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Sony CyberShot HX99
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Sony CyberShot HX99

$687.00

Sony CyberShot HX99

  • 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar 30x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 638.4k-Dot Pop-Up OLED Tru-Finder EVF
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K30p Video with Full Pixel Readout
  • ISO 80-12800 and up to 10-fps Shooting
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth
SKU DSCHX99B
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Overview

Sony CyberShot HX99

A sleek form factor along with capable imaging and a long-reaching zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 from Sony is a compact camera well-suited for travel and everyday shooting. Revolving around a back-illuminated 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor, the HX99 is capable of producing notably smooth and clear imagery with low noise levels, along with an expandable sensitivity range up to ISO 12800. The sensor and processor combination also avail fast performance throughout the camera system, including a 10-fps continuous shooting rate and UHD 4K30p video recording. Complementing the imaging is a balanced physical design, which incorporates both a pop-up OLED Tru-Finder electronic viewfinder and 180° tilting 3.0" 921k-dot touchscreen LCD, along with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for wireless image sharing and remote camera control via a linked smartphone or tablet. Contrasting its sleek size, the HX99 is also distinguished by its impressive 30x zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens, which provides a 24-720mm equivalent zoom range. Spanning wide-angle to super telephoto perspectives, this lens benefits from Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld imagery. Designed to be a versatile, all-in-one pocketable camera, the HX99 mixes both capability and intuitiveness to appeal to a wide range of shooting needs.

18.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Image ProcessorUtilizing an 18.2MP 1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor, the HX99 is able to produce high-resolution stills and UHD 4K video with notable clarity and smooth tonality. The sensor employs a back-illuminated design, which allows it to achieve reduced noise levels along with a native sensitivity range to ISO 3200 that can be extended to ISO 12800 for working in low-light conditions. The sensor and processor also provide a continuous shooting rate of 10 fps for up to 10 consecutive frames in a burst.Additionally, the HX99 is the first HX-series camera capable of recording UHD 4K video, at either 30p or 24p frame rates, as well as Full HD video. 4K video uses full sensor pixel readout to record approximately 1.6x times the required information, and this oversampling process helps to deliver greater clarity along with reduced moiré and other artifacts.

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 30x Zoom LensCovering wide-angle to super telephoto perspectives, the built-in 30x ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens spans a 24-720mm equivalent focal length range. Five aspherical elements are incorporated in the optical design, which reduce spherical aberrations throughout the zoom range, and a T* anti-reflective coating helps to control lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color neutrality.Complementing the optical design, Optical SteadyShot image stabilization is also used to minimize the appearance of camera shake. An Intelligent Active Mode is also available to reduce blur common to shooting video while moving. Also aiding in achieving sharp imagery, Fast Intelligent AF employs an optimized spatial object detection algorithm to quicken focusing speeds, and Eye AF can be used to automatically detect and focus on the eyes of the main subject.Body Design and Wireless Connectivity

  • Helping to maintain a sleek form factor, the 638.4k-dot OLED Tru-Finder electronic viewfinder employs a unique pop-up design to retain a pocketable overall size when not in use.
  • Rear 3.0" 921k-dot LCD monitor employs a 180° tilting design to facilitate working from low angles or taking front-facing selfies, and this screen is also a touchscreen for intuitive menu navigation as well as the ability to work with Touch Focus, Touch Pad AF, and Touch Shutter functions.
  • A control ring surrounds the lens for directly and intuitively adjusting shooting settings, such as shutter speed and aperture, among others.
  • Built-in pop-up flash provides additional illumination when working in low-light conditions.
  • The large right-hand grip offers increased comfort and support for longer shooting sessions.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC lets you wirelessly share imagery to a smartphone or tablet for instant sharing online. This connectivity also lets you remotely control the camera from a mobile device. Additionally, Bluetooth connectivity also lets you embed your mobile device's location data to your images for geotagging.
  • Included NP-BX1 rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides approximately 370 shots per charge when working with the rear monitor, or 300 shots per charge when shooting with the electronic viewfinder.
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Specifications

Sony CyberShot HX99

OPERATING TEMPERATURE: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
SELF-TIMER: 2, 5, 10 Sec
FLASH RANGE: Wide: 0.98 - 17.72' (0.3 - 5.4 m) 
Telephoto: 8.20 - 9.84' (2.5 - 3 m)
GPS: No
SCREEN COVERAGE: 100%
SCREEN: 3.0" LCD Rear Touch Screen Tilt (921,600 pixels)
VIEWFINDER COVERAGE: 100%
DIOPTER ADJUSTMENT: -4 to +3 m
AUDIO RECORDING: Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
VIDEO CLIP LENGTH: Up to 29 Min
VIDEO RECORDING: Yes, NTSC/PAL
FLASH MODES: Auto 
Fill-In 
Flash On 
Off 
Rear Sync 
Slow Sync
EXPOSURE MODES: Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Intelligent Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority 
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
BUILT-IN FLASH: Yes
IMAGE SENSOR TYPE: 1/2.3" CMOS
TOTAL PIXELS: 18.2 Megapixel
OPTICAL ZOOM: 30x
DIGITAL ZOOM MAGNIFICATION: 4x
FOCUSING RANGE: Wide: 2.0" (5 cm) to Infinity 
Telephoto: 8.2' (2.5 m) to Infinity
FILE FORMATS: Still Images: JPEG, RAW 
Movies: AVCHD 2.0, XAVC S 
Audio: AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM (Stereo)
MAX RESOLUTION: 4896 x 3672
ASPECT RATIO: 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
IMAGE STABILIZATION: Optical
COLOR: sRGB, Adobe RGB
ISO SENSITIVITY: Auto, 80-3200 (Extended Mode: 80-12800)
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 4 - 1/2000 Second in Auto Mode 
1 - 1/2000 Second in Program Mode 
8 - 1/2000 Second in Aperture Priority Mode 
30 - 1/2000 Second in Shutter Priority Mode 
30 - 1/2000 Second in Manual Mode
LENS APERTURE: f/3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
EXPOSURE METERING: Center-Weighted, Multi, Spot
WHITE BALANCE MODES: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Incandescent, Shade
CONTINUOUS SHOOTING SPEED: Up to 10 fps at 18.2 MP for up to 10 Frames in JPEG Format
MEMORY CARD TYPE: microSD 
microSDHC 
microSDXC 
Memory Stick Micro 
Memory Stick Micro (M2)
MAX VIDEO RESOLUTION: 3840 x 2160p: 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps 
1920 x 1080p: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps 
1920 x 1080i: 60 fps, 50 fps
VIEWFINDER: Electronic
CONNECTIVITY: HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
WI-FI: Yes, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) built-in
BATTERY: 1 x NP-BX1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.6 VDC, 1240 mAh
What's in the box

Sony CyberShot HX99

  • Sony CyberShot HX99 x 1
  • NP-BX1/M8 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1240mAh) x 1
  • AC Adapter x 1
  • Micro USB Cable x 1
  • Wrist Strap x 1
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What's in the box

Sony CyberShot HX99

  • Sony CyberShot HX99 x 1
  • NP-BX1/M8 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1240mAh) x 1
  • AC Adapter x 1
  • Micro USB Cable x 1
  • Wrist Strap x 1
Warranty

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

24 month Austalian warranty

from Sony Australia