LCD and Viewfinder
Sony WX300 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
WX300 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Sony WX300 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/1600 sec.
Unfortunately WX300 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Sony WX300 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony WX300, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,50 fps and save in and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Sony WX300 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
WX300 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Sony WX300 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Olympus XZ-2 iHS or Nikon Coolpix P7000 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity feature, Sony WX300 lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
Sony WX300 has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Sony WX300 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony WX300 is $329.97