Sony Dsc H9

Exactly a year after the launch of the CyberShot series, Sony came out with the ‘H’ series. With the release of the ‘H’ series and the success of the H2 and H5, Sony came out with the H9 which had an 8 MP lens.

This amazing looking camera is available in 2 elegant colours. The camera is a mixture of a professional and a personal use device. The H9 has many major improvements when compared to its ancestors. Sony completed all the things that were left in its earlier variants. With all the things that you need in a camera, the DSC-H9 was bound to get success. Also the camera is not a high priced one. With all such factors Sony DSC-H9 got a great consumer response.

The DSC-H9 is a recruitment for the DSC-H5. The H9 features an 8 megapixel CCD imager coupled with the impressive Carl Zeiss-Tessar’s 15x optical zoom lens. The lens offers a range from 31mm wide angle to a very useful 465mm telephoto. Unlike previous H-series models, the DSC-H9’s lens inherits Sony’s Super Steady image stabilization to minimize blur. This is one of the essential features when not using a tripod. The H9 has a 3.0-inch LCD display which can be tilted up or down to help you get the shot from an awkward angle. The other H9 features include ISO sensitivity which can be to maximum of ISO 3,200. A new advanced sports shooting mode which combines continuous autofocus along with high shutter speeds is also present along with the Memory Stick Duo or PRO Duo card slot. Also the DSC H-9 has a 31MB of built-in memory. The Sony DSC H-9 powers from the lithium-ion rechargeable battery.

You also get a HD quality video output from the DSC-H9 via cable. This is the only Cyber-shot camera that featured Sony’s Night Shot technology before any camera of Sony. The H9 also features Sony’s face detection technology. This technology is capable of detecting up to eight faces simultaneously. The camera’s autoexposure and autofocus systems are linked with the white balance and flash metering which ensures that you get the proper flash exposure. The H9 sports Sony’s Bionz image processor. Bionz, a processor developed by Sony, ensures that you get the optimum quality image, faster response in the system and will give a better battery life, was first seen in the Alpha series. The camera is compact and lightweight, against its powerful 15x zoom. The Sony H9 is styled to get the look and feel of a digital SLR. The grip is quite large and has a comfortable handhold. But due to the plastic body you would not get the sturdiness like that of a SLR, but it’s not fragile at the same time.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9 lived up to the expectations of many. The 15x optical zoom provides a better-than-average wide angle starting point of 31mm that lents extra flexibility. The H9’s continuous shooting speed is fast enough to capture action shots with ease. The flash power is above average.

In all the Sony DSC-H9 is camera that you would always want to own and is perfect choice for some one who wants to do showbiz.

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