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Sony DSCH300B

£179.99
£137.99 £42.00 cheaper than 22 days ago
A highly talked about bridge digital camera with good features
Bridge 20.1MP 35x Yes Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Sony DSC-H300 Review

With very good features but good reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSC-H300 number 343 across all digital cameras.
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302 Reviews
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Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 67%, based on 302 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixels sensor
Heavy
Does not have an HDMI

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 9999999 in wildlife photography cameras, but good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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Sony DSC-H300 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony DSC-H300?

The Sony DSC-H300 is 127.5mm wide and 91.7mm tall. It is 89mm deep and weighs 495g.

Sony DSC-H300 front dimensions

Sony DSC-H300 size in context

Sony DSC-H300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review site digitalmediaandit.com scored this camera 60 out of 100. It seems that experts really don't rate this digital camera very highly.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this digital camera rated it as 82%. 97 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Sony Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 32,324 user and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the DSC-H300 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the DSC-H300 of 20.1MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DSC-H300 of 35x is in the biggest 22% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DSC-H300's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-H300 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony DSC-H300 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Heavy

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The weight of the DSC-H300 of 495g is fairly heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-H300 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Smile Detection

The DSC-H300 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The DSC-H300 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The DSC-H300 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports still image resolutions of 5152 x 2896 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2592 x 1944 pixels plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony DSC-H300 of only 2x is in the smallest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has a Self-Timer

The DSC-H300 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Sony DSC-H300's display diagonal of 3" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The DSC-H300's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The DSC-H300's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 954mm is in the longest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-H300 in September 2013.


Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £42 (23%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony DSC-H300 and the United Kingdom price of £137.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $178.00 (£230.87).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dsch300bm
Barcodes 00027242873810, 00027242873827, 00649906100829, 00727523080752, 00845251049411, 04905524957112, 04905524957167, 04905524957174, 04905524957181, 05054480690973

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony DSC-H300

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Larger maximum aperture number
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