Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black

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Key Features
  • Type Point & Shoot
  • Optical Sensor Resolution 20.1 MP
  • Optical Zoom 35x
  • Built in Flash Yes
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black - Expert Reviews

Overall Review

Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 is an affordable camera with ample telephoto reach. If you look for zoom power, then it is the camera for you for it comes with 35x of optical zoom power. The SLR makes for a quite a comfortable grip to handle and since the viewfinder is not present, you would have to keep the camera at a certain length (arm's length) from your subject. Its selling feature is the Super HAD branded, 1/2.3-inch size, CCD type 20.1 megapixels sensor. The CMOS sensor could have been there instead but the presence of CCD is one of the factors why the camera is available at a reasonable cost. The CCD sensor cuts on both cost and speed, though. The camera catches very decent images at full-resolution with its burst capture speed of .8 frames per second. The buffer filling will cause you to slow down.

The ISO range for light sensitivity covers levels from ISO80 to ISO3200. The sony-branded front panel has a 35x optical zoom with a humble zoom length range of 25mm at wide-angle and 875mm equivalent at telephoto, in 35mm terms. Coming to the aperture range, it covers f/3.0 at wide-angle up to f/5.9 at telephoto end. And as expected, the imaging giant has included, the optical SteadyShot image stabilization function in the camera. The camera also offers a recently worked up smart active mode that, as Sony claims, stabilizes the videos even better as compared to the ones operated by the previous models. The Autofocus feature involves contrast-detection system that comprises of center, spot and multi-point AF modes with both face tracking and subject tracking functions. To help you with low light conditions, there is the AF illuminator. The camera has a SLR like design but no viewfinder.

You have to frame your shots with its 3 inches wide ClearPhoto LCD monitor with a 460k dots resolution wherein, each pixel consists of Green, Red and Blue dots. When compared to its viewfinder loaded, long zoom kin, H400, H300 does not feature the external flash option, although, there is an inbuilt pop flash present. If you turn on the Auto ISO, the flash reaches 29 feet at wide-angle and 15 feet at telephoto. The camera clearly aims at cost effectiveness, for it has both Manual and Program shoot modes. There are no aperture-priority and shutter-priority modes, though there is a lot of extra space for both of them to be featured. Most of the users will use the single-shot smart auto mode in addition to the scene and panorama modes. Other modes at work are Night Scene, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Night Portrait, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Fireworks, Snow, Beach, Gourmet and Pet Mode.

There are exposure modes including center-weighted, multi-pattern, spot-metering and +/-2.0EV of exposure compensation that comes in 1/3EV steps. The dynamic range optimizer function so included, helps to fight the difficult light conditions for preserving highlight and shadow detail. The camera can catch videos, though not in Full HD resolution but in HD resolution as the slow sensor only makes you catch high-resolution videos. The aspect pixels remain at 1280 x 720p at frame rate of 30fps. The videos get audio in monaural format. There are two options for connectivity - USB 2.0 high-speed data and composite standard-definition video via the same port. Videos and stills are recorded inside secured digital cards on the proprietary memory stick duo cards from Sony. The power is derived from the four AA batteries that are rated at 350 shots per full charge.

Design and Build Quality

Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 has a SLR like body with good grip. The camera comes in black coloured body only with an overall impressive build quality.

Focus and Face Detection

Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 comes with contrast-detection autofocus system that covers multi-point, spot AF and center modes. There are two tracking focus functions; face and subject. Also, there is an AF illuminator that aids you in catching nice shots of closer subjects under low light.

Lens and Image Stabilization

Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 comes with an OpticalSteadyShot Image stabilization feature in addition to this new intelligent active mode that stabilizes videos better than the functions that were present in the previous models. The zooming power of the lens is 35x optically and zoom length range is of 25mm at wide-angle and goes up to 875mm at telephoto position.

Screen and Menus

Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 has a 3 inches wide LCD monitor at the back with ClearPhoto tag and resolution of 460k dots, in other words, the aspect pixels are 480 x 320p wherein, each pixel comprises of Red, Green and Blue dots.


Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 derives its power from four AA batteries that are rated at 350 shots per single charge as per CIPA testing standards.

Video Mode

Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 can shoot videos in HD resolution with frame size of 1280 x 720 pixels at frame rate of 30 frames per second. The audio comes in monaural format.


Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 comes with a super HAD-branded, CCD type, 1/2.3-inch sized 20.1 megapixels sensor. The CCD type sensor though saves on costs, slows down the performance. The ISO sensitivity range goes as high as 3200ISO and begins from 80ISO. The camera catches full-resolution burst mode images at .8 frames a second. There is an inbuilt pop flash and no external connectivity option for flash. With Auto ISO on, the camera has working range of 15 feet at telephoto and 29 at wide-angle position.


  • Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 can zoom up to 35x optically
  • It features a 20.1MP super HAD CCD sensor
  • Videos can be shot in 720p HD mode
  • The 3 inches wide ClearPhoto LCD works good enough for framing shots


  • Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 doesn't feature shutter-priority and aperture-priority modes
  • There is no optical viewfinder
  • There is external flash connectivity

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black - User Reviews

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awesome camera..value fr money..
by Daivik b k on 2013-10-24

got this camera the very next day sony released it......was confused between this one and nikon l820.....the differences are dsch300: 20.1 megapixels..... hd recordin.....35x zoom...super had ccd

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awesome just go for it
by Flipkart Customer on 2013-11-18

i bought this within a week after the release of this model and after using this i can say a better then nikon l820 i have been using l820 but this is something ull surely love to use....

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best camera under 16000 specially for low light photography
by Abhishek Maitra on 2016-05-15

Outstanding loving camera of sony is DSC H300. 1/1500 shutter speed is sufficient for a good photography and the minimum shutter speed ( 30 sec ) is the extra advantage of this semi DSLR. no camera

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by Sharique Bahar on 2014-05-05

GO FOR IT WITH WITH BLIND SIGHT........................................................

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Very Bad Experience
by VG SHAJI on 2014-08-25

First of all I got the item after 2 days delay.

I tried to take some snaps and the lence got stuck and the camera became in a hang mode.
Tried recharging the battery and turning on the

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Go for nikon or canon
by Faizan kaliwala on 2016-04-13

Don't go for it there is a problem in lens,lens is staking......

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Good but do not buy from flipkart
by Ramesh Chandra on 2014-10-16

Go to genuine shop of sony. You will get the quality with reasonable price. Now a days flipkart is not working well. Accessories came damaged

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Right Choice
by Utkarsh Tripathi on 2013-11-15

Biggest competition L820, Surely better than Nikon L820, Amazing zoom great picture clarity . Just go for it guys . . Nikon lovers would say that it has a cmos censor that captures good images in low

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by AVISHEK KARMAKAR on 2014-12-21

No question about Sony..Its always beyond your expectation..and this camera I have only 2words to express "FREAKING AWESOME""....go for it blindly...

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SOnyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Awsome
by sathish,S on 2014-11-17

Its a very good camera. I love to use. usually sony is good clarity added to tat goood Zooming options. worth to purchase.

Dear supplier don't tie up with first flight courier . its worts

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H300 DSLR Camera Black Specifications

General Features
  • Brand Sony
  • Announced 2014, February
  • Model Name DSC-H300
  • Type Point & Shoot
  • Color Black
Camera Features
  • Optical Sensor Resolution 20.1 MP
  • Sensor Type CCD Sensor
  • Shutter Speed Range IAuto(2-1/1500) / Program Auto (1-1/1500) / Manual (30-1/1500)
  • Sensor Size 1/2.3 Inches
  • Maximum Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec
  • Minimum Shutter Speed 30 sec
  • Optical Zoom 35x
  • Digital Zoom 20M Approx. 70x / 10M Approx. 49x / 5M Approx. 69x / VGA Approx. 280x / 2M(16.9) Approx. 93x
  • Other Resolution 5152 x 2896 (15 M), 3648 x 2736 (10 M), 2592 x 1944 (5 M), 1920 x 1080 (2 M), Sweep Panorama 360: 11520 x 1080, Sweep Panorama Wide: 7152 x 1080 / 4912 x 1920, Sweep Panorama Standard: 4912 x 1080 / 3424 x 1920
  • Lens Type Sony Lens
  • Auto Focus Yes
  • Manual Focus Yes
  • Focal Length 25 - 875 mm
  • Aperture Range F3.0 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Convenience Features
  • Shooting Modes Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection, Picture Effect, Manual Exposure
  • Microphone Yes
  • Self Timer 2 sec, 10 sec
  • Delete Function Yes
  • Metering Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Image Enhancements
  • ISO Rating Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 Auto (ISO 80-800), Sport Continuous Mode (ISO 400-3200)
  • Image Stabilizer Optical SteadyShot
  • White Balancing Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, White Balance: 1 - 3, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
  • Red Eye Reduction Yes
  • Face Detection Yes
  • Macro Mode Yes
  • ViewFinder Eye-level Pentamirror
  • Display Type Clear Photo TFT LCD
  • Screen Size 3 Inches
  • Image Display Resolution 460800 dots
  • Video Display Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps
  • Supported Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
  • USB Hi-speed USB 2.0
Images & Video
  • Video Recording VGA: (640 x 480 / 30fps)1280 x 720 (Fine) (1280 x 720 / 30fps)1280 x 720 (Standard) (1280 x 720 / 30fps)
Media & Software
  • Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • External Memory Yes
  • Upgradeable Memory Yes
  • Built in Flash Yes
  • Flash Modes Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync, Flash Off, Advanced Flash
  • Flash Range 0.4 - 6.8 m (W, ISO Auto), 1.5 - 3.6 m (T, ISO Auto), 13.7 m (W) - 7.2 m (T) ISO 3200
Power Source
  • Battery Type AA Battery
  • Dimensions 127.5 x 89.0 x 91.7 mm
  • Weight 590 g
Other Features
  • In The Box AA Battery, Shoulder strap, Lens cap, Lens strap, Multi USB cable, Instruction manual, Camera case and 4GB memory card
  • Additional Features Advanced Flash Technology, 20.4 Total Megapixels, Focal Length (35 mm Conversion) Still Image 16
  • Warranty 1 Year
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