Sony A560 DSLR
Top 25%1,137 points
Top 25%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony A560 DSLR: 62 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.4 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
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.
15
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A560 DSLR
26% have it
152
0

6. weight

599g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
70
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
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.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

9. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
560shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.50bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A560 DSLR
48% have it
86
0

13. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Sony A560 DSLR
11% have it
85
0

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

15. 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 A560 DSLR
25% have it
77
0

16. pixel density

471ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

17. width

104mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A560 DSLR
26% have it
73
0

19. 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.
12.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
72
0

20. volume

1196.83cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

22. height

137mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

23. thickness

84mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

24. battery power

1650mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

25. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

26. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony A560 DSLR
23% have it
68
0

27. 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 A560 DSLR
15% have it
63
0

28. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

29. 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 A560 DSLR
36% have it
59
0

30. 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 A560 DSLR
17% have it
57
0

31. 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 A560 DSLR
30% have it
57
0

32. 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 A560 DSLR
26% have it
54
0

33. 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 A560 DSLR
43% have it
54
0

34. 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 A560 DSLR
52% have it
52
0

35. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony A560 DSLR
88% have it
51
0

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