Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R

MPN: K-94868-04  |  EAN: 0689466868821  |  Model: Action Cam HDR-AS300R

Price Information

$454.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R - K-94868-04 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
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Vlogging
Just Right
POV (Point-of-view)
Outstanding
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
Underwater Use
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Just Right
Rainproof
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right
Action Camera
Outstanding

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

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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.

For those special occasions, this Sony camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

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-AS300R is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 5.76 x 4.29 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Capture the thrills - Your escapades can be captured in multiple angles you would have skipped on with delicate cameras. This camera from Sony has a good level of impact and splash protection for your needs.

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.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Sony's in-built intervalometer

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.

Capturing photos and video from your perspective while in action is always something special. There's no substitute for people seeing things they you experienced it. Which is why the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R is a good fit as it's shape and size makes POV shots a breeze.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the Action Cam HDR-AS300R is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 5.76 x 4.29 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R, you can rest easy while out and about in the rain because this model comes fully water resistant.

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Taking photos while taking a dive requires it to fully waterproof. This model will suit your needs as it is fully waterproof up to 60 m metres.

Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the Action Cam HDR-AS300R will cater for your outdoor needs.

Style

The Action Cam HDR-AS300R 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-AS300R - K-94868-04 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Action
Dustproof Yes
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) 2.6
Image Formats Supported MPF
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Scene Modes Sports, 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 Auto, 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
Interval Recording 1
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 Connector Micro-USB
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