Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Compact Digital Camera

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Massive 26x Optical Zoom

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Digital Camera Sony Cyber-shot point-and-shoot DSC-H200 Digital Bridge Camera containing a 1/2.3 inch Super HAD 20.1 megapixel CCD imaging sensor for capturing high resolution still images and 720p HD video. This sensor gains an advantage with the included long-reach 26x optical zoom, delivering a 22.3-580mm focal length 35mm-equivalent range. For photographing in low-lit environments and when shooting at long zoom lengths, Optical SteadyShot image stabilizer is included to counter camera shake effects.

cprovides monitoring, image playback, and for menu system navigation, providing five brightness levels to assist viewing in bright environments. Also a vast array of camera effects are available to additionally refine the look of your pictures including Beauty Effects, Picture Effects, Smile Shutter, Face Detection, iAuto mode. and 360 Sweep Panorama. In addition, the HS200 is uses two AA batteries for power, giving added convenience to power on-the-go with their availability virtually anywhere.

Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilizer and Optical 26x Zoom Lens

A 26x optical 26x zoom lens which is included provides a 22.3-580mm equivalent 35mm focal length range, providing wide-angle thru super-telephoto perspectives usable most shooting scenes. Six aspherical lenses which are built into the construction of the lens, help to cut down on chromatic aberrations all through the zoom range.

Notably benefitting the lens' long-range capabilities is the included Optical SteadyShot image stabilizer, which helps to reduce the look of camera shake. The Two-Way Active Mode operates by adjusting for both horizontal and vertical movement, making it fitting for producing sharp images while on the move.

20.1 megapixel Super HAD CCD Imaging Sensor and HD Movies

The H200 combines a 1/2.3 inch Super HAD 20.1 megapixel CCD imaging sensor to deliver high resolution images which take advantage of the optical 26x zoom lens along with the Optical SteadyShot image stabilizer. The amalgamation of these technologies delivers sharp, detailed images ideal for both online sharing and printing. The sensor also provides HD video captures 30 frames per second. up thru 1280 x 720p format. Jan 8, 2013 ✓

Body type SLR-like (bridge)  
Max resolution 5184 x 2920  
Other resolutions 5184 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 20.1 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 20.4 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
White balance presets 6  
Custom white balance Yes (1)  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24 633 mm  
Optical zoom 26.4  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes  
Manual focus No  
Macro focus range 20 cm (7.87)  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 460,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type ClearPhoto LCD display  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.1 - F5.9  
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/1500 sec  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 6.8 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync, Advanced Flash  
Continuous drive Yes (8 fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery AA  
Battery description 4 x AA Alkaline / NiMH batteries  
Battery Life (CIPA) 240  
Weight (inc. batteries) 530 g (1.17 lb / 18.70 oz)  
Dimensions 123 x 83 x 87 mm (4.84 x 3.27 x 3.43)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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