Summary Sony DSC-HX30V

Prices Price
Camera only
$450
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 41
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 47
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Aperture
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

Replacement

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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Videos

Review: Sony Cybershot DSC-HX30 Camera
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Digitally Digested
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Pros

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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent compacts

Zoom Above average zoom Help
20x
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life Above average battery life Help
320 shots
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
921k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Macro focus Good macro Help
1 cm
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
30 seconds

Cons

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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent compacts

High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
9
Thickness Thick Help
1.4"
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$449.95
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Size Slightly large Help
Compact 107x62x35 mm
Announced Old Help
February, 2012
Weight Heavy Help
254 g
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1600 of a second
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The Sony DSC-HX30V vs other recent travel zooms

Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic

Appearance

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Discussion

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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