Sony Alpha a200 review

Full specification for Sony Alpha a200

Sensor CCD, 23.6 x 15.8mm APS-C format, 10.8MP total / 10.2MP effective
Output Size 3872 x 2592, 2896 x 1936, 1920 x 1280
Focal Length Mag 1.5
Lens Mount Sony Alpha
File Format JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Compression RAW, RAW+JPEG, Standard (JPEG), Fine (JPEG)
ISO 100-3200
Shutter Speeds 1/4000-30sec, Bulb
Drive Mode Single, continuous, self timer
Viewfinder Type Fixed eye-level system with roof mirror type
Field of View 95% coverage
LCD 2.7in TFT LCD, 230,400 pixels
Live Mode No
Built-in Image Stabilisation Super SteadyShot
Dust Reduction Double anti dust system (anti-static coating and CCD shift mechanism)
Focusing Modes M, AF, 9-point AF (8 line, centre cross-hair sensor), Predictive Tracking, Eye
Exposure Modes PASM, 6 Scene
Metering System 40-zone honeycomb pattern: multi, cw and spot
Exposure Comp +/-2.0 EV, 0.3 EV step
Colour Space Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Night, Sunset, B&W, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, Custom, 6 presets
White Balance Bracket 3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
Colour Temp Control 2500 - 9900 k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation
DoF Prview -
Built-in Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100) 12 @ ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/160sec
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Remote Release Terminal
Memory Card CF / MS via adaptor
Power Li-ion battery
Connectivity USB 2.0
Dimensions 130.8 x 98.5 x 71.3mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight 532g (without card, strap or memory card)
Other -
AF Points 9 points with centre cross sensor

Manufacturer website: Sony


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Price as reviewed

£400.00

Scores

Scores
Design 18/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 18/20
Value 18/20
Features 17/20
Overall Score 89%