HX400V Compact Camera with 50x Optical Zoom


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Shoot unforgettable action with a 50x optical zoom (100x Clear Image Zoom) compact that teams 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and BIONZ X™ image processor for peerless performance, yet is easy to operate and accessorise like a DSLR camera. Add versatility using the built-in Multi Interface Shoe to connect an external flash, light, microphone, etc.

ZEISS lens

20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

Bring out the detail, even in low light. A back-illuminated 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor has wide receptive areas to allow more light and detail into every frame.

Exmor R CMOS sensor

BIONZ X™ image processor

Expect truer colour rendering, better noise reduction, and faster burst mode shooting with the BIONZ X™ image processor – it’s 3x more powerful than our previous BIONZ processor, for images of the highest quality.

BIONZ X image processor

ZEISS® lens

A premium 50x optical zoom. ZEISS® quality ensures brilliant images with rich details and contrast. Stabilized with Optical SteadyShot™.

Zoom with clarity

50x optical zoom

50x optical zoom

Distance is no issue. Pull everything closer with huge 50x optical zoom – for pin-sharp clarity in every frame.

Optical SteadyShot™

Optical SteadyShot™

The lens moves gyroscopically and compensates for movements caused by shooting handheld, giving you amazingly sharp pictures across the focal range.

Lock-on autofocus

Track the action

Never lose sight of the perfect shot. Lock-on autofocus automatically adjusts frame size based on the characteristics of your subject for clear and defined results.

Handle like a pro

Get the feel and look of a DLSR with easy-to-use controls and an ergonomic grip. Buttons and features are carefully placed and easy to reach, just like a professional camera.

Mode dial

Mode dial

With the mode dial, you can select aperture or shutter priority. A handy control dial for your thumb gives you quick and simple manual control over whichever mode you’ve selected.

7.5cm LCD screen

LCD screen

See images appear bright and clear on a 921k-dot resolution Xtra Fine LCD WhiteMagic™ 7.5cm (3”) display.

Multi interface shoe

Multi interface shoe

Attach a range of accessories to your camera, like external flashes, studio microphones, and more. The hotshoe powers these fixings to enhance your shooting.

Electronic viewfinder

Take the guesswork out of composing shots. A 201-dot resolution electronic viewfinder gives you a clear, real-time preview with 100% frame coverage – ideal for framing, focusing, and reviewing shots. A built-in eye-sensor automatically switches you between the LCD display and the viewfinder.

Electronic viewfinder

Unleash your inner director

Give your home movies the cinematic treatment. Just hit the dedicated movie button to start shooting crisp, clear Full HD movies. Optical SteadyShot™ Intelligent Active Mode keeps your videos stable and shake-free, even when you’re walking or zooming.

24p Full HD footage

Full HD

Record in Full HD for clear, smooth movies – you can shoot in 24p frame rate for true cinema resolution.



If you’re looking to get more serious with your shooting, try AVCHD progressive format for sharp, professional-looking footage.

See every trick and transition

A cool effect to show off jumps, tracks, and more with Motion Shot Video. Captured subject movement is displayed in a sequence of superimposed images on a single background.

Motion Shot Video
PlayMemories Camera Apps

Apps to evolve each shot

Get more creative with your shooting. PlayMemories Camera Apps adds more effects and settings to your camera, including time lapse, light shaft, multiple exposure, and more.

Create, connect, and share

There’s only one thing better than taking a great photo, and that’s sharing it. With Wi-Fi and NFC built-in you can share your best shots in a second. And with the smartphone remote app you’ll always be in control.

Wi-Fi and NFC

Share with Wi-Fi and NFC

Use NFC to make a connection with Wi-Fi to share your pictures and videos with friends and family.

Smartphone Remote App

Make your smartphone a remote control

Change settings, zoom in, and, most importantly, take a shot with the Smartphone Remote App.

Picture Effect

Breathe new life into a picture by using built-in Picture Effect technology. There’s a range of modes to choose from – you don’t even have to download image-editing software.

Picture Effect

See your pictures in 4K detail

Connect the camera to a 4K Ultra HD TV to see your photos in dazzling clarity on a big screen. Every shade you see will appear vivid and lifelike thanks to TRILUMINOS™ colour.

Built-in GPS

Track the journey

With the HX400V, you can find out where you are – and where you’ve been. Built-in GPS tags all your photos and videos as you travel.

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need

Professional level options open up new possibilities.

Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories specially designed for this model.


Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

  • 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

  • BIONZ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction

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    ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 50x optical zoom lens

  • PlayMemories camera apps expand creativity

  • Optical SteadyShot™ & Optical SteadyShot™ Intelligent Active Mode

Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.4 Megapixels
Optical Zoom
50x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)

What's in the Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, Micro USB cable, Shoulder Strap, Shoe Cap, Lens Cap, Instruction Manual

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