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Sony Alpha A68

$598.00
Sony Alpha A68
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SLR 24.2MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Dec 2015
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Sony Alpha A68 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A68 number 340 across all digital cameras.
89
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
76
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
High image quality and wide ISO range for stills/movies
Essional level options open up new possibilities.<br>further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories8 specially designed for this mo
Wide-ranging accessories meet every need
Den your photographic horizons with an expanded line-up of superb lenses. the 68 empowers you to fully enjoy the renowned performance of professional-grade glass from sony and ZE
Ultimate precision and craftsmanship
Bright, high-contrast OLED tru-finder makes it easier to expertly plan and preview shots, as it reproduces real-time image data with rich tonal gradation and faithful col
Smart viewfinder for better photos
Tiltable LCD screen
Speedy operability for intuitive use
High image quality and minimal noise, you can record movies in the high-bit-rate XAVC S format, which enables full HD image recording at 50mbps (30p/25p7,24
Supports 50mbps XAVC S format
BIONZ X image processing engine
24.2 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
Large exmor CMOS image sensor with approximately 24.2 MP provides for high image resolution, delicate tonal gradation and expressive bokeh. and the BIONZ X featuring advanced image reproducing technologies and processes vast data from the sensor at high speed for more realistic images. the duo is a perfect match for shooting in the wide ISO range of 100-256005 and producing beautifully sharp, clear resu
Capture moments perfectly
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
's unique design replaces a DSLR moving mirror with a fixed translucent mirror, which enables fast shooting with continuous use of accurate phase detection
Proprietary translucent mirror technology
Steadfast AF tracking
Fast AF speed
World's most AF points
Superior autofocus reliability with 79 high-density AF points, including 15 cross-type points. translucent mirror technology enables precise phase-detection AF even with continuous shooting and movie mo
79-point high-density phase-detection AF system covers more action
Fast-moving subjects meet their match
Ure more unforgettable moments for posterity. the 68 the world's highest1 number of phase-detection AF points (79) covering a wide AF area will catch the moment to last for a life time. the exmor CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine deliver the imaging impact that you aim for. dials, controls and displays make shooting more intuitive and immediate to optimise operabil
With 4d FOCUS, you ll never miss that perfect moment
Make the feeling last a lifetime
Dy operability for intuitive
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Heavier than average

Sony Alpha A68 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony Alpha A68?

The Sony Alpha A68 is 142.6mm wide and 82.8mm tall. It is 104.2mm deep and weighs 596g.

Sony Alpha A68 front dimensions
Sony Alpha A68 size in context

Sony Alpha A68 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $598.00 it is more expensive than 63% of cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A68 of £419.00 ($419.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $179.00.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony Alpha A68 of 24.2MP is in the highest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Alpha A68 has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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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 typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Alpha A68's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is in the highest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony 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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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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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Sony Alpha A68's weight of 596g is in the heaviest 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Alpha A68 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Alpha A68 of only 2.7" is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A68 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Alpha A68 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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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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Very Big Eye Relief

The Sony Alpha A68's eye relief of 26.5mm is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Alpha A68 features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A68 supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's over eight times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Alpha A68 of 8x is bigger than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average digital zoom of all cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Alpha A68 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A68 has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Sony Alpha A68 supports dioptic correction. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Alpha A68 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A68 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Alpha A68 has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A68 features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Alpha A68 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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 ilca68kcec, sony ilca68cec

Barcodes:

00027242899100, 04548736032255, 04548736032279, 07000193456786, 07434012997974

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