Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9V

  • Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9V
85
Based on 33 scores, 46 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    14
  • Good:
    16
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Good image quality even in dark conditions.
  • Fast shooting.
  • Full HD video with stereo sound capture and autofocus plus optical zoom.

Cons:

  • Tiny buttons.
  • Nascent 3D technology.

Expert reviews and ratings

By evogadget.com on

You will grow to like the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V more and more as you get used to it. And it will only cost you $276.95 on...

By Macworld UK on 80

Claiming to offer a professional, DSLR-like performance, despite a fixed lens and smallish sensor, Sony’s 16-megapixel, 16x optical zoom Sony Cyber-Shot HX9V was awarded best compact of 2011-12 by industry body EISA. The serious, chunky-looking...

By TechRadar on 80

Looking for one compact 'travel zoom' camera that does it all? If you haven't had your head turned by the workmanlike reliability of Panasonic's TZ series, such as the Panasonic Lumix TZ20, nor sports car exterior and gimmicky...

By T3 Magazine on 80

Enticing the point and shoot merchant who has got a little more serious about their photography, Sony has packed a lot of firepower into the Cyber-shot HX9V’s chunky, if pocket-sized, chassis. A 16x optical zoom pushes it into travel zoom category...

By Tech2 on 75

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is priced at Rs.16,990. This is a great camera and is priced competitively in the travel compact segment. It has really good zoom along with a neat 3D capture feature. The only thing we missed was the lack of aperture...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Packed with impressive features but image quality doesn't quite live up to the high price...

By TechTree on 90

Expert Review MRP: Rs 16,990Street Price: , , The holiday season is fast approaching and has on offer its new stylish super-thin 16.2 MPcamera with a large 3.0" screen and a powerful 16x optical zoom with optical image stabilisation along with a 24...

By Pocket-lint on 90

The Sony Cyber-shot HX9V is a feature-packed and affordable 16x zoom compact camera. There’s little to complain about as the HX9’s focusing system, 10fps burst mode, GPS technology, manual controls and variety of scene modes all come up...

By What Digital Camera on 89

Sony's CyberShot DSC-HX9V might seem like something of a gadget lover's dream; the amount of extras packed in would embarrass a DSLR feature list, let alone one of a compact. Putting aside the admittedly huge zoom and high resolution sensor the...

By Camera Labs on 82

The Sony Cyber-shot HX9V was so obviously designed to compete head on with the Lumix TZ20 / ZS10 it's hard not to discuss it in terms of how it matches up to the market leader's flagship travel zoom. After all, if you're in the market for a...

By Digital Photography School on

As mentioned elsewhere, I bought this camera’s predecessor — the HX5V — about a year ago for family use. And enjoyed every still and video pixel it shot!Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX9V FeaturesSo what do we get with the new boy?We can now...

By The Imaging Resource on

The 16.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot HX9V serves an overlapping market of consumers. Outfitted with an optically-stabilized 24-384mm equivalent lens, this compact digital camera is able to capture wide views, smooth zoom transitions, and HD video...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

The HX9V is an outstanding travel compact, albeit one with a somewhat premium price tag. It’s easy to use, feels great in the hand and delivers fantastic image quality – especially when used in Sony’s proprietary Intelligent Auto and...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Brilliant in almost any situation and loaded with skills, the HX9V is the best compact camera money can buy...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

This 16-megapixel camera has a zoom range of 24-384mm (film equivalent). It has a wide selection of programmable settings, so it is a pity it doesn't come with a printed user manual. Most owners may never take full advantage of its features. The...

By DPexpert on

We took the HX9V to Ballarat for a tourist try-out and we loved the wide-angle end of the zoom. This really is a camera to consider for the trip to Europe. (See the Ballarat sample photos here…) The natural competition for this camera is the...

By cnet on 82

Feature junkies in search of a compact megazoom should get the Sony Cyber-shot...

By ePHOTOzine on

The Sony Cybershot HX9v scores highly for a lot of things such as features, handling, battery life, speed, good menus, good GPS implementation, good image quality, and overall offers an...

By PhotographyBLOG on 100

The Sony CyberShot DSC-HX9V is the best travel-zoom camera that we've reviewed to date, taking on and beating the market-leading Panasonic DMC-TZ20. The HX9V offers a compelling mix of advanced features, excellent still image quality, and a...

By Engadget on

With PSN issues abound, April and May were certainly not banner months for Sony. Things are looking up for the electronics maker in June, however, with well-received PlayStation Vita and NEX-C3 camera announcements last week, and now a top rating for...