Summary Sony DSLR-A300

Prices Price
Body only
$650
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
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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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Sony DSLR-A300 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies

Cons

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The Sony DSLR-A300 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
538 ISO
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.4 EV
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.7"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
64.0
Movie format No movies Help
None
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.49x
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
123 lenses
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
January, 2008
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
1
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Jhonpaoel (6:16 AM, May 30, 2011)
nice camera