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Sony ILCA-68K
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Sony ILCA68KB Digital Camera

24.2MP CMOS 5.7x SDXC Jul 2016
Megapixel Sensor Type Digital Zoom Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony bridge camera digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.

Just Released Six Months Ago

Sony only released the ILCA-68K six months ago. Newer digital cameras like this one are likely to use better technology.

Very High Megapixel

When compared to other digital cameras that have been available for the last year that we have assessed, the ILCA-68K's megapixel of 24.2 megapixels is one of the highest. Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ILCA-68K the megapixels range from 12MP to 25MP.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This digital camera supports a Memory Stick (MS)|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many recently released cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this bridge camera camera is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 ($848.00) (MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The ILCA-68K has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out in the last year. Most newly released similar spec cameras have a 3648 x 2432 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of L: 6000 x 4000 (24 M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), P: 3008 x 2000 (6.0 M), L: 6000 x 3376 (20M) and M: 4240 x 2400 (10 M) and P: 3008 x 1688 (5.1 M). Across all cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the ILCA-68K the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Sony ILCA-68K has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec cameras that have been available for the last year. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Sony camera.

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Has Six White Balances

The Sony ILCA-68K has a greater number of white balance modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The white balances "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Sony camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sony ILCA-68K has a higher image resolution than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months ranges from 2560 х 1280 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the ILCA-68K is more than most similar spec cameras that have been around for the last year. The most frequently featured flash modes is Auto, but this flash modes is not featured on this camera. The flash modess Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction and Slow synchronization are also featured on this Sony camera.

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Supports One ISO Sensitivity

The number of ISO speeds supported by the ILCA-68K is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Sony camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

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TFT Display

The ILCA-68K has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display across all recently released similar spec cameras.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst display is LCD.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other recently released bridge camera digital cameras, the ILCA-68K does not support wi-Fi.

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Not Waterproof

Most new similar spec digital cameras are not waterproof. The Sony ILCA-68K is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other recently released cameras, the ILCA-68K does not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 ($848.00) is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Sony ILCA-68K is not 3D. Most of the other new cameras are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The ILCA-68K does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Sony ILCA-68K does not support video capability, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ILCA-68K also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other recently released bridge camera digital cameras, the Sony ILCA-68K does not have a built-in flash.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The ILCA-68K has a fairly small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the ILCA-68K. The average display diagonal of new bridge camera digital cameras is 3", and the display diagonals range from 2.7" to 3".

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Only Has Two Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Sony ILCA-68K is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for the last year. The light exposure modes "Auto" is also found on this camera.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony ILCA-68K

Average Weight

The ILCA-68K has a fairly average weight (596 grams) compared to most of the other latest bridge camera digital cameras.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 ($848.00) (770g).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 5.7 times zoom factor, the ILCA-68K has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other latest cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Anti-Dust Function
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Battery Type
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case
Technical Details
Neck Strap
Power Cord Included
Lens Cap Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers zoom ilca68, sony ilca68, sony ilca68k, zoom ilca68k, sony n163442, sony ilca68kc, sony n163442w, sony ilca68kce, sony ilca68kcec
Barcodes 04548736032279

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