richly detailed photos and crystal-clear, high-resolution movies with Full HD 1080/60i AVCHD video - even in difficult low-light conditions. Zero in on distant subjects and snap high-quality close-ups thanks to 8X optical zoom/16X Clear Image digital zoom. The 10-frame-per-second speed on the Cyber-shot WX80 helps to ensure you get every decisive moment. Enhanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization gives you the freedom to shoot movies even while walking or running. Two-way Active Mode corrects for both vertical and horizontal motion. Use Picture Effects to heighten mood and emphasize certain attributes to elevate the ordinary. Beauty Effects feature allows edits to skin tones, skin smoothing, shine removal, eye widening, and teeth whitening. With built-in Wi-Fi, you can share your impressive shots instantly with friends, family, Facebook and more.

Zero in on all the action with this Cyber-shot HX20V camera. Sports, wildlife and distant details come clear into sight with the 40X Clear Image digital zoom, which doubles the camera's optical zoom for crisp, clear close-ups. Capture blur-free, Full HD 1080/60p video with Active 3-way stabilization, even in not-so-steady situations like recording while walking. You can even track your shooting locations with built-in GPS - the perfect feature for globetrotters, jet-setters and other adventurers. Shoot gorgeous stills with the 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor. Super-fast, DSLR-like focusing speeds deliver amazing results that take full advantage of the camera's sharp Sony G lens, even in low light. Add an all-new dimension of awe and wonder to your creations with 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama mode. View it all in crystal clarity on the 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD TruBlack screen. Sony's warranty requires the consumer to contact Sony directly with any issues about this product.

Product Model DSC-HX50V DSC-HX20V DSC-WX80 DSC-HX20V
Product Type Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 4896 x 3672 4608 x 3456 4896 x 3672

Lens

Optical Zoom 30.0  x 20.0  x 8.0  x 20.0  x
Digital Zoom 60.0 80.0 32.0 80.0
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 6.3 f/3.2 to 5.8 f/3.3 to 8 f/3.2 to 5.8
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Optical Optical
Focus Modes Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto Manual, Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 1.97 0.39 1.97 0.39
Autofocus Points   9   9

Memory

Memory Card Supported Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Eye-Fi Card Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) 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 Micro, Memory Stick Micro (M2), microSD Card, microSDHC Card, Eye-Fi Card, Memory Stick PRO High Speed Duo

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX50V
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC Adaptor AC-UB10
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX20
  • Battery (NP-BG1)
  • AC Adaptor ACUB10
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Cyber-shot Digital Camera WX80
  • Battery (NP-BN)
  • Wrist Strap
  • AC Adaptor (ACUP10C)
  • Instruction Manual
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Cyber-shot Digital Camera HX20
  • Battery (NP-BG1)
  • Wrist Strap
  • Micro USB Cable
  • AC Adaptor ACUB10
  • Instruction Manual
Features Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Face Detection, Smile Detection, External Flash Shoe, Blink Detection, Noise Reduction Face Detection, Blink Detection, Noise Reduction, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, Live View, Smile Detection Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Face Detection, Blink Detection Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Live View, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Blink Detection, 3D Panorama

Network & Communication

GPS Yes Yes No Yes

Physical Characteristics

Height 2.5" 2.4" 2.1" 2.4"
Width 4.3" 4.2" 3.6" 4.2"
Depth 1.5" 1.4" 0.9" 1.4"
Weight (Approximate) 8.68  oz 7.8  oz 3.81  oz 7.8  oz

Video

Video Formats AVCHD, MP4 AVCHD, MP4, MPEG-4 AVC AVCHD, MP4, MPEG-4 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps 60 fps 60 fps 60 fps

Warranty

Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type   No No No