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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 Specifications

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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: DSC-W300
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $349.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-05-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.5 oz (184 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.7 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(94 x 59 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony
Effective Megapixels: 13.6
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.80 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4224 x 3168 (13.4 MP, 4:3),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2376 (10.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/16.6)
320x240 (8.3)
Movie File Format: MPEG1
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: Component
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar (6 elements in 5 groups, 3 aspherical)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/5.5(T) - f/16
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Precision, up to 19x (total) Smart Zoom
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-area Contrast Detection with Face Detect; Center-Weighted AF, Spot AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent-1, Fluorescent-2, Fluorescent-3, Incandescent, Flash WB, One Push/Push Set
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, High Sensitivity, Extra High Sensitivity, Soft Snap, Smile Shutter, Underwater
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synch, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: W: 0.2 - 5.5m T: 0.4 - 2.8m; ISO 3200: up to 11m (W), 5.6m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MPEG1
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-terminal; HD 1080i video out with optional accessory
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BG1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BG1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 300
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser v3.0, Music Transfer
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac OS X v10.3+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Super Steady-Shot Optical Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Smile Shutter, DRO, HD video out. Retouch: Unsharp Mask, Happy Face.