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Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-HX300

20.4-megapixel digital camera with 50X optical zoom

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Our take on the Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-HX300

There are a lot of great features included in the Sony DSC-HX300 digital camera. But the massive 50X optical zoom is the one that will get your attention. Good luck spotting something with the naked eye that this camera's ultra-powerful zoom can't bring into focus. And once you train the lens on your distant subject, you'll capture crisp, detailed images. Sony's Optical SteadyShot® image stabilization will help eliminate blur from shaky hands — an important feature for any high-zoom camera. And the backside illuminated CMOS sensor and Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar lens are designed to flourish in low-light shooting situations, so colors look natural and details pop.

50X zoom from a point-and-shoot

There are a lot of great features included in the Sony DSC-HX300 digital camera. But the massive 50X optical zoom is the one that will get your attention. Good luck spotting something with the naked eye that this camera's ultra-powerful zoom can't bring into focus. And once you train the lens on your distant subject, you'll capture crisp, detailed images. Sony's Optical SteadyShot® image stabilization will help eliminate blur from shaky hands — an important feature for any high-zoom camera. And the backside illuminated CMOS sensor and Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar lens are designed to flourish in low-light shooting situations, so colors look natural and details pop.

More than just zoom

In addition to its incredible zoom range, the 'HX300 has cool features like continuous shooting. Fire off a burst of up to 10 shots in a single second to capture an action sequence. Or use sweep panorama mode to shoot a 360-degree view of a landscape, cityscape, or even a large group photo from close range. Face detection, red-eye correction, and retouch options help make great-looking portraits easier and better than ever. And HD video shooting can make home movies look far slicker than the grainy footage of yesteryear.

High-resolution tilting display

Increase your shooting versatility with the 'HX300's tilting LCD screen. It's perfect for holding the camera above or below eye level while still framing your shots accurately. Plus, this high-resolution display features a variable brightness setting, for a clear view of your photos and video even outdoors in bright sunlight.

Sony DSC-HX300 digital camera with 50X optical zoom

The DSC-HX300 features a tilting high-resolution LCD monitor with adjustable brightness for reviewing photos in bright sunlight.


    • 20.4-megapixel effective recording backlit CMOS sensor
    • 50X optical zoom (100X with Clear Image interpolation)
    • records photos and video onto optional SD and SDHC memory cards, and Memory Stick® PRO Duo™ media
    • 3" tilting high-resolution LCD screen (921,000 dots)
    • 35mm equivalent lens focal length: 24-1200mm (4:3 still mode)
    Special Features:
    • light-sensitive Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar lens provides exceptional clarity and low light performance
    • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with 3-way Active mode adds stabilization in clockwise/counter-clockwise directions
    • advanced "Exmor R" CMOS sensor for sharp photos even in low light
    • tilting high-resolution display with adjustable brightness gives you a clear view of photos and video
    • program auto, shutter-priority, aperture-priority, and manual exposure modes
    • Sweep Panorama mode lets your capture 360-degree panoramic shots
    • high-definition movie mode (1080/60 progressive frames-per-second)
    • face detection controls focus and exposure for accurate portraits
    • smile recognition holds shutter response until the camera detects that your subject is smiling
    • high-speed shooting: 10 frames per second at full resolution (10 consecutive frames maximum)
    • in-camera special effects include red-eye reduction, Toy Camera, and portrait retouching
    • built-in flash
    Connections and Dimensions:
    • micro HDMI output (cable not included)
    • high-speed USB interface
    • 5-1/8"W x 3-11/16"H x 4-1/2"D
    • weight (with battery and memory card): 22.9 oz.
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    Supplied Accessories:
    • rechargeable lithium ion battery pack and AC charging adapter
    • USB cable
    • neck strap
    • lens cap

    What's in the Box:

    • Digital camera (black)
    • NP-BX1 Lithium-Ion battery (3.6V 1240mAh 4.5Wh)
    • AC-UB10D AC adapter (5V 0.5A)
    • Lens cap
    • 27" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and proprietary USB on other end)
    • Neck strap
    • Instruction manual (Eng/Span)
    • Limited Warranty sheet
    • Product Registration sheet

    I wanted a camera that would be fun to use and play with and I'm having so much fun reading the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 USER'S GUIDE and putting all the wonderful options to work!

    Ernesto, California


    Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-HX300 Reviews

    Average Customer Review(s):

    (10 Reviews)


    Ernesto from California on 10/10/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I wanted a camera that would be fun to use and play with and I'm having so much fun reading the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 USER'S GUIDE and putting all the wonderful options to work!

    Pros: Excellent price, light weight, easy to handle and fun to use. You don't have to be a Pro Photographer to be able to use this camera, anyone can enjoy using it.

    Cons: It's easier for me to read the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 User's Guide if I have a hard copy of it instead of going through the User's Guide Manual on my computer.

    Cyber-shot DSC HX300

    Scottie66 from Houston, Texas on 4/14/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy to use and controls are intuitive. Photos are sharp, with correct colors and in-camera adjustments are accurate.

    Pros: Adjustments for individual or camera control are easy to make. Picture icons are accurate for the shooting conditions.

    Cons: Shutter lag and no external flash bracket.

    My new Cyber-shot

    DJ from Stone Ridge, NY on 7/19/2014

    It met all of my specifications/expectations. And it is performing well, even better than I expected.

    Pros: The zoom is terrific!

    Cons: The lens cap is not tethered...I must be cautious not to lose it.

    Great Camera

    SC from South Carolina on 7/11/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great camera, great zoom capability with great picture results.

    Pros: This camera takes great pictures and being able to zoom in on things in nature that you might not want to be that close to is lots of fun. The panoramic feature is great as well as all of the other features.

    Cons: The only thing that might be considered a con is stability when using the zoom. I knew that when I purchased the camera, but this camera performs better than others in that area.

    Sony Cyber Shot is a winner winner winner

    Ralph E. from Hagerstown, Md on 4/23/2014

    The wife and both have I very nice pocket size compact cameras,. But we wanted to step up to a "bridge camera" that would let us take pictures that would be comparable to the photos taken by the professional digital models.( read expensive starting over a thousand and ending in multiple thousands. Sony's Cyber shot DSC-HX300 does it and it is still if you wish a point and shoot, or If you wish and have the knowledge you can make your own camera settings. Fantastic 50X zoom and so many many convenient functions. We were able to start taking great pictures right out of the box because so many features were well thought out and intuitive to even novices such as us. Add to a great camera, a great seller like Crutchfield ( we bought ours from their store in Harrisonburg) and their help in picking out the right camera for us after we told them what we had in mind. We couldn't be more pleased.

    Pros: First since we bought it from Crutchfield, we got a great deal and good advice. The camera is a dream with so many features to accommodate I think every possible shooting situation, low light, no light, bright light, action ,landscape built in cropping HDMI movie I have not even begun to describe everything this camera has built into it, seriously. I haven't even cracked the surface of it's remarkable features.

    Cons: The only con I can think of is I wish the view finder when used in a high zoom situation offered a wider field of view, so that you don't have to zoom back to locate your subject and then zoom in on it to the shoot.

    Sony DSC-HX300

    Lew F from Monterey, VA on 1/22/2014

    I've owned the Sony DSC-HX300 for two weeks. It performs as promised. I've so far very pleased.

    Pros: Ease of use, zoom, clarity of pictures (better than I expected given some comments about the loss of clarity on longer zoom shots).

    Cons: Haven't encountered any yet.

    This is a winner 100x zoom with optical/digital

    ijs from Monkton, MD on 1/16/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The DSC-HX300 is my interim solution to taking fast closeups of birds. The closeups are clear and fast. I intend to move on to a DSLR, but have decided to wait until the current crop of Nikons and Canons come down in price in about six months. The cost of DSLR lenses with equivalent magnification is very expensive when in the HX300 I get quality photos with excellent zoom.

    Pros: 100x Zoom, excellent lens

    Cons: Not as fast as a fast DSLR and not as large CMOS

    Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-HX300

    Anonymous from Burlington, ND on 12/26/2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great camera! Many great it for my birthday and I am just learning the features.



    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300

    Harold from Mt. Sidney, VA on 12/25/2013

    Still getting use to the camera so I don't know all about it yet. So far though I am satisfied. I would have liked a more detailed instruction booklet.



    Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-HX300

    BillS from Camden, SC on 8/18/2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    purchased as a gift, recipient loves it. She has shot many great pics and loves the features and ease of use of this camera. Would recommend this cam to anyone needing more than a basic camera, it is a very good and suits her needs well.




    Hands-on research

    Features and Specs

    LCD Screen Size 3"
    Adjustable-angle LCD Yes
    Wi-Fi No
    Touchscreen No
    Waterproof No
    GPS-enabled No
    Lens 35mm Equivalent 24-1200mm
    Optical Zoom 50x
    Digital Zoom 2x
    Filter Diameter N/A
    Manual Focusing Yes
    Manual Exposure Yes
    Built-in Flash Yes
    HDMI Output Micro
    Internal Memory 48 MB
    Memory Media Memory Stick PRO Duo + PRO-HG Duo
    Sensor Size 1/2.3" CMOS
    Megapixels 20.4
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Highest Resolution 5184 x 3888
    4K Video No
    Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Width (inches) 5-1/8
    Height (inches) 3-11/16
    Depth (inches) 4-1/2
    Weight With Battery (ounces) 22.9
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year

    Product Research

    Recording Features
    Playback Features
    Battery Information

    Recording Features

    Tiltable 3" LCD Screen: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 digital camera has a 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD screen with 921,600 dots. The LCD brightness control can be set between 1 (dark) and 5 (bright). The LCD panel can be tilted to make it easy to frame shots from above or below.

    Recording Media: The camera is compatible with the following recording media: Memory Stick Duo (still images only), Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2 only for movie recording), Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards (Class 4 or faster). The camera also has an internal memory of approximately 48 MB.

    Image Recording Formats: The camera records still images in JPEG, while 3D still images are saved in MPO. Moving images can be recorded in AVCHD format (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) with Dolby Digital 2ch audio or MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio.

    Image Sensor: For optimal image quality, the camera uses a 1/2.3" color Exmor R CMOS image sensor with approximately 21.1-million total pixels and 20.4-million effective pixels.

    50x Optical Zoom Lens: The camera is equipped with a bright Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* (T-star) 50x zoom lens. Focal lengths are as follows: Still Images: 24-1200mm (4:3) and 26-1300mm (16:9); 4:3 Movies: 32.5-1625mm (SteadyShot Standard), 34.5-2300mm (SteadyShot Active; 16:9 Movies: 26.5-1325mm (SteadyShot Standard), 28-1850mm (SteadyShot Active). The aperture range is F2.8-8.0 (W) and F6.3-8.0 (T).

    Clear Image/Digital Zoom: In addition to the 50x optical zoom, you can reach higher zoom scales by engaging the Clear Image Zoom or the Digital Zoom, or both. The amount of zoom depends upon the image size as follows:

    Image Size Optical Zoom Clear Image Zoom Maximum Zoom Scale
    20M 50x 100x 200x
    10M 50x 142x 284x
    5M 50x 200x 400x
    VGA 50x 810x 810x
    16:9 (15M) 50x 100x 200x
    16:9 (2M) 50x 270x 540x

    Manual Ring Control: The camera features a two-way switch that controls the manual ring around the lens. In the AF/Zoom position, the camera is set to Auto Focus, and turning the manual ring controls the zoom: rotate left=zoom out; rotate right=zoom in. When switched to the MF position, the manual ring controls the manual focusing.

    Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode: Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode can provide blur-free movies, even while walking. Camera-shake compensation using Optical SteadyShot/Active Mode has been improved with the addition of new electronic image stabilization. This makes it easier to obtain sharp movies, even when zooming in unsteady situations.

    Still Image Sizes: When recording digital still images, the DSC-HX300 allows you to choose from the following image sizes and aspect ratios:

    • 20M: 5184 x 3888
    • 10M: 3648 x 2736
    • 5M: 2592 x 1944
    • VGA: 640 x 480
    • 16:9 15M: 5184 x 2920
    • 16:9 2M: 1920 x 1080
    Note: 3D images can be taken in 4:3 20M (5184 x 3888) and 16:9 15M (5184 x 2920), and saved in MPO format. 3D images can only be viewed on 3D-capable HDTVs.

    Sweep Panorama: You can record multiple images while moving the camera in an arc, either horizontally or vertically. You can choose the direction to pan the camera while taking the images. These images can be compiled into a single panoramic image, and played back on a 3D TV. The available image sizes include:

    • Standard:
      • Horizontal: 4912 x 1080
      • Vertical: 3424 x 1920
    • Wide:
      • Horizontal: 7152 x 1080
      • Vertical: 4912 x 1920
    • 360°: 11520 x 1080 (Horizontal)
    • High Resolution: 10480 x 4096 (Horizontal)

    Recording Movies: Besides recording still images, you can also record movies in AVCHD or MPEG-4 formats. Available image sizes and movie quality include:

    Movie Format/Quality Average Bit-rate Image Size
    AVC HD PS 28 Mbps 1920 x 1080/60p
    AVC HD FX 24 Mbps 1920 x 1080/60i
    AVC HD FH 17 Mbps 1920 x 1080/60i
    AVC HD HQ 9 Mbps 1440 x 1080i
    MP4 12M 12 Mbps 1440 x 1080/30fps
    MP4 6M 6 Mbps 1280 x 720/30fps
    MP4 3M 3 Mbps 640 x 480/30fps

    Dual Recording: When recording a movie, you can also take a still image at the same time. When the movie recording is set to other than VGA 3M, the large images are 15M, while the small images are 3M. At VGA 3M, you can record a 11M Large image or a 2M Small image. Dual Recording is not available when recording 60p 28M (PS) movies.

    Drive Modes: In addition to single frame shooting, the HX300 offers several types of drive modes:

    • Continuous Shooting: The camera shoots continuous images while you press and hold down the shutter release. Up to 10 continuous full resolution frames can be recorded in a single burst at approximately 10 frames per second.
    • Self-Timer: You can set the Self-Timer mode to a 10-second or 2-second delay so you can be in the picture.
    • Self-Portrait: A Self-Portrait Timer mode will capture the image 2 seconds after the face of one or two persons is detected.
    • Self-Timer Continuous: The Self-Timer Continuous shooting mode takes up to 10 continuous frames after a 10 second delay.
    • Bracket: The Bracket mode lets you shoot a series of 3 images, each with a different exposure setting--one at normal exposure, one under exposed, and one over exposed. You can select from three different step values: 0.3 EV, 0.7 EV, or 1.0 EV.
    • Bracket WB: The Bracket WB mode shoots three images, one with the current color tone, one with the white balance shifted toward blue, and another toward red.

    Auto Focus Areas: You can select from the following auto focusing areas:

    • Multi AF: The camera focuses in all ranges of the finder frame automatically. When you press the shutter button halfway, a green frame is displayed around the area that is in focus.
    • Center AF: The camera focuses on a subject in the center of the frame. By pressing the shutter release halfway, you can lock the focus on your subject and recompose your shot with the subject off center.
    • Flexible Spot AF: The camera focuses on a very small area that can be moved around the frame to the desired point on the screen.

    Tracking Focus: If you are trying to photograph a moving subject, you can use the tracking focus feature to keep the subject in focus as it moves around the frame. If Face Detection and tracking focus are used at the same time, the camera will track a selected face if it is registered with the camera.

    AF Illuminator: The AF (auto focus) Illuminator briefly provides fill light to focus more easily on a subject in dark surroundings. You can set the AF Illuminator to Auto or Off.

    Face Detection: Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and controls flash, focus, exposure, and white balance to deliver accurate, natural skin tones with reduced red-eye. It can also give priority to children or adults. You can also select and register an individual's face to be given priority.

    Smile Shutter Mode: The Smile Shutter technology automatically detects and captures a smiling face. Simply activate by pressing the Smile Shutter button and the camera will capture a smile the moment it happens. You can adjust the degree of Smile Detection Sensitivity as desired.

    Scene Recognition: Scene Recognition mode automatically detects eight different types of scenes and selects the appropriate camera settings: Portrait, Infant, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, Spotlight, Low Brightness, and Macro. You can select from Auto or Advanced Scene Recognition modes.

    Shooting Modes: Using the top-mounted Mode Dial, you can select from the following shooting modes:

    • Intelligent Auto Mode (iAuto): Allows you to shoot still images with the settings adjusted automatically.
    • Superior Auto Mode (iAuto+): Allows you to shoot still images with higher quality than with Intelligent Auto mode.
    • Program Auto: Allows you to shoot with the exposure adjusted automatically (both the shutter speed and aperture value). You can also select various settings using the menu.
    • Aperture Priority: You can shoot still images after adjusting the aperture setting manually. The camera will determine the shutter speed.
    • Shutter Priority: You can shoot still images after adjusting the shutter speed manually. The camera will determine the aperture setting.
    • Manual Exposure: You can set the exposure manually. The shutter speed can be set between 1/4000 and 30 seconds. The aperture (F value) can be set between F2.8 and F8.0 (Wide Angle) or between F6.3 and F8.0 (Telephoto).
    • Memory Recall: You can set and store often-used modes and numeric settings for recall at a later time.
    • Sweep Shooting: Multiple images are shot while the camera is moving, and these images are compiled into a single panoramic image.
    • Movie Mode: Allows you to record Full HD AVCHD or MPEG-4 movies with stereo audio.
    • 3D Still Image: For shooting images that can be played back stereoscopically on a 3D TV.
    • Scene Selection Modes: You can choose from the following Scene Selection modes: Soft Skin, Background Defocus, Soft Snap, Anti-Motion Blur, Landscape, Backlight Correction HDR, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, High Sensitivity, Gourmet, Pet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, and Advanced Sports Shooting.

    Exposure Compensation: Besides auto exposure, you can adjust the exposure from +2.0EV to -2.0EV in 1/3 stop increments.

    Built-In Flash: The camera's built-in flash features a range of 1' 7-3/4" to 27' 10-3/4" with the zoom set to wide and 7' 10-1/2" to 11' 5-7/8" with the zoom set to telephoto. The flash settings include:

    • Advanced Flash: the flash automatically operates in dark locations or when the subject is backlit. The ISO sensitivity is increased in a dark place to shoot a farther distance brighter.
    • Auto: the flash automatically strobes when the surroundings are dark or when there is backlight
    • Flash On: the flash strobes with every shot
    • Slow Sync: the flash is used regardless of the amount of ambient light, but the shutter speed is slower under dark conditions, allowing you to clearly shoot a background that is out of the flash-lit area
    • Rear Sync: the flash operates before exposure is completed every time your trigger the shutter
    • Off: the flash does not operate

    Red-eye Reduction: The flash pre-strobes before shooting to reduce the red-eye phenomenon. You can set to Auto (when Face Detection is activated), On, or Off.

    Metering Modes: You can select Spot, Center-weighted, or Multi-pattern Metering. Spot metering lets you adjust the exposure to the subject, even when the subject is a backlit or when there is strong contrast between the subject and the background. Center-weighted metering measures the center of the image and determines the exposure based on the brightness of the subject. When multi-pattern metering is used, the image is divided into multiple regions and metering is performed in each region. The camera judges the subject position and background brightness, and determines a well-balanced exposure.

    White Balance: When the white balance is set to auto, the white balance is set automatically in response to the condition of the subject, and the overall color balance is adjusted. When shooting under special lighting conditions, you can select the settings manually. When using flash, you can select the flash white balance mode. The white balance can also be set to Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent 1 (white fluorescent), Fluorescent 2 (natural white fluorescent), Fluorescent 3 (daylight), One Push (adjust white balance depending on the light source) or One Push Set (memorizes the basic white color which will be used).

    Histogram: A histogram is a graph showing the brightness of an image. The graph display indicates a bright image when skewed to the right side, and a dark image when skewed to the left side.

    Playback Features

    Folder View Modes: The Sony DSC-HX300's View Mode allows you to select your recorded images and movies by sorting them into different views: Date View, Folder View (Stills), Folder View (MP4), and AVCHD View. The internal memory only offers Folder View.

    Index View: In addition to viewing images one-by-one in full screen, you can view multiple images at once in the index view mode. The index feature lets you to display a total of 16 (4 x 4) or 25 (5 x 5) images at once. You can also view images in the Calendar View which displays a thumbnail image on the shooting date.

    Slide Show: The Slide Show function lets you play back images one after the other. You can select from the following slide show effects (Simple, Nostalgic, Stylish, or Active). The interval between the pictures can be adjusted, allowing you to choose 1, 3, 5, and 10 seconds. When repeat is selected, the images are replayed in a continuous loop.

    Playback Zoom: You can enlarge a recorded still image up to 8x the size of the original image. Once the image is zoomed, you can pan left to right and up or down through the image.

    Rotating Images: Recorded images can be rotated 360-degrees in 90-degree increments on the camera's LCD screen.

    Picture Effect: You can add effects to images to make them look like a watercolor or illustration. The original image as well as the retouched image can be saved.

    Deleting/Protecting Images: You can delete a selected image, or you can delete all the unprotected images at once. In order to avoid accidentally deleting of an image, it can be protected.

    Print Mark: You can place a print mark on still images recorded with this camera. This mark is convenient when you have images printed at a shop that conforms to the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) standard.

    Battery Information

    Battery Information: The DSC-HX300 is powered by the supplied NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable battery. Using the supplied AC-UD10D AC adapter, the battery can be fully charged in the camera in approximately 230 minutes. Under normal operating conditions, the battery has the following capacity:

      Battery Life Number of Images
    Shooting Still Images LCD Approx. 155 min Approx. 310 images
    Viewfinder Approx. 200 min Approx. 400 images
    Typical Movie Shooting LCD Approx. 50 min ---
    Viewfinder Approx. 55 min ---
    Continuous Movie Shooting LCD Approx. 90 min ---
    Viewfinder Approx. 100 min ---
    Viewing Still Images Approx. 270 min Approx. 5400 images


    HDMI: The HX300 has a micro-HDMI (Type D) output on the bottom of the camera for connecting the camera to an HDTV. A micro-HDMI-to-HDMI cable is required to make the connection. If you are connecting to a Sony Bravia TV with Bravia Sync, you can control the camera using the TV's remote control. A 3D-capable TV is required for viewing 3D Panorama Sweep images.

    Multi/Micro USB : The camera features a micro USB jack for connecting the supplied USB cable to your computer for downloading your photos, or charging the battery in the camera. The interface is USB 2.0 High Speed compatible. The same connector can be used to connect the camera to a TV via an optional AV cable.


    PlayMemories Home: The DSC-HX300 can be used with PlayMemories Home software, which needs to be installed on your computer. With the PlayMemories Home software you can:

    • Import and display images recorded on the camera.
    • View images in your computer by organizing them by shooting date on a calendar.
    • Correct still images (red-eye correction, etc.) print, send images by email, and change shooting date/time.
    • Save and print images with the shooting date inserted.
    • Create a disc from AVCHD movies imported to a computer.
    • Upload images to a network service (internet connection required)
    Note: The "PlayMemories Home" software is downloadable from the Sony Imaging website (The URL is printed in the Instruction Manual). It is compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Windows Vista (SP2), and Windows XP (SP3-except 64-bit versions) operating systems only. If you wish to play back images on a Mac, you can use applications that are pre-installed on your Mac.

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    Q & A

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    2 questions already asked

    No. However, you can use your smartphone as the remote; way better [ Edwin  Jul 14, 2015 ]
    We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. [ Jeff  Jan 04, 2014 ]  Staff
    This camera does feature a stereo microphone. [ Jeff  Dec 17, 2013 ]  Staff