Sony DSC-HX90V

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T, Exmor R CMOS, 18.2MP, USB2.0, Micro HDMI

Manufacturer
Sony
SKU
DSC-HX90VB
15-04-2015
Aim farther — Upgrade your view
Take a better look at all you aim for, with the world's smallest1 digital camera including a 30x optical zoom lens developed by Sony along with the legendary ZEISS®, a clear retractable OLED Tru-Finder™, and other features to extend full-scale shooting capabilities. The new Sony HX90 — it's absolutely brilliant from every perspective.

The Elements of Comprehensive Image Quality
The synergy of a higher-performance CMOS image sensor, lightning-quick image processor and legendary lens pack the latest optical and engineering advancements into an amazingly compact form.

Go farther, closer and wider
The ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens extends a legacy of high-precision optics to capture clear, sharp, undegraded images throughout a 24-720mm2 range.

Renowned ZEISS optics
Legendary ZEISS quality delivers brilliant sharpness, rich contrast and minimal distortion.

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
A back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels takes in more light for greater detail in every shot.

BIONZ X™ image processing engine
Now reproducing more realistic detail and colour in images with less diffraction and noise.

Command With Confidence
Instantly take control of any function that you want. All aspects of operation and handling are intuitively manageable, making it as easy as possible for you to love using this camera.

Get the best view

OLED Tru-Finder
This high-contrast retractable OLED Tru-Finder is far brighter than conventional electronic viewfinders and perfect for all-around portability, safety and practicality.

Extra-speedy & precise Fast Intelligent AF
An improved spatial object detection algorithm realises a more optimal and accurate lens drive to make AF even faster, for capturing more fleeting moments with ease.

Set the Right Shooting Style in Motion
Gain more choices to shoot your movie just right, according to the situation and how you want to show it. Whether you just want to share some action quickly or save it at higher resolution for more careful editing later, you can shoot in your own style to suit your purpose. Simply make format, mode, exposure and other settings and start recording as you like.

Enjoy movies in versatile formats
Choose XAVC S3 or AVCHD format for high-resolution movie recording. You can even simultaneously record the action as a compressed, Web-friendly MP4 file for easy sharing.

Capability Beyond Convention
Show the world how much farther you can go even after you've taken your shot. Touch up photos, share footage wirelessly, map your journey and have more fun in fresher ways than ever with your camera.

Trace your trip in detail
Built-in GPS geotags your photos and movies, so when viewing them later, you can see trail maps of the shooting locations using Sony PlayMemories Home software on a computer.

Share with ease — Gain remote control
An easy, direct connection gets your images across
Use built-in NFC™/Wi-Fi capability to send photos and movies from your camera to other mobile devices. It takes just a single touch of your mobile device to the camera to make the connection.

Video

Full HD 
Y
Maximum video resolution 
1920 x 1080 pixels
Video formats supported 
AVCHD, MP4
Resolution at capture speed
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Technical details

Colour of product 
Black
ISO sensitivity 
80, 3200, 12800
Weight 
218g
Focal length range (f-f) 
4.1 - 123 mm
Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Compatible memory cards 
MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display 
LCD
Flash modes 
Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
GPS 
Y
Light exposure correction
± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Megapixel 
18.2 MP
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Y
Optical zoom 
30x
Scene modes 
Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Night portrait, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer 
2, 5, 10s
Sensor type 
CMOS
Viewfinder type 
Electronic
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Push, Shade

Networking

Wi-Fi 
Y

Ports & interfaces

HDMI 
Y
HDMI connector type
Micro
Built-in microphone 
Y
USB version 
2.0

Power

Power source type 
Battery
Battery type 
NP-BX1

Display

Display aspect ratio
4:3
Display resolution (numeric) 
921600 pixels
Touch screen 
N

Technical details

Display diagonal 
7.62 cm (3.0")

Lens system

Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Digital zoom 
120x
Image stabilizer 
Y
Minimum aperture number 
3.5

Camera

Camera type 
Compact camera
Photo effects 
Black&White

Light exposure

Light exposure modes 
Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE

Flash

Flash range (tele)
2.5 - 3.0m
Flash range (wide)
0.3 - 5.4m

Shutter

Fastest camera shutter speed 
1/2000s
Slowest camera shutter speed 
30s

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard)
390 shots
Battery capacity 
1240 mAh
Battery voltage 
3.6V

Packaging content

Battery technology 
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Cables included
AC, Micro-USB
AC adapter included
Y
Batteries included
Y
Quick start guide 
Y
Wrist strap included
Y

Picture quality

Image sensor size
25.4/58.4 mm (1/2.3")
Maximum image resolution 
4896 x 3264 pixels
Image formats supported 
EXIF, JPG
Still image resolution(s) 
3:2: 16M (4896×3, 264) / 8.9M (3648×2432) / 4.5M (2592×1728), 4:3: 18M (4896×3672) / 10M (3648×2736) / 5M (2592×1944) / VGA, 16:9: 13M (4896×2752) / 7.5M (3648×2056) / 2.1M (1920×1080), 1:1: 13M (3664×3664) / 7.5M (2736×2736) / 3.7M (1920×1920), Wide (715

Weight & dimensions

Weight (including battery)
245g
Width 
10.2 cm
Depth 
3.54 cm
Height 
5.81 cm