Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R

MPN: K-95862-06  |  EAN: 0689466876710  |  Model: Action Cam HDR-AS300R

Price Information

$449.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R - K-95862-06 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
Events Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Vlogging
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
POV (Point-of-view)
Outstanding
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Rainproof
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Underwater Use
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Just Right
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Action Camera
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R camera would suit you adequately.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Sony device is a very good option!

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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.

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.

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

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the Action Cam HDR-AS300R is a really good choice. 

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-AS300R.

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.

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.

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.

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

Underwater photography is beautiful and you'll want a camera able to handle such wet conditions. Good thing the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R is waterproof up to a depth of 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

Fed up with the black and grey devices that dominate the laptop market? The bold colours and exciting design of the Action Cam HDR-AS300R offer a very funky alternative.

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Technical Specifications

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS300R - K-95862-06 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