Priced at Rs. 19,990 Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 packs in an 18-megapixel EXMOR R CMOS sensor with a Sony G Lens. The camera comes with Optical SteadyShot that helps in clicking blur-free stills. As per Sony, the image stabilisation for this camera is twice as effective at high-zoom settings when compared to the previous-generation Cyber-shot HX20V with 20x zoom.
Given the connected lifestyle of today's consumers, most camera companies are now launching Wi-Fi enabled cameras. Even Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 falls in the same category. Not only one can instantly share the pictures clicked through this camera, but you can also use your smartphone as a handy wireless remote to control the camera.
As far as the battery performance goes Sony Cyber-shot WX300 is capable of shooting up to 500 photos from a single battery charge, as per company's claims.
Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 also packs in features such as Superior Auto and Picture Effect that aid in photography. The Superior Auto feature on this camera helps capture dimly-lit action and is also capable of recognising when the subject is in motion. The Picture Effect mode makes it easy to spice up photos, movies and panoramas with a range of artistic treatments like Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Soft High Key and Partial Colour.Another interesting feature that is available on this camera is the Beauty Effect that automatically re-touches the faces in the photos to remove skin blemishes, widen half-closed eyes and whiten teeth.
The Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 will start retailing from mid-May.