Sony Alpha DSLR-A290 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

87

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

84

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Great color depth
Color depth
22.6 bits
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
194 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
2.7"
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A230.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A290.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Thickness Much thinner
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$328 - $699 body only

$349 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$632 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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