Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400 Review

3.5
April 9, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D) (CIPA)
129.6mm x 95.0mm x 122.3mm (5 1/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. x 4 7/8 in.)
Weight (CIPA)
Approx. 655g (1 lb 7.1oz.) (Battery and Memory Stick DUO are included) Approx. 628g (1lb 6.2oz.) (Body Only)

Sensor

Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.76mm) Super HAD CCD
Effective pixels
Approx. 20.1 Megapixels

Lens

Lens type
Sony Lens
F-number
F3.4(W)-6.5(T)
Focal length
f=4.4-277mm

Zoom

Optical Zoom
63x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
20M Approx. 126x / 10M Approx. 89x / 5M Approx. 120x / VGA Approx. 500x / 2M (16:9) Approx. 160x
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Approx. 126
Filter Diameter
Yes (φ55)

Image Stabilization

Steadyshot
Optical

Focus

Focus Mode
Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, SpotAF, Tracking Focus, Face Tracking Focus
Focus Range
iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft) to Infinity, T:Approx.350cm(11.48 ft) to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.1cm(0.03 ft) to Infinity, T:Approx.350cm(11.48 ft) to Infinity)
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern

Exposure

External Flash Mode
Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash

External Flash

External Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.4m to 8.8m(1.3 ft to 28.8ft)(W) / Approx.3.5m to 4.6m(11.4 ft to 15.0ft)(T) / ISO3200: up to Approx. 12.4m(40.6 ft)(W) /Approx. 6.5m(21.3 ft)(T)

LCD

Screen Type
7.5cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 460,800 dots / ClearPhoto / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
5(Bright) / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1(Dark)

Shutter

Shutter Speed
iAuto (2 - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/2000) / Manual (30 - 1/2000)

White Balance

White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy,Fluor.: White Balance 1 / 2 / 3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push / One Push Set

Storage Media

Internal Memory
Approx. 55MB
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo™;Memory Stick PRO Duo™(high speed);Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™;Memory Stick XC-HG 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

Still Image Resolution
4:3 mode:20M(5,152 x 3,864) / 10M(3,648 x 2,736) / 5M(2,592 x 1,944) / VGA / 16:9 mode:15M(5,152 x 2,896) / 2M(1,920 x 1,080) / Sweep 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)
Movie Recording Mode
1280x720 (Fine) (1,280×720/30fps) /1280x720 (Standard) (1,280×720/30fps) / VGA (640×480/30fps)
Panorama (Recording)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Recording Format
Still Images: JPEG (DCF, Exif, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible

Built-in Flash

Built-in Flash Mode
Auto , Flash On , Slow Synchro , Flash Off , Advanced Flash
Built-in Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.4m to 8.8m(1.3 ft to 28.8ft)(W) / Approx.3.5m to 4.6m(11.4 ft to 15.0ft)(T) / ISO3200: up to Approx. 12.4m(40.6 ft)(W) /Approx. 6.5m(21.3 ft)(T)

Shooting

Shooting Mode
Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Shutter Speed Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, Scene Selection, Picture Effect
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum)
Approx. 0.71 fps (100 shots)
Self-Timer
Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode,Party Mode
Picture Effect
Still: Toy camera / Pop Color / Partial Color / Soft High-key, Movie: Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key
Panorama (Shooting)
360 Sweep Panorama
Shooting Functions
Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Shutter Speed Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, Scene Selection, Picture Effect

Playback

Playback Modes
Date view, Slideshow with Music

Exposure

Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)
Auto/80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto: (ISO100-ISO800 Level)

Power

Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.5W
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Approx. 300 / Approx. 150min

Interface

Input and Output Terminals
Multi (AV/USB), Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)

In The Box

Accessories
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1;AC AdaptorAC-UB10C;Multi USB cable;Shoulder Strap;Lens Cap;Instruction Manual

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