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Sony Black Cyber-Shot 20.4 Megapixel Digital Camera - DSCHX400/B

Abt Model: DSCHX400B | UPC Code: 027242877887
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Sony Black Cyber-Shot 20.4 Megapixel Digital Camera - DSCHX400B

Take impressive shots and vivid video with this Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera. It has a 20.4-megapixel digital sensor that works with the BIONZ X image processing engine to accurately record all your stills and movies and still retain the essence of what makes each image great. Use it when the light is low, such as around the campfire, and then produce expansive landscapes that fully replicate all the colors within. Optical SteadyShot image stabilization in this Sony digital camera ensures hand shake is minimized to reduce the amount of blur within the image.

Rapid auto focus is one of the hallmarks of a Sony camera. It quickly locks onto your subject so that you can take advantage of burst shooting, and then you can transfer all your images via Wi-Fi to a smartphone or tablet. In addition, you can control the shutter through a smartphone to get the perfect image. It can even tag your images with GPS locations so you know where you were when you took them. High image quality, variety of compatible apps and easy operability ensure this Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera delivers great photos each time.

Key Features

  • 20.4MP Exmor® R CMOS Sensor
  • 50x Optical/100x Clear Image zoom
  • Full HD video in 1080/60p/24p
  • Lock-On AF, Motion Shot Video traces subject movement
  • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi®/NFC
  • 4K quality still image output via HDMI


  • 50x Optical/100x Clear Image Zoom G Lens
    Get amazingly close with 50x optical zoom plus 100x Clear Image zoom G lens . Most digital zooms use electronic cropping to get closer to the subject, resulting in unsharp images. With Clear Image Zoom the powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos.
  • Shoot incredibly smooth videoand stills
    Shoot incredibly smooth videoand still images with the new BIONZ X processor and Optical SteadyShot (Intelligent Active mode). When the processor and image stabilization technology work together they deliver sharp image quality with low noise and minimal blur even while the user is strolling and the camera is zoomed in
  • 20.4MP Exmor R® CMOS Sensor for superb low light images
    This camera features a 20.4 megapixel Exmor R® CMOS image sensor that brings out the full resolving power of the camera's professional G® Lens to deliver extremely fast speed, high resolution, and stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain. In addition, the combined Exmor® R CMOS sensor and BIONZ® X image processor delivers extremely fast up to 10fps, Anti Motion Blur, Hand-held Twilight and 1080p movie modes.
  • Create cinematic Full HD video in 1080/60p/24p
    Record crystal clear movies at the highest resolution available with capabilities for 60p/24p in 1080 AVCHD™ video.¹ This provides stunning, fast motion video with less distortion for playback on your HDTV.
  • Keep your subject in focus with Lock-On AF
    Lock-On AF gives you the ability to focus on multiple points with subject recognition to keep your subject in sharp focus even when in motion.
  • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi® w/NFC
    Connectivity with smartphones for One-touch sharing/One-touch remote has been simplified with Wi-Fi® w/NFC3 control. In addition to Wi-Fi support for connecting to smartphones, the camera also supports NFC (near field communication) providing "one touch connection" convenience when transferring images to Android™ smartphones and tablets. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required. Moreover, when using Smart Remote Control — a feature that allows shutter release to be controlled by a smartphone — connection to the smartphone can be established by simply touching compatible devices.
  • Map your images with GPS tagged photos
    GPS records location data and camera direction as you shoot movies and photos. GPS Log lets users track a photographic journey and later view the path and images on a map. Map View in "they were taken. The logged path and images PlayMemories Home" software, allows users to view images on a map showing where can also be displayed on Google Earth.
  • Enhance features w/ downloadable camera apps
    Get creative with PlayMemories Camera Apps™ by applying exciting artistic effects or retouching images with professional results, then easily upload your photos to Facebook® or Instagram. Enjoy added functionality with apps that include Time Lapse, Smart Remote Control, and Direct Upload.
  • 4K quality still image output via HDMI
    Enjoy the beauty of 4K quality still image (4x the resolution of Full HD) via simple HDMI connection to compatible 4K TVs. The camera can also be connected via HDMI to HDTVs for full HD 1080p resolution images.
  • Motion-Shot Video traces subject movement
    Motion-Shot Videos traces subject movement on the camera's LCD for a unique visual effect. Use this playback function on the camera to study form and pathways of subjects.



  • Operating System Compatibility:
    • Windows Vista® SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported)
    • Windows® 7 SP1
    • Windows® 8
    • Mac OS X (10.6-10.8)
  • Supplied Software:
    • Supplied Software: Play Memories Home

Advanced Features

  • Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot™ Image Stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode
  • Photo Creativity: Yes
  • Intelligent Auto: Yes
  • Sweep Panorama: Intelligent Sweep Panorama (360)
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Face Detection: 8 faces
  • Smile Shutter™ technology: Yes
  • Picture Effects: Toy/Pop/Partial Color/ Retro/Posterization/SoftHighKey/High Contrast Mono/RichtoneMonochrome/HDRPainting/Soft Focus/Miniature/Watercolor/Illustration
  • Tracking Focus: Off / Auto


  • Camera Type: High Zoom digital camera
  • Color: Black

Convenience Features

  • Power Save Mode: 1min / 2min / 5min / 30min
  • Red-Eye Reduction: On / Off
  • Erase/Protect: Erase: Single / Select / Date / Folder, Protect: Single / Select / Date

Drive System

  • Burst Mode: Approx 10 fps at 20.4MP (Maximum 10 shots)
  • Flash Sync Speed: Synchronously-controlled with shutter speed
  • Shutter Speeds: iAuto (4 - 1/4000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/4000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000) / Manual (30 - 1/4000)
  • Self-timer: Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
  • Drive Mode: Single / Continuous Shooting / Self-timer / Self Portrait / WB Bracketing

Exposure System

  • D-Range Optimizer: Standard / Plus / Off
  • Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / 3EV step
  • Minimum Illumination:
    • Auto: 4lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
  • Scene Mode(s): High Sensitivity / Night Scene / Handheld Twilight / Night Portrait / Landscape / Portrait / Soft Skin / Anti Motion Blur / Beach / Snow /Fireworks / Advanced Sports Shooting / Gourmet / Pet Mode
  • Metering Modes: Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
  • ISO :
    • Auto: (ISO80-3200 / 80 /100 / 125 / 160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500/640 / 800 / 1000 / 1250 / 1600 / 2000 / 2500 / 3200
  • Noise Reduction: Long exposure NR, Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800, Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
  • Creative Style: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia
  • ISO Sensitivity (Movie):
    • Auto: (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower
  • White Balance Mode: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent 1 (Cool White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 2 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day Light Fluorescent Lighting) / Flash / C.Temp / Fliter / Custom


  • Flash Modes: Flash Off / Autoflash / Fill-flash / Slow Sync. / Advanced Flash / Rear Sync. / Wireless (with optional compliant flash)
  • Flash Coverage:
    • ISO Auto:
      • Approx. 0.5m to 8.5m (1.64 ft. to 27.89 ft.) (W)
      • Approx. 2.4m to 3.5m (7.87 ft. to 11.48 ft.) (T)
    • ISO 3200:
      • up to Approx. 12.0m (39.37 ft.) (W)
      • Approx. 5.1m (16.73 ft.) (T)
  • Flash Type: Built-in, manual pop-up

Focus Control

  • AF Illuminator: Auto / Off
  • Focus Sensitivity: EV 1 to 17 (at ISO100 equivalent)
  • Focus Area: Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S / M / L)

Imaging Sensor

  • Processor: Bionz® X
  • Pixel Gross: 21.1MP
  • Color Filter System: RGB primary color mosaic filters
  • Effective Picture Resolution: 20.4MP
  • Imaging Sensor: 1/2.3" (7.82mm) Exmor R® CMOS sensor


  • NFC: NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
  • Memory Card Slot: MS Duo and SD/SDHC compatible
  • HD Output: Micro HDMI
  • Tripod Mount: Yes
  • USB Port(s): Multi (AV/USB), Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Accessory Shoe: Multi Interface Shoe

LCD Display

  • LCD Type: 3.0" XtraFine™ LCD (921K dots)
  • Histogram: Yes (On/Off)
  • Brightness Control: Manual (5 steps)


  • Optical Zoom: 50x
  • Minimum Focus Distance:
    • iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 240cm (7.87 ft.) to Infinity)
    • Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 1cm (0.03 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx.240cm (7.87 ft.) to Infinity)
  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens
  • Aperture: f 2.8 - 6.3
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent):
    • Still 1:1: f=28.5-1425mm
    • Still 3:2: f=25-1250mm
    • Movie 4:3:
      • f=32.5-1625mm (SteadyShot Standard)
      • f=34.5-2300mm (SteadyShot Active)
      • 38-2350mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive)
      • Still 4:3:f=24-1200mm
    • Movie 16:9:
      • f=26.5-1325mm (SteadyShot Standard)
      • f=28-1850mmmm (SteadyShot Active)
      • f=31-1900mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive)


  • Power Requirements: AC 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz, 70mA
  • Battery Type: NP-BX1
  • Power Consumption (in Operation): Approx. 1.4W (EVF:Approx. 1.1W)
  • Number of Still Images:
    • Approx. 300
    • Approx. 150min (EVF: Approx. 380 / Approx. 190min)


  • Panorama Still Image Size:
    • Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152 × 1,080 / 4,912 × 1,920)
    • Sweep Panorama: 360 (11,520 × 1,080)
  • Microphone/Speaker: Stereo / Mono
  • Still Image Size 1:1:
    • 15M (3,888 × 3,888)
    • 7.5M (2,736 × 2,736)
    • 3.7M (1,920 × 1,920)
  • Audio Format:
    • AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Video Format: MP4 / AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible
  • Video Mode: AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) /
    • 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i)
    • 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i)
    • 24M FX(1,920x1,080/24p)
    • 17M FH(1,920x1,080/24p),MP4: 12M(1,440x1,080/30fps)
    • 3M VGA(640x480/30fps)
  • Color Space: sRGB
  • Still Image Size 16:9:
    • 15M (5,184 × 2,920)
    • 7.5M (3,648 × 2,056)
    • 2.1M (1,920 × 1,080)
  • Still Image Size 3:2:
    • 18M (5,184 × 3,456)
    • 8.9M (3,648 × 2,432)
    • 4.5M (2,592 × 1,728)
  • Still Image File Format: JPEG
  • Media Type: SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: Approx. 20.4 Megapixels
  • Still Image Size 4:3:
    • 20M (5,184 × 3,888)
    • 10M (3,648 × 2,736)
    • 5M (2,592 × 1,944)
  • Wind Noise Reduction: Off / On


  • Type: 0.2" (0.5cm) 201k dots
  • Magnification: 8.1x, 16.2x
  • Diopter Adjustment: Yes

In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • AC Adaptor(AC-UB10C / UB10D)
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual

Approximate Dimensions

  • Height: 3.75"
  • Width: 5.125"
  • Depth: 4.125"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 1.7 lbs
  • Shipping: 3 lbs

Warranty Information

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • Parts: One Year
    • Labor: 90 days

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice

Key Features
20.4 Megapixels Exmor/ 50x Optical Zoom Plus 100x Clear Image Zoom ZEISS Lens/ 1080/60p/24p Full HD Video/ 3.0 Inch XtraFine LCD/ One-Touch Remote With Wi-Fi W/NFC3 Control/ Black Finish
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TypePoint and Shoot
Effective Pixels20.4 Megapixels
Records VideoYes
Records HD VideoYes
Height (inches)3.75
Width (inches)5.13
Depth (inches)4.13
Optical Zoom50x
Digital Zoom100x
Built-In FlashYes
Sensor Size1/2.3
Focal LengthStill 1:1: f=28.5-1425mm, Still 3:2: f=25-1250mm
Focus ModesMulti Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
Image StabilizationYes
LCD Screen Size (inches)3
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Self TimerYes
Self Timer DelayOff / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Shutter SpeediAuto (4 - 1/4000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/4000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30 - 1/4000) / Manual (30 - 1/4000)
Storage MediaSD, SDHC and SDXC memory card Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media
Power SourceNP-BX1
White BalanceAuto / Daylight / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent 1 (Cool White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 2 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting) / Fluorescent 3 (Day Light Fluorescent Lighting) / Flash / C.Temp / Fliter / Custom


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