Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V benefits from a radical design overhaul compared to its HX60V predecessor. Does this make it one of the best travel zooms ever? Callum McInerney-Riley finds out

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Sony Cyber-shot HX90V

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Pros:

  • + Excellent, compact design
  • + Extensive zoom range makes it very versatile
  • + Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity

Cons:

  • - No touchscreen on the LCD screen
  • - No exposure-compensation dial
  • - No raw recording

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Review

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Sensor:18.2MP, 1/2.3in, Exmor R BSI-CMOS
ISO:80-3200
Shutter speed:30-1/2000sec
Lens:Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm (equivalent) f/3.5-6.4
Image stabilisation:5-axis
Viewfinder:638,400-dot OLED, pop-up
Screen:3in, 921,600-dot 4:3 LCD with 180° tilt
Processor:Bionz X
Still image file format:JPEG
Video:Full HD 60p/50p, 50Mbps
Video file formats:XACV S, AVCHD, MP4
Connectivity:Wi-fi, NFC
Battery:NP-BX1 Li-ion, 360 shots EVF, 390 shots screen
GPS:Yes HX90V; no HX90
Storage:SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
Dimensions:102 x 58.1 x 35.4mm
Weight:245g
  1. 1. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Review – Features
  2. 2. Build and Handling
  3. 3. Performance
  4. 4. Image Quality
  5. 5. Dynamic Range
  6. 6. Noise
  7. 7. Verdict
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  • Zoltan Hercik

    It’d be great to see some HX90V sample images. I almost bought the camera when I’ve seen a few test images that show a lot of noise even at the lowest ISO settings. Any experience yet? What is your opinion about the image quality of the Sony HX90V? Thanks in advance, Zoltan