Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
Top 62%567 points
Top 62%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
20
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30: 25 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

3. weight

193g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

4. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

5. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
33% have it
100
0

6. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
48% have it
84
0

7. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0006s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

8. width

68mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

9. height

65mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

10. thickness

58mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

11. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
46% have it
67
0

12. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
18% have it
52
0

13. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
19% have it
48
0

14. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
20% have it
47
0

15. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
10% have it
44
0

16. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
30x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

17. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
67% have it
41
0

18. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.5
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

19. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
720mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

20. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

21. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
93% have it
32
0

22. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

23. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
98% have it
27
0

24. widest aperture at maximum focal length

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
6.3
Nikon D3 + AF-Nikkor 50mm 1:1.4D: 1.4
26
0

25. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
99% have it
26
0

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