• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 576.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm FinePix S3200
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300
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Predecessor:   Sony HX200V
HX200V vs HX300
Successor:    
General
Model Number: S3200 HX300
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $249.95 $500.00
Street Price: $190.71 $398.00
Date Available: 2011-02-28 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 19.0 oz (540 g)
includes batteries
23.1 oz (656 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 3.2 x 3.9 in.
(118 x 81 x 100 mm)
5.1 x 3.7 x 4.1 in.
(130 x 93 x 103 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony Exmor R
Effective Megapixels: 14.0 20.4
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.44 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
4288 x 2864 (12.3 MP, 3:2),
4288 x 2416 (10.4 MP, Other),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
10480 x 4096 (42.9 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i)
1440x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Fujinon Zoom with Super EBC Coating; 15 elements in 11 groups Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*; 15 elements in 10 groups (including 1 Super ED glass element, 2 ED glass elements, and 3 aspheric elements)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 576mm 24 - 1,200mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 103.2mm 4.3 - 215mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x 50.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.1 / 6.4 (wide); f/5.6 / 11 (tele) f/2.8 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - f/8
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 - 100 cm
0.8 - 39.4 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 6.7x 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF; Center, Multi, Area, Tracking Contrast Detection: Multi Point AF/Center Weighted AF/SpotAF/Flexible Spot AF/Manual/Face Tracking Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch., 200K dots, color LCD EVF type.
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution:    
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, Equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200* / 6400* (Standard Output Sensitivity) * * ISO3200/6400 is effective in S mode. Program Auto (80-1600), iAuto (80-3200), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; (* By Pixel Super Resolution multi-shot overlay)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm white), Fluorescent light (Cool white), Incandescent light, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, White Balance Shift
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 8 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-zone Multi, Average, Spot Multi segment, Center- weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SR AUTO, AUTO, P, S, A, M, Custom, Movie, Panorama, SP; Zoom Bracketing, Natural Light & with Flash, Natural Light, Portrait, Baby, Smile, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text. Scene modes: High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight correction HDR, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode; 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 or 10 seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced, Suppressed, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction Forced, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Rear Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash; Red-Eye Correction: Auto/On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: Wide: Approx. 40 cm - 7.0 m / 1.3 ft. - 22.9 ft.; Telephoto: Approx. 2.5 m - 3.6 m / 8.2 ft. - 11.8 ft. ISO Auto: 0.5 to 8.5m (W) / 2.4 to 3.5m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) AVCHD 2.0 / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with Dolby Digital (AC3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio
Included Memory: 0.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D), Multi Terminal (USB/AV)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.93
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.2 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.38 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.011 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   2.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:   7.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 500 shots (NiMH AA) 310 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA Proprietary NP-BX1
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposable 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Image Stabilization (CCD-shift, High ISO), 720p HD Movies with optical zoom, Face Detection, Smile/Blink Detection, Tracking AF, Motion Panorama with Auto Stitch, HDMI Output, Instant Zoom (max zoom with a touch of a button), Zoom Bracketing (3 different zoomed images with one press of the shutter), Face Recognition with Image Search (register up to 8 faces with name, birthday; recognizes registered faces, can prioritize them for focus and exposure), i-Flash Intelligent Flash. Improved Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode for movies, Full HD 1080p60 movies, 10 fps burst mode.