Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100V

  • Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100V
84
Based on 24 scores, 35 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Overflowing with shooting features.
  • Excellent photo and video quality.
  • Solid shooting performance for its class.

Cons:

  • Average still image quality.
  • Uninspiring design.

Expert reviews and ratings

By evogadget.com on

We liked Sony's latest camera. The new CyberShot DSC-HX100V it is a gadget that looks elegant, has many interesting features and takes/shoots beautiful photos and movies. Still, we think that its wide variety of features might confuse beginners, so...

By Photo Answers on 80

Sony’s HX100V features a brand new 16.2Mp, back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. This new sensor is able to capture large 4608x3456px JPEGs, as well...

By Expert Reviews on 60

An impressive all-rounder but it fails to stand out over its rivals in any particular area...

By DigitalCameraInfo on

When a camera waltzes up to your imaging lab and aces the most important test, it’s hard not to be impressed. Such is the case with Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V. But evaluating this camera was an exercise in tempering our enthusiasm. After...

By PCWorld India on 84

The Sony HX100V is a super-zoom camera which features 30X zoom, GPS functionality and the ability to capture 3D images....

By CNET Asia on 78

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V has a lot of features and a lot of lens with photo and video quality that's just good enough to back up its hefty price tag....

By PCWorld on 80

The 30X optical-zoom Sony Cyber-shot HX100V offers a good balance of manual and automated features, as well as standout video and 3D capabilities. It doesn’t match the sophistication of the Nikon P500’s feature set, but its special features...

By CIOL on

The bottom line for me with this camera is it is just plain fun to use. Great video, sweep panorama, a 30x zoom and good photo quality makes for a wonderful package. I am incredibly happy with this camera and have zero regrets about not having my...

By TechRadar on 80

The Sony Cyber-shot HX100V updates the innovative HX1. A new sensor, 30x optical zoom and GPS all feature begging the question, is the Sony HX100V as good as superzoom cameras get?
 At the beginning of 2009, Sony released the Cyber-shot...

By Photography Bay on

The Sony Cyber-shot HX100V is a 16.2-megapixel superzoom camera. The optical zoom on the HX100V covers a 30x zoom range, equivalent to 27-810mm.The HX100V has a tilting, 3-inch 920-k dot resolution LCD, which gives you the option to easily compose...

By Digital Photography School on

About this time last year I fell upon a Sony DSC-HX5V compact digicam with great glee, buying one to use for my family picture making. It has since traveled with us on all our excursions, elegantly and easily recording our trips as HD...

By Camera Labs on 86

It's taken longer than usual for Sony to bring a new super-zoom to market, but the wait has been worth it. The Cyber-shot HX100V is a very capable model that's packed full of exciting features, is nicely designed and handles beautifully. In...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

The Sony Cybershot HX100v has a high price, yet justifies that with a camera packed with advanced and useful features, including 10fps continuous shooting, backlight HDR mode, 42.9 megapixel panoramic mode, manual controls, GPS, and full HD video with...

By PC Pro on 83

Excellent quality images and videos, and a host of features, but the steep price isn’t entirely justified...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The Sony CyberShot DSC-HX100V is one of the best super-zoom camera that we've ever reviewed, offering a compelling mix of advanced features, excellent still image quality, fantastic lens and a class-leading video mode, all at a price that is...

By Photo Review Australia on 90

The HX100V is the flagship model in Sony's super-zoom range and one of two digicams announced at the end of January. Featuring a 30x optical zoom lens that covers the equivalent of 24-384mm in 35mm format, it sports a backlit CMOS sensor with...

By The Luminous Landscape on

There is a class of cameras popularly called "Superzooms". These are fixed lens cameras with small sensors and very broad zoom ranges. At the long end their reach goes out to between 600mm and 800+mm. And therein lies their appeal. In a size...

By DigitalVersus on 100

With its nice design, high-quality lens, good sensor and advanced image processing, the Sony Cyber-shot HX100V has everything it takes to become one of 2011's top bridges. It's just a shame there's no RAW mode, as not all users will...

By Pocket-lint on

All in all we’re very impressed with the HX100V, we think it'll please a whole lot of people when it hits the shelves this...

By Digital Photography Review on 73

There is a lot to like about the HX100V. Its 30x optical zoom lens, which covers 27-810mm (equivalent) is incredibly versatile, the camera feels great in the hand, is comfortable to use and its 16MP sensor provides image quality which, at most ISO...