As part of our image quality testing for the Sony Alpha 3000, we've shot our resolution chart.
If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Sony A3000 is capable of resolving up to around 26 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please take a look at the resolution charts article.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 100. Score: 26 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 200. Score: 26 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 400. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 800. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 1600. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 3200. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 6400. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 12800. Score: 20 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Sony Alpha a3000

ISO 16000. Score: 18 (Click here to see full resolution image)

Raw

Raw ISO 100

ISO 100. Score: 26 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISo 200

ISO 200. Score: 26 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 400

ISO 400. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 800

ISO 800. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 1600

ISO 1600. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 3200

ISO 3200. Score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 6400

ISO 6400. Score: 22 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 12800

ISO 12800. Score: 20 (Click here to see full resolution image).

ISO 16000

ISO 16000. Score: 20 (Click here to see full resolution image).

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