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Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
73
Features
Good Features
64
Value for Money
Good
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 3x optical zoom digital camera. It has an image stabiliser and a built-in flash and supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.1MP)
Tiny optical zoom (3x)
Has an image stabiliser
High maximum ISO sensitivity (16,000)
Average minimum aperture number (3.5)
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product Camera Labs Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
20.1MP
5456 X 3632
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
3X
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
16,000
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
1S
CAMERA
3.5
MINIMUM
210G
4X
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A5000 number 52 in best selling cameras and number 503 across all digital cameras.

69

69
Kagoo Score
84
Reviews
74
Features
64
Value for Money

69

69
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

Sony is an excellent digital camera brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
High megapixels
Tiny optical zoom
ILCE-5000 camera with 20.1mp APS-C sensor, BIONZ X processor & nfc/wi-fi. sel-1650 and sel-55210
Take pro performance anywhere
A new depth of detail
Next-level image quality
Simple sharing with NFC and wi-fi
The freedom to create

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?

84
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (72 reviews)

11%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
8 Reviews
4 Stars
23 Reviews
3 Stars
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2 Highly Recommended Awards

It's received a Highly Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.
Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended from Ephotozine

2 Recommended Awards

The Sony Alpha A5000 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Camera Labs and vido.com.ua.
Recommended from Camera Labs Recommended from vido.com.ua

Recommended Product Award

The Sony Alpha A5000 has received a Recommended Product Award from Digitaltrends.com.
Recommended Product from Digitaltrends.com

What Are People Saying About the Sony Alpha A5000?

Lens System
9
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Features
1
0
Picture Quality
4
1
Viewfinder / Screen
3
1
Size and Weight
5
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Flash
1
0
Connectivity
3
0
Robustness
1
0
Price
3
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Ease of Use
0
1
Design
0
1
The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Was Reasonably Priced
  • The new 20.1-megapixel Sony Alpha A5000 mirrorless compact system camera (CSC) is very affordable and amazingly light, with a list price of $499 that includes ...
    Digitaltrends.com 7 Mar 2014
  • ... it gves the company an opport... The Sony Alpha 5000 is an affordable mirrorless camera that delivers excellent images, but advanced shooters are going ...
    PC Mag 10 Mar 2014
  • ... professional-looking shots for anyone upgrading from a smartphone, and with the Power Zoom the price seems fair too...Large 20.1megapixel resolution from ...
    macworld.co.uk 12 Apr 2014
  • ... certainly welcome, the rear of the came...Wifi addition. Improved metering. Low price tag. Poor LCD screen. Noise reduction too aggressive at times.
    What Digital Camera 26 Feb 2014
  • Three People Thought it Was Robust

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 was well made.

  • ... smallest APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras with a built in flash. The updated A5000 adds built in Wi-Fi and NFC, as well as a new 20.1 megapixel sensor, ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
  • ... years update to the Sony NEX-3N , and is one of the smallest APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras with a built in flash. The updated A5000 adds built in Wi-Fi ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
  • ... sensor, instead of the 16.1... The Sony Alpha A5000 is one of the more compact mirrorless cameras available with built in flash, particularly considering ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
  • More Than 10 People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 was compact, was a good size and was lightweight.

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    Compact
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... effectively a rebrand... The Sony A5000 is a very good everyday compact system camera that offers a lot for its entry-level price. It's just a shame Sony ...
    Trusted Reviews 22 Jan 2014
  • The Sony a5000 was the fourth compact system camera from Sony to appear after the company decided to drop its NEX name for E-mount cameras. Instead it ...
    Techradar 20 Mar 2014
  • The Sony a5000 was the fourth compact system camera from Sony to appear after the company decided to drop its NEX name for E-mount cameras. Instead it ...
    techradar.com/au/ 20 Mar 2014
  • ... smartphone.This story, "Sony Alpha A5000 review: Compact camera produces sharp-looking pics" was originally published...Sharply detailed shots. Tilting ...
    pcworld.com_techhive.com 22 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Lightweight
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought the Sony Alpha A5000 Was Not Thoughtfully Designed
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    Most Customers Thought it Was Difficult to Use

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 had bad controls.

  • ... camera that delivers excellent images, but advanced shooters are going to feel limited by its control system...Tilting rear display. Compact body and lens. ...
    PC Mag 10 Mar 2014
  • ... option for an EVF. Electronic zoom ring on lens is annoying. Learning the controls takes some time. Sharply detailed shots. Tilting LCD screen. Builtin ...
    straitstimes.com 19 Nov 2014
  • ... option for an EVF. Electronic zoom ring on lens is annoying. Learning the controls takes some time.
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 29 Jun 2014
  • Three People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 had a powerful motor.

  • ... sharply detailed shots, tilting LCD screen, builtin flash, fairly priced kit with Power Zoom. Even with compact zoom lens this is still a squeeze for all ...
    straitstimes.com 19 Nov 2014
  • ... sharply detailed shots, tilting LCD screen, builtin flash, fairly priced kit with Power Zoom. Even with compact zoom lens this is still a squeeze for all ...
    macworld.co.uk 12 Apr 2014
  • Three People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 had wifi capacity.

  • ... smallest APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras with a built in flash. The updated A5000 adds built in Wi-Fi and NFC, as well as a new 20.1 megapixel sensor, ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
  • ... It's also currently the world's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with built-in wi-fi connectivity. Successor to last year's NEX-3N model, ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 18 Mar 2014
  • Most People Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Three people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 wasn't noisy.

  • ... and shutter response. Sony PlayMemories Apps available. Wi-Fi and NFC. Low noise. Sony Alpha 5000. Picture effects are JPEG only (raw not available). ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
  • ... this review useful, treat me to a coffee...Excellent image quality. Low sensor noise levels. Compact, lightweight body. Articulated screen. Builtin Wifi ...
    Camera Labs 30 Apr 2014
  • ... Builtin flash. No viewfinder. No hotshoe. Excellent image quality. Low sensor noise levels. Compact, lightweight body. Articulated screen. Builtin Wifi ...
    straitstimes.com 19 Nov 2014
  • The Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Lens

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 had a good lens, autofocus and zoom.

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    Has a Good Lens
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... small and light, takes nice-looking photos and movies and comes with a reasonably competent lens. On the downside, the lack of a viewfinder is a big disadvantage ...
    photoreview.com.au 17 Jun 2014
  • ... It's also currently the world's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with built-in wi-fi connectivity. Successor to last year's NEX-3N model, ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 18 Mar 2014
  • The entry-level a5000 is Sony's smallest and lightest interchangeable lens mirrorless camera.The review unit came in pink with the E-mount PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 ...
    straitstimes.com 19 Nov 2014
  • Sony's smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera to date, the Alpha A5000 is worth flagging amongst rivals for featuring a physically large APS-C ...
    Mac World 22 May 2014
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    Has a Good Autofocus
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Zoom
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 had a bad viewfinder, screen and didn't have an electronic viewfinder.

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    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... with a reasonably competent lens. On the downside, the lack of a viewfinder is a big disadvantage for a...
    photoreview.com.au 17 Jun 2014
  • ... Articulated screen. Builtin Wifi with NFC. Downloadable apps. No builtin viewfinder or optional accessory. No touchscreen. No hotshoe accessory port. Very ...
    Camera Labs 30 Apr 2014
  • ... some time. Sharply detailed shots. Tilting LCD screen. Builtin flash. No viewfinder. No hotshoe. Excellent image quality. Low sensor noise levels. Compact, ...
    straitstimes.com 19 Nov 2014
  • ... Articulated screen. Builtin Wifi with NFC. Downloadable apps. No builtin viewfinder or optional accessory. No touchscreen. No hotshoe accessory port. Very ...
    straitstimes.com 19 Nov 2014
  • View All Reviews About Viewfinder
    Has a Bad Screen
    4 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Doesn't Have an Electronic Viewfinder
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 10 People Thought it Took Good Pictures

    Several people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 was able to produce good images, had a good image sensor and picture resolution.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... it gves the company an opport... The Sony Alpha 5000 is an affordable mirrorless camera that delivers excellent images, but advanced shooters are going ...
    PC Mag 10 Mar 2014
  • ... camera, the α5000 has a lot of advantages; it's small and light, takes nice-looking photos and movies and comes with a reasonably competent lens. On the ...
    photoreview.com.au 17 Jun 2014
  • ... built-in mic and great image stabilization for capturing moving subjects (you can shoot in AF-C so the camera can keep up with your movements). The A5000 ...
    gadgetexplained.com 2 May 2016
  • ... smartphone.This story, "Sony Alpha A5000 review: Compact camera produces sharp-looking pics" was originally published...Sharply detailed shots. Tilting ...
    pcworld.com_techhive.com 22 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Pics
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Two People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Sony Alpha A5000 had a good flash.

  • ... years update to the Sony NEX-3N , and is one of the smallest APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras with a built in flash. The updated A5000 adds built in Wi-Fi ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
  • ... sensor, instead of the 16.1... The Sony Alpha A5000 is one of the more compact mirrorless cameras available with built in flash, particularly considering ...
    Ephotozine 11 Mar 2014
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    Tiny optical zoom
    Has an image stabiliser
    High maximum ISO sensitivity
    Average minimum aperture number
    Very short camera shutter speed
    5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Has an HDMI
    Dustproof
    Huge maximum aperture number
    Has a flash exposure lock
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has a carrying case
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Has a self-timer
    Has a built-in speaker
    5456 x 3632 still image resolution
    Supports live view
    Faster than average flash recharging time
    Features brightness adjustment
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Shorter than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Features noise reduction
    420 battery life
    Has a pre-flash
    Has a tripod mount
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Features contrast adjustment
    Has a vari-angle LCD display
    Features saturation adjustment
    Average weight
    Average display diagonal
    Average digital zoom
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Does not have a GPS
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it was robust
    More than 10 people thought it was a good size
    Three people thought it has useful technical features
    Three people thought this digital camera was easy to connect to other devices
    Most people thought it had an acceptable noise level
    The majority of people thought it had a good lens
    More than 10 people thought it took good pictures
    Two people thought it had a good flash
    Most customers thought it was difficult to use
    Over 10 people thought this digital camera did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    High Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Sony Alpha A5000 of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

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    Tiny Optical Zoom

    The Alpha A5000's optical zoom of only 3x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Sony Alpha A5000 has an image stabiliser, as do 70% of digital cameras.

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    High Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Alpha A5000 of 16,000 is higher than 80% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 100 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Alpha A5000 of 3.5 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 47% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Alpha A5000's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    5456 X 3632 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Alpha A5000 has a maximum image resolution of 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Alpha A5000 does not have a GPS. 90% of cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Alpha A5000 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Average Weight
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    The weight of the Alpha A5000 of 210g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 48% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Alpha A5000 has a built-in flash, as do 74% of cameras.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Sony Alpha A5000 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The Alpha A5000's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 60% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Alpha A5000 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 62% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Average Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Sony Alpha A5000 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 57% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Dustproof
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    The Alpha A5000 is dustproof, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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    Huge Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Alpha A5000 of 36 is larger than 99% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Flash Exposure Lock

    The Alpha A5000 has a flash exposure lock. 83% of digital cameras do not have a flash exposure lock.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Alpha A5000 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 90% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Sony Alpha A5000 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam. 71% of digital cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Sony Alpha A5000 has a carrying case. 90% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The Alpha A5000 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Sony Alpha A5000 has a self-timer. 81% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker

    The Alpha A5000 has a built-in speaker, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker.

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    5456 X 3632 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony Alpha A5000 is 5456 x 3632. That's 42% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this Sony camera supports a still image resolution of 5456x3632, 5456x3064, 3872x2576 plus 3 more values. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 4592x3064 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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    Supports Live View

    The Alpha A5000 supports live view. 85% of cameras do not support live view.

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    Faster Than Average Flash Recharging Time

    Digital cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s. The flash recharging time of the Alpha A5000 of only 3s is very fast compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Alpha A5000 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 81% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Sony Alpha A5000 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock. 73% of cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony Alpha A5000 of only 24mm is shorter than 80% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Alpha A5000 of only 75mm is in the shortest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Noise Reduction

    The Sony Alpha A5000 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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    420 Battery Life

    The Alpha A5000 is a camera that takes 420 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640x480|1440x1080|1920x1080|640x424|1280x1024|1920x960 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras. 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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    Has a Pre-Flash

    The Alpha A5000 has a pre-flash. 96% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Sony Alpha A5000 has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Alpha A5000 has an Auto Focus (AF) lock. 71% of digital cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Alpha A5000 features contrast adjustment. 82% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

    The Alpha A5000 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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    Features Saturation Adjustment

    The Alpha A5000 features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Sony Alpha A5000, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of owners thought this digital camera was reasonably priced
    4.1 Stars

    11%

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    11% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Sony Alpha A5000 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    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
    Sensor Format
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Dustproof
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Aspherical Lens
    Lens Mount Interface
    Diaphragm Blade
    Filter Size
    Mounting Type
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Flash
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Flash Recharging Time
    Pre-Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Guide Number
    Flash Sync-Speed
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker
    Noise Reduction
    Audio System
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    Image Processor
    GPS
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Live View
    Tripod Mount
    Saturation Adjustment
    Contrast Adjustment
    Brightness Adjustment
    Built-in Processor
    Scene Modes
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