LCD and Viewfinder
Sony H400 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
H400 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 201kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Sony H400 can shoot continuously at max speed of 1 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately H400 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Sony H400 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Sony H400 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony H400, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 X 720 and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. 1280 X 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
H400 has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony H400 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect H400 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony H400 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 300 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, Sony H400 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend H400 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Sony H400 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Sony H400 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony H400 is $269.99