Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V offers a huge zoom range of flexibility and delivers excellent image quality at all stages. The powerful 18.2 Megapixels "Exmor R™" CMOS sensor uses a unique back-illuminated technology and is twice as sensitive to light as conventional CMOS sensors. Its heightened sensitivity ensures superb-quality images with extremely low noise, even in low light environments. With Extra High Sensitivity technology is automatically activated when shooting in low light conditions. 20x Optical Zoom and 40x Clear Image Zoom technologies deliver sharp and clear images despite long shooting distance and high magnification ratio. Transforms ordinary shots into dramatic images using the HX20V and its photo creativity interface and selectable picture effect modes.