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Sony Alpha A3000

Sony Alpha A3000
91
Reviews
81 Reviews + 4 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
74
Age
3 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 353g digital camera. It has a built-in flash and an optical zoom of, does not have an image stabiliser and supports Full HD video. Reviews indicate that this digital camera has a brilliant autofocus, it produces very good images but it has a bad screen.
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16,000
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A3000 number 127 across all digital cameras and number 138 in best selling cameras.

75

75
Kagoo Score
91
Reviews
83
Features
69
Popularity
0
Value for Money
74
Age

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75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 81 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus two other sites and a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The Alpha A3000 has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
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What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography. It is also very good for landscape photography.
91
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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (81 reviews)

11%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
9 Reviews
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21 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Sony Alpha A3000 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from Camera Labs

Budget Buy Award

The Sony Alpha A3000 has received a Budget Buy Award from Expert Reviews.
Budget Buy from Expert Reviews

What Are People Saying About the Sony Alpha A3000?

Picture Quality
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Viewfinder / Screen
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Size and Weight
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Over 10 People Thought the Sony Alpha A3000 Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... DSLRs. However, Sony's taking a big risk with the A3000—though its price point is fantastic for an entry-level interchangeable lens came...
    reviewed.com 5 Feb 2014
  • ... between the NEX and Alpha ranges is a tad... As a budget DSLR, the Sony A3000 offers a very good price, although that's clearly reflected in the basic ...
    T3.com 31 Jul 2013
  • ... ever seen for a new camera with an APS-C sensor –... SLR image quality at a breakthrough price...
    Expert Reviews 11 Dec 2013
  • ... shoot cameras, mainly for better photos. Sony A3000 is an affordable camera that is able to shoot great photos, comparable with what DSLR camera can offer, ...
    mbreviews.com 20 Jul 2015
  • One Customer Thought it Was Good Quality
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    Two People Thought it Was Unreliable

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 wasn't well made.

  • ... fixed and low-ish resolution LCD screen, no eye sensor on viewfinder, no Wi-Fi built in. APSC size sensor. EVF. Affordable. Poor screen. Disappointing ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • ... fixed and low-ish resolution LCD screen, no eye sensor on viewfinder, no Wi-Fi built in.
    macworld.co.uk 20 Dec 2013
  • Some People Thought it Had a Good Battery Life

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 had an outstanding battery life.

  • ... indoor and outdoor shots are consistantly good. Auto focus works great. Long battery life. Great bargain. Very minimal on the extra bells and whistles.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 27 Apr 2014
  • ... Good image quality. Pleasing colour saturation. Good panoramic mode. Good battery life. Info-lithium battery. Focus peaking. Sony Alpha 3000. Alpha branding ...
    Ephotozine 9 Oct 2013
  • ... detailed and as crisp as a bag of Walkers...Good sound quality. Huge 35 hour battery life. The Connect software isnt the most intuitive around.
    stuff.tv 12 Sep 2006
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 was a good size, was compact and was a good body shape.

    View All Reviews About Size and Weight
    A Good Size
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... electronic viewfinder on the back. It is a... The Sony Alpha 3000 is roughly the same size as a compact Digital SLR, such as the Sony Alpha A58, and doesn't ...
    Ephotozine 9 Oct 2013
  • ... quality of this new Compact System Camera is excellent. The high-resolution 20MP sensor is a full APS-C size and so suffers from very little of the “noise” ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • ... excellent image quality and is available at an enticingly low price point...APS-C size sensor. EVF. Affordable. Poor screen. Disappointing EVF.
    Techradar 26 Aug 2013
  • ... basically a hybrid of the Alpha and NEX systems, and while both are...APSC size sensor. EVF. Affordable. Poor screen. Disappointing EVF.
    techradar.com/au/ 17 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Size
    Compact
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
    A Good Body Shape
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 was well designed, ergonomic and good-looking.

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    Well Designed
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... over with its latest MP3 entry, the 6GB NW-A1000 Walkman, and with the exact same design and features set, the 20GB NW-A3000S Walkman looks set to do the ...
    CNET.com.au 17 Jan 2006
  • ... Sony A3000? While the Sony NEX range of Compact System Cameras (CSCs) has proved popular amongst those who are happy with the compact design and styling, ...
    Trusted Reviews 5 Oct 2013
  • ... keeping pretty much the same type of desig... Sony has produced another good camera in the shape of the a3000. It's not hugely exciting, but it's not meant ...
    Techradar 26 Aug 2013
  • View All Reviews About Design
    Ergonomic
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Four People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 had good controls.

  • ... and...Bargain price tag if you dont mind the lack of extras, large and chunky controls, big and broad handgrip, easy and quick to shoot video. Operational ...
    macworld.co.uk 20 Dec 2013
  • ... movies. Bargain price tag if you dont mind the lack of extras, large and chunky controls, big and broad handgrip, easy and quick to shoot video. Operational ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • ... work.SEE ALSO: Best cameras of 2013...Light body. Intelligent control layout familiar from the NEX system. Slow AF system. Poor specification. Substandard ...
    Trusted Reviews 5 Oct 2013
  • Some Customers Thought This Digital Camera Had Good Technical Features

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 had good features.

  • ... performance. Highly customisable. Manual focus with peaking assistance. Auto panorama feature. Small low resolution EVF. 16 9 proportion low res screen ...
    Camera Labs 27 Jul 2014
  • ... performance. Highly customisable. Manual focus with peaking assistance. Auto panorama feature. Small low resolution EVF. 16 9 proportion low res screen ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • ... Sony's taking a different approach to the consu... The Live View features allows you to take better quality and more advanced photos. The battery life ...
    DP Review 1 Jan 2006
  • Two People Thought it Was Bad in Terms of Connectivity

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 didn't have wifi capacity.

  • ... fixed and low-ish resolution LCD screen, no eye sensor on viewfinder, no Wi-Fi built in. APSC size sensor. EVF. Affordable. Poor screen. Disappointing ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • ... fixed and low-ish resolution LCD screen, no eye sensor on viewfinder, no Wi-Fi built in.
    macworld.co.uk 20 Dec 2013
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 wasn't noisy and was quiet.

    View All Reviews About Noise Level
    Not Noisy
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... useful, treat me to a coffee...Inexpensive. Excellent image quality and noise performance. Highly customisable. Manual focus with peaking assistance. Auto ...
    Camera Labs 27 Jul 2014
  • ... essentially a NEX model i... Inexpensive. Excellent image quality and noise performance. Highly customisable. Manual focus with peaking assistance. Auto ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • View All Reviews About Noise
    Quiet
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Eight People Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    Eight people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 had a brilliant autofocus.

  • ... resolution, the Alpha 3000 is still an excellent beginners camera. The autofocus is speedy, even in challenging conditions. Coupled with the wide sensitivity ...
    amateurphotographer.co.uk 7 Oct 2013
  • ... a month of use, indoor and outdoor shots are consistantly good. Auto focus works great. Long battery life. Great bargain. Very minimal on the extra bells ...
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 27 Apr 2014
  • ... camera(it is an entry-level ca...Large. Comfortable Grip. Amazing Sensor. Simple Focus. Inexpensive. Decent Battery. Low Resolution LCD. Overall. The Case ...
    mbreviews.com 20 Jul 2015
  • ... quality...Inexpensive. SLR-like design. Built-in EVF. Built-in flash. Short shutter lag. Focus peaking. 1080 60 video capture. Excellent image quality ...
    PC Mag 16 Oct 2013
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 had a bad screen, didn't have an electronic viewfinder and had a bad viewfinder.

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    Has a Bad Screen
    11 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... same as an iPod and yet is bigger, heavier, smaller in capacity and lacks a colour screen? Answer: The new 20GB Sony Walkman NW-A3000. Sony isnt going ...
    smh.com.au 11 Mar 2006
  • ... Comfortable Grip. Amazing Sensor. Simple Focus. Inexpensive. Decent Battery. Low Resolution LCD. Overall. The Case Feels A Bit Cheap. Unfriendly interface. ...
    mbreviews.com 20 Jul 2015
  • ... assistance. Auto panorama feature. Small low resolution EVF. 16 9 proportion low res screen not ideal for stills. Playback button not in ideal location. ...
    Camera Labs 27 Jul 2014
  • ... and NEX systems, and while both are...APSC size sensor. EVF. Affordable. Poor screen. Disappointing EVF.
    techradar.com/au/ 17 Dec 2013
  • View All Reviews About Screen
    Doesn't Have an Electronic Viewfinder
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not Mirrorless
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Pictures

    Over 10 people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 was very able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good picture quality and had a superb image sensor.

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    Really Able to Produce Good Images
    13 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... single-lens refl... People upgrade from point and shoot cameras, mainly for better photos. Sony A3000 is an affordable camera that is able to shoot great ...
    mbreviews.com 20 Jul 2015
  • ... -... You might also like... How to use your new digital camera Although the Sony Alpha 3000 undeniably produces high quality images, we can't help but ...
    techradar.com/au/ 17 Dec 2013
  • ... the same image quality as... If you're just looking for better photo quality than a point-and-shoot on a really tight budget, but not better performance, ...
    CNET.com 24 Sep 2013
  • ... the adapter had no beari... If you're just looking for better photo quality than a point-and-shoot on a really tight budget, but not better performance, ...
    CNET.com.au 25 Sep 2013
  • View All Reviews About Photography
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Superb Image Sensor
    6 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Three People Thought it Took Good Videos

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A3000 was good for video recording.

  • ... design. Built-in EVF. Built-in flash. Short shutter lag. Focus peaking. 1080 60 video capture. Excellent image quality at high ISOs. No eye sensor. Low-resolution ...
    PC Mag 16 Oct 2013
  • ... extras, large and chunky controls, big and broad handgrip, easy and quick to shoot video. Operational speed could be improved, fixed and low-ish resolution ...
    digitalmediaandit.com 25 Mar 2015
  • ... extras, large and chunky controls, big and broad handgrip, easy and quick to shoot video. Operational speed could be improved, fixed and low-ish resolution ...
    macworld.co.uk 20 Dec 2013
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Good Flash
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    How Good Are Sony Digital Cameras?

    83
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average megapixels
    Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
    Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
    Very short camera shutter speed
    5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
    Has a built-in flash
    Larger than average display diagonal
    Supports Full HD video
    Wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
    Features noise reduction
    4,700 battery life
    Wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
    Wide range of closest focusing distances depending on lens used
    Has a tripod mount
    Faster than average flash recharging time
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has a carrying case
    5456 x 3632 still image resolution
    Wide range of maximum aperture numbers depending on lens used
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Does not have a GPS
    Heavier than average
    Very small digital zoom
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    Some people thought it had a good battery life
    7 out of 10 people thought this digital camera was good in terms of size
    8 out of 10 people thought it was thoughtfully designed
    Four people thought this digital camera was easy to use
    Some customers thought this digital camera had good technical features
    8 out of 10 people thought it had an OK noise level
    Eight people thought it had a lens that was good
    7 out of 10 people thought it produced good quality pictures
    Three people thought it took good videos
    Two people thought it was unreliable
    Two people thought it was bad in terms of connectivity
    The vast majority of owners thought it did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The Alpha A3000's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

    This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabiliser depends on the lens being used.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Alpha A3000's maximum ISO sensitivity of 16,000 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

    This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

    What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit
    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The shortest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The camera shutter speed of the Alpha A3000 of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    5456 X 3632 Pixels Image Resolution

    The ILCE-3000 has a maximum image resolution of 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

    What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Alpha A3000 does not have a GPS. 91% of cameras also do not have a GPS.

    What is a GPS? Less Edit
    Heavier Than Average

    The weight of the Alpha A3000 of 353g is heavier than 70% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Alpha A3000 has a built-in flash, as do 70% of digital cameras.

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    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Sony Alpha A3000 of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Alpha A3000 supports Full HD video, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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    Very Small Digital Zoom

    The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Alpha A3000 of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

    This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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    Features Noise Reduction

    The Alpha A3000 features noise reduction. 93% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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    4,700 Battery Life

    The Alpha A3000 takes more battery life than most of the digital cameras. Most of the cameras only take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, however this camera takes 4,700 battery life.

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    Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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    Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

    This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Alpha A3000 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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    Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

    The flash recharging time of the Alpha A3000 of only 4s is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 32% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The flash recharging times of digital cameras range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Sony Alpha A3000 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Sony Alpha A3000 has a carrying case. 90% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    5456 X 3632 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Alpha A3000 is 5456 x 3632. That's 42% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4320 x 3240. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 5456x3064, 5456x3632, 3872x2576 plus 3 more values. Digital cameras resolutions range from 4592x3064 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

    This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Sony Alpha A3000 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 127 out of 467 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Sony Alpha A3000 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

    Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money

    What the Reviews Say

    Over 10 people thought the Sony Alpha A3000 was reasonably priced
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    Age

    Sony Alpha A3000 Release Date

    January 2016

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    When Are Most New Sony Digital Cameras Released?

    Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any noticeable pattern in the release month for new Sony cameras.

    The biggest month in 2018 for new Sony digital camera releases was June, with three new Sony cameras released that month. Three new Sony cameras were released in October 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Sony camera releases. January was the biggest month in 2016 for new Sony digital cameras, with seven new Sony digital cameras released that month.

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    How Fast Do Sony Digital Camera Prices Drop After Release?

    Most digital cameras drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Sony digital cameras tend to depreciate faster.

    On average Sony cameras drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release. That means a saving of $39 on a typical $713 new Sony digital camera if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    Sony Alpha A3000 Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Sensor Size (W X H)
    Total Megapixels
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    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    sony ilce3000kblensk7, sony ilce3000kbkit3, sony ilce3000kbkit2, sony ilce3000kbkit1, sony ilce3000kbkit4, sony ilce3000bkit1, sony ilce3000bkit2, sony ilce3000bkit3, ebasket ilce3000b, sony ilce3000kbce, sony a3000

    Barcodes

     00027242870789,  00060739021332,  00616932802010,  00616932802027,  00616932802041,  00616932802058,  00616932802065,  00616932802072,  00616932803055,  00616932805653,  00617689592049,  00689466731798,  03662362021818,  03662362021825,  03662362021832,  03662362021887,  03662362021924,  03662362021931,  04905524945409,  04905524945416

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