Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300

Part Number: DSC-HX300/B (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - compact
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    20.4 Megapixel, 20.4 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    21,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    20,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    50 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with 3-way Active Mode)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Flex Focus Point, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection
    Blink Detection technology, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Sensors
    Digital level meter
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching
  • Auto Focus Features
    Manual Focus Check Live View
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 2000, ISO 250, ISO 2500, ISO 320, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 500, ISO 5000, ISO 640, ISO 1000, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO 8000, ISO auto, ISO 10000, ISO 125, ISO 1250, ISO 12800, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    advanced sports, night portrait, night scene, pet, snow, soft skin, soft snap, anti-motion blur, backlight correction HDR, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera, Water Colour, partial color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (natural white), fluorescent light (white), incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 50 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 215 mm - f/2.8-6.3
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 - 1200mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual (by ring), motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 15 elements
  • Features
    ED glass, Super ED glass, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 28 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    8 ft - 11.5 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    39 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    16.7 ft : ISO 3200 ( tele lens ), 1.6 ft - 28 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    8 ft - 11.5 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    39 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    16.7 ft : ISO 3200 ( tele lens )

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second for 10 frames
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Intelligent Sweep Panorama (360), RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, TransferJet support, USB charging, Unsharp Masking, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, Anti-motion Blur Mode, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, sharpness control, BRAVIA Sync function, takes photos while movie recording, display brightness control, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, takes photos while movie recording, Backlight Correction HDR, By Pixel Super Resolution technology, Clear Image Zoom, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO)

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic, Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201,600 pixels pixels
  • Features
    auto eye sensor

Display

  • Resolution
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Features
    Built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Sony PlayMemories Home

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, lens cap, micro-USB cable, shoulder strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BX1, Sony NP-BX1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BX1 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1240 mAh ( included ), 1 x Sony NP-BX1 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1240 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 310 shots ( LCD Monitor on )
    Photo shooting - 400 shots ( EVF on )
    Video recording - 1.5 hours ( LCD Monitor on )
    Video recording - 1.7 hours ( EVF on )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 5184 x 3888
    JPEG 5184 x 2920
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
    MPF 5184 x 3888 - 3D mode
    MPF 5184 x 2920 - 3D mode
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.1 in
  • Depth
    4.1 in
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    22 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony