• 1/2.4 inch 27.1mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7
  • Nikon Coolpix A300
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Predecessor:   Nikon S3700
S3700 vs A300
Successor:    
General
Model Number: DSC-TX7 A300
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $349.99 $139.95
Street Price: $348.49 $139.22
Date Available: 2010-01-15 2017-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.2 oz (147 g)
includes batteries
4.2 oz (118 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 0.7 in.
(98 x 60 x 18 mm)
3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(96 x 58 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R  
Effective Megapixels: 10.2 20.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.4 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 27.0544mm2 (5.92mm x 4.57mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.62 microns 1.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG  
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
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: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
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)
5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5120 x 2880 (14.7 MP, 16:9),
3864 x 3864 (14.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 1.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i)
1440x1080 (60i/​30)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
320x240 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar; 12 elements in 10 groups, 6 aspheric, 1 prism Zoom-NIKKOR; 8 elements in 7 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100mm 25 - 200mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.4 - 17.7mm 4.5 - 36mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x 8.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/6.3 (wide) / f/4.6 - ?? (tele) f/3.7 (wide) / f/6.6 (tele) - ??? with ND filter in 2 steps
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 8 cm to Infinity
3.1 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
2 cm to Infinity
0.8 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: 2x Precision, Up to 22x Smart Zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point / center / spot / flexible (touch) spot AF Contrast Detect: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.5 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, Custom, Underwater1/2 Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 2 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Easy, High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Hi-Speed Shutter, Underwater, Gourmet, Pet, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Backlight Correction HDR, Underwater; Smile Shutter Backlighting, Beach, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Panorama Assist, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Night Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Smart Portrait, Special Effects
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.08 - 3.8m (W), 0.5 - 3.1m (T) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 2.8m (1 ft. 8 in. to 9 ft. 2 in.) [T]: 1.5m (4 ft. 11 in.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: 45.0 MB 19.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
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,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi-connector (AV[SD/HD Component)/HDMI/USB/DCIN)  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.77  
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): 10.0 1.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 6
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): 0.33 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.71 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.007 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BN1 Proprietary EN-EL19
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BN1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL19 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Sony CDROM (Picture Motion Browser (PC), Picture Motion Browser Portable (PC/MAC), Music Transfer (PC/MAC))  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OSX v 10.3+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Exmor-R CMOS sensor, Optical Image Stabilization, 3.5" Widescreen Touch LCD, HD Movies (AVCHD or MPEG-4), Dolby-Digital Stereo Audio, Intelligent Sweep Panorama, HDR, HDMI output. Available in Silver, Red and Dark Blue. Available in silver.