Sony Alpha A3000
Sony Alpha A3000
Top 59%1,094 points
Top 59%
Top specs and features

Sony Alpha A3000: 48 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

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 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 a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. weight

411g
HTC Re: 65.5g

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 D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
470shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

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

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha A3000
49% have it

10. width

102mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

11. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

12. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha A3000
26% have it

13. height

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

14. thickness

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

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 A3000
46% have it

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

17. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha A3000
23% have it

18. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Alpha A3000
15% have it

19. 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 A3000
35% have it

20. 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 A3000
72% have it

21. 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 A3000
25% have it

22. 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 A3000
53% have it

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony Alpha A3000
87% have it

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%
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III: 100%

25. 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 A3000
17% have it

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