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Sony ILCE-3000

Sony ILCE-3000
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A good spec but 3 year old SLR camera
SLR 20.1MP 5456 X 3632 Pixels CMOS Dec 2014
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Sony ILCE-3000 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony ILCE-3000 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5456 x 3632 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
The solid and dependable 3000 feels good in your hands and brings out the beauty of every memorable scene. designed with A comfortable grip, you\'ll be assured of A confident and worry-free shooting experience everywhere you go.\<br>\<br>- 20.1mp exmor APS HD CMOS sensor.\<br>- ISO 16000 sensitivity.\<br>- tru-finder electronic viewfinder.\<br>- full HD video.\<br>- auto object framing.\<br>- picture effect.\<br>\<br> outstanding photos and movies. \
\\Sony\'s 20.1 megapixel* exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and blazing-fast BIONZ image processing engine. every scene is captured beautifully, from corner to corner, with fine details and rich tonal gradations. the sensor\'s large size delivers high sensitivity, attractive defocusing effects and low noise in wide-ranging shooting situations including dimly lit environments.\<br>\<br> wide-ranging ISO sensitivity. \
\\Even in dim lighting, you can shoot beautiful photos with natural tonal gradations and low noise without using a flash. auto ISO provides outstanding results in most lighting situations and you can select settings manually to suit particular occasions. excellent low-light performance is made possible by cutting-edge features like the same area-specific noise reduction as found on the 99.\<br>\<br> easy-to-view electronic viewfinder. \
\\View every scene clearly with the built-in viewfinder, which even shows the effects of exposure and white balance settings so you can accurately check how the final photo will look. features include 100% frame coverage and various shooting information displays.\<br>\<br> fabulous full HD movies at the press of A button. \
\\Experience the magnificence of full HD movies in AVCHD. support for 60i/50i gives your movies a lifelike feel while aspiring moviemakers can select 24p/25p to re-create the look of traditional cinema. 3000\'s responsive autofocus allows you to excellently record moving subjects. the digital zoom can be used to extend the lens maximum magnification while recording.\<br>\<br> beautifully composed photos. \
\\This savvy function analyses portraits, close-ups or images of moving subjects, then crops them after you take the shot to produce photos with maximum appeal. featuring advancements like exceptional two-person portrait capabilities along with face detection and tracking focus, auto object framing not only turns ordinary photos into stunning compositions but does so effortlessly, automatically recognising the scene, then cropping accordingly.\<br>\<br> exciting photographic adventure begins. \
Heavier than average
Does not have an HDMI

How Big is the Sony ILCE-3000?

The Sony ILCE-3000 is 128mm wide and 90.9mm tall. It is 84.5mm deep and weighs 353g.

Sony ILCE-3000 front dimensions
Sony ILCE-3000 size in context

Sony ILCE-3000 In-Depth Analysis

Features

5456 X 3632 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Sony ILCE-3000 is 5456 x 3632 pixels. That's 24% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the ILCE-3000 of 20.1MP is higher than 80% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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 digital cameras.

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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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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony ILCE-3000 of 16,000 is in the highest 23% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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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Heavier Than Average

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Sony ILCE-3000's weight of 353g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 68% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The ILCE-3000 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The ILCE-3000 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The ILCE-3000 has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony ILCE-3000 has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sony ILCE-3000 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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5456 X 3064 Still Image Resolution

The ILCE-3000 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5456 x 3064. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the ILCE-3000 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4,700 Battery Life

The ILCE-3000 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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Features Noise Reduction

The ILCE-3000 features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Sony ILCE-3000's digital zoom of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Sony ILCE-3000 does not have an HDMI, although this is within the context that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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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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Very Low Display Resolution

The Sony ILCE-3000's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00027242870789, 00616932802010, 00616932802027, 00616932802041, 00616932802058, 00616932802065, 00616932802072, 00616932803055, 00616932805653, 00617689592049, 03662362021818, 03662362021832, 03662362021887, 03662362021917, 03662362021931, 04013675005634, 04016138851397, 04905524945409, 04905524945416, 05013493241138, 05054230077542

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