Summary Sony DSLR-A390

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
With 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses
$870
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 11
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
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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Pros

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The Sony DSLR-A390 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Sensor size Slightly larger than average sensor Help
APS-C 23.5x15.7mm

Cons

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The Sony DSLR-A390 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
None
Dynamic range Narrower dynamic range Help
11.5 EV
Screen size Small screen Help
2.7"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.48x
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
14 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
123 lenses
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
500 shots
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size 128x97x86 mm
Thickness Thick Help
3.4"
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
607 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
66.0
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
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
June, 2010
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$870.28

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