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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300
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Reviews
115 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
71
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
95
Value for Money
Excellent
62
Age
5 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very good value for money and classic 495g digital camera, with one of the biggest optical zooms on the market and a good spec. It has a built-in flash and a digital zoom of 280x, features smile detection and supports Full HD video. A number of reviews mentioned that this digital camera has a good zoom, it's able to produce good images and really easy to use.
20.1MP
5152 X 3864
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
35X
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3
MINIMUM
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1S
CAMERA
495G
280X
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 number 327 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
75
Features
72
Popularity
95
Value for Money
63
Age

81

81
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

reviews indicate that it has good user reviews with an average user rating of 78%, based on 115 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
High megapixels
Huge optical zoom
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Long camera shutter speed

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography. It is also very good for everyday photography as well being very good for landscape photography.
90
Reviews

Average Review Score

3.9 stars (115 reviews)

47%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
54 Reviews
4 Stars
31 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300?

Picture Quality
48
13
Lens System
28
11
Price
26
10
Ease of Use
29
2
Viewfinder / Screen
5
7
Video Capability
8
2
Features
5
2
Size and Weight
12
3
Design
10
2
Robustness
10
0
Flash
3
0
Support
5
3
Wildlife Photography
2
0
Battery
4
1
Noise Level
2
1
The Majority of People Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • Excellent Value. For around £100 for this camera you can't go wrong. It is well made and takes very good photographs. In low light it is amazing. It is ...
    Kevin Briggs - Amazon 4 Nov 2014
  • Great Camera! Awesome Value! Use it All the Time!! This is a great camera! If you are a newbie with camera's, and do not really understand all the technical's ...
    RaeLouise - Amazon 25 Jan 2016
  • ... camera long but I can honestly say it's brilliant. £99 is a bargain for what this camera has to offer; 20mp photos and 720p video, not much to criticise. ...
    Nick Holding - Amazon 10 Jul 2015
  • ... of this camera alone. It's easy to use takes good pictures and for £110 it's a bargain.
    Mark Couzens - Amazon 30 Aug 2014
  • More Than 10 People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was really well made and was reliable.

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    Really Well Made
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
  • A Lovely well built Camera, easy to use, and handles well. I thought the price was very reasonable too. Only downside the lack of a decent manual, but ...
    PatannCC - Amazon 25 Jun 2015
  • ... is only supplied with a quick start up guide. Out of the box, the H300 is clearly well made, sturdy, not too weighty, and comes supplied with a set of ...
    Nick Flynn - Amazon 24 Mar 2014
  • Excellent Value. For around £100 for this camera you can't go wrong. It is well made and takes very good photographs. In low light it is amazing. It is ...
    Kevin Briggs - Amazon 4 Nov 2014
  • ... New years eve.... All photos came out brilliantly ....So easy to use.....Well made... Highly recommend...
    Yvonne moody - Amazon 4 Jan 2015
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    Reliable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Battery Life

    Three people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 had a good battery life.

  • ... good under decent light conditions and optical steady shot helps. Battery life is good. Able to take more around 100-150 pics per charge. Cons : Bad under ...
    Natarajan - Amazon 23 Feb 2015
  • ... give a good indication of final image quality. Battery life is short so better stock up on rechargeables. I'm a complete novice when it comes to cameras, ...
    W. T. Lowe - Amazon 19 Mar 2015
  • ... panoramic photographs are very good and the flash is superb. The battery life is very good. In short, I would recommend this camera to anyone interested ...
    Shatners Toupee - Amazon 16 Aug 2016
  • More Than 10 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was compact, was easy to carry around and wasn't heavy and bulky.

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    Compact
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • An excellent compact camera with amazing zoom range. This bridge camera is about one third of the weight of my Sony a350 DSLR and much easier to use! The ...
    Paul Stewart - Amazon 14 Apr 2014
  • This Camera is AMAZING! I purchased this camera as a stepup from my point and shoot camera that i was shooting on at the time and i was recommended this ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 9 Jul 2016
  • ... taken to date, the lens seems to be a reasonable quality. My wife has a Sony CyberShop compact camera, and was able to pick up the H300 and use it straight ...
    Nick Flynn - Amazon 24 Mar 2014
  • I just wanted it to be better. This camera doesn't perform. it looks big and black like an SLR, but really performs like a compact 'happy snappy' Images ...
    Steve - Amazon 8 Apr 2015
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    Easy to Carry Around
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not {More} Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought it Was Carefully Designed

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was good-looking, had a good case and was ergonomic.

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    Good-Looking
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Looks amazing, cumbersome to use, end results look good. Cons === ● Lens is standard Sony Lens, not Carl Zeiss or Leica. (It's alright but not as good ...
    Tactless candour - Amazon 9 May 2014
  • ... and robust. + Images captured are very big; there's enough detail there for it to look good on big posters. (Images looked a bit average on the camera ...
    Tactless candour - Amazon 9 May 2014
  • ... ... and there is always the video function to take into account. The screen is pretty good, and it can be adjusted for different conditions, but I tend ...
    Nick Flynn - Amazon 24 Mar 2014
  • ... you're never going to get the sharpest optically perfect pics but they are pretty good. One thing is at full zoom there can be noticeable purple fringing ...
    Rowantree - Amazon 2 Dec 2014
  • View All Reviews About Look
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Ergonomic
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    More than 20 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was really easy to use and several people thought that it was also comfortable and easy to hold and had good controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    27 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... level of zoom was three times the price of this camera alone. It's easy to use takes good pictures and for £110 it's a bargain.
    Mark Couzens - Amazon 30 Aug 2014
  • ... landscape better colour.but most of the time it was on auto.so so easy to use with a brilliant zoom.i,v had good camara,s before with a lot less pixels ...
    Mad dog - Amazon 9 Nov 2014
  • Easy to use, giving very good results. If you're looking for a camera that gives you control over every aspect of the creative process, look elsewhere. ...
    Peter - Amazon 25 Feb 2014
  • ... it, love it, love it! Bought this one a month ago and I'm loving it! Super easy to use, great image quality, lots of presets (and the Intelligent Auto ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 17 Apr 2016
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    Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has Good Controls
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    7 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    Five people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 had good features.

  • ... photographing nervous birds so much easier. Specifications, battery use and features are superb. However, we have 2 very minor niggles which I want to ...
    Mellow Yellow - Amazon 11 Mar 2014
  • ... cameras or if generally beginning and developing photography skills. Some good features and options included.
    Daniela Gibbins - Amazon 29 Mar 2016
  • This camera has some good features !! This camera has some good features including a wider than normal angle lens this allows me to get some good landscape ...
    Tarulata - Amazon 4 Mar 2016
  • Good bridge camera with some nice features. The Sony H300 is the third bridge camera that I've owned, and so far the best. It comes with batteries, USB ...
    Samuel - Amazon 16 Apr 2014
  • 6 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 had good instructions and technical guidance.

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    Has Good Instructions
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... programmable features ... to download the manual in full, as the camera is only supplied with a quick start up guide. Out of the box, the H300 is clearly ...
    Nick Flynn - Amazon 24 Mar 2014
  • ... download the full manual from the Sony website, as out of the box you're only given a quick starter guide. You'll also need to buy an SD memory card. Pictures ...
    Grev - Amazon 14 Apr 2014
  • ... download the full manual from the Sony website, as out of the box you're only given a quick starter guide. You'll also need to buy an SD memory card. Pictures ...
    WRR Reviews - Amazon 7 Apr 2016
  • View All Reviews About Guide
    Has Good Technical Guidance
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Some Owners Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Two people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was quiet.

  • ... Zoom is pretty good; motorised and quiet if perhaps a tad laggy (or maybe it's just the focus that can be a bit slow) + The body is solid and robust. + ...
    Tactless candour - Amazon 9 May 2014
  • ... panoramic photo-shot is a handy function. The video looks good and sound is good too. There may be cameras that shoot faster between pic's but this is ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 29 Jul 2015
  • More Than 30 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Lens

    Over 30 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 had a good zoom and several people thought that it also had a good lens and autofocus.

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    Has a Good Zoom
    30 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • ... Level Photography. Bought for my son to study A Level photography. Excellent zoom facility and easily matches up to more expensive cameras...
    R. W. Turner - Amazon 18 Dec 2014
  • ... landscape better colour.but most of the time it was on auto.so so easy to use with a brilliant zoom.i,v had good camara,s before with a lot less pixels ...
    Mad dog - Amazon 9 Nov 2014
  • ' I felt the urge to acquire a camera with a better zoom lens along with some pro camera features but ... Having felt completely inadequate on a recent ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 29 Jul 2015
  • ... shots which are totally amazing, along with the magnificent zoom which makes photographing nervous birds so much easier. Specifications, battery use and ...
    Mellow Yellow - Amazon 11 Mar 2014
  • View All Reviews About Zoom
    Has a Good Lens
    5 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Autofocus
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Most People Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 had a bad viewfinder and screen.

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    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... as the screen is very shiny and you just cannot see whats in it. The lack of a view finder also makes taking photos using the zoom very difficult if you ...
    Mellow Yellow - Amazon 11 Mar 2014
  • ... far from a shop that stocks them if you run out. The lack of a viewfinder might be off putting for some, but the view screen is large and clear. If you ...
    Grev - Amazon 14 Apr 2014
  • ... far from a shop that stocks them if you run out. The lack of a viewfinder might be off putting for some, but the view screen is large and clear. If you ...
    WRR Reviews - Amazon 7 Apr 2016
  • ... focus on items and by time it has focused the moment has passed, viewfinder lacks definition and doesn't give a good indication of final image quality. ...
    W. T. Lowe - Amazon 19 Mar 2015
  • View All Reviews About Viewfinder
    Has a Bad Screen
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    More Than 80 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 80 people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good picture resolution and was good in low light.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    81 people agree
    15 people disagree
  • Picture perfect. Wanted to do photography for a hobby and was told to get this type of camara happy with is so far setting take a bit to get your head ...
    Kez - Amazon 20 Sep 2014
  • Brilliant camera for a bargain. I've not had this camera long but I can honestly say it's brilliant. £99 is a bargain for what this camera has to offer; ...
    Nick Holding - Amazon 10 Jul 2015
  • ... you're able to adjust many of the settings - it can, on automatic, produce some terrific photos. However, it's not perfect. It has no viewfinder - so you ...
    S P Mead - Amazon 10 May 2016
  • I bought this camera for my daughter and she has produced very high quality photos with it. The zoom is fantastic but the controls take a little time to ...
    Graham Jackson - Amazon 28 Dec 2014
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good in Low Light
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Eight People Thought it Was Good for Video Capture

    Eight people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 was superb for video recording.

  • Brilliant camera for a bargain. I've not had this camera long but I can honestly say it's brilliant. £99 is a bargain for what this camera has to offer; ...
    Nick Holding - Amazon 10 Jul 2015
  • ... which compared to this H 300 is crap. The quality of the pictures and video is first class. I sent the pictures and video that I took to my brother, and ...
    TRIUMPHS 4ME - Amazon 26 Aug 2014
  • ... is useable in good light, in lower light levels I used a monpood. Videos are brilliant, just press a button and yoy record HD video which is something ...
    Paul Stewart - Amazon 14 Apr 2014
  • ... lens is good for basically everything! It takes good still photos and good videos. Reasons why this camera isnt the best camera in the world: -The camera ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 9 Jul 2016
  • Three People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Three people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 had a good flash.

  • ... there is no natural light. The panoramic photographs are very good and the flash is superb. The battery life is very good. In short, I would recommend ...
    Shatners Toupee - Amazon 16 Aug 2016
  • ... photos (with a full 360 degree option). You can also film in HD. And it has a built-in flash. It's a very easy to use camera, and - while you're able to ...
    S P Mead - Amazon 10 May 2016
  • ... light camera. Good shooting , nice low light camera, Flash light is strong in the dark environment too. good for clubbing photos, and indoor photos, easy ...
    MR Meng Y Chen - Amazon 17 Nov 2015
  • Some Owners Thought the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 is Good for Wildlife Photography

    Two people thought that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is good for wildlife photography.

  • ... take some really detailed shots from a distance. This is, then, a good camera for wildlife and other forms of nature photography, as well as sports photography. It ...
    S P Mead - Amazon 10 May 2016
  • ... camera is fantastic. The zoom being strong means this is a good camera for wildlife photographers who don't want to disturb their subject, or for people ...
    J.E.T - Amazon 19 Mar 2014
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    Huge optical zoom
    ok minimum aperture number
    5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
    Features smile detection
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Big digital zoom
    Large display diagonal
    Has a carrying case
    5152 x 3864 still image resolution
    Has a self-timer
    Tiny closest focusing distance
    Features face detection
    Big internal memory
    Features brightness adjustment
    Long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    350 battery life
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Long camera shutter speed
    Does not support Wi-Fi
    Heavy
    Does not have an HDMI
    Does not support direct printing
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Slow start-up time

    What the Reviews Say

    More than 10 people thought it was solidly made
    The majority of people thought it had a good battery life
    More than 10 people thought it was a good size
    Over 10 people thought it was carefully designed
    9 out of 10 people thought this digital camera was easy to use
    7 out of 10 owners thought it had well designed technical features
    6 out of 10 people thought it had good technical guidance
    Some owners thought it had an acceptable noise level
    More than 30 people thought this digital camera had a good lens
    More than 80 people thought it produced good quality pictures
    Eight people thought it was good for video capture
    Three people thought it had a good flash
    Some owners thought the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is good for wildlife photography
    Most people thought this digital camera did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    High Megapixels

    The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The megapixels of the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of 20.1MP is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Huge Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of 35x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of only 3,200 is in the lowest 29% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 100 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speeds of cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Cyber-shot DSC-H300's camera shutter speed of 0.000667s is in the longest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of 3 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 37% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Cybershot DSC-H300 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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    Features Smile Detection
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 features smile detection, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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    Does Not Support Wi-Fi

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 does not support Wi-Fi. 73% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 has a built-in flash, as do 74% of cameras.

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    Heavy

    Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of 495g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 17% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 supports Full HD video. 73% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Big Digital Zoom

    Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300's digital zoom of 280x is bigger than 99% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Does Not Have an HDMI

    Like most other digital cameras, the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 does not have an HDMI. 62% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7". The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300's display diagonal of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 has a carrying case, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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    5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is 5152 x 3864. That's 42% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 5152x3864, 3648x2736, 2592x1944 plus 3 more values. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 4592x3064.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 81% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Does Not Support Direct Printing

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 does not support direct printing. 86% of cameras also do not support direct printing.

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    Tiny Closest Focusing Distance

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Face Detection

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 features face detection, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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    Big Internal Memory

    Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB. The internal memory of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of 55MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 70% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 features brightness adjustment. 81% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Slow Start-Up Time

    The start-up times of cameras range from 0.1ms to 3,000ms, and the average start-up time is 720ms. The Cyber-shot DSC-H300's start-up time of 1,000ms is slower than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 27.2mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    350 Battery Life

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is a camera that takes 350 shots battery life.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The Cyber-shot DSC-H300 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this Sony camera supports a video resolution of 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from full hd 1080p pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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    Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 of 954mm is longer than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 327 out of 492 digital cameras.
    95
    Value for Money

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    The majority of people thought it was fairly priced
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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Release Date

    September 2013

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    3.9 Stars

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    47% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Video Reviews

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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Aspect Ratio
    Optical Sensor Size
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Image Stabilizer Location
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Certification
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Smile Detection
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
    Focus Adjustment
    Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Guide Number
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Second Display
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    AV Output
    Camera
    Image Processor
    3D
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Camera Playback
    Direct Printing
    Brightness Adjustment
    Start-Up Time
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Operational Conditions
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    System Requirements
    Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
    Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Carrying Case
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Other Features
    Built-in Flash
    Interface
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Face Detection
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
    Panorama
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Size
    Sensor Resolution
    Type
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer
    Focal Length
    Shooting Programs
    Continuous Shooting
    Continuous Shooting Speed (Max)
    Model Number
    Shutter Speed
    Auto Focus

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    sony dsch300b81091kit, sony dsch300b81084kit, sony viprbdsch300b, sony dsch300bce3, sony dsch300bk1, sony dsch300bk2, sony dsch300bm, sony dsch300bb, sony 35x

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