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Sony ILCA-68K
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Sony ILCA-68K Digital Camera

24.2MP CMOS 5.7x SDXC Jul 2016
Megapixel Count Sensor Type Digital Zoom Memory Card Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 14,994 expert and user reviews for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its bridge camera digital cameras range.

Only Released Five Months Ago

This camera was only released five months ago. Newer digital cameras like this one are likely to use better technology.

Very High Megapixel Count

Cameras that were launched in the last 12 months have megapixel counts of between 12MP and 25MP, and the average megapixel count is 19MP. When compared to other recently released similar spec digital cameras that we have assessed the megapixel count of, the Sony ILCA-68K's megapixel count of 24.2 megapixels is one of the highest.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This camera supports a Memory Stick (MS)|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many latest similar spec digital cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The ILCA-68K has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution. In addition, this Sony camera have still image resolutions of L: 6000 x 4000 (24 M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), P: 3008 x 2000 (6.0 M), L: 6000 x 3376 (20M) and M: 4240 x 2400 (10 M) and P: 3008 x 1688 (5.1 M). Across all latest comparable spec cameras the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The ILCA-68K has a greater number of supported image formats than most new comparable spec digital cameras. The most commonly supported image format is JPEG XR, but this image format is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The image formats JPG and RAW are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The ILCA-68K has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been available for the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ILCA-68K. The white balance modes "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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Features Five Flash Modes

The Sony ILCA-68K has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently featured flash mode is Auto, but this flash mode is not featured on this camera. The flash modes Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction and Slow synchronization are also featured on this digital camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The ILCA-68K has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most recently released cameras. Most newly released cameras have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all latest similar spec cameras the image resolution ranges from 2560 х 1280 pixels (worst) to 8688 x 5792 pixels (best).

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Supports One ISO Speed

The Sony ILCA-68K has a greater number of ISO speeds than most new bridge camera digital cameras. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 80, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The ISO speeds 100 are also supported by this camera.

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TFT Display

The ILCA-68K has a TFT display which is better than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most new bridge camera digital cameras have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display across all comparable spec digital cameras that came out in the last year.

The worst display across similar types of digital camera is LCD.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

Most bridge camera digital cameras that were launched in the last year are not waterproof. The Sony ILCA-68K is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most new digital cameras do not support Full HD video. The Sony ILCA-68K is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most bridge camera digital cameras that were released in the last year are not 3D compatible. The ILCA-68K is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The ILCA-68K does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The ILCA-68K does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the ILCA-68K also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most new comparable spec cameras do not support video recording. The ILCA-68K is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most cameras that were released around the same time as the ILCA-68K do not have a built-in flash. The Sony ILCA-68K is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ILCA-68K is 2.7", the largest is 3", and the average screen size is 3". At only 2.7 inches, the ILCA-68K has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other latest cameras.

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Thick

The thinnest bridge camera camera that has been around for around the same time as the ILCA-68K is 63mm deep, the thickest is 120mm, and the average depth is 91mm. With a depth of 104.2 millimeters, the Sony ILCA-68K is one of the thicker bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ILCA-68K amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Wide

The ILCA-68K is very wide (142.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The narrowest bridge camera camera that has been available for a comparable time to the ILCA-68K is 100mm wide, the widest is 150mm, and the average width is 120mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony ILCA-68K

Average Weight

The ILCA-68K has a relatively standard weight (596 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ILCA-68K.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5.7 times zoom factor, the ILCA-68K has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other new bridge camera digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that were released in the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Diopter Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Battery Size
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Technical Details
Power Cord Included
Lens Cap Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w1855, sony ilca68, sony w1855m, sony ilca68k, sony w1855mm, sony ilca68kb
Barcodes 00027242899117

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