Sony A3000
Sony A3000
Top 59%998 points
Top 59%
Top specs and features

Sony A3000 review: 47 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
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.
25
Canon EOS R: 5655

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.
16000 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.
470shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

411g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A3000
50% 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 A3000
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 A3000
73% 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

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A3000
27% 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 A3000
54% have it

15. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony A3000
66% have it

16. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A3000
25% have it

17. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony A3000
48% 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 A3000
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 A3000
58% have it

20. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony A3000
35% have it

21. width

102mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

22. 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.
100%
Fujifilm X-T3: 100%

23. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony A3000
89% have it

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"

25. thickness

85mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

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