Sony A5000
Sony A5000
Top 41%1,463 points
Top 41%
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Sony A5000 review: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

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 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
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1089ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A5000
27% have it

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A5000
38% have it

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

13. 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

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A5000
50% have it

15. 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

16. pixel density

346ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

17. 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
72% have it

18. resolution

905 x 509px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

19. 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
15% have it

20. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

21. width

110mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

22. volume

249.48cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A5000
24% have it

24. height

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

25. 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
35% have it

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