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Sony SLT-A37M

buy-n-shoot.com Gold macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice
A Multi Award Winning 16.1 Megapixel Camera
SLR 16.1MP CMOS Black Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Colour Release Date
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Sony SLT-A37M Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony SLT-A37M number 563 across all digital cameras.
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5 Reviews + 2 Awards
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 63?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Gold" from Buy-N-Shoot.com and an "Editor's Choice" from Macworld.co.uk.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
The SLT-A37M has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an HDMI port
Very large display diagonal
Very small maximum aperture number
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

Sony SLT-A37M In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both endorsed this Sony camera. This camera received a Buy-N-Shoot.com "Gold" award and it received a Macworld.co.uk "Editor's Choice" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 84 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including T3.com, buy-n-shoot.com, kamerabild.se and macworld.com.au. This means that experts think this Sony camera is one of the very best recently released similar spec cameras.

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Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 25,533 expert and owner reviews (including 507 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has an HDMI Port

The Sony SLT-A37M has an HDMI port. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of new medium megapixel digital cameras range from 2" to 7.5". With a display diagonal of 6.7 inches, the SLT-A37M has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The SLT-A37M has a quite large viewfinder screen size (0.46 inches) compared to most of the other recently released medium megapixel digital cameras. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.2" to 0.5", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.28".

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16.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.1 megapixels digital camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Sony SLT-A37M has a fairly small maximum aperture number (only 5.6) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. Similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.7 and 130.

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4912 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony SLT-A37M has a higher image resolution than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a 4912 X 3264 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most similar age digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all recently released medium megapixel digital cameras is 4928 x 3264 pixels and the worst is 4288 x 3216 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Sony SLT-A37M is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony SLT-A37M supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels. 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The SLT-A37M has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Features Voice Recording

The Sony SLT-A37M features voice recording, as do most of the other recently released cameras.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The SLT-A37M has a battery charger included, as do most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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Has an HDMI

The Sony SLT-A37M has an HDMI, as do most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Features Histogram

The SLT-A37M features histogram, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The SLT-A37M has a batteries included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the latest medium megapixel digital cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 340mm. At only 82.5 millimeters, the SLT-A37M has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The SLT-A37M has an anti-dust function. Most of the other latest digital cameras also have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Full HD Video

The Sony SLT-A37M supports Full HD video. Most of the other recently released cameras also support Full HD video.

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3D

The SLT-A37M is 3D, as are most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The SLT-A37M is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony SLT-A37M has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Sony SLT-A37M has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Heavy

With a weight of 415 grams, the Sony SLT-A37M is quite heavy compared to most of the other new comparable spec cameras. The lightest similar spec digital camera that is a comparable age to this digital camera is 59g and the heaviest is 1.3kg.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Sony SLT-A37M supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras.

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12416 X 1856 Still Image Resolution

The SLT-A37M has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Sony camera has a 12416 x 1856 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 4320 x 2432 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 2448 x 1624, 3568 x 2368, 4912 x 3264, 4912 x 2760 and 7152 x 1080 and 8192 x 1856. New similar spec cameras still image resolution(s) range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony SLT-A37M has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other new cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Live View

The SLT-A37M supports live view. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also support live view.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The SLT-A37M features brightness adjustment. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also feature brightness adjustment.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when Sony released the SLT-A37M.


Sony SLT-A37M Review Sources

To prepare this Sony SLT-A37M review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,516 product attributes, 188,971 digital camera reviews and 3,330,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony slta37yce, sony slta37k, sony 161mp, slta37kce, slta37ce, slta37m
Barcodes 00027242847576, 00027242847583, 02724269483111, 04905524868777, 04905524868791, 04905524868814, 04905524868838, 04905524868869

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