• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica V-LUX 4
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300
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General
Model Number: V-LUX 4 H300
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price:   $219.99
Street Price: $899.00 $198.00
Date Available: 2012-11-15 2014-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.8 oz (590 g)
includes batteries
20.8 oz (590 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.4 x 4.3 in.
(125 x 87 x 110 mm)
4.8 x 3.3 x 3.4 in.
(123 x 83 x 87 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic Sony Super HAD CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 20.1
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: 1.54 microns 1.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No 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: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3),
5152 x 2896 (14.9 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),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 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, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 0.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MP4 (AVC/H.264) with monaural sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT; 14 elements in 11 groups, 5 Aspherical Lenses, 9 Aspherical surfaces, 3 ED Lenses , 1 Nano Surface Coating Lens) Sony lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600mm 25 - 875mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 108mm 4.5 - 157.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x 35.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide/tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/3.0 (W) / f/5.9 (T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23 pt) / 1 pt (Flexible / Scalable) Contrast Detection AF: Multi Point AF / Center Weighted AF / Spot AF / Tracking Focus / Face Tracking Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.21" Color LCD (1,312K-dots eq.), Field of View: approx. 100%, Lens 18.4x  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution:   n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 460,800 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (* Extended ISO) Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Incandescent, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1, White Set 2 Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/1500 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Sports, Panning, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, HDR, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, 3D photo; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Sweep Panorama, Sweep Panorama (360)
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 13.5m (Tele/ISO Auto) ISO Auto: Approx. 0.4 - 8.8m (W) / Approx. 1.5 - 4.6m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MP4 (AVC/H.264) with monaural sound
Included Memory: 70.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Optional wired  
Connections (extended): Mini-HDMI, Microphone Jack Multi-Terminal (AV/USB)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
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?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   0.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   100
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):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
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):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 540 shots 350 shots (NiMH AA)
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium or Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 4 x Alkaline AAs
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Leica-branded version of Panasonic FZ200.