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A camera have GPS and a compass along with using Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode technologies.

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Pros

records video in full 1080p high definition

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10x optical zoom

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supports affordable, easy to find and capacious SD memory storage on top of Sony's proprietary Memory Stick Pro Duo format

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onboard GPS and compass for geotagging photos

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features Sony's new backlit Exmor R CMOS for enhanced low-light picture taking

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features Sony's Sweep Panorama and Handheld Twilight modes

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10fps continuous shooting mode

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face, smile and blink detection

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optical image stabilization

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Support for 1080i 60fps in superior AVCHD codec, same used in HD-DVD/Blu-Ray

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Cons

low resolution 3" display considering it is a flagship camera (230k pixels)

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Less manual options then competitors

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you have to use the more expensive memory stick duo cards to shoot videos as opposed to the cheaper SDHC cards.

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V is the world's first camera to have GPS and a compass along with using Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode technologies. These new features eliminate bluriness and make photographs clear and highly detailed no matter what environment the photographer is in. The 10.2 megapixel camera also has a 3-inch Clear Photo LCD display with a special anti-reflective coating and features unique modes such as the iSweep Panorama mode that lets photographers capture scenery and landscapes in a unique way. Unlike other competitive models, the DSC-HX5V also has High Speed Shooting with 10 frames per second.

Features
  • First camera with GPS + Compass and Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode technologies
  • 10.2 megapixel camera
  • Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with BIONZ image processor
  • 3-inch Clear Photo LCD display with a special anti-reflective coating
  • 10x optical zoom G-Lens
  • Backlight Correction HDR and TransferJet technology
  • iSweep Panorama mode to capture expansive landscapes
  • High Speed Shooting – 10 frames per second at 10 megapixel full resolution
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