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Sony Alpha DSLR-A300
5.6 out of 10

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

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Overall 8
8.0

Cheaper than repair

ZeusandApollo, Amazon
29 July 2014
  • Summary: This is a replacement for one I bought new. Much cheaper to replace the body here than to upgrade to a newer camera. This takes amazing pictures. My last Alpha Camera had an issue where the camera started taking pictures off center. This is apparently a common problem with this model.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good sharp images at low ISO or using RAW, handy tiltable live view screen

anonreviewer, Amazon
15 May 2014
  • Summary: Makes good images generally, decent metering, on-camera flash is ok if you really need to use it but must use flash compensation in many cases. Eye level viewfinder is a little small but bright, live view decent except in bright sunlight.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Camera for price

wholesome housewife, Amazon
18 December 2011
  • Summary: Good Camera for price. It has an amazing focus. It takes action pictures great. The one draw back is that it doesn't zoom very far. We are planning on buying a telephoto lens. But great starter camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

DSLR-A300

lemirec, Ebay
6 November 2010
  • Summary: The Sony DSLR-A300 is a good camera for a beginner. Fun, quick, and easy... I didn't get a neck strap thou, not sure if I should have, but I had to buy one afterward.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

fullthrottl6, CNET
19 June 2010
  • Summary: A seriously brilliant entry level DSLR from Sony. Literally does everything it say on the box. Could not ask for anything more. Is a very practical camera with large easy to use buttons, no issues!
  • Pros: Practicality, Ease of use, ISO Range, Image Quality, Tilting Screen, Live View, Battery Life
  • Cons: Stock lens not great.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good SLR for an amateur!

M. Tom, Amazon
15 April 2010
  • Summary: I had considered several Canon and Nikon models before settling on this camera and I could not be more satisfied. I have taken over 10k photos in the last one year I have owned it. I use it along with my Tamron 18-200 and Sony 50mmF1.4 lens and the image quality is quite good.
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Overall 8
8.0

Best Camera in this price range, hands down.

Tiras, Amazon
9 April 2010
  • Summary: I have owned the Sony alpha A300 for a little over a year now. Coming from a traditional film camera background, I find this camera very easy to use while supporting all the features that I need.
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Overall 8
8.0

Software beware with Vista 64bit

NJM, Amazon
5 October 2009
  • Summary: I purchased the Sony DSLR A300 the first of 2009 and downloaded the software on my 10 year old 32bit computer, the software worked good. A few months later, I up graded to a new computer with Vista- 64Bit processor.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony camera

V. Paredes, Amazon
12 May 2009
  • Summary: I love this camera...great for starter. Still so much to learn about the features...some confusing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great DSLR for moving up from a point-and-shoot because of Live View

RR, Amazon
4 May 2009
  • Summary: There is really only one reason to choose this camera over the more established Nikon and Canon offerings and that is Live View. To put it simply, this is the ONLY DSLR with the ability to use the LCD screen to compose and take your picture with no sacrifice in focus speed vs.
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