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The best ultra-zoom Sony cameras, are typically compact and available under the $400 price category with atleast 12x optical ultra-zoom and camera resolution of 18 Megapixel having the best optics.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30 Smartphone Attachable Lens Style Camera
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Sep 2015
Oct 2014
Mar 2014
Mar 2014
Optical Zoom
30.0 x
30.0 x
30.0 x
20.0 x
50.0 x
Camera Type
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
SLR-like (bridge)
Resolution
18.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V is a solid entry in the world of compact superzooms.

The ordering of some settings is slightly odd though, with key options like ISO sensitivity, metering and white balance relegated to the third page of the camera settings tab.