Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAMSony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
Top 47%1,286 points
Top 47%
Top 55%1,106 points
Top 55%
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
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Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM vs Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.97x more megapixels.
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
Sony Alpha a9: 693
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. weight

207g lighter.
222g(Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6)
HTC Re: 65.5g
429g

7. 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

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. width

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

10. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
30% have it

11. 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
25% have it

12. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
460k dots

13. 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

14. height

32mm shorter.
97mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
129mm

16. 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

17. 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
17% have it

18. 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
24% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.7"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
2.7"

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
18% have it

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

22. 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
45% have it

23. 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%
Pentax K-1 Mark II: 100%
100%

24. 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
65% have it

25. 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

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