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HX300 Camera with 50x Optical Zoom

  • 20.4MP Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation
Model: DSCHX300
HX400V Compact Camera with 50x Optical Zoom, , hi-res
Replaced by
HX400V Compact Camera with 50x Optical Zoom

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Delivery Australia


Regular deliveries to NSW, QLD and VIC metro areas should be received within 1-5 business days. For ACT, SA, WA, TAS, NT metro and other rural areas, orders should be received within 1-7 business days.

Delivery New Zealand

New Zealand

Regular deliveries to Metro areas should be received within 1-5 business days. For rural areas and Stewart Island, orders should be received within 1-7 business days but may dependant on local carriers.

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Sale Periods

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Zoom like a pro

Explore the creative freedom of manual controls, plus DSLR-style design that fits comfortably in your hand – and get closer to any scene with the 50x optical zoom.

Zoom like a pro

Key Features

Capture 20.4 megapixel detail, even in low light

Capture 20.4 megapixel detail, even in low light

Shoot detail-packed stills and movies, even indoors or in dim light, with the 20.4 effective megapixels Exmor R CMOS sensor

Powerful zoom with less to carry

Powerful zoom with less to carry

Travel, wildlife and more, everything's covered by the high quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with powerful 50x optical zoom

Get a wider view

Get a wider view

Make sure nothing's left out of the picture, the wide-angle lens packs more into holiday scenes, interiors and group shots

Don't worry about unsteady hands

Don't worry about unsteady hands

Take crisp, blur-free still photos with Optical SteadyShot that cuts handheld wobbles when you're zoomed in or don't have a tripod

Enjoy DSLR-like creative control

Enjoy DSLR-like creative control

Get the shot you want with a manual ring for smooth zoom/focus, jog dial, custom buttons and memory for favourite settings

Adjust light and exposure levels manually

Adjust light and exposure levels manually

Use the P/S/A/M manual modes to control the aperture or shutter speed and play with the creative effects in your photos

Don't leave it to guesswork

Don't leave it to guesswork

Intelligent Auto recognises a wide range of scenes and adjusts settings automatically so you can get detailed results every time

Capture action with no blur

Capture action with no blur

Superior Auto recognises when subjects are moving in your picture and automatically adjusts settings for crisp, blur-free results

Shoot smooth, steady Full HD movies

Shoot smooth, steady Full HD movies

Film smooth, steady video clips in Full HD 50p, even when you're walking or zooming, with Optical SteadyShot Active Mode

Get clear close-ups

Get clear close-ups

A powerful 100x Clear Image Zoom fills the frame, for dramatic close-ups that always stay clear and detail-packed

Focus on the moment

Focus on the moment

Speedy, precise autofocus locks onto your subject for crisp, clear results, even in low light or when you're zoomed right in

Shoot high quality pictures quickly

Shoot high quality pictures quickly

The BIONZ processor is key to high-speed continuous shooting at 10 frames per second and finely detailed image quality

See detail in the dark

See detail in the dark

Use Extra High Sensitivity mode to capture crisp detail in the dimmest conditions like dusk or candlelight

Compose with a realistic view

Compose with a realistic view

Easily frame and view your shots and movies on the bright, high resolution 7.5cm (3.0") Xtra Fine LCD screen

All the colour you've dreamed of

Triluminos Colour gives a rich, vivid palette of natural colours when viewing photos on a compatible TV from Sony

Capture full panoramas with movement and faces

Just press the shutter button and sweep the camera for extra-wide panoramas of landscapes, city scenes and packed parties

Add artistic picture effects

Add up to 9 different creative effects to stills, movies and panoramas without having to download and use image-editing software

Boost your flash photography

Advanced Flash brightens up dim scenes, lighting up subjects who are further away from the camera

Shoot like a professional

Compose and shoot in confidence with the high-quality, DSLR-style camera body that fits reassuringly in your hand


Size and Weight

    • Dimensions (W x H x D) 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2 mm
    • Weight 623 g (Body only)\n650 g (With battery and media)

Image Sensor

    • Number of Pixels (Effective) 20.4MP
    • Sensor Type 1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor\


    • Screen Type 3.0'' (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
    • Viewfinder 0.2-type electronic viewfinder


    • Digital Zoom (Still Image) Up to 810x (VGA)
    • F-number (Maximum Aperture) F2.8 (W) - 6.3 (T)
    • Focal length f=4.3-215 mm
    • Focus Range (From the Front to the Lens) 1 cm - Infinity (W), 2.4 m - Infinity (T)
    • Lens type ZEISS Vario Sonnar T* Lens


    • Continuous Shooting Speed (Maximum) (Maximum Number of Recording Pixels) 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)
    • Image Processor BIONZ
    • ISO Sensitivity (Still Image) ISO 80-12800


    • Flash Type Sorry, this data isn't available


    • Input and Output Terminals Multi USB\nHi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)\nMicro HDMI
    • Wi-Fi Connectivity -


    • Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images) Up to 310 shots / 155 minutes


    • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC) AVCHD 50i/50p: 28M PS (1,920x1,080/50p) / 24M FX / 17M FH (1,920x1,080/50i) / 9M HQ (1,440x1,080/50i), MP4: 12M (1,440x1,080/25fps) / 6M (1,280x720/25fps) / 3M VGA (640x480/25fps)


    • Replaced by DSCHX400V


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