Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Announced May 18, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 2.7 screen | APS-C sensor
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Product description
Announced May 18, 2009

The Sony A230 is the successor to the A200 as the junior partner in Sony's DSLR line-up. The camera has been restyled and offers new ergonomics and an easy-to-use interfaces, but the underlying specification of the predecessor are retained. The A230 comes with a 10MP sensor and while it feature-wise provides all the essentials, there are better specified and more customizable cameras in the entry-level segment. Most notably the A230 is lacking a live-view system. Its high ISO performance is not quite up with the best in class but overall it is a solid overall performer with a feature set that is more than adequate for its very attractive price point.

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Quick specs
Body type Compact SLR
Max resolution 3872 x 2592
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Focal length mult. 1.5×
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 230,400
Max shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Storage types SD/ SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 490 g (1.08 lb / 17.28 oz)
Dimensions 128 x 97 x 68 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 2.68)
GPS None

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