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Camera 1: Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP REVIEW

Model Name: Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP specifications.
Image:Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP ILCE-3000 Digital Camera
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Release Date Aug 27, 2013
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Specs
Sensor Max Resolution Camera Specs5456 x 3632
Other Resolutions 3872 x 2576, 2736 x 1824
Image Ratio Camera Specs 3:2, 16:9
Effective Pixels Camera Specs 20 megapixels
Sensor Photo Detectors Camera Specs 20 megapixels
Sensor Size Camera Specs APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type Camera Specs CMOS
Processor Type Camera Specs BIONZ image processor
Image Features
ISO (sensitivity to light - higher is better) Camera Specs ISO 100-16000 selectable in 1 EV steps
Boosted ISO Minimum Camera Specs
White Balance Presets Camera Specs 9
Custom White Balance Camera Specs Yes
Image Stabilization Camera Specs Optical
Image Stabilization Notes Lens-based (where applicable)
CIPA images tabilizationrating Camera Specs
Uncompressed Format Camera Specs RAW
JPEG quality Levels Camera Specs Standard, Fine
Focus & Lens (Optics) Features
Auto focus Camera Specs
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Optical Zoom Camera Specs
Maximum Aperture Camera Specs
Manual Focus Camera Specs Yes (Focus Peaking Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Normal Focus Range Camera Specs
Macro Focus Range Camera Specs
Number Focus Point Camera Specs 25
Lens Mount Camera Specs Sony E
Focal Length Equiv. Camera Specs
LCD Display Characteristics
Articulated LCD (vari-angle / flip) Camera Specs Fixed
Screen Size Camera Specs 3″
Touch screen Camera Specs No
Viewfinder Features
View finder Type Camera Specs Electronic
Live View Camera Specs Yes (Continuous Live View)
View finder Coverage Camera Specs 100%
View finder Magnification Camera Specs 0.7× (0.47× 35mm equiv.)
View finder Resolution Camera Specs
Photography Features
Minimum Shutter Speed Camera Specs
Maximum Shutter Speed Camera Specs
Maximum Shutter Speed Electronic Camera Specs
Subject Scene Modes Camera Specs Yes
Flash Modes Camera Specs Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.
Flash Range Camera Specs 6.00 m (at ISO200 / 4m at ISO100)
External Flash Camera Specs Yes (hot shoe)
Continuous Drive Camera Specs 2.5 fps
Self Timer Camera Specs Yes (2-sec. or 10-sec. delay)
Metering Mode Camera Specs
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation Camera Specs ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) Camera Specs (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
White Balance (WB) Bracketing Camera Specs
Videography Features
Video Resolutions Camera Specs
Digital Video Format Camera Specs AVCHD, H.264
Video Modes Camera Specs
Videography Notes
Audio Input & Output
Speaker Mono
Microphone Stereo
Data Storage
Storage Types Camera Specs Maximum 512 GB SDXC, Bus Architecture Flash - SDXC, 1 Slot(s) SDXC
Storage Included
Connectivity Types
USB Connection USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB Charging
HDMI Port Yes (Type C mini))
Micro Port
Wireless
Wireless Note
Headphone Port
Remote Control & Wi-Fi Yes (via optional RM-VPR1)
Other Camera Body Features
Environmentally Sealed Camera Specs No
Durability Camera Specs
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack
Battery Description NP-FW50
Battery Life 470
Charger Model BC-VW1
Battery Grip None
Weight 411 g (0.91 lb / 14.50 oz)
Dimensions 128 x 91 x 85 mm (5.04 x 3.58 x 3.35″)
Orientation Sensor Camera Specs
Time Lapse Recording Camera Specs
GPS Connection None
GPS Notes
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Introduction: The Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP is a SLR-style mirrorless camera that was released on Aug 27, 2013 . In this review, we will explore the various features and specifications to help you make an informed decision about whether it is the right camera for you.
Body and Design: The Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP boasts a SLR-style mirrorless body type that is both lightweight and comfortable to hold. Weighing in at just 411 g (0.91 lb / 14.50 oz) and with dimensions of 128 x 91 x 85 mm (5.04 x 3.58 x 3.35″), this camera is perfect for photographers who are always on the go. Its ergonomic design ensures a secure grip, allowing for steady shots even in challenging shooting conditions.
Image Quality: With its effective pixel count of 20 megapixels and Sensor Size of APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm), this camera offers exceptional image quality in a portable package. The Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP delivers stunningly detailed images with vibrant colours and excellent dynamic range. Whether you are capturing landscapes or portraits, this camera will exceed your expectations.
LCD Screen and Controls: The Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP features a 3″ LCD screen that provides a clear and bright display for composing your shots and reviewing your images. The intuitive menu system and well-placed buttons make navigating through the camera's settings a breeze. With its user-friendly interface, even beginners can quickly learn to operate this camera with ease.
Memory Storage: The camera supports Maximum 512 GB SDXC, Bus Architecture Flash - SDXC, 1 Slot(s) SDXC providing ample storage space for your photos and videos.
Battery Life: Powered by a NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack and it offers excellent battery life - 470 shots per charge - that is allowing you to capture more shots without worrying about running out of power. This is especially beneficial for photographers who spend long hours shooting on location or during special events. The NP-FW50 could be charged with BC-VW1 charger.
Audio Input - Microphone Input: Stereo (Mono microphone input allows for precise sound recording in a single direction while stereo microphone can capture audio in two channels for a wider soundstage.)
Audio Output - Speaker Output: Mono (A built-in speaker enables immediate playback and assessment of recorded audio. Mono sound is single-channel audio with all instruments mixed into one signal, while stereo sound uses two audio channels feeding separate speakers.) Please note that older camera models do not have audio input and/or output because they cannot record videos. While modern DSLR cameras (released after 2008) are perfectly able to record good-quality videos and they have audio input/output.
Battery Grip: Some cameras have a specially designed battery grip to extend battery life and other functionalities (such as buttons and dials). The designated name for the battery grip compatible with the Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP is: None. (If shows None, then there is no suitable grip for this camera model.)
Conclusion: In conclusion, the Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP is a versatile and reliable camera that delivers exceptional image quality. With its 20 megapixels sensor, SLR-style mirrorless design, and user-friendly interface, this camera is suitable for both beginners and enthusiasts alike. Whether you are capturing beautiful landscapes or stunning portraits, this camera will not disappoint. Upgrade your photography gear with this remarkable camera. Remember, the Sony Alpha A3000 20.1MP is a reliable companion for all your photography needs. Capture breath-taking moments with ease and enjoy the exceptional image quality it offers.
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Sensor Max Resolution: also known as the megapixel count is a measure of the number of individual photosites on a sensor. Typically arranged in the form of a matrix, X pixels wide by Y pixel high. This camera have good resolution and can be used in various projects.

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