Excerpt: Sony’s SLT a58 super snapper is a top notch camera that comes complete with an incredible electronic viewfinder, image stabilisation, and even video shooting powers - but how does fare with the rest of the DSLR pack? And will its small screen and picture quality cause it to lag behind?
Excerpt: Sony’s built a reputation for itself when it comes to DSLRs, given how their cameras come with a really nice twist. Their Semi Translucent Mirror technology has allowed Sony to push really fast burst rates into even the lower-end cameras.
Pros: Incredibly well-built for an entry-level DSLR, 8fps burst mode, In-camera panorama and HDR
Cons: Moving AF points around is a pain, Relatively low-res screen on the back
Summary: The basics Sony’s SLT a58 super snapper is a top notch camera that comes complete with an incredible electronic viewfinder, image stabilisation, and even video shooting powers - but how does fare with the rest of the DSLR pack? And will its small screen and picture quality cause it to lag behind?
Summary: In a tough sector, having a unique selling point is key, and that is what has made Sony's series of SLTs stand out from the crowd. But with the Alpha 58, its advantages have been diluted quite a bit.
Pros: Picture Effects, Low light performance, Good EVF, We've been particularly impressed by low light performance, with noise control very good at the top of the sensitivity run. If you're not that interested in raw format shooting, you've got a wide range of fun and interesting features on offer here...
Cons: Slow autofocus, Frustrating raw format use, Not an articulating/touchscreen, It's a little disappointing not to have a fully articulating screen. While tilting screens do have their benefits, for not much more bulk than is on offer here, the added flexibility of a fully articulating screen could ...
Excerpt: The vast majority of SLRs we see on the street bear Canon or Nikon logos. Sony clearly wants to change this, and by our reckoning it's going about it the right way. Digital SLR technology is mature and refined, and ultimately there's little to choose between similarly priced Canon and Nikon models.
Excerpt: Como tem vindo a ser habitual, a Sony decidiu actualizar a gama Alpha, substituindo a nossa adorada Alpha A57 pela nova A58. À primeira vista a troca parece fazer todo o sentido, temos uma máquina que continua a usar o excelent...
Pros: Qualidade de imagem | Nova objectiva de kit 18-55 mm de qualidade superior
Cons: Possui algumas limitações face à anterior A57