Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 High Zoom 4K Camera

Item # SNDSCHX99 (Part # DSC-HX99)
$473.00
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Item Description:
  • World's smallest compact camera with ZEISS 24-720mm
  • Stunning 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning
  • 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor for superb quality even in low light
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth
  • Despite its super-compact size, the HX99 delivers high-quality images and outstanding performance, incorporating high-level features like 24-720mm zoom in the world’s smallest1 camera body of its kind, 4K3 video recording, fast and precise AF, plus a high-contrast OLED electronic viewfinder, handy control ring and 180 tiltable LCD touch screen for easy operation.The world's smallest camera with 24-720mm zoom, the HX99 goes wherever the action is.
    With its ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T 24-720mm lens and high-level features like Fast Intelligent AF and responsive Eye AF, it delivers remarkable performance in any setting.Thanks to its powerful BIONZ X processing engine, the new HX99 camera can capture stunning 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning.
    The new model also is capable of shooting high-frame rate HD video at up to 120 fps  to produce impressive slow-motion sequences during editing. During still photography, the camera can acquire focus in as little as 0.09 seconds, and can shoot continuously at up to 10 fps for up to 155 shots.
    The HX99 also is equipped with Eye AF technology, a feature made popular by Sony’s acclaimed lineup of interchangeable lens cameras that locks focus onto a subject’s eye for compelling portrait and fast-action photography.  The camera also is capable of shooting images in RAW format, and has a maximum ISO of 6400.  

     

     
    • World's smallest compact camera with ZEISS 24-720mm zoom lens
    • 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor for superb quality even in low light
    • BIONZ X processor with front-end LSI for outstanding image quality 
    • Eye AF tracks focus on the closest eye for perfect portraits
    • Pop-up OLED electronic Tru-Finder viewfinder (EVF)
    • Touch focus and shutter for still and video
    • RAW + JPEG image format and  P/A/S/M modes
    • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi w/NFC
    • Zoom Assist enables accurate zooming while shooting far away subjects
    • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization

     

     

    The world's smallest compact camera
    with 24-720mm zoom

    Despite its compact size the camera offers a broad zoom range, from wide-end 24mm to 720mm telephoto, and with Clear Image Zoom the subject can be magnified while effectively preserving high resolution, at up to 1440mm.

    Optical SteadyShot for high-quality images

    [1] SteadyShot OFF  [2] SteadyShot ON

    Optical SteadyShotTM for high-quality images

    The HX99's sophisticated algorithms and high-performance gyro-sensor work together to compensate for camera shake. This provides a significant reduction in shake even with hand-held shooting at high zoom magnifications.

    Zoom Assist for easy framing of moving subjects

    Zoom Assist enables fast, easy framing of moving subjects at telephoto range. Assign a custom button to this function and, when it’s pressed, the camera will temporarily zoom back out so you can find your subject and quickly reframe.

    Zoom Assist for easy framing of moving subjects
     
     

    High-resolution 4K video and high-quality still images

    Advanced imaging technology provides superior image quality in both videos and still shots. From natural-looking portraits to vibrant images even in dim lighting conditions, you'll get beautiful images suited to your shooting conditions.

     
     
    Beautiful depiction of fine textures

    Advanced image-processing technology delivers high-resolution images with low noise

    The back-illuminated Exmor RTM CMOS sensor, with 18.2-megapixel effective resolution, and the advanced BIONZ XTM image-processing system work together to reduce noise at high ISO settings like ISO6400 (expanded). Fine textures are accurately reproduced, and even dimly lit scenes can be beautifully shot. Colour reproduction is also improved, especially for human skin tones.

    4K videos (QFHD: 3840 x 2160) recorded with full pixel readout and no pixel binning

    The camera records approx. 1.6 times as much information as is required for 4K video output, resulting in outstanding resolution with reduced moiré and jaggies. Videos also accurately reproduce textures and fine details to an extent not possible with full HD.

    Capture special moments when they happen

    Speedy AF, combined with 10fps (max.) continuous shooting, helps you keep up with fast-moving subjects, making it easier to capture those decisive action shots.  

     
    Fast Intelligent AF with 0.09-second response

    Fast Intelligent AF with 0.09-second response

    The HX99 spatial subject detection algorithm and fast lens drive help capture even fleeting moments. The algorithm predicts the focus point, then as the shutter button is half-pressed the AF quickly focuses on the subject.

    Eye AF for perfect portrait shots

    Eye AF for perfect portrait shots

    The Eye AF feature automatically detects and focuses on the eyes of the main subjects. It performs well even under difficult conditions, such as when the subject is looking downward or when faces are backlit or dimly lit.

     
    High-speed continuous shooting at up to 10fps

    High-speed continuous shooting at up to 10fps

    Shoot continuous images for up to 155 frames

    When you're following fast-moving action you'll appreciate the camera's impressive continuous shooting capabilities. Even if image brightness changes while shooting, the camera automatically adjusts to provide optimal exposure. Continuously shot images can also be displayed, deleted and protected in groups.

    Convenient features for easier shooting

    Incorporated in the camera's compact body are a number of handy features that are designed to make shooting easier and more comfortable.

     
    Touch functions that are simple and intuitive

    Touch functions that are simple and intuitive

    Touch Focus lets you set the focus simply by touching the monitor, while the Touch Pad function shifts the focus smoothly when you slide a finger across the LCD screen. You can also trip the shutter by touching the LCD screen.

    A 180° tiltable LCD screen for easier selfies

    A 180 tiltable LCD screen for easier selfies

    The 3.0-type Extrafine LCD screen, with 922k-dot resolution, can be rotated upwards by around 180° so you can quickly check the composition of self-portraits or souvenir photos with friends.

    Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth compatibility

    You can remotely control the camera's shutter, zoom and other operations wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet device with the PlayMemories Mobile application. You can also transfer still photos and videos wirelessly. And, using a Bluetooth connection to your smartphone, it’s even possible to automatically geo-tag your images with your shooting location.

     
     
    Instant connectivity for easy sharing
     
     
     
    Body type
    Body type Compact
    Sensor
    Max resolution 4896 x 3672
    Other resolutions 4896 x 3264, 4896 x 2752, 3664 x 3664, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 2736 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1728, 1920 x 1920, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
    Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
    Effective pixels 18 megapixels
    Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
    Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
    Sensor type BSI-CMOS
    Processor Bionz X
    Image
    ISO Auto, 80-12800
    White balance presets 8
    Custom white balance Yes
    Image stabilization Optical
    Uncompressed format No
    JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
    Optics & Focus
    Focal length (equiv.) 24–720 mm
    Optical zoom 30×
    Maximum aperture F3.5–6.4
    Autofocus
    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Face Detection
    • Live View
    Digital zoom Yes (120x)
    Normal focus range cm (1.97?)
    Macro focus range cm (1.97?)
    Screen / viewfinder
    Articulated LCD Tilting
    Screen size 3?
    Screen dots 921,000
    Touch screen Yes
    Screen type TFT-LCD
    Live view Yes
    Viewfinder type Electronic
    Viewfinder coverage 100%
    Viewfinder magnification 0.5×
    Viewfinder resolution 638,400
    Photography features
    Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
    Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
    Aperture priority Yes
    Shutter priority Yes
    Manual exposure mode Yes
    Subject / scene modes Yes
    Built-in flash Yes
    Flash range 5.40 m (with Auto ISO)
    External flash No
    Flash modes Auto, flash on, slow sync, flash off, rear sync
    Continuous drive 10.0 fps
    Self-timer Yes
    Metering modes
    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot
    Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
    AE Bracketing ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
    WB Bracketing Yes
    Videography features
    Resolutions 3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p, 120p)
    Format AVCHD, XAVC S
    Microphone Stereo
    Speaker Mono
    Storage
    Storage types Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
    Connectivity
    USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
    HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
    Microphone port No
    Headphone port No
    Wireless Built-In
    Wireless notes with NFC
    Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
    Physical
    Environmentally sealed No
    Battery Battery Pack
    Battery description NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & charger
    Weight (inc. batteries) 242 g (0.53 lb / 8.54 oz)
    Dimensions 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42?)
    Other features
    Orientation sensor Yes
    GPS Built-in
    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 Digital Camera
    NP-BX1/M8 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1240mAh)
    AC Adapter
    Micro USB Cable
    Wrist Strap
    Limited 1-Year Warranty
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