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Sony H400 vs Sony HX350

Portability
62
Imaging
45
Features
41
Overall
43
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 front
Portability
62
Imaging
47
Features
51
Overall
48

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Key Specs

Sony H400
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 25-1550mm (F3.4-6.5) lens
  • 628g - 130 x 95 x 122mm
  • Introduced February 2014
Sony HX350
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200 (Bump to 12800)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-1200mm (F2.8-6.3) lens
  • 652g - 130 x 93 x 103mm
  • Released December 2016
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Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Overview

On this page, we will be comparing the Sony H400 and Sony HX350, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras and both are built by Sony. The image resolution of the H400 (20MP) and the HX350 (20MP) is pretty well matched and both cameras provide the same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The H400 was announced 3 years earlier than the HX350 which is quite a sizable difference as far as technology is concerned. Both cameras have the same body design (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before we go right into a thorough comparison, here is a concise highlight of how the H400 matches up against the HX350 for portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Sony H400 over the Sony HX350

 H400 HX350 

Reasons to pick Sony HX350 over the Sony H400

 HX350 H400 
ReleasedDecember 2016February 2014Newer by 34 months
Manual focus Very accurate focus
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen resolution922k460kCrisper screen (+462k dot)

Common features in the Sony H400 and Sony HX350

 H400 HX350 
Screen dimensions3"3"Equal screen size
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Lack of Touch friendly screen

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Physical Comparison

If you are looking to travel with your camera, you will have to think about its weight and measurements. The Sony H400 enjoys external dimensions of 130mm x 95mm x 122mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.8") and a weight of 628 grams (1.38 lbs) whilst the Sony HX350 has proportions of 130mm x 93mm x 103mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.1") and a weight of 652 grams (1.44 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will differ dependant on the lens you select at that moment. Underneath is a front view measurements comparison of the H400 vs the HX350.

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the H400 and HX350 is 62 and 62 respectively.

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 top view buttons comparison

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is tough to envision the gap between sensor dimensions only by checking a spec sheet. The picture here may provide you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the H400 and HX350.

As you can see, each of these cameras have the same sensor dimensions and the identical MP and you can expect similar quality of photos but you would want to factor the age of the products into consideration. The more aged H400 is going to be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor tech.

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 sensor size comparison

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony H400 Portrait photography information
Sony HX350 Portrait photography information
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resolution is good (20MP)
has face detect autofocus
manual focus not available
external flash not possible
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
48
you can focus manually
MP count good (20 megapixels)
features face detect focus
can't use external flash
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Sony H400 Street photography details
Sony HX350 Street photography details
43
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
heavier than competitors in class (628g)
50
screen tilts up and down
image stabilization (Optical)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
heavier than competition (652g)
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Sports Comparison

Sony H400 Sports photography information
Sony HX350 Sports photography information
51
amazing zoom range (25-1550mm 62.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
has tracking focus
max frames per second low (1.0 fps)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect autofocus
53
excellent zoom range (24-1200mm 50.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20MP)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Sony H400 Travel photography highlights
Sony HX350 Travel photography highlights
53
resolution is good (20MP)
has built in flash
fairly wide (25mm)
very long reach (1550mm)
missing Time Lapse mode
heavier than competitors in class (628 grams)
display is not selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.4)
54
MP count good (20MP)
built-in flash
decently wide (24mm)
great reach (1200mm)
lack of Time Lapse mode
heavier than competition (652g)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Sony H400 Landscape photography info
Sony HX350 Landscape photography info
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fairly wide (25mm)
screen size is good (3")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.4)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
missing Time Lapse mode
50
you can focus manually
decently wide (24mm)
good sized screen (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20MP)
can't switch lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
lack of Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony H400 Vlogging advice
Sony HX350 Vlogging advice
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fairly wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
has face detect autofocus
includes mic support
sluggish max aperture (f3.4)
display is not selfie friendly
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
heavier than competitors in class (628 grams)
27
decently wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect focus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
lack of mic jack
heavier than competition (652g)
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Sony H400 vs Sony HX350 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony H400 and Sony HX350
 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
General Information
Brand Sony Sony
Model type Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2014-02-13 2016-12-20
Body design SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Bionz(R) BIONZ X
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 5152 x 3864 5184 x 3456
Maximum native ISO 3200 3200
Maximum boosted ISO - 12800
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 25-1550mm (62.0x) 24-1200mm (50.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.4-6.5 f/2.8-6.3
Macro focusing distance - 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Tilting
Display size 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of display 460k dot 922k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Display technology Clear Photo LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 201k dot 202k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 1.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 8.80 m 8.50 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash Off, auto, fill, slow sync, advanced, rear sync
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 X 720 1920 x 1080
Maximum video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 628 grams (1.38 pounds) 652 grams (1.44 pounds)
Physical dimensions 130 x 95 x 122mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.8") 130 x 93 x 103mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.1")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 300 pictures 300 pictures
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (Off, 10 sec, 2 sec, portrait1, portrait2) Yes (2 or 10 sec, portrait)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage slots Single Single
Retail pricing $268 -