Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Price, Specifications

The new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 is definitely designed for those who have been looking for a compact camera with the longest lens possible. For an ardent photography lover, when it’s impossible to extend too far or bring action close enough to capture its extreme detail, there are such cameras like Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 that packs a whopping 50x optical zoom in a bridge camera prototype.

With the focal length ranging from 24mm to 1200m, the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 compact camera will work on an effective 20.4MP Exmor CMOS Sensor, to give exceptional quality images. As the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Superzoom camera is all set to walk toe-to-toe with Fujifilm SL1000 and Nikon P510, the company has priced the new this 50x zoom camera wisely. The all new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 price in India is approx. Rs.27K.

Sony Cybershot HX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Price in India – Rs. 27,000



For a moment if you have ever used Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200, it will become difficult for you to differentiate between Sony’s new kid HX300 and its elder sibling. The similar looks and bridge camera construction is definitely something undistinguishable but since it is designed for amateur, there’s enough space for them to handle it for their everyday use. But technically speaking, the company has worked much in order to offer better quality than its predecessor.

Though similar looking but the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 has been improvised a lot in terms of design language and ergonomics. There have been a lot of new additions in terms of controls, dials, manual ring, Custom button and memory recall mode. At the back, there’s a 3-inch 921-K dot LCD monitor that can be tilted when needed and just next to that, there are multi-terminal that lets you connect various accessories. The new Sony cybershot dsc-hx300 is powered by a lithium ion battery that can let you capture up to 300 shots in a single charge.

The biggest turning point in the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 compact camera is the inclusion of new generation Sony’s SteadyShot System. With new SteadyShot System, the compact camera is expected to offer twice powerful optical image stabilization, along with enhanced low-light performance. The company claims that the Exmor Sensor and the processor works together in order to double the autofocus speed and offer more focused, and sharper images.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Specifications


  • Type : SLR-like (bridge)


  • Type : BSI-CMOS
  • Effective Pixels : 20.4 Mega Pixels


  • Stabilization : Optical

Display / Viewfinder

  • Display Size : 3 Inch
  • Display Dots : 921,000
  • Viewfinder : Optical
  • Live view : Yes

  • USB v2.0

Optics & Focus

  • Focal length : 25 – 500 mm
  • Optical Zoom : 50x
  • Lens Mount : Unknown


  • Maximum aperture : F2.8 – F6.3
  • Built-in flash


  • Stereo Microphone
  • Mono Speaker
  • Resolutions : 1920 x 1080 pixels (60, 50 fps)


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Review

To begin with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Review, one thing worth mentioning is that technology has no limits and it has always worked towards making our task easy and comfortable. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 is a perfect exemplary for the statement which has somewhere proved that evidently if you can’t extend yourself to a far placed object or can’t bring the object too close, its 50x zoom lens is enough to answer your needs. We have already seen its 30x zoom lensed brother HX200 and now it’s time to test Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 compact camera.

As you handle Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 for the first time, you will gradually find a photography lover inside you. The lightweight chunky body of the compact camera offer enough grip to give your reliable catch to a difficult shot along with numerous physical buttons it comes with; undoubtedly, it is quick and easy to use despite of so many controls. The focal length range of 24-1200mm itself shouts performance which is hardly found in similarly priced DSLR range of cameras. But, what many of the users might not like in the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 compact camera is that the camera lags behind in terms of speed.

There’s a 3inch LCD panel at the back of the camera that supports 921K dots pixel resolution and gives you instant image preview to the user. There are number of performance enhancement features included in Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 compact camera including high sensitivity ISO range that goes up to 12,800. Other interesting Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 features include “By Pixel Super Resolution”, multi-shot overlay, 1080p HD video recording and burst shooting mode that offers 10frames-per-second shoot.

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