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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1026 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the zoom and size. The performance and portability also get good comments. The viewfinder and reliability get critical opinions, and reviews about the memory and shutter are different.

usability, portability, performance, size, zoom

reliability, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality and size. The zoom and portability also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the screen. Many are critical about the viewfinder and reliability.

usability, portability, zoom, size, image quality

reliability, viewfinder

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 502 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the performance and image quality. The size and portability also get good reviews. Views about the memory and reliability are mixed. Many are less positive about the glare and shutter.

usability, portability, size, image quality, performance

shutter, glare

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the size and design. The performance and image quality also get good comments.

usability, image quality, performance, design, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 ( Red)

 

Also, because of how much Sony has pared down its Cyber-shot lineup, the HX50V is really targeted at those who want more control and features, while the WX300 is for those who want a better shooting experience than you get using a smartphone. At...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is currently the lightest, smallest camera with a 20x zoom. It has built-in Wi-Fi for on-the-go sharing (among other things); fantastic battery life; and a large variety of auto shooting options.

The camera's weight and size can make it difficult to keep steady when using the zoom lens, the screen is difficult to see in bright sun, and the lens has small apertures at both ends, making the zoom best suited for daytime, outdoor use.

If you miss having a zoom lens, but don't want to add too much bulk and weight to your travels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very good choice.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 review

 

As everyone's well aware at this point, one of the key advantages point-and-shoots have over smartphones is their zoom lenses. Sony's out in front for 2013 with the 30x zoom Cyber-shot HX50V and the 20x zoom Cyber-shot WX300. Though both are small...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is currently the lightest, smallest camera with a 20x zoom. It has built-in Wi-Fi for on-the-go sharing (among other things); fantastic battery life; and a large variety of auto shooting options.

The camera's weight and size can make it difficult to keep steady when using the zoom lens, the screen is difficult to see in bright sun, and the lens has small apertures at both ends, making the zoom best suited for daytime, outdoor use.

If you miss having a zoom lens, but don't want to add too much bulk and weight to your travels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very good choice.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Josh Fate (steves-digicams.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX300 Review

 

The Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 is a versatile and easy-to-use ultra-compact digicam that the entire family will enjoy. Its 20x optical zoom lens and image quality make it worth looking at. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

All shooting modes are very easy to use and perform very well ; Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record ; 20x optical zoom lens is always at the correct distance ; Great image quality ; SteadyShot and Superior Auto always produce sharp...

Small/Weak flash ; Some noise in all images / Normal for a small, high res. sensor ; Any setting over ISO 1600 is unacceptable ; No Audio input ; Terrible audio from built-in mic

The Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 is a versatile and easy-to-use ultra-compact digicam that the entire family will enjoy. Its 20x optical zoom lens and image quality make it worth looking at. Read more in our

Aug, 2013

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Expert review by : Matt Grayson (photographyblog.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 Review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is billed as the World's smallest 20x optical zoom digital compact camera. Add to that a cutting-edge design, Exmor R CMOS sensor with 18.2 megapixel resolution, 10fps burst shooting, 500 shot battery life, built-in Wi-fi...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a lovely camera to look at. It's slightly reminiscent of the new RX series that they've released and maybe that's what they set out to do. The build quality that's gone into the WX300 is great, such as the G lens, metal...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 Review

 

The DSC-WX300 is a deceptively compact camera that houses an 18 megapixel sensor and a 25-500mm f/3.5-6.5 lens. That's a whole 20x optical zoom in a form factor so small and light that if you drop it in your pants, you just might forget about it. But...

Incredibly compact form factor, Fast AF and shooting speed, maximum burst rate of 10 fps

No manual or partial control, No RAW recording, Image quality is good only till ISO 1600

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 review

 

Small, fast and friendly, but image quality is disappointing

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 review

 

As everyone's well aware at this point, one of the key advantages point-and-shoots have over smartphones is their zoom lenses. Sony's out in front for 2013 with the 30x zoom Cyber-shot HX50V and the 20x zoom Cyber-shot WX300. Though both are small...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is currently the lightest, smallest camera with a 20x zoom. It has built-in Wi-Fi for on-the-go sharing (among other things); fantastic battery life; and a large variety of auto shooting options.

The camera's weight and size can make it difficult to keep steady when using the zoom lens, the screen is difficult to see in bright sun, and the lens has small apertures at both ends, making the zoom best suited for daytime, outdoor use.

If you miss having a zoom lens, but don't want to add too much bulk and weight to your travels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very good choice.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Digit Digital Cameras (digit.in)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

May, 2014

Expert review by : Techtree (techtree.com)

Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 - Compact 20x Zoom Camera

 

Every traveller likes to preserve memories of his/her journeys, and a camera is the best way to do that. Such a camera falls under the travel-zoom category and ideally features compact dimensions, light weight, powerful zoom, GPS, and long battery...

Good overall performance; Fast shooting; Crisp screen; Full manual control; Powerful zoom in a compact and lightweight body with solid build, Wi-Fi remote control from Android devices

Noise in photos; Expensive

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 Review

 

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX300 is a digital camera which is pocketable, yet packs a 20x optical zoom lens, Wi-Fi and an 18.2 Exmor R CMOS sensor. It is available in red, white and black for £280.00.

Small body, 20x optical zoom lens, Built-in Wi-Fi, Up to 10 fps continuous shooting, Excellent battery life, Images have good colours, Impressive focus speeds

Image detail could be better, Images are noisy from ISO 800 upwards

Mar, 2013

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