• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 35.0x zoom 25mm - 875mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $189 Average Retail $220 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 34.0x zoom 23mm - 765mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $213 Average Retail $300 MSRP

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Advantages

Sony H300 over Nikon L830

  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    7 months vs 19 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon L830 over Sony H300

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer battery life
    680 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • High-res screen
    921k vs 461k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony H200

Sony H300
Sony H200
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon L830
Sony H200
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More pixels

Compared to Samsung WB2100

Sony H300
Samsung WB2100
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon L830
Samsung WB2100
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus

Compared to Nikon L820

Sony H300
Nikon L820
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
Nikon L830
Nikon L820
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • HDMI out
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Fujifilm S6800

Sony H300
Fujifilm S6800
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Manual focus
Nikon L830
Fujifilm S6800
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Fujifilm S4800

Sony H300
Fujifilm S4800
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • HDMI out
Nikon L830
Fujifilm S4800
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter
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