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The latest update to the Sony mega-zoom HX-series is the HX400V which, while looking a lot like its HX300 predecessor, adds Wi-Fi with NFC and GPS. There's also the addition of Sony's Bionz X processor which has previously impressed in higher end models like the RX10 and the Aplha A7, and should keep things moving along quickly.
The HX400V features a 20.4 megapixel 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor (6.17 x 4.55 mm) along with a 50x F2.8-F6.3 optical zoom which offers the 35-mm-format focal length equivalent to 24-1,200-mm. With that sort of zoom onboard, it's also good to know that the camera features optical image stabilization to control the inevitable wobbles.
Measuring 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2 mm (5.1 x 3.7 x 4 inches) the HX400V is DSLR-like in both appearance and size. On the rear is a three-inch tilting LCD with 921,600 dots and an electronic viewfinder for composing photos or video which can be recorded at full HD 1080p 60/50/24 fps. Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity allow for easy sharing and remote shooting, and the camera is compatible with the Sony PlayMemories camera apps platform.
The Cyber-shot HX400V will be available in March 2014 for US$500.

Credit: Gizmag