At A Glance

The DSC-HX1 trounces megazoom competitors in speed and special functions, but fails painfully in image quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing the world's first digital still camera with Sweep Panorama mode. You can also shoot at an amazing 10 frames per second and capture crisp details in low light with 9.1-megapixel resolution.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 390 Shot/3.25 Hour Video
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 9.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.4" (0.23" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 2 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number DSC-HX1/B
UPC Code 027242767171
Brand Name Sony
Product Name Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Bridge Camera
Marketing Information

Introducing the world's first digital still camera with Sweep Panorama mode. You can also shoot at an amazing 10 frames per second and capture crisp details in low light with 9.1-megapixel resolution.

Product Model DSC-HX1
Product Type Bridge Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3456 x 2592
Lens
Optical Zoom 20.0 x
Digital Zoom 2.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 5.2
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 0.39
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Bridge Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery (NP-FH50)
  • Battery Charger (BC-VH1)
  • Multi Connector Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap Strap
  • HDMI Adapter
  • CD-ROM
  • Features Face Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Aperture Priority
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 3.3"
    Width 4.5"
    Depth 3.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 15.98 oz
    Video
    Video Formats MPEG-4
    Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type Electronic
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year