Summary Sony DSLR-A700

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Megapixels
Help 12.2 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A700Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Replacement

Sony has replaced the Alpha DSLR-A700 with the A77.

Sony SLT-A77
Sony SLT-A77 announced August, 2011
Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
3D Takes 3D photos

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Pros

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The Sony DSLR-A700 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
180 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism

Cons

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The Sony DSLR-A700 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
581 ISO
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5 fps
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
11
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
1
Announced Old Help
September, 2007
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Size Quite large Help
Professional size 142x105x80 mm
Thickness Thick Help
3.1"
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
66.0
Movie format No movies Help
None
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12.2 MP
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
123 lenses
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Weight Very heavy Help
768 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Ehsan (6:14 AM, May 05, 2013)
You put an A200 pics instead of A700!!! Front view image belongs to A200!!
 
JohnJ (1:01 PM, March 11, 2013)
Great camera. I also have the Nikon D300 but find I grab the Sony A700 whenever I need a quick shot.