DSC-H200

DSC-H200

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Review

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Review posted 05/02/2013

Quick Take
Pros

  • iAuto shooting mode is accurate and easy in all situations
  • 26x Optical Zoom is incredibly versatile
  • 360 Panorama is easy and fast
  • Optical SteadyShot is very helpful when shooting on the move
  • Nice, Bright 3.0-inch LCD
  • Good Battery Life
  • Very Competitively priced
Cons
  • Poor Still Image and Video Quality
  • No Dedicated video recording button
  • Poor Shooting Performance
  • Mono Audio Microphone
  • Weak Flash Unit
  • Optical SteadyShot is not quite enough at full telephoto
  • No HDMI output for HD movies on an HDTV
Bottom Line
The Sony Cyber Shot H200 is one of the most affordable super-zoom digicams on the market. Its huge zoom lens and great feature set are unfortunately held back by its performance and image quality.. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
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With versatility and price in mind, Sony created their Cyber-Shot DSC-H200. Their H-series has been known for long-zoom cameras, and the H200 is no exception, With a wide-view, 26x optical zoom lens, there isn't much this camera can't cover. 

Sony also included a powerful 20.1-megapixel Exmor R CMOS image sensor, improved BIONZ processor, 720p HD video capture, and a plethora of easy to use exposure options; like Intelligent Auto. All this for about $249 USD. 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Features:
  • 20.3-megapixel, 1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS image sensor
  • Improved BIONZ processing unit
  • Wide-angle, 26x Sony Optical zoom lens
  • 35mm equivalent of 22.3-580mm
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization
  • 3.0-inch ClearPhoto LCD with 460k pixels
  • Intelligent Auto mode
  • 720p, MP4 HD video recording
  • Beauty Portrait Shooting
  • 360 Motion Panorama
  • Powered by four AA batteries
  • Card slot for either MS Duo or SD/SDHC memory card


The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 is available in black for $249.99 USD. See our lowest price button at the top right of this page to see the most current online pricing.

What's in the box?:
  • H200 camera body
  • 4 AA Batteries
  • Multi USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Srtap


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