Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

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  • Effective pixels

    10 megapixels

    Max resolution

    3872 x 2592

  • Screen Size

    2.7″

    Screen Dots

    230,400

  • Physical

    128 x 97 x 68 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 2.68″)

  • Body Type

    Compact SLR

    Flash

    Yes (Pop-up)

  • Sensor type

    CCD

    Sensor size

    APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)

  • ISO

    Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

Body type

  • Body type Compact SLR

Sensor

  • Max resolution3872 x 2592
  • Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
  • Effective pixels10 megapixels
  • Sensor photo detectors11 megapixels
  • Sensor sizeAPS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
  • Sensor typeCCD
  • ProcessorBionz

Image

  • ISOAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
  • Boosted ISO (minimum)
  • Boosted ISO (maximum)
  • White balance presets6
  • Custom white balanceYes (1)
  • Image stabilizationSensor-shift
  • Image stabilization notes
  • CIPA image stabilization rating
  • Uncompressed formatRAW
  • JPEG quality levelsFine, Standard

Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus
    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Phase Detect
    • Multi-area
    • Selective single-point
    • Single
    • Continuous
  • Digital zoomNo
  • Manual focusYes
  • Number of focus points9
  • Lens mountSony/Minolta Alpha
  • Focal length multiplier1.5×

Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCDFixed
  • Screen size2.7″
  • Screen dots230,400
  • Touch screenNo
  • Screen type
  • Live viewNo
  • Viewfinder typeOptical (pentamirror)
  • Viewfinder coverage95%
  • Viewfinder magnification0.83× (0.55× 35mm equiv.)
  • Viewfinder resolution

Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed30 sec
  • Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)
  • Aperture priorityYes
  • Shutter priorityYes
  • Manual exposure modeYes
  • Subject / scene modesYes
  • Built-in flashYes (Pop-up)
  • External flashYes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
  • Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Wireless
  • Continuous drive2.5 fps
  • Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Metering modes
    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot
  • Exposure compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
  • AE Bracketing
  • WB BracketingNo

Videography features

  • Format
  • Modes
  • MicrophoneNone
  • Speaker

Storage

  • Storage typesSD/ SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo

Connectivity

  • USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
  • USB charging
  • HDMIYes
  • Microphone port
  • Headphone port
  • Wireless
  • Wireless notes
  • Remote controlYes

Physical

  • Environmentally sealedNo
  • BatteryBattery Pack
  • Battery descriptionLithium-Ion NP-FH50 rechargeable battery & charger
  • Battery Life (CIPA)230
  • Weight (inc. batteries)490 g (1.08 lb / 17.28 oz)
  • Dimensions128 x 97 x 68 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 2.68″)

GPS

  • Orientation sensorYes
  • Timelapse recordingNo
  • GPSNone