Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 Black

MPN: DSC-HX99  |  EAN: 0192223070899  |  Model: Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99

Price Information

$477.94

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 Black - DSC-HX99 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Events Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Vlogging
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Travel
Very Good
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
4K Videos
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

The compact camera is straightforward and does the job for a range of everyday photo shots. 

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99, will align with your skill level.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Sony provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (5.76 x 4.29 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 5.76 x 4.29 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 5.76 x 4.29 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Style

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX99 Black - DSC-HX99 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-6.4
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Face Detection Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3200
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Video Formats Supported AVCHD 2.0, XAVC S
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AVCHD, LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 720 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 28x x
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 5.76 x 4.29 mm
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 242 g