Good image quality even in dark conditions.
Full HD video with stereo sound capture and autofocus plus optical zoom.
Large crisp screen.
Full manual control.
Plenty of impressive features and takes excellent photos.
Great 16 Megapixel image quality.
1080p50 HD video.
Superior Auto composite modes.
Hi Resolution panoramas.
Versatile wide-angle 16x zoom lens.
Nascent 3D technology.
A touch expensive.
Unpredictable white balance.
Poor GPS performance.
Only 2 apertures in Manual mode.
Proprietary A/V port.
Quality deteriorates quickly at high ISOs.
Heavy noise suppression gives images a watercolor look.
Very little fine detail above ISO 800.
No control over NR levels.
Sluggish user interface.
AVCHD PS movie mode is slower to start and stop.
Movie button is small and barely protruding.
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
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 February 29, 2012
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...80
By TechRadar on January 25, 2012
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...80
By T3 Magazine on January 01, 2012
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...80
By Tech2 on November 02, 2011
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...75
By Expert Reviews on October 30, 2011
Packed with impressive features but image quality doesn't quite live up to the high price...80
By TechTree on October 14, 2011
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...90
By Pocket-lint on October 13, 2011
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...90
By What Digital Camera on September 07, 2011
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...89
By Camera Labs on August 01, 2011
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...82