Sony Alpha 3500
Top 58%626 points
Top 58%
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 Alpha 3500: 46 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

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 38mm
243
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. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

411g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. 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

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
480shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha 3500
48% have it
84
0

10. width

128mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

11. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha 3500
26% have it
73
0

12. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
2304k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

13. height

91mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. thickness

85mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

15. 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 Alpha 3500
46% have it
66
0

16. 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 Alpha 3500
36% have it
59
0

17. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

18. 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 Alpha 3500
73% have it
56
0

19. 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 Alpha 3500
26% have it
54
0

20. 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 Alpha 3500
43% have it
53
0

21. 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 Alpha 3500
52% have it
52
0

22. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Sony Alpha 3500
16% have it
51
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Alpha 3500
88% have it
51
0

24. 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%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony Alpha 3500
66% have it
48
0

26. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Alpha 3500
44% have it
48
0

27. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony Alpha 3500
44% have it
47
0

28. 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 Alpha 3500
55% have it
41
0

29. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Sony Alpha 3500
67% have it
41
0

30. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Sony Alpha 3500
51% have it
40
0

31. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony Alpha 3500
88% have it
40
0

32. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony Alpha 3500
63% have it
37
0

33. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Sony Alpha 3500
61% have it
36
0

34. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
30s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
36
0

35. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Sony Alpha 3500
59% have it
34
0

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