LCD and Viewfinder
Sony HX400V has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
HX400V has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a 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 HX400V can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
HX400V has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony HX400V features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
With Sony HX400V, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,60i,24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Sony HX400V 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.
HX400V has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony HX400V 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
Sony HX400V features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( Wi-Fi and NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, HX400V can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our HX400V. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect HX400V to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony HX400V is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 300 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 354 shots, Sony HX400V has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend HX400V 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 HX400V vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Sony HX400V Features Compared to Main Competitors