HX99

Powerful zoom and serious performance

Despite its super-compact size, the HX99 delivers high-quality images and outstanding performance, incorporating high-level functions like 24-720mm zoom, 4K video recording, fast and precise AF, plus a high-contrast OLED electronic viewfinder, handy control ring and tiltable LCD touch screen for easy operation.

All the essentials in the palm of your hand

With 24-720mm ZEISS ® zoom lens and 4K video recording

The world's smallest camera with 24-720mm zoom, the HX99 goes wherever the action is. With its ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm lens and high-level features like Fast Intelligent AF and responsive Eye AF, it delivers remarkable performance in any setting.

Impressive zoom range

Impressive zoom range

Clear, beautiful images

Clear, beautiful images

Fast AF performance

Fast AF performance

Versatility

Versatility

Impressive zoom range

The world's smallest compact camera
with 24-720mm zoom

With high-magnification ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens

Despite its compact size the camera offers a broad zoom range, from wide-end 24mm to 720mm telephoto, and with Clear Image Zoom the subject can be magnified while effectively preserving high resolution, at up to 1440mm.

Optical SteadyShot for high-quality images

[1] SteadyShot OFF  [2] SteadyShot ON

Optical SteadyShotTM for high-quality images

The HX99's sophisticated algorithms and high-performance gyro-sensor work together to compensate for camera shake. This provides a significant reduction in shake even with hand-held shooting at high zoom magnifications.

Zoom Assist for easy framing of moving subjects

Zoom Assist enables fast, easy framing of moving subjects at telephoto range. Assign a custom button to this function and, when it’s pressed, the camera will temporarily zoom back out so you can find your subject and quickly reframe.

Zoom Assist for easy framing of moving subjects

Clear, beautiful images

High-resolution 4K video and high-quality still images

Advanced imaging technology provides superior image quality in both videos and still shots. From natural-looking portraits to vibrant images even in dim lighting conditions, you'll get beautiful images suited to your shooting conditions.

Beautiful depiction of fine textures

Beautiful depiction of fine textures

Advanced image-processing technology delivers high-resolution images with low noise

The back-illuminated Exmor RTM CMOS sensor, with 18.2-megapixel effective resolution, and the advanced BIONZ XTM image-processing system work together to reduce noise at high ISO settings like ISO6400 (expanded). Fine textures are accurately reproduced, and even dimly lit scenes can be beautifully shot. Colour reproduction is also improved, especially for human skin tones.

4K  video recording captures fine details

4K videos (QFHD: 3840 x 2160) recorded with full pixel readout and no pixel binning

The camera records approx. 1.6 times as much information as is required for 4K video output, resulting in outstanding resolution with reduced moiré and jaggies. Videos also accurately reproduce textures and fine details to an extent not possible with full HD.

Fast AF performance

Capture special moments when they happen

Speedy AF, combined with 10fps (max.) continuous shooting, helps you keep up with fast-moving subjects, making it easier to capture those decisive action shots.  

Fast Intelligent AF with 0.09-second response

Fast Intelligent AF with 0.09-second response

The HX99's spatial subject detection algorithm and fast lens drive help capture even fleeting moments. The algorithm predicts the focus point, then as the shutter button is half-pressed the AF quickly focuses on the subject.

Eye AF for perfect portrait shots

Eye AF for perfect portrait shots

The Eye AF feature automatically detects and focuses on the eyes of the main subjects. It performs well even under difficult conditions, such as when the subject is looking downward or when faces are backlit or dimly lit.

High-speed continuous shooting at up to 10fps

High-speed continuous shooting at up to 10fps

Shoot continuous images for up to 155 frames

When you're following fast-moving action you'll appreciate the camera's impressive continuous shooting capabilities. Continuously shot images can also be displayed, deleted and protected in groups.

Versatility

Convenient features for easier shooting

Incorporated in the camera's compact body are a number of handy features that are designed to make shooting easier and more comfortable.

Touch functions that are simple and intuitive

Touch functions that are simple and intuitive

Touch Focus lets you set the focus simply by touching the monitor, while the Touch Pad function shifts the focus smoothly when you slide a finger across the LCD screen. You can also trip the shutter by touching the LCD screen.

A 180° tiltable LCD screen for easier selfies

A 180° tiltable LCD screen for easier selfies

The 3.0-type Extrafine LCD screen, with 922k-dot resolution, can be rotated upwards by around 180° so you can quickly check the composition of self-portraits or souvenir photos with friends.

  • Front
  • Back

Instant connectivity for easy sharing

Wi-Fi®, NFCTM and Bluetooth® compatibility

You can remotely control the camera's shutter, zoom and other operations wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet device with the PlayMemories MobileTM application. You can also transfer still photos and videos wirelessly. And, using a Bluetooth® connection to your smartphone, it’s even possible to automatically geo-tag your images with your shooting location.

Instant connectivity for easy sharing
Specifications & Features
The world's smallest compact camera with 24-720mm zoom, the HX99 is easy to carry. It features 4K video recording, Fast Intelligent AF, Eye AF and Optical SteadyShotTMas well as a high-contrast OLED Tru-FinderTM, a handy control ring, and a 180° tiltable touch screen for usability.
  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720 mm zoom lens

  • 4K video recording with full pixel readout

  • Highly accurate Fast Intelligent AF and Eye AF

  • Clear, high-contrast OLED Tru-Finder and handy control ring

  • 180° tiltable LCD touch screen for easy framing of selfie shots

Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 18.2 Megapixels
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200(Extendable to ISO6400),Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800

What's in the Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1,AC Adaptor,Micro USB cable,Wrist Strap,Instruction Manual

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