Sony Cyber-shot DSC HX300 Bridge Camera, HD 1080p, 20.4MP, 50x Optical Zoom, 3” LCD Screen with 8GB Memory Card

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With Sony’s HX300, you’ll enjoy the simplicity of a fixed lens and the control of DSLR handling. A powerful optical zoom extends up to 50x for detailed telephoto and macro shooting, while onboard image stabilisation helps keep everything crisp. Autofocus also makes light work of action shot, keeping your subject at the centre of attention, and ensuring sharper stills. When a single picture isn’t enough, there’s Full HD 1080p video capture with all the benefits of active stabilisation to compensate for camera roll and hand movement.

Key benefits:

  • Forget changing lenses while you’re in the wild or on the beach: every photo opportunity’s covered with the powerful 50x optical zoom lens. Grab expansive, wide-angle landscapes – or zoom in for telephoto close-ups of animals and birds, while your camera keeps it all steady.
  • More detail means better pictures and Full HD video. Capture moments that really stand out from the crowd with a 20.4-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor that cuts out picture noise for clear, sharp results, even when the lights are low.
  • Wondering which settings are best? Let your camera do all the work. From close-ups to twilight portraits, your camera adjusts everything automatically so you easily get the results you want, no fuss. It even detects if your subject's moving, cutting motion blur in any scene.
  • Adjust light and exposure levels manually to develop your own shooting style. Use the P/S/A/M manual modes to control the aperture or shutter speed and play with the creative effects in your photos.
  • Just touch a button and shoot brilliantly crisp, detailed Full HD video clips: you'll enjoy stable, blur-free images even while walking or zooming. Record in 50p mode and film 50 frames of Full HD (1920x1080) every second for silky-smooth, cinematic action.
  • Grab those spur-of-the moment photo opportunities that only happen once. Speedy autofocus snaps accurately onto your subject for crisp, blur-free shots – even at high zoom settings or in dim light where other cameras struggle.
  • Effortlessly handle lengthy shooting assignments with a compact DSLR-style camera body that fits comfortably in your hand. Every control’s carefully placed and easy to reach, like you'd expect from a DSLR camera.
  • Includes battery pack, adapter, micro USB cable, shoulder strap and lens cap.

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Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Approx 310 shots per charge
Brand
Sony
Camera Type
Digital Bridge
Connections
Micro HDMI, USB 2.0
Digital Bridge
YES
Dimensions
H93.2 x W129.6 x D103.2mm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
YES
Display
3"
Eligible for International Delivery
NO
GPS Information Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken
NO
Image Stabilisation Information Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
YES
Lens Size Information Also known as focal length, this is the distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity
24-1200mm (4:3), 26-1300mm (16:9) (35mm equiv.)
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
DSCHX3BSF8DI.YG
Maximum ISO Rating Information Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and, thus, performance in low-light settings
12800
Memory Card (included)
Yes - 8GB
Memory Card (included)
Yes - 8GB
Memory Card Type
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Model name / number
DSC-HX300
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
NO
Power Supply
Li-ion battery
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
3"
Sensor Type
CMOS
Shooting Modes
13
Sweep Panorama
YES
Touch Screen
NO
Video Resolution
1080p HD video
Waterproof
NO
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
650g
Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
100x

Delivery

  • International delivery not available

Returns

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