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HX350 COMPACT CAMERA WITH 50X OPTICAL ZOOM

Full Specifications & Features

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Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.4 Megapixels
Number of Pixels (Gross)
Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
Lens type
ZEISS Vario Sonnar T* Lens, 15 elements in 10 groups (including 1 super ED glass element, 2 ED glass element and 3 aspheric element)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F2.8 (W) - 6.3 (T)
Focal length
f=4.3-215mm
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 240cm (7.87 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx.240cm (7.87 ft.) to Infinity)
Optical Zoom
50x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
Still Image: 20M Approx.100x / 10M Approx.142x / 5M Approx.200x / VGA Approx.810x / 15M(16:9) Approx.100x / 2M(16:9) Approx.270x; Movie: Approx. 100x
Filter Diameter
Yes (φ55)
Digital zoom
20M Approx. 200x / 10M Approx. 284x / 5M Approx. 400x / VGA Approx. 810x / 15M (16:9) Approx. 200x / 2M (16:9) Approx. 540x
Iris diaphragm
7 blades
Screen Type
7.5cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 90degrees, down by approx. 60degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
FINDER/MONITOR (not automatically)
MS Assist Magnification
8.1x, 16.2x
Screen Type/Number of Dots
Electrical (0.5cm (0.2 type), 201.600dots equivalent)
Field Coverage
100%
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps)
Image Processing Engine
Yes (BIONZ X)
Steadyshot
Optical
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF;DMF;Manual Focus;Continuous AF(Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Area
Wide;Center;Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
LOCK ON AF
Yes
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern;Center Weighted;Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit), 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200, Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200),100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 /12800
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 4lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
WB Micro Adjustment
G7-M7,A7-B7
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4 - 1/4000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/4000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000) / Manual (30 - 1/4000)
Aperture
iAuto (F2.8-F6.3 (W)) / Program Auto (F2.8-F6.3 (W) ) /Aperture Priority (F2.8-F8.0(W)) / Shutter Priority (F2.8-F6.3(W)) / Manual (F2.8-F8.0 (W))
Image Control
Quality(Fine / Standard)
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR;high ISO NR:Normal/Low;Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV step)
Shooting Mode
Program Auto;Aperture Priority;Shutter Speed Priority;Manual Exposure;MR(Memory Recall) 1,2;Movie Mode(Program Auto,Aperture Priority,Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure);Panorama;Scene Selection;Intelligent Auto;Superior Auto
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity;Night Scene;Handheld Twilight;Night Portrait;Landscape;Portrait;Soft Skin;Anti Motion Blur;Beach;Snow;Fireworks;Advanced Sports Shooting;Gourmet;Pet Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)
Self-Timer
Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait 1 / portrait 2
Drive Modes
Single;Continuous shooting;Self-timer;Self-timer(cont.);Self-portrait;Cont.-bracketing;White balance bracketing
Panorama (Shooting)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia
Auto Image Rotation
Yes
Metering Mode
Multi Pattern;Center Weighted;Spot
Number of Recognised Scenes
Still Image: Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33; Movie: 44
Minimum Illumination
Auto: 4lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Exposure Compensation
Yes
Built-in Flash Red-Eye Correction
On / Off
Flash Mode
Flash Off / Autoflash / Fill-flash / Slow Sync. / Advanced Flash /Rear Sync.
Flash Type
Built-in, manual pop-up
AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx. 0.5m to 8.5m (1.64 ft. to 27.89 ft.) (W) / Approx. 2.4m to 3.5m (7.87 ft. to 11.48 ft.) (T), ISO3200: up to Approx. 12.0m (39.37 ft.) (W) / Approx. 5.1m (16.73 ft.) (T)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed);Memory Stick PROHG Duo;Memory Stick Micro;Memory Stick Micro (Mark2);;SD Memory Card;SDHC Memory Card;SDXC Memory Card;microSD Memory Card;microSDHC Memory Card;microSDXC Memory Card
Recording Format
Still Images: JPEG ( DCF, Exif, MPF Baseline ) compliant, DPOF compatible
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
AVCHD:Dolby Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby Digital Stereo Creator), MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Colour Space (Still)
sRGB
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/24p),MP4: 12M(1,440x1,080/30fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/30fps)
Panorama (Recording)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)
3:2mode:18M(5,184×3,456) / 8.9M(3,648×2,432) / 4.5M(2,592×1,728) / 4:3mode:20M(5,184×3,888) / 10M(3,648×2,736) / 5M(2,592×1,944) / VGA / 16:9mode:15M(5,184×2,920) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 2.1M(1,920×1,080) / 1:1mode:15M(3,888×3,888) / 7.5M(2,736×2,736) / 3.7M(1,920×1,920) / Sweep Panorama:Wide(7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920) /Standard(4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920) / Sweep Panorama:360 (11,520×1,080)
Input and Output Terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI
Power source
DC3.6V (supplied battely) / DC5.0V (supplied AC Adoptor)
Battery System
NP-BX1
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.4W (EVF:Approx. 1.1W)
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Power supply during shooting/playback requires separately sold AC-UD10.)
Battery Life(Still Images)
Still Images: Approx. 300 / Approx. 150min (EVF:Approx. 380 / Approx. 190min); Movies (actual shooting): Approx. 50min (EVF: Approx. 55min). (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB); Movies (continuous shooting): Approx. 85min (EVF: Approx. 95min). (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB. )
Photo Creativity
Yes
Shooting Functions
Face Detection;Grid Line;Smile Shutter;Digital Level Gauge (roll);WB Bracket;MF Assist;Micref Level
Playback Functions
BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI);9/25-frame index view;Auto Orientation;Slide Show;Forward/Rewind (Movie);Delete;Protect;Motion Shot Video
Operating Temperature
0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
129.6 x 93.2 x 114.8mm, 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2mm (from front of lens to monitor); 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 5/8 in., 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. (from front of lens to monitor)
Weight
Approx. 652g (1lb 7.0oz.) (Battery and Memory Stick DUO are included) / Approx. 625g (1lb 6.0oz.) (Body Only)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC AdaptorAC-UUD12
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual

Features

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Capture 20.4 megapixel detail, even in low light

Shoot detail-packed stills and movies, even indoors or in dim light, with the 20.4 effective megapixels Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

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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

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Powerful zoom with less to carry

Travel, wildlife and more, everything’s covered by the high quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with powerful 50x optical zoom

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Lock-on AF for enhanced photo opportunities

Simply press the shutter button halfway to activate Lock-on AF . It automatically adjusts the AF target frame size to match the subject size, improve tracking performance, and take full advantage of every photo opportunity

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Adjust light and exposure levels manually

Use the P/S/A/M manual modes to control the aperture or shutter speed and play with the creative effects in your photos

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Compose with a realistic view

Easily frame and view your shots and movies on the bright, high resolution 7.5cm (3.0”) Xtra Fine LCD screen

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Electronic viewfinder

Take the guesswork out of composing shots and get exactly the result you’re looking for. A 201k-dot resolution electronic viewfinder gives you a clear, real-time preview with 100% field coverage – ideal for framing, focusing, and reviewing shots using various settings

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Shoot smooth, steady Full HD movies

Film smooth, steady video clips in Full HD 24p, even when you’re walking or zooming, with Optical SteadyShot Active Mode

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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

Add artistic picture effects

Add up to 13 different creative effects to stills, movies and panoramas without having to download and use image-editing software

Get clear close-ups

A powerful 100x Clear Image Zoom fills the frame, for dramatic close-ups that always stay clear and detail-packed

Focus on the moment

After autofocusing, you can rotate a lens ring to use Direct Manual Focus to make fine adjustments, for fantastic focusing speed, precision and control for shooting macro and fast-moving subjects. 

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Shoot high quality pictures quickly

The BIONZ X™ processor is key to high-speed continuous shooting at 10 frames per second and finely detailed image quality

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Enjoy DSLR-like creative control

Get the shot you want with a manual ring for smooth zoom/focus, jog dial, custom buttons and memory for favourite settings

Boost your flash photography

Advanced Flash brightens up dim scenes, lighting up subjects who are further away from the camera

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Capture full panoramas with movement and faces

Just press the shutter button and sweep the camera for extra-wide panoramas of landscapes, city scenes and packed parties

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Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

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