Summary Sony DSLR-A380

Prices Price
Body only
$822
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
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 14 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-A380 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size 128x97x71 mm
Thickness Thin Help
2.8"
Weight Light Help
519 g
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2

Cons

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The Sony DSLR-A380 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
67.0
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
14 MP
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
500 shots
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Lowest price Expensive Help
$822.18
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
614 ISO
Movie format No movies Help
None
Dynamic range Narrower dynamic range Help
11.8 EV
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.7"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.49x
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
123 lenses
Announced Old Help
May, 2009
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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azroy (3:56 PM, April 12, 2011)
i own one and satisfy with it