Summary Sony DSC-HX30V

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Specifications Key specs
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/3.2
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30VSony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V


Sony has replaced the Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V with the DSC-HX50V.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V announced April 2013
Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Battery life Longer battery life

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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent compacts

Zoom Great zoom Help
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
921k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
30 seconds
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps
Battery life Above average battery life Help
320 shots
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent travel zooms

3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures


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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent compacts

Size Slightly large Help
Compact (107×62×35 mm)
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Thickness Thick Help
Lowest price Very expensive Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1600 of a second
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Weight Heavy Help
254 g
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent travel zooms

Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Dr Saeed Ahmed (4:39 PM, February 24, 2013)
Its a beautiful camera I waited a long time for this in Pakistan. Amazing features but little costly. Dr Saeed Ahmed