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Pentax XG-1 vs Sony DSC-H300

Pentax XG-1 vs Sony DSC-H300

Pentax XG-1

60

Overall Score

Pentax XG-1

£169.99
Our Verdict:
A good value for money bridge camera, great for wildlife photography
74
Good
60
Good Features
51
3 Years Old
Overall Score
60
Good
Bridge 16MP 52x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSC-H300

48

Overall Score

Sony DSC-H300

£42.00
£137.99
Our Verdict:
A highly talked about bridge digital camera with good features
68
302 Reviews
79
Good Features
36
3 Years Old
Overall Score
48
Mediocre
Bridge 20.1MP 35x Yes Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  bridge  bridge
Megapixels 16MP 20.1MP
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Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  4608 x 3456  4608 x 3072  4608 x 2592  3648 x 2736  2592 x 1944  2048 x 1536  1920 x 1080  640 x 480  5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  4608 x 3456  4608 x 3072  4608 x 2592  3648 x 2736  2592 x 1944  2048 x 1536  1920 x 1080  640 x 480  5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896
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Maximum Image Resolution  5152 x 3864  5152 x 3864
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Sensor Type  CCD  CCD
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Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
Total Megapixels 16.79MP 20.4MP
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Image Stabilizer Location  Body  Body

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 52x
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35x
Digital Zoom 4x
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2x
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
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3
Maximum Aperture Number 5.6 5.9
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Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,248mm 954mm
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Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm
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27.2mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom 208x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  multi point  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  spot  centre weighted  Spot Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  single  multi point  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  spot  centre weighted  Spot Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
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Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
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 shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3,200 3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100 80
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Light Metering  Centre-weighted  Spot  Centre-weighted  Spot
Light Exposure Correction  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s
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2s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Forced off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Flash on  Flash off  Auto  Forced off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Flash on  Flash off
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080
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 1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
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 1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps 30fps
Video Formats Supported  MOV  H.264  MP4  AVC  MOV  H.264  MP4  AVC
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
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 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  640x480@60fps  1280x720@30fps
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 1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  640x480@60fps  1280x720@30fps
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Memory

Internal Memory 15.4MB 55MB
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Compatible Memory Cards  SDHC  SD  Eye-Fi  SDXC  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  SDHC  SD  Eye-Fi  SDXC  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo
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Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Display Resolution 460,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
Display Resolution  460 x 800  460 x 800
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Display  LCD  LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type  electrical
BEST
 electrical

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Flash  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Flash
Photo Effects  Black&White  Negative film  Positive film  Sepia  Vivid  Black&White  Negative film  Positive film  Sepia  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing  Trimming  Rotating  Trimming  Rotating
Camera File System  DCF  DPOF  PRINT Image Matching III  DCF  DPOF  PRINT Image Matching III
Camera Playback  Single image  Slide show  Single  Single image  Slide show  Single
Start-Up Time Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000ms
Scene Modes  Snow  Children  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Beach  Cuisine  Panorama  Snow  Children  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Beach  Cuisine  Panorama
Languages Support  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  CZE  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  DE  EN  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  I  K  JP  PL  SW  TR  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  CZE  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  DE  EN  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  CHI  R  I  K  JP  PL  SW  TR
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  CRO  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  BUL  CZE  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  CRO  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  BUL  CZE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 539g 495g
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Height 89mm 89mm
Depth 97.5mm 91.7mm
Width 119mm 127.5mm
Weight (including Battery) 567g
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590g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 4
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Battery Type
Battery Life 240 shots
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Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 6V

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Minimum Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Hard Disk Space 1GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  USB

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
Silent Shooting
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