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Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM review: 64 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

10.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
63
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

8. weight

222g(Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6)
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.3bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
31% have it

12. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

13. pixel density

262ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

14. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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15. resolution

588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

17. battery power

1180mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

18. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
55% have it

19. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

20. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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21. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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22. volume

838.08cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

23. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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24. width

128mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

25. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
30% have it

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