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Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
Top 47%1,296 points
Top 47%
Top 55%1,097 points
Top 55%
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
Top specs and features

Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM vs Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm: 60 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.97x more megapixels (main camera).
10.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
20.1MP

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
23.5 x 15.6mm

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
Canon EOS R: 5655
15

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
5fps

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
25600 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
690shots

7. weight

61g lighter.
490g
HTC Re: 65.5g
429g

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
50% have it

9. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
32% have it

10. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
46% have it

11. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
72% have it

12. 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
460k dots

13. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
26% have it

14. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
54% have it

15. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
18% have it

16. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
25% have it

17. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
66% have it

18. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
45% have it

19. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
58% have it

20. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
19% have it

21. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
46% have it

22. 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
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
30% have it

23. width

33mm narrower.
128mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
95mm

24. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
95%
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS: 100%
100%

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.7"
Light L16: 5"
2.7"

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