The Sony HDR-AS300R is an 8-megapixel camcorder with no optical zoom and has a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 17mm (fixed). The camcorder has a maximum aperture of f/2.8.
The Sony HDR-AS300R stores video and photos on MicroSD, MicroSDHC and MicroSDXC memory cards. It captures full HD video at a resolution as high as 1920×1080 at 60 frames per second and 12-megapixel resolution interpolated stills as JPG files. Has hybrid image stabilization which combines optical and electronic stabilizers. The Sony HDR-AS300R measures 3.3 inches wide by 1.9 inches high by 1.2 inches in length, and weighs 0.2 pounds.