Here’s my in-depth review of the Sony Cyber-shot HX200V, the latest 2012 Sony ultra-zoom camera which features an 18 megapixel sensor, 30X optical zoom, full manual controls, Full HD movie mode and ISO up to 12800. Visit the Sony Cyber-shot HX200V photo gallery to see sample photos taken using the camera.
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Sony Cyber-shot HX200V
Sony has launched a new super-zoom digital camera, the Cyber-shot HX200V. Versus the other 2012 Cyber-shot models launched today, the Sony HX200V is probably the mildest upgrade to its predecessor, the Sony HX100V we reviewed. The camera sports an updated image sensor, better image stabilization and autofocus speed, adds Picture Effects and ability to take still photos while recording video.
18 megapixel CMOS imaging sensor
30X optical zoom: 27 – 810 mm (f2.8 – f5.6) lens
Optical image [...]
The Sony Cyber-shot HX100V photo gallery is now available for your viewing pleasure. The HX100V is a 16 megapixel ultra-zoom camera that packs a huge 30X optical zoom lens, 3 inch LCD, high-speed shooting and Full HD movie mode. Learn more about the camera in our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot HX100V review!
Nikon Coolpix P510
So much for Olympus holding the ‘biggest zoom’ record for the last couple of years. Nikon just set a new record today with an earth-shattering 42X optical zoom lens (no, the camera does NOT come bundled with a tripod, Gitzo or any brand) on their flagship Coolpix camera; that’s equivalent to a whopping 1000 mm at maximum zoom.
For the record, the nearest SLR lens that does that, the Canon EF 1200 mm costs the price of a small [...]
Nikon Coolpix L810
Nikon also brought out a new entry-level super zoom model, the Coolpix L810 which offers a lot of optical zoom for a lower price tag compared to higher-end ultra zoom models. Of course, you just get point-and-shoot operation here but again, anyone needing just a simple camera with a lot of zoom will probably be satisfied.
16 megapixel CCD imaging sensor
26X optical zoom: 23 – 585 mm (f3.1 – f5.9) lens
Optical image stabilizer
3 inch LCD (921,000 pixels)
No manual controls