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Sony Alpha A68

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A multi award winning 24.2 megapixel digital camera
SLR 24.2MP CMOS Black Dec 2015
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Sony Alpha A68 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony Alpha A68 number 179 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 52?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 18 reviews.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Heavy
Quite small display diagonal

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras. It is also mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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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 610g.

Sony Alpha A68 front dimensions

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Sony Alpha A68 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at website 3dGameMan.com strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including fwdmagazine.be and mymobileindia.com have rated this camera on average 85 out of 100. Experts think this Sony digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Sony Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 29,814 expert and owner reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras. The cheapest camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony Alpha A68 of £448.97 ($448.97) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $149.03.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Alpha A68 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This digital camera has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixel

The Alpha A68 has a quite high megapixel (24.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Heavy

The Alpha A68 is quite heavy (610 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The weights of cameras range from 1g to 1.5kg.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Alpha A68 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average display diagonal of digital cameras is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9".

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Supports 25, 100 and 1 More ISO Sensitivity

The Alpha A68 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Sony camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 25600 and 25 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony Alpha A68 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Alpha A68 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Microphone in

The Alpha A68 has a microphone in, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Big Eye Relief

The eye reliefs of digital cameras range from 8mm to 27mm. When compared to other cameras that we have assessed, the Alpha A68's eye relief of 26.5 millimeters is one of the biggest.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Sony Alpha A68 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Alpha A68 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Alpha A68 has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Sony digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 12416 x 1856, 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 5536 x 2160, 4240 x 2400, 3872 x 2160 and 3008 x 2000 and 3008 x 1688. Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Alpha A68 has a quite big digital zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.6, the Alpha A68 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Sony Alpha A68 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Alpha A68 features noise reduction, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Sony Alpha A68 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sony Alpha A68 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm. The Alpha A68 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 82.5 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Alpha A68 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Alpha A68 supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when Sony released the Alpha A68.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04548736032255, 04548736032279

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