LCD and Viewfinder
Sony HX200V has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 922k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
HX200V has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
Max Shutter speed
Sony HX200V can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately HX200V doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Sony HX200V features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Sony HX200V also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony HX200V, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Sony HX200V will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
HX200V has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Sony HX200V doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect HX200V to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony HX200V is powered by NP-FH50 battery which provides a shooting life of 450 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, Sony HX200V has a good battery life for its class.
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 HX200V vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Sony HX200V Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony HX200V is $479.99