Sony Cybershot DSC-HX20V

  • Sony Cybershot DSC-HX20V
82
Based on 26 scores, 37 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    14
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Sharp images.
  • Good high ISO performance.
  • GPS.

Cons:

  • Expensive.
  • Exposure issues.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Buy-n-Shoot on 70

When it comes to the digital camera market, there are many cameras that provide similar specifications and image quality. The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC HX20V is no exception to these specifics and the quality of manufacture and quality of the images it...

By T3 Magazine on 80

There's no doubt the fixed lens compact camera market has been hard hit by the quality and convenience of the smartphone and its use for everyday snapping.The photo industry's response is an increasing volume of long lens, ‘travel...

By PC Mag on 80

With its Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V, Sony packs a long 20x zoom lens and GPS into one decidedly svelte camera. It's one of the more expensive compact superzoom models you'll find, but all those features along with high performance warrant the price....

By What Digital Camera on 85

Sony has a knack of cramming its Cyber-shot series with a whole host of imaging gadgetry, as well as a range of cutting edge features. The latest model in the range - the Sony HX20V - is no different at first glance.The HX20V features an 18.2MP Exmor...

By The Digital Camera Resource Page on -

Conclusion The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V is a very good travel zoom camera that offers a great selection of auto modes, some very useful bells and whistles, limited manual controls, blazing performance, and 1080/60p video recording. If you're not...

By TechRadar on 80

The chief selling point here remains the ideal compromise between the broad zoom range and compact dimensions, and on the Sony Cyber-shot HX20V such far-reaching scope as afforded by a 25-500mm equivalent focal range will deliver a huge amount of...

By DPexpert on -

REVIEW—SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-HX20V by terry on 7 June 2012 Price: $500 Good party-cam THE LOW-DOWN: This camera has an 18 megapixel sensor and an image-stabilised 25–500mm (film equivalent) lens. Zoom action is smooth. There is GPS built-in...

By Sydney Morning Herald on -

Read later Sony Cybershot DSC-HX20V. This camera has an 18-megapixel sensor and an image-stabilised 25mm-500mm (film equivalent) lens. Zoom action is smooth. There is GPS built in and the 75mm LCD is a fine, bright, high-definition viewer. The body...

By Stuff.tv on 100

A superb compact that's ready for anything...

By Expert Reviews on 60

A fantastic array of innovative and genuinely useful features, but image quality has its ups and downs...

By Trusted Reviews on -

18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor 20x optical zoom (equiv to 25-500mm in 35mm terms) ISO 100 - 12,800 1080/50p Full HD AVCHD movie recording iSweep Panormama function Nine Picture Effect digital filter effects The Sony HX20V takes over from the HX9V that...

By CNET UK on 80

The HX20V comes close to being the perfect traveller's camera, with a high resolution, long zoom and built-in geotagging features that put your pictures on the map. The auto modes are fast and accurate, consistently producing detail-packed, vivid...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

The HX20V is one of a new breed of cameras from Sony boasting its new 18.2 megapixel sensor as well as a whole load of shooting features and 20x optical zoom, making it an ideal travel camera. Image quality is good, the body has a firm, solid build, but...

By Pocket-lint on 80

A great zoom range crammed into a small body and stacks of features including super-fast autofocus work in the HX20V’s favour. But the near-£400 price tag is extortionate compared to the competition, particularly when image quality is no more...

By Digital Photography School on -

First there was the HX5V, then HX9V … now the HX20V. So we’ve gone from a 10x zoom camera to a 15x, and finally a 20x zoom compact digicam.I happily use the earlier HX5V as an everyday camera, for holidays and occasionally for shots of...

By CNET Australia on 81

Offering a wide range of features from a 20x optical zoom lens to excellent low-light modes, the HX20V is a great buy for the cashed-up...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Sony HX20V is a very nice camera indeed. It has plenty of features, offers good performances, and takes great pictures ... so long as you don't mind their slightly 'processed' look. The lens, however, could deliver more consistent levels...

By ePHOTOzine on -

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX20VHands-On sample photos from the new top of the range travel-zoom, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX20V, with an 18.2 megapixel backlit Exmor R CMOS sensor, 20x optical zoom lens, GPS, Full HD Video, and. The camera used was a...

By Digital Photography Review on 74

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V is a very good travel zoom camera that offers a great selection of auto modes, some very useful bells and whistles, limited manual controls, blazing performance, and 1080/60p video recording. If you're not 'pixel...

International Review By tweakers.net on 80

De camera heeft zich op reis goed gedragen. Altijd snel paraat en danzij het grote zoombereik is het makkelijk van alles en nog wat vast te leggen. Ergonomisch is er wel en en ander mis waarbij de plaats van de flitser de grootste misser is. Ook kan er...