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Sony A580 review

As its best-specified APS-C DSLR, does the Sony A580 marry its competent feature set with commendable results?

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Product Type
Digital SLR Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
16.2 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
No
PictBridge
No
Product Family
alpha
Image Stabilization
Optical
Optical Zoom
3x
Digital Zoom
No
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, External Flash Shoe, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MP4
Viewfinder Type
SLR
Weight (Approximate)
599 g
Minimum Focus Distance
250 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4912 x 3264
Maximum Frame Rate
25 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
16.7 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Height
104 mm
Width
137 mm
Depth
84 mm
Autofocus Points
15
Focal Length
18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1)
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Flash Modes
Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Auto Flash
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
DSLR-A580
Product Name
alpha DSLR-A580 Digital SLR Camera
Product Line
alpha
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DSLRA580L.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Step up to new levels of DSLR refinement and performance. Enjoy all the freedom of Quick AF Live View shooting plus speedy responses, generous creative options and extremely high quality, low noise Full HD video and still images.

Battery Life
1050 Shot
Package Contents
  • alpha DSLR-A580 Digital SLR Camera
  • SAL-1855 Lens
  • NP-FM500H Battery
Display Resolution
921600 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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