Sony DSC-HX1 Cyber-Shot Digital Camera User Review

Hello World, this post is all about my experience and review about Sony DSC-HX1 Cyber-shot Digital Camera which I recently replaced with Olympus Fe 340. After several reviews in photography and digital camera blogs, i felt i made a very right choice in buying the Sony HX1.

Sony HX1 is truly a amazing camera with loads of features and powerful 20X optical Zoom and 9.1 mega pixels, its a High Zoom Performance Camera with G Lens BIONZ processor. The DSC-HX1 offers supreme performance for the most demanding users with up to 10fps, Sweep Panorama for impressive panoramic images of up to 224-degrees and 1080-line HD Movie9. With its 3.0” titling LCD

I am amazed with the High Definition video capturing feature of the Sony HX1,you can record video up to 1440x1080 or at 30fps. A MP4 HD fi le is a compressed single fi le format,perfect for uploading to computers and Web sharing sites like YouTube, take a look at the stylish Sony Stylish HX1

Here are some quick specification of Sony HX1 and more detailed specs here

LCD Type 3.0” Clear Photo LCD Plus™ Tiltable display1(230K)
Camera Type High Zoom Performance Camera
Image Device 1/2.4"(7.59mm) Exmor™ CMOS
Effective Pixels Resolution 9.1MP
Processor BIONZ®

Lens Type G Lens
Lens Construction
13 elements in 10 groups
(including 1ED glass element and 1aspheric element)
Aperture Range
Auto(F2.8-F8.0) / Program Auto(F2.8-F8.0) /
Focal Length 5.0-100.0mm
35mm Equivalency
Still shots: 28-560mm / Movie 16:9: 31- 620mm /
Movie 4:3:38-760
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom Smart Zoom / Precision Digital Zoom / Off
Total Zoom Approximately 40x with Precision Digital Zoom

Checkout the below Sample High Definition video captured with Sony HX1

Below are some sample images captured with Sony HX1

And the below is the picture of the moon captured with Sony DSC HX1

When it comes to rating and my experience with Sony DSC-HX1 Cyber-Shot Digital Camera, I give 4.5/5

You can get more detailed review of Sony HX1 camera at photography blog with loads of sample images and sample videos Check out the user captured images through Sony HX1 here.Finally I love this camera and i appreciate myself in making right decision in purchasing sony Hx1.

HP Answers


  1. I like this digital camera.I am attracted by its 20x optical zoom..

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