Summary Sony DSLR-A100

Prices Price
Body only
$395
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 10 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Sony DSLR-A100 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (133×95×71 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
2.8"
Battery life Above average battery life Help
750 shots
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$395.00

Cons

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The Sony DSLR-A100 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
476 ISO
Color depth Less color depth Help
22 bits
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
1100 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
126 lenses
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Pentamirror
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
61.0
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.2 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
310 ms shutter lag
Announced Old Help
June 2006
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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