HX400V

  • 50x Optical/100x Clear Image Zoom G Lens.
  • Shoot incredibly smooth video* and stills.
  • 20.4MP Exmor R® CMOS Sensor for superb low light images.
  • Create cinematic Full HD video1 in 1080/60p/24p.
  • Keep your subject in focus with Lock-On AF.
  • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi® w/NFC**.
  • Map your images with GPS tagged photos.
  • Enhance features with downloadable camera apps.
  • 4K quality still image output via HDMI***.
  • Motion Shot Video traces subject movement.

Develop for Sony cameras

The Sony Camera Remote API beta SDK allows you to develop apps to control a number of Sony cameras wirelessly from another device.

Supported APIs/SDKs

Camera

  • Camera Type: High Zoom digital camera

Imaging Sensor

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

Recording

  • Media Type: SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media
  • Color Space: sRGB
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: Approx. 20.4 Megapixels
  • 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 1:1: 15M (3,888 × 3,888) / 7.5M (2,736 × 2,736) / 3.7M (1,920 × 1,920)
  • Still Image Size 3:2: 18M (5,184 × 3,456) / 8.9M (3,648 × 2,432) / 4.5M (2,592 × 1,728)
  • Still Image Size 4:3: 20M (5,184 × 3,888) / 10M (3,648 × 2,736) / 5M (2,592 × 1,944)
  • Panorama Still Image Size: Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152 × 1,080 / 4,912 × 1,920); Sweep Panorama: 360 (11,520 × 1,080)
  • Video Format: MP4 / AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible
  • Video Mode: AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920×1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920×1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920×1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920×1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920×1,080/24p),MP4: 12M(1,440×1,080/30fps) / 3M VGA(640×480/30fps)
  • Audio Format: AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Microphone/Speaker: Stereo / Mono
  • Still Image File Format: JPEG
  • Wind Noise Reduction: Off / On

Optics and Lens Specifications

  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T Lens
  • Aperture: f 2.8 – 6.3
  • Optical Zoom: 50x
  • 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)
  • 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)

Viewfinder

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

LCD Display

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

Focus Control

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

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes: Multi Pattern / Center Weighted / Spot
  • Exposure Compensation: Plus / Minus 2.0EV, 1 / 3EV step
  • 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
  • D-Range Optimizer: Standard / Plus / Off
  • 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
  • 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
  • Minimum Illumination: Auto: 4lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
  • ISO Sensitivity (Movie): Auto: (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower

Drive System

  • Drive Mode: Single / Continuous Shooting / Self-timer / Self Portrait / WB Bracketing
  • Self-timer: Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
  • 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)
  • Flash Sync Speed: Synchronously-controlled with shutter speed
  • Burst Mode: Approx 10 fps at 20.4MP (Maximum 10 shots)

Flash

  • Flash Type: Built-in, manual pop-up
  • 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)

Convenience Features

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

Advanced Features

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

Interface

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

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.): W x H x D: 5 1/8″ x 3 3/4″ x 4 1/8″ (129.6mm x 93.2mm x 103.2mm)
  • Weight (Approx.): 1 lb 7.3 oz (660g)
  • Weight(Approx) (Main unit only): 1 lb 6.3oz (633g)

Power

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

Software

  • Supplied Software: Supplied Software: PlayMemories Home
  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows Vista® SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported) Windows® 7 SP1; Windows® 8; Mac OS X (10.6-10.8)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • AC Adaptor(AC-UB10C / UB10D)
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual

In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • AC Adaptor(AC-UB10C / UB10D)
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Shoe Cap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual
  • * Records in 29 minute segments.
  • ** Requires NFC-compatible mobile device. Check device’s user manual for compatibility.
  • *** Requires compatible 4K/HDTV and HDMI cable sold separately.