Summary Sony DSLR-A200

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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 2.7" Light sensitivity Help 3,200 ISO
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Pros

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The Sony DSLR-A200 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Sensor size Slightly larger than average sensor Help
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
Thickness Thin Help
2.8"
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Battery life Above average battery life Help
750 shots

Cons

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The Sony DSLR-A200 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
521 ISO
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
63.0
Color depth Less color depth Help
22.3 bits
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.7"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.54x
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
123 lenses
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Movie format No movies Help
None
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
1500 ms startup delay
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
9
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
1
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
January, 2008
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Avatar for Kandi Klover Kandi Klover (9:08 PM, November 11, 2014)
Ha! I knew sony made real SLRs before the SLT and here people thought i was stupid. This cam used ro be popular with all the navy soccer moms on base.
 
D Dhunks (4:56 AM, June 08, 2012)
 Can you still buy lenses for your a200 and where & what type.  A friend of mine is going to give me hers.
 
wannabeprofessional (5:57 PM, April 08, 2012)
(btw: The first picture of the front is a Alpha 100 not a Alpha 200.)

I'm using the Sony Alpha 200 for 4 years now and it still works like a boss!
This thing was worth every penny.
 
Avatar for Anton Demidov Anton Demidov (0:22 PM, April 11, 2010)
I like it. Very beautiful camera if you have some objectives and skill ;)