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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300

$540.86
(744 reviews)
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300
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A good spec and classic 623g camera
50x 623g Bridge 20.4MP Apr 2013
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 Review

With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 number 197 in best selling cameras and number 651 across all digital cameras.
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745 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
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Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
HX300 digital compact camera
Take your photography to the next level
One lens, endless possibilities
No guesswork needed
Keep pace with moment
Capture detail, even in low-light
Smooth and steady full HD movies
Get that professional look
Only 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Heavier than average

How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 is 129.6mm wide and 93.2mm tall. It is 103.2mm deep and weighs 623g.

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of 20.4MP is in the highest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The Cybershot DSC-HX300's optical zoom of 50x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 95% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of only 2.8 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 27% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 has an image stabiliser, as do 71% of digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of 12,800 is higher than 69% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of 0.00025s is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Flash

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The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 of 623g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 310g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Cybershot DSC-HX300 is 640 x 480. That's 85% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most other digital cameras, the Cybershot DSC-HX300 does not have a GPS. 90% of cameras do not have a GPS.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

Across all the digital cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The maximum playback zoom of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of only 8x is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of 3" is larger than 68% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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400 Battery Life

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 is a camera that takes 400 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,300mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 9.4x. The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX300 of 200x is in the biggest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other digital cameras, the Cybershot DSC-HX300 is not waterproof. 93% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-HX300's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Cybershot DSC-HX300 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

Digital cameras have start-up times of between 0.1ms and 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 560ms. The start-up time of the Cybershot DSC-HX300 of only 2ms is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is faster than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The Cybershot DSC-HX300 features face detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dschx300package, sony dschx300bc, sony dschx300v, dschx300bce3, dschx300bceh, sony 204mp

Barcodes:

00017856003840, 00027242862128, 00617401947140, 00617401947157, 00617401947164, 00905524936711, 04905524936056, 04905524936667, 04905524936711, 04905524936728, 04905524936735, 05054230862438, 05054484751731, 05054533751736

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