Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
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Top 62%
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Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm: 58 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

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

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. weight

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.

7. longer battery life

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

8. video recording

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
49% have it

10. width

11. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

14. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
24% have it

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 SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
46% have it

16. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
22% have it

17. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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 SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
72% have it

19. 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 SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
30% have it

20. 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 SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
17% have it

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
87% 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 SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
54% have it

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
45% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony SLT-A58 + Sony DT 18-55mm
65% have it

25. 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.

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