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Sony A300

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a 10MP DSLR with image stabilisation, live preview on the tiltable 2.7in screen, anti dust technology, eye start AF borrowed from Minolta and dynamic range optimiser.
Discontinued Yes Edit
Year announced 2008 Edit
Lens Mounts
  • Sony A
  • Sony Alpha
Effective Magnification 1.5x Edit
Image Sensor
Pixels 10.2Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 3872 Edit
Pixels (H) 2592 Edit
Sensor Type CCD Edit
Sensor Size APS-C Edit
Sensor Size (width) 23.6mm Edit
Sensor Size (height) 15.8mm Edit
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
Pixel pitch No Data Edit
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 2.7in Edit
Brightness adjust No Edit
Tilting screen Yes Edit
Live view Yes Edit
Screen resolution 230k Edit
Touch Screen No Edit
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
Focusing Points No Data Edit
Auto Focus Sensitivity No Data Edit
Weather-sealed No Data Edit
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 30sec Edit
Shutter speeds longest 4000sec Edit
Bulb mode Yes Edit
Self Timer 10, 2 Edit
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
AE lock Yes Edit
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
  • Centre-weighted - Average
ISO sensitivity 100 - 3200 Edit
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Digital filter No Edit
Exposure Comp +/-2 Edit
Auto Exposure Bracketing 0.3 EV / 0.7 EV increments, 3 frames Edit
Viewfinder field of view 95% Edit
Depth of field preview No Edit
Interchangable focusing screen No Edit
Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
Magnification No Data Edit
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 3fps Edit
Multiple exposure No Edit
Sound recording No Edit
Movie mode No Edit
Video Resolution
    Video FPS No Data Edit
    Stereo Sound No Edit
    Optical Zoom with Video Yes Edit
    Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) 12m Edit
    Flash sync speed No Data Edit
    Flash modes
    • Auto
    • Fill-in
    • Slow sync
    • Rear Curtain
    • High speed sync
    • Wireless
    • Red eye reduction
    Flash sync socket
    • Hot shoe
    Flash compensation No Data Edit
    Flash Range No Data Edit
    Shooting Performance
    Shutter response No Data Edit
    Focus speed - Wide No Data Edit
    Focus speed - Telephoto No Data Edit
    Switch on time to first photo No Data Edit
    Shot to shot speed No Data Edit
    Shot to shot speed - flash No Data Edit
    Continuous shooting - JPEG No Data Edit
    Continuous shooting - Flash No Data Edit
    Continuous shooting - RAW No Data Edit
    Other Features
    Number of Custom Functions 0 Edit
    Dust removal Yes Edit
    Image Stabilisation Yes Edit
    Histogram Yes Edit
    Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
    Video out No Edit
    Slide show mode No Edit
    Zoom playback 14x Edit
    GPS enabled No Edit
    HDMI No Edit
    USB USB 2 Edit
    Firewire No Edit
    • PC
    • MAC
    Wi-Fi No Data Edit
    Ethernet No Edit
    NFC No Data Edit
    Bluetooth No Data Edit
    Microphone Socket No Data Edit
    Headphone Socket No Data Edit
    Card Type
    • Memory Stick (Sony)
    File Type
    • RAW
    • JPG
    • RAW + JPG
    Internal Memory No Data Edit
    Power Source
    Battery Type NP-FM500H Edit
    Battery Life (CIPA rating) 730shots Edit
    Movie recording time No Data Edit
    Box Contents
    Box Contents BC-VM10 battery charger, Body cap, DT 18-70mm f3.5 Zoom lens (27 - 105 35mm eq),Video and USB cables ,Software/USB Driver CD-ROM,NP-FM500H rechargeable battery, Shoulder strap with eyepiece cap and Remote Commander clip Edit
    Weight 582g Edit
    Width 130.8mm Edit
    Height 98.5mm Edit
    Depth 74.7mm Edit

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