Summary Sony A3000

Prices Price
Body only
With 18-55mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 0
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 3
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Help 20.1 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 16,000 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Also known as: Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha A3000


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The Sony A3000 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Weight Light Help
353 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed


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The Sony A3000 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 24fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
62 lenses
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (128×91×85 mm)
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
16,000 ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
August 2013
Thickness Thick Help




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Sony Alpha A3000
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bill (10:26 PM, September 11, 2013)
So far very impressed - especially for the price. Very clear, clean shots. Excellent low light.
lensbaby (9:10 AM, August 28, 2013)
DOesnt really have alot of lenses and the ones that do are expensive