Sony WX300 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 
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General
Model Number: WX300 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $329.99
Street Price: $303.92
Date Available: 2013-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.9 oz (166 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(96 x 55 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other),
7512 x 1080 (8.1 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i(FX), 60i(FH), 60i(HQ), 30p, 30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 18.90
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 18.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 500 mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image, up to 4x Precision, up to 153x Smart Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/6.5(T); 2 steps with ND Filter 
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: iAuto (ISO 80-3200), Superior Auto (ISO 80-12800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800* (* By Pixel Super Resolution multi-shot overlay)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Night Portrait, Night Scene, High Sensitivity, Handheld Twilight, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Landscape; Picture Effect: HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Watercolor, Illustration; Intelligent Sweep Panorama; Background Defocus;  
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.2 to 4.3m (W) / 2.0 to 2.4m (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4; with stereo audio 
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type D), Multi Terminal 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 500
Notes & Features: "World's smallest camera with 20x optical zoom", Full HD movies, Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode for movies, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in black, red or white. 

 


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