Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30 Review

November 5, 2014 | Amy Davies | |

Specifications

Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D) (CIPA)
68.4 x 65.1 x 57.6 mm
Weight (CIPA)
178 g (Body only), 193 g (With battery and media)

What's In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Smartphone attachment
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Reference Guide

Sensor

Sensor Type
1/2.3" type (7.82mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Effective pixels
20.4MP

Lens

Lens type
Sony G Lens
F-number
F3.5 (W) - 6.3 (T)
Focal length
f=4.3-129 mm

Zoom

Optical Zoom
30x
Clear Image Zoom
Still Image: 20M Approx. 60x / 10M Approx. 85x / 5M Approx. 120x / 0.3M Approx. 486x / 15M (16:9) Approx. 60x / 2M (16:9) Approx. 162x; Movie: Approx. 60x

Image Stabilization

Steadyshot
Optical

Focus

Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, Touch AF
Focus Range
5 cm - Infinity (W), 2 m - Infinity (T)
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern

LCD

Screen Type
Segment LCD

Shutter

Shutter Speed
iAuto(1/1600-4) / Program Auto(1/1600-1) / Aperture Priority(1/1600-8) / Shutter Priority(1/1600-30)

White Balance

White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluor: Cool White / Day white / Daylight, Incandescent

Storage Media

Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card

Recording

Still Image Resolution
3:2 mode: 18M (5,184×3,456) / 8.9M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5M (2,592×1,728); 4:3 mode: 20M (5,184×3,888) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) /0.3M (640x480); 16:9 mode: 15M (5,184×2,920) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 2.1M (1,920×1,080); 1:1 mode: 15M (3,888×3,888) / 7.5M (2,736×2,736) / 3.7M (1,920×1,920)
Movie Resolution
MP4: 28M PS (1,920x1080/60fps)/ 16M HQ (1,920x1080/30fps)
Movie Recording Mode
MP4 (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60fps)
Recording Format
Still Images: JPEG (DCF, Exif, MPF Baseline) compliant

Shooting

Image Processor
BIONZ X™
Shooting Mode
Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Movie Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum)
10 fps (for up to 10 shots)
Self-Timer
10sec. / 2sec.
Shooting Functions
Face Detection

Exposure

ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)
ISO 80-12800

Power

Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Up to 200 shots / 100 minutes

Interface

Input and Output Terminals
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Wi-Fi Connectivity
NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi

In The Box

Software
PlayMemories Home