overview Aperture

Aperture Aperture
f/3.2

Wide aperture lenses let in more light, letting you take shots with less blur or in more dimly lit situations. Shooting at wider aperture also narrows your depth of field, allowing you to focus selectively on your subject and blurring the background.

Learn more about wide apertures.

Compared To Compared to recent compacts

Out of 120 recent compacts, 40 have (significantly) better aperture than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
f/3.2
Best
f/1.8
Average
f/3.1
Min
f/3.9