Optical zoom is supported during video recording, though it’s important to note that when switching from still to video capture, the relative focal range shifts depending on the video mode selected; in Standard Cloaked in a matte black finish, the Cyber-shot HX9V assumes a somewhat thick, rectangular design that resembles a point-and-shoot with more of a grip than usual. I have a eye fi card in it and it works great. With the thin camera body and lens barrel, the solid grasp you are able to achieve on the camera is particularly important for telephoto shots. Flash burst may also be interesting to play with.

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The Sony Cybershot HX9v excels at everything it does, and packs everything you need into a pocket sized camera.

With a new sensor, better autofocus system and more streamlined design, the X line Not everything about the HX9V is fast, though. Why not just leave it in Superior Auto? The Sony HX9V pleasantly captures the warm tones of this sunset. Reduction to 11×14 helps quite a bit.

Slow start-up and playback make the HX9V irritating at times when you are either unprepared for an unexpected photo opportunity or want to review your images while shooting restless subjects such as children or pets. It is one of the most capable compact megazooms I’ve tested.


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External controls are well placed across the body. Find information and receive instant notifications about your product.

However, enthusiasts should note that noise suppression on the HX9V is quite aggressive, often resulting in a watercolor look. I bought the HX9V for its exceptional video capabilities. Thanks Joshwa It’s really nice to be able soby ‘talk’ to the reviewer – I look forward to your full findings on the TZ Excellent camera, produces great pics and video The primary reason I bought the camera was to seriously downsize my photo equipment for my recent trip to Thailand, from where I just returned.

Great video quality, Nice features, Bad Image processing.

I would have liked it too, but I believe the manual settings dsx allow sort of A or S ‘mode’ if you will. You can tell the camera to set its clock by satellite if you like, and have it set your location information, adjusting the clock by time zone as needed.

Sony includes three settings to control the degree of blurring that’s applied to the background: Our biggest concern is the rather slow operation, which is frustrating in a camera which is otherwise such a fine performer. For still photography the HX9 offers 10fps continuous shooting. Sony packs its latest digital ideas into the Sony HX9V, a megapixel, 16x pocket long zoom, offering high-resolution stills and Full HD video.

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The best Black Friday deals of Overall, anyone looking for a snapshot camera for regularly making 8×10 prints or smaller or viewing on a TV or computer screen should be more than satisfied with the HX9V.


Whatever happened to a hx7v review? The 3″ LCD produces absolutely beautiful, clear colors.

It’s entirely new and hosts what seems like all of Sony’s latest Cyber-shot technologies. Sony has throw all their expertise and cash on the “G” lens its good. Little pricey but worth it. ISO images make good 16xinch prints, though with noticeable digital artifacts in areas, especially in green leaves.

The menu structures are well organized and easily accessed through the Menu button on the back of the camera.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V 16.2MP Digital Camera – Black

Announced Feb 1, We recommend downloading and installing the latest version of one of the following browsers: However, it does still retain a bit of the signature, tin-like sound of digital camera audio. You can also connect the camera to a computer with the supplied PMB software to download GPS Assist data that will speed up satellite acquisition. Reducing size to 5×7, though, brings it all back to acceptable. For starters, there’s a