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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300

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An award winning and top-value compact camera, with very good features
Compact 18.2MP 20x Yes Jun 2013
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 number 156 across all digital cameras and number 332 in best selling cameras.
93
Reviews
28 Reviews + 2 Awards
91
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 81%, based on 28 reviews.
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 great features:
Higher than average megapixels
\\Shoot smooth, steady full HD movies: film smooth, steady video clips in full HD, even when you re walking or zooming, with optical steadyshot active mode
\\Keep shooting all day: with up to 500 shots from a single battery charge, you ve got plenty of stamina to capture the fun times and special photo moments
\\Capture full panoramas with movement and faces: just press the shutter button and sweep the camera for extra-wide panoramas of landscapes, city scenes and packed parties
\\Flatter your portrait subject: let the camera automatically remove skin blemishes, brighten teeth, widen eyes and cut forehead shine when you capture portraits
\\All the colour you ve dreamed of: triluminos colour gives a rich, vivid palette of natural colours when viewing photos on a compatible TV from sony
\\See photos clearly on-screen: see shots on a high-resolution 7.5cm (3.0 ) clear photo LCD screen that automatically adjusts brightness for sunshine or dull days
\\See detail in the dark: use extra high sensitivity mode to capture crisp detail in the dimmest conditions like dusk or candlelight
\\Don't worry about unsteady hands: take crisp, blur-free still photos with optical steadyshot that cuts handheld wobbles when you re zoomed in or don't have a tripod
\\Shoot high quality pictures quickly: the BIONZ processor is key to high-speed continuous shooting at 10 frames per second and finely detailed image quality
\\Focus on the moment: speedy, precise autofocus locks onto your subject for pin-sharp results, even in low light or when you re zoomed right in
\\Get clear close-ups: powerful 40x clear image zoom really fills the frame, even with distant subjects, so your shots always stay clear and detail-packed
\\Capture action with no blur: superior auto recognises when subjects are moving in your picture and automatically adjusts settings for crisp, blur-free results
Bigger than average optical zoom
\\Don't leave it to guesswork: intelligent auto recognises a wide range of scenes and adjusts settings automatically so you can get detailed results every time
\\Add artistic picture effects: add up to 9 different creative effects to stills, movies and panoramas without having to download and use image-editing software
\\Get a wider view: make sure nothing\'s left out of the picture: the wide angle lens packs more into holiday scenes, interiors and group shots
\\Lock on fast even for telephoto shots: frame your subject quickly with fast autofocus which brings everything sharply into focus even when taking photos from distance
\\Ready to shoot, near or far: ideal for travel, the high-quality G lens with 20x optical zoom handles wide-angle landscapes, portraits and dramatic close-ups
\\Shutter in your pocket: use your phone as a handy remote to control the camera via wi-fi; it\'s great when you don't want to be left out of the scene
\\Easy sharing with wi-fi: send photos and videos straight to a smartphone or tablet; back-up shots wirelessly to you PC, or view on your connected TV
\ capture 18.2 megapixel detail, even in low light: shoot detail-packed stills and movies, even indoors or in dim light, with the 18.2 effective megapixels exmor R CMOS sensor
Bring the world closer with a slim, super zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
\\Boost your flash photography: advanced flash brightens up dim scenes, like friends and family who are further away from the camera

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How Big is the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300?

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 is 92.3mm wide and 52.4mm tall. It is 21.6mm deep and weighs 105g.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 front dimensions
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $317.99 it is still cheaper than 67% of cameras.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Cybershot DSC-WX300 of 18.2MP is in the highest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-WX300 of 20x is bigger than 79% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Cybershot DSC-WX300 of 12,800 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-WX300's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Cybershot DSC-WX300 of only 105g is lighter than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 has a wind filter. 96% of cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Features Face Detection

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 does not feature contrast adjustment, although keep in mind that 83% of digital cameras also do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 of 80x is bigger than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other cameras, the Cybershot DSC-WX300 is not waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Smile Detection

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 features smile detection, unlike 89% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Very Slow Start-Up Time

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300's start-up time of 2,000ms is in the slowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the start-up times range from 0.1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Cybershot DSC-WX300's maximum aperture number of 8 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Cybershot DSC-WX300 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Cybershot DSC-WX300 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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

The Cybershot DSC-WX300's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm is in the longest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00027242862333, 00027242862340, 00027242865464, 00616932706325, 00905524939781, 04905524939514, 04905524939644, 04905524939729, 04905524939736, 04905524939743, 04905524939767, 04905524939781, 04905524939798, 04905524939811, 04905524940039, 04905524940060, 04905524940077, 04905524940084

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