Sony Cybershot T300
Digital Photography Glossary
Sony Cybershot T300 Concise Review,
March 2008, Richard Butler
Review based on a production Sony Cybershot DSC-T300
The Cybershot DSC-T300 is the second generation of touch-screen ultra compacts from electronics colossus Sony. Because it is built around a very small 1/2.3" sensor, Sony has been able to cram a 5x zoom into the slimline body without it ever having occasion to protrude. It's also packed full of the latest special modes and functions, including 'smile shutter,' that only takes a photo once your subject is smiling. The real stand-out feature of this camera is the huge, 16:9 aspect ratio touch screen that covers the entire reverse of the body. So is this beginning of the revolution that will free us from the the hegemony of the four-way controller, or is there a good reason that most cameras are covered in buttons?
Before getting on to that question, let's start with the headline features:
10.1 Megapixels and 5x zoom
Super Steady Shot image stabilization
Dynamic range optimization
3.5" touch-screen control system
Key differences compared to T200
In a shocking sequence of events, the biggest difference between the T300 and its predecessor is that the new model is built around a more pixel-dense sensor. The lens range also changes, with the wide end getting a tiny bit wider (though we're not about to hold a street party for a 33mm wide angle camera). This is a side-effect of adding a larger, 1/2.3" sensor in the same position as the old 1/2.5" one.
Re: Sony Cybershot T300
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