Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300

MPN: K-94864-05  |  EAN: 0689466868784  |  Model: Action Cam HDR-AS300

Price Information

$359.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 - K-94864-05 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
POV (Point-of-view)
Outstanding
Vlogging
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Rainproof
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Underwater Use
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Just Right
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right
Action Camera
Outstanding

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 will satisfy your needs..

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The Action Cam HDR-AS300 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Sony provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (5.76 x 4.29 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

Nonstop Activity - capture you exploits in vivid colour without worrying too much about this camera handling tough environments. It comes with the usual impact protections ensuring you remain free to focus on the action.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

POV recording are captivating because of how personal it makes the action. Which is why the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 has been designed in such a manner to allow you mount and capture your experience from your perspective.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the Action Cam HDR-AS300.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the Action Cam HDR-AS300 is a breeze.

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Sony is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.

Other considerations

During wet weather, not all cameras can cope with the odd splash or two. Fortunately, this device from Sony is sufficiently resistant to water to protect it from rain and drizzles.

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

As it comes with a waterproof depth of up to 60 m metres, this camera ticks the box for underwater use.

The outdoors can get quite sandy depending on the environment you'll be taking pictures in. Which is why a camera like this is what you'll need as its been fully certified as dust-proof.

Style

The Action Cam HDR-AS300 comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

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Technical Specifications

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300 - K-94864-05 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Action
Dustproof Yes
International Protection (IP) Code IPX4
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black, Silver
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 60 m
Camera
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.8
Image Formats Supported MPF
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Scene Modes Auto/Underwater
Scene Modes Present Yes
Shooting Modes Burst Shooting, Continuous Shot, Movie, Sports, Super Slow Motion Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, Underwater
White Balance Auto, Color Temp, Custom
Focusing
Focusing Distance 50
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes Multi-segment
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed 1/30 - 1/10000 s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/10000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 1/30 s
Video
Camcorder Media Type Memory Stick, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, Micro SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Speakers 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 16:9
Video Formats Supported MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 800 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported MPEG-4 AAC-LC, LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 17 - 32 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode) 17 - 32 mm
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32 mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 17 mm
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.5
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 5.76 x 4.29 mm
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
SteadyShot 1
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type D
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Charging Yes
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Version 2.0
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 83 mm
Height 47 mm
Weight 109 g
Width 29.4 mm