Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Review

3.5
July 23, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Lens

Optical Zoom 26x
Clear Image Zoom NO
Digital Zoom Precision Digital Zoom Approx.52x / Smart Zoom (10M Approx.36x / 5M Approx.52x / VGA Approx.210x / 2M(16:9) Approx.70x)
F F3.1(W)-5.9(T)
Focal Length (f= mm) f=4.0-104.0mm
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion) f=24-633mm
Macro (cm) iAuto:AF(W:Approx.20cm(0.66') to Infinity, T:Approx.200cm(6.56') to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.20cm(0.66') to Infinity, T:Approx.200cm(6.56') to Infinity)
Filter Diameter (mm) NO
Conversion Lens compatibility NO
Carl Zeiss® lens NO
Sony G NO

Image Sensory

Sensor Type Super HAD CCD
Size (Inches) 1/2.3 type(7.76mm)

Camera

Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels) Approx. 20.1
Bionz Processor NO
Face Detection YES
Smile Shutter YES
Soft Skin Mode YES
Background Defocus NO
GPS NO
Waterproof NO
Backlight correction HDR NO
Picture Effect Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key
Sweep Panorama Yes (360 Sweep Panorama)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama NO
Underwater Sweep Panorama NO
3D Sweep Panorama NO
Clear RAW NR NO
Auto Focus Area (Multi Point) YES
Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted) YES
Auto Focus Area (Spot) YES
Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot) NO
Manual Focus NO
Aperture Auto Mode F3.1/F9.7(W), 2 steps with ND Filter
Aperture Priority Mode NO
Aperture Manual Mode NO
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec) iAuto(2" - 1/1500) / Program Auto(1" - 1/1500)
NR Slow Shutter NO
Hand Shake Alert NO
Exposure Control ± 2.0EV, 1/3EV step
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
Automatic White Balance YES
Light Metering (Multi Pattern) YES
Light Metering (Centre weighted) YES
Light Metering (Spot) YES
Sharpness Setting NO
Saturation Setting NO
Contrast Setting NO
ISO Sensitivity (REI) ISO80-800(Auto), ISO80-3200(Program Auto)
Scene Selection Soft Snap / Soft Skin / Night Portrait / Night Scene / High Sensitivity / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / Gourmet / Pet Mode / Landscape

SteadyShot

SteadyShot capability YES
Optical SteadyShot capability YES

Auto Focus System

AF Illuminator Auto / Off

Built-In-Flash

Flash Mode Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
Red-Eye Correction Auto / On / Off
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash NO
Distance limitations using Flash (m) ISO Auto: Approx.0.4m to 6.8m(1 feet 1/3 inches to 22 feet 3 3/4 inches)(W) /Approx.1.5m to 3.6 m(5 feet to 11 feet 9 3/4 inches)(T),ISO3200: up to Approx.13.7 m(45 feet)(W) /Approx.7.2 m(23 feet 7 1/2inches)(T)

LCD/ Viewfinder

LCD Screen Size (inches) 7.5cm (3.0type)
LCD Total Dots Number 460.8
LCD Monitor Type TFT ClearPhoto
Auto Bright Monitoring NO
Optical Viewfinder NO
Electrical Viewfinder NO

Recording

Recording Media Memory Stick™ Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo™ / Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (high speed) / Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™ / Memory Stick Micro* / Memory Stick Micro (mark 2)*
Recording Media II SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card / microSD Memory Card* / microSDHC Memory Card*
Recording Format JPEG
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) YES
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) YES
Burst Mode (shots) Approx.8 fps
Burst Interval (approximately sec) Approx.0.08 sec. (100 shots)
Still Image size (20M 5184 x 3888) YES
Still Image size (16M 4608 x 3456) NO
Still Image size (18 M 4896×3672) NO
Still Image size (14M 4320 x 3240) NO
Still Image size (13M 4224 x 3168) NO
Still Image size (12M 4000 x 3000) NO
Still Image size (10M 3648 x 2736) YES
Still Image size (9.0M, 3456 x 2592) NO
Still Image size (8.0M, 3264 x 2448) NO
Still Image size (7.2M 3072 x 2304) NO
Still Image size (5.0M, 2592 x 1944) NO
Still Image size (3.1M, 2048 x 1536) NO
Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 1920 x 1080) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4896X2752) NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4,608 x 2,592) NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4,320 x 2,432) NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4000 x 2248) NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode, 4000 x 2672) NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432) NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3456 x 2304) NO
2D Panorama 360°(11,520×1,080) / Wide(7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920) / Standard(4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920)
3D Panorama NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50p Approx.28Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50i Approx.24Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50i Approx.17Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1440x1080 25fps Fine Approx.12Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1280x720 50i Fine Approx.9Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Standard Approx.6Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (1280x720 25fps Fine Approx.6Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (640x480 30fps Approx.3Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (640x480 25fps Approx.3Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (320x240 30fps) NO

Playback/ Edit

HD (High Definition) Playback NO
Slideshow (Playback/Music/Movie) YES
Trimming YES
Playback Zoom YES (8x)
Cue & Review (MPEG) YES
Index Playback 16 / 25 images
Image Rotation YES
Auto Image Rotation YES
Auto grouping and & Best Picture Recognition NO

General

Battery Remaining Indicator NO
Histogram Indicator YES
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) YES
Print Image Matching YES
PictBridge NO
Shop Front Mode NO
Start up time (approximately sec) Approx. 1.5 sec.
Menu Language English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian , Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian

Jacks

Multi use Terminal with HD Multi(AV/USB), Hi-Speed USB(USB2.0)
Multi use Terminal YES
AV Out NO
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed YES

Power/ Others

Battery System AA battery
Supplied Battery DC6.0V
Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting condition Approx. 350 / Approx. 175min
Battery for Clock NO
Weight (g) Approx. 430g (15.2oz.)
Weight with Accessories (g) Approx. 530g (1lb 2.7oz)
Supplied Software PlayMemories Home
Supplied Accessories AA battery, Shoulder Strap, Lens Cap, Multi USB cable, Instruction Manual, Lens Strap

Dimensions

Width (mm) 122.9
Height (mm) 83.2
Depth (mm) 87,2

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