Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Announced Feb 20, 2013 •
18 megapixels | 3.00″ screen | 25 – 500 mm (20×)
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Hello, I have been having such a difficult time trying to decide on this simple "Point and Shoot" pocket size Digital Camera. :( My current camera is that small but now a bit bulky Canon Power Shot SD600 Digital ELPH (3x zoom, 6.0 MP) which served me well. I need more zoom and decided to up grade for everyday use, shows and concert venues, Travel and family, etc. The following are important to me : 1) Zoom 2) Battery Life 3) Shake / hand stable control 4) Low Light capability 5) Price around...
WX300 is my first Sony. I'm very pleased with the small size, it being smaller than a Canon S100 which I find quite remarkable. Other than that I got pretty much what I expected from a small sensor, high MP, slow lensed super zoom - which is barely adequate IQ as long as your subject largely fills the frame or you reduce the size considerably. I knew this going in, so really no problem, I simply shoot at 5mp for the most part and sometimes reduce even further to get a reasonably sharp...
I am looking to buy a Sony compact for good quality photos while traveling. I am trying to learn more about digital photography, and do plan on getting a DSLR eventually, but the weight have been discouraging me. In short, when I look at the RX100 vs the WX300, it seems like the sensor size difference on the RX100 is much bigger and better than the WX300. Size is about the same. Do you think the price difference of $300 is justified by the sensor size difference? My other photography...