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Sony DSCH300B

$173.93
A highly talked about and fully featured 20.1 megapixel 35 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 20.1MP 35x Yes Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-H300 Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-H300 number 436 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 33?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 67%, based on 302 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixel
Heavy
Does not have an HDMI

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography. However good for sports photography as well being average for landscape photography.
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How Big is the Sony DSC-H300?

The Sony DSC-H300 is 127.5mm wide and 91.7mm tall. It is 89mm deep and weighs 495g.

Sony DSC-H300 front dimensions

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Sony DSC-H300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review site digitalmediaandit.com scored this camera 60%. Experts don't rate this Sony camera very highly.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this camera rated this camera 82 out of 100 on average. 97 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 29,814 owner and expert reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The DSC-H300 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This Sony camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The DSC-H300 has one of the higher megapixels (20.1 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP.

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Heavy

The lightest camera is 1g and the heaviest is 1.5kg. With a weight of 495 grams, the DSC-H300 is one of the heavier cameras amongst cameras of this age.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x, the biggest is 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. The DSC-H300 has one of the bigger optical zooms (35 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-H300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony DSC-H300 has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The DSC-H300 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 954 millimeters, the DSC-H300 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony DSC-H300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-H300 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras also feature smile detection.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony DSC-H300 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Sony DSC-H300 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-H300 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 5152 x 2896, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 1920 x 1080. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-H300's digital zoom is one of the smallest amongst cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when this Sony camera was released.


Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony DSC-H300 of £159.00 ($159.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $14.93.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dsch300bm

Barcodes:

00027242873810, 00027242873827, 00649906100829, 00727523080752, 00845251049411, 04905524957112, 04905524957167, 04905524957174, 04905524957181, 05054480690973

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