Summary Sony A5000

Prices Price
Body only
$449
With 16-50mm lens
$400 - $448
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 4
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 28
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Megapixels
Help 19.8 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 16,000 ISO
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Pros

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Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
1,089 ISO
Color depth Good color depth Help
23.8 bits
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Size Quite small Help
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.4"
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
79.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13 EV
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$399.90
Weight Light Help
210 g

Cons

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Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 24fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.5 fps
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
January 2014
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
25
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds

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