Sony A5000
Top 35%971 points
Top 35%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
201 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
20
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sony A5000: 55 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
287
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.2 x 15.4mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
244
0

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
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1089ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A5000
25% have it
150
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
79
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

8. 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.
16000ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

10. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A5000
33% have it
100
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A5000
48% have it
84
0

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

15. pixel density

346ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

16. width

110mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

17. 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.
13Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

19. height

63mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

20. volume

249.5cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. thickness

36mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

22. resolution

905 x 509px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

23. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Sony A5000
12% have it
59
1

24. 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 A5000
36% have it
59
0

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

26. 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 A5000
73% have it
56
0

27. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony A5000
26% have it
54
0

28. 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 A5000
43% have it
54
0

29. 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 A5000
52% have it
52
0

30. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony A5000
88% have it
51
0

31. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony A5000
66% have it
48
0

32. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Sony A5000
19% have it
48
0

33. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A5000
44% have it
48
0

34. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony A5000
44% have it
47
0

35. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

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