Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAMSony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
Top 47%1,285 points
Top 47%
Top 9%2,211 points
Top 9%
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
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Top specs and features

Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM vs Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300: 81 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.38x more megapixels.
10.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.3MP

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
35.8 x 23.8mm

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
19

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
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
27% have it

6. 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

7. weight

238g lighter.
222g(Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6)
HTC Re: 65.5g
460g(Sony DT 55-300mm F/4.5-5.6)

8. 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
500shots

9. 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-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
50% have it

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
1/8000s

11. pixel density

2.08x higher pixel density.
262ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
544ppi

12. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
26% have it

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A230 DSLR + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
26% have it

14. width

19mm narrower.
128mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
147mm

16. 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-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
30% have it

17. 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
1229k dots

18. resolution

5.33x higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1358 x 905px

19. volume

34.6% less body volume.
838.08cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1279.25cm³

20. battery power

39.83% more battery power.
1180mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1650mAh

21. height

14mm shorter.
97mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
111mm

22. thickness

10.9mm thinner.
67.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
78.4mm

23. 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-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
46% have it

24. 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-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
72% have it

25. 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-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
17% have it

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