Sony Alpha DSLR-A380 Review
Sony Alpha DSLR-A380 Specifications
|Price (With 18-55mm kit lens)|| $850 / £600 [check]|
|Body material||Plastic exterior|
|Sensor||• 14.2 million effective pixels
• 14.9 million total pixels
• 23.6 x 15.8 mm CCD sensor
• 1.5x FOV crop
• RGB primary color filter
4592 x 3056 (L / RAW)
|File qualities / formats|| RAW (.ARW)
RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG Fine
|Dust reduction|| Static-resistant anti-dust coating
CCD-shift dust reduction mechanism
|Lenses|| Sony Alpha lenses
(also compatible with Minolta A-type bayonet mount lenses)
|Super Steady Shot|| CCD-Shift 'Steady Shot INSIDE' system
Five level LED shake indicator in viewfinder
9-points, with center cross sensor
|AF area selection||
Wide AF area
|Focus modes|| Single-shot AF
|• Yes (using built in flash)
• Range approx 1m - 5m
|Scene modes|| Portrait
Auto (Range varies depending on shooting mode)
|Metering modes|| Multi-segment (40 segment Honeycomb pattern)
|Metering range|| EV 2 to 20 (Multi-segment / Center-weighted)
EV 4 to 20 (Spot metering)
(at ISO 100 with F1.4 lens)
|AE Lock|| AEL button (customizable, hold or single-press)
Half-press shutter release
|AE Bracketing|| Continuous bracketing
0.3 or 0.7 EV steps
|Exposure compen.|| -2.0 to +2.0 EV
0.3 EV steps
|Shutter||Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane Shutter|
|Shutter Speed|| 30 to 1/4000 sec
|Flash X-sync|| 1/160 sec|
|Aperture values||Depends on lens, 0.3 EV steps|
|White balance fine tuning|| Auto (none)
Preset WB: -3 to +3
Fluorescent WB: -2 to +4
|Dynamic range optimizer||
|Color space|| sRGB
|Color modes|| Standard
|Image parameters|| Contrast (-3 to +3)
Sharpness (-3 to +3)
(Available in all color modes)
Saturation (-3 to +3)
(All modes except B&W)
|Noise reduction|| Long exposure for exposures longer than 1 second
• High ISO NR at ISO 1600 or higher
User controllable: On / Off
Eye-level fixed optical glass pentamirror
Dedicated live view sensor
|LCD monitor|| 2.7 TFT LCD
100% frame coverage
|Flash|| Built-in pop-up flash (Auto, manual release in PASM)
Metering: ADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual flash control
Guide number 10 (ISO 100/m)
Flash sync 1/160 sec
|Flash compensation||-2.0 to +2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|Drive modes|| Single-frame
Self-timer (10 or 2 sec)
Continuous self-timer (3 or 5 shots in 10 sec)
|• Approx 2.5fps max (2.0 in Live view)|
|Orientation sensor||Yes, for shooting, playback and control panel display|
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video out (NTSC or PAL)
|Storage||• Memory Stick PRO Duo
• SD / SDHC cards
|Power|| Lithium-Ion battery pack NP-FH50
Battery charger included
Optional AC adapter
• Batter life Approx 500 shots with viewfinder, 230 in Live view mode (CIPA standard)
|Dimensions||128 x 97 x 71 mm (5.2 x 3.9 x 2.9 in)|
|Weight (body)|| No battery: 489 g (1.28 lb)
Incl. battery: 540g (1.19 lb)
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Specifications
- 3 Body & Design
- 4 Body & Design
- 5 Body & Design
- 6 Operation & Controls
- 7 Operation & Controls
- 8 Operation (Live View)
- 9 Displays
- 10 Menus
- 11 Menus
- 12 Performance & IS
- 13 Photographic tests (RAW)
- 14 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 15 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 16 Photographic tests (DR)
- 17 Photographic tests (Kit Lens)
- 18 Photographic tests
- 19 Compared to
- 20 Compared to (JPEG)
- 21 Compared to (JPEG)
- 22 Compared to (JPEG)
- 23 Compared to (JPEG)
- 24 Compared to (RAW)
- 25 Compared to (RAW)
- 26 Compared to (RAW)
- 27 Compared to (RAW)
- 28 Compared to (Higher ISO)
- 29 Compared to (Resolution)
- 30 Compared to (Resolution)
- 31 Conclusion
- 32 Samples
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