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Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM review: specs and price

Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Why is Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    23.5 x 15.6mmvs249.98mm
  • Battery life (CIPA)
    ?

    1050shotsvs408.92shots
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    ?

    7fpsvs6.92fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs42764.26fps
  • Image quality
    ?

    80vs71.39
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/4000svs1/3092s
  • Color depth
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    23.8bitsvs22.69bits
  • Dynamic range
    ?

    13.3Evsvs12.15Evs

Price comparison

Design

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1176 x 784px

2.pixel density
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Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

471ppi

3. more viewfinder coverage
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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.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P950

100%

95%

4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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5.Has a built-in focus motor
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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 A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
6.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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Optics

1.focus points
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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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

15

2.wide aperture (main camera)
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1.00

f/3.50

3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

4.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

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6.maximum light sensitivity
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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. Show more

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

12800 ISO

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

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3.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

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4.supports AVCHD format
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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.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P950

2

2

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

1050shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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3.battery power
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Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1650mAh

4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.image quality
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A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

100

80

2.color depth
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The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

23.8bits

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

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4.dynamic range
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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.

Best

Nikon D850 + Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

14.8Evs

13.3Evs

5.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
6.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
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The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

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