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Sony Alpha A3000

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Sony Alpha A3000

$59.29
Sony Alpha A3000
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An impressive value for money and award winning SLR camera, with great features
SLR 20.1MP 5456 X 3632 Pixels CMOS Jan 2016
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Sony Alpha A3000 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A3000 number 32 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
8 Reviews + 1 Award
96
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Magazine-style photos made easy
Go from snapshot to photograph
Multiple lenses for ultimate freedom
A compact camera with an SLR feel
Shoot full HD movies
Gorgeous low-light shooting
Quick auto focus in live view

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony Alpha A3000 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony Alpha A3000?

The Sony Alpha A3000 is 128mm wide and 90.9mm tall. It is 84.5mm deep and weighs 353g.

Sony Alpha A3000 front dimensions
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Sony Alpha A3000 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $59.29 it is still cheaper than 90% of cameras.

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Features

5456 X 3632 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Alpha A3000 is 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Alpha A3000's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than 81% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Alpha A3000's maximum ISO sensitivity of 16,000 is higher than 77% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Alpha A3000 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Alpha A3000's weight of 353g is heavier than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Alpha A3000 features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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5456 X 3064 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Alpha A3000 is 5456 x 3064. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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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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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Alpha A3000 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The average flash recharging time of all cameras is 5.6s, with the fastest being 1s and the slowest being 15s. The flash recharging time of the Sony Alpha A3000 of only 4s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 69% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony Alpha A3000's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony Alpha A3000 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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4,700 Battery Life

The Alpha A3000 takes more battery life than most of the cameras. This camera is a digital camera that takes 4,700 shots battery life compared to most of the cameras which only take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sony Alpha A3000 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Alpha A3000's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Alpha A3000's digital zoom of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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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Has a Carrying Case

The Alpha A3000 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony ilce3000kblensk7, sony ilce3000kbkit4, sony ilce3000kbkit3, sony ilce3000kbkit2, sony ilce3000kbkit1, sony ilce3000bkit2, sony ilce3000bkit1, sony ilce3000bkit3

Barcodes:

00027242870789, 03662362021825, 03662362021924

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