SONY DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera

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  • 20.4 megapixels
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Optical zoom: 50x
  • HD video: Full HD 1080p

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Perfect for the keen photographer, the Sony DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera features a CMOS sensor and a 50x optical zoom lens that allows you to capture moments in detail. It offers similar performance to a DSLR camera without the need to change lenses.

Professional photography

This 20.4 mp camera offers the high performance you'd expect from a DSLR camera with a smaller and easy to use design. The DSC-HX300 has a powerful Exmor R™ CMOS sensor that allows you to take sharp photos with plenty of detail, even if you're shooting in low light conditions such as sunset or a party. It helps to cut out noise in your pictures so you are left with vivid images.

You won't miss the perfect moment to take your photos thanks to the fast autofocus feature. It quickly focusses on your subjects so you can take crisp photos. It also includes a manual focus mode that allows you to unleash your creative side.

The optical SteadyShot stabilisation means that you can take blur-free images even when you're zooming in or not using a tripod. Thanks to the BIONZ processor, your camera can shoot continuous shots at 10 frames per second without sacrificing quality.

Getting closer

The DSCHX300 boasts a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T wide-angle telephoto lens that allows you to stay close to the action. It has an impressive 50 x optical zoom that means you can zoom right in to get a closer shot of your subject. You'll be able to take photos of sweeping landscapes or zoom in for a close-up of animals or people. There's no need to change the lens either, so you won't need to spend time setting up your camera before your photo.

Fantastic photos

You're in control when you use the DSC-HX-300. It has a manual ring that can be used to zoom and focus, custom buttons and a memory mode so you can save your favourite settings ready for when you need them again.

You can also control the aperture and shutter speed manually using the P/S/A/M manual modes.

This camera can also help you to take fantastic photos without relying on you to organise the settings. Intelligent Auto can recognise a range of scenes and will adjust the settings automatically, providing you with the settings you need for a perfect photo. The Extra High Sensitivity mode is ideal in dark scenes such as a candlelit room, helping you to get the best from the lighting conditions. This camera can even detect when your subject is moving and automatically focus on it for clear and blur-free photos.

Add effects to your pictures without the need to use image-editing software using the range of effects stored on this camera.

Panoramic photos are also simple to capture thanks to the Panorama mode. Simply press the shutter button and sweep the camera to capture your photo, whether it's a scenic landscape or a packed party.

Full HD video

You can also use the DSC HX300 Camera to shoot Full HD movies. Your videos will be smooth and steady thanks to the high frame rate and Optical SteadyShot Active mode, which provides clear video even if you're walking or zooming in.

Expand your camera memory

It is important to have the right memory card for your camera. The memory card will determine how fast an image is saved and how fast an image is uploaded.

If you're shooting high definition videos along with high resolution images then it's best to invest in a high performance memory card. A high performance memory card will get the best out of your photography, ensuring the best continuous shooting speed and high quality data capture.

You can expect great things from the Sony DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera, a high performance camera that is simple to use.

Product code: 047310

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OVERVIEW
Camera type Bridge camera
SENSOR
Resolution 20.4 megapixels
Type Exmor R CMOS
Size 1/2.3"
ISO sensitivity 80 - 12800
Image stabiliser Optical
ZOOM
Optical zoom 50 x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Digital zoom 810 x
VIEWFINDER
Type Optical
Screen 3" LCD screen
SHUTTER
Shutter speed 4 secs - 1/4000
Continuous shooting 10 fps
Self-timer Yes
SETTINGS
Exposure modes High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight correction HDR, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Effects HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy camera, Pop Colour, Partial Colour, Soft High-key, Watercolour, Illustration
Panorama mode Yes
White balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set, White Balance Shift
PHOTO
Maximum photo resolution 5184 x 3888p
Photo file formats JPEG
VIDEO
Video mode Yes, with sound
Maximum video resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p
Video file formats JPEG
MEMORY
Memory card Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (high speed), Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card
FLASH
Built-in Yes
Guide number Auto/Flash On/Slow Synchro/Rear Slow Synchro/Flash Off/Advanced Flash - ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3 m to 12.4 m (W)/Approx. 2.0 m to 5.9 m (T), ISO3200: up to Approx. 17.5 m (W)
CONNECTIONS
Interface - USB 2.0
- Micro HDMI
POWER
Power options Rechargeable battery
Battery type Lithium-Ion NP-BX1
Battery life Approx. 310 shots
Start-up time 2 seconds
GENERAL
Colour Black
Hard copy manual supplied Yes
Accessories included - Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
- AC Adaptor AC-UB10/UB10B/UB10C/UB10D
- Micro USB
- Shoulder strap
- Lens cap
Software included PlayMemories Home
Dimensions 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2 mm (W x H x D)
Weight 650 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
LENS
Focal length 4.3 - 215 mm
35 mm equivalent - 4:3: 24 - 1200 mm
- 16:9: 26 - 1300 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8 - f/6.3
Minimum distance 1 cm
Normal distance 240 cm to infinity
Focusing Autofocus & manual

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Packs available with your DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera

DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera + LP36510 Format 120 Compact System Camera Bag - Black + Performance SDHC Memory Card - 16 GB, Twin Pack
  • SONY DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera

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    • 20.4 megapixels
    • Sensor type: CMOS
    • Optical zoom: 50x
    • HD video: Full HD 1080p

    Perfect for the keen photographer, the Sony DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera features a CMOS sensor and a 50x optical zoom lens that allows you to capture moments in detail. It offers similar performance to a DSLR camera without the need to change lenses.

    Professional photography

    This 20.4 mp camera offers the high performance you'd expect from a DSLR camera with a smaller and easy...

  • LOWEPRO LP36510 Format 120 Compact System Camera Bag - Black

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    • Material: Polyester
    • 2 compartments
    • Zip closure
    • Shoulder strap

    With protective padding, adjustable dividers and a padded shoulder strap, the Lowepro LP36510 Format 120 Compact System Camera Bag protects photo and video equipment during those on-location shooting sessions.

    Transporting equipment

    The rugged case had been designed to withstand adverse weather. The weather resistant fabric and tough YKY zippers keep your gear safe from...

  • PNY Performance SDHC Memory Card - 16 GB, Twin Pack

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    • Write speed: up to 20 MB/s
    • Read speed: up to 32 MB/s

    This twin pack of PNY Performance SDHC Memory Cards provide complete memory confidence when shooting in even the most challenging environments.

    Ultra performance

    The PNY Class 10 SDHC Card features a write speed of 20 Mbps, meaning you won't be slowed down while filming in HD or shooting in burst mode.

    A rapid read speed of 32 Mbps lets you upload large...

£335.98
Main product was £329.99, now £299.99. Separate selling price £340.97
Save £34.99
DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera + Performance SDHC Memory Card - 16 GB, Twin Pack
  • SONY DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera

    Close
    • 20.4 megapixels
    • Sensor type: CMOS
    • Optical zoom: 50x
    • HD video: Full HD 1080p

    Perfect for the keen photographer, the Sony DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera features a CMOS sensor and a 50x optical zoom lens that allows you to capture moments in detail. It offers similar performance to a DSLR camera without the need to change lenses.

    Professional photography

    This 20.4 mp camera offers the high performance you'd expect from a DSLR camera with a smaller and easy...

  • PNY Performance SDHC Memory Card - 16 GB, Twin Pack

    Close
    • Write speed: up to 20 MB/s
    • Read speed: up to 32 MB/s

    This twin pack of PNY Performance SDHC Memory Cards provide complete memory confidence when shooting in even the most challenging environments.

    Ultra performance

    The PNY Class 10 SDHC Card features a write speed of 20 Mbps, meaning you won't be slowed down while filming in HD or shooting in burst mode.

    A rapid read speed of 32 Mbps lets you upload large...

£319.99
Main product was £329.99, now £299.99. Separate selling price £320.98
Save £30.99
DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera + LP36510 Format 120 Compact System Camera Bag - Black
  • SONY DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera

    Close
    • 20.4 megapixels
    • Sensor type: CMOS
    • Optical zoom: 50x
    • HD video: Full HD 1080p

    Perfect for the keen photographer, the Sony DSC-HX300 Bridge Camera features a CMOS sensor and a 50x optical zoom lens that allows you to capture moments in detail. It offers similar performance to a DSLR camera without the need to change lenses.

    Professional photography

    This 20.4 mp camera offers the high performance you'd expect from a DSLR camera with a smaller and easy...

  • LOWEPRO LP36510 Format 120 Compact System Camera Bag - Black

    Close
    • Material: Polyester
    • 2 compartments
    • Zip closure
    • Shoulder strap

    With protective padding, adjustable dividers and a padded shoulder strap, the Lowepro LP36510 Format 120 Compact System Camera Bag protects photo and video equipment during those on-location shooting sessions.

    Transporting equipment

    The rugged case had been designed to withstand adverse weather. The weather resistant fabric and tough YKY zippers keep your gear safe from...

£315.98
Main product was £329.99, now £299.99. Separate selling price £319.98
Save £34.00

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