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Sony SLT-A58

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Reviews and Problems with Sony SLT-A58

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Overall 2
2.0

Do Not Purchase if you live in the United States

Robert Lanphere, Amazon
29 January 2014
  • Summary: This camera is a European camera that films in the PAL format. The US uses a format called NTSC. NTSC shoots in 24p 30p or 60i. The PAL format shoots in 25p or 50i. This camera will be useless for you, don't waste your money. Notice that the page does not offer the Video Resolution or Frame Rate of Capture. They are clearly trying to get one over on you. Now Amazon is telling me that there is nothing they can do for me. I just wasted over $500.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not the US compatible model

Michael Leonard, Amazon
19 October 2013
  • Summary: I would love to give this purchase a 5 star rating. It is a great camera and the bundled package offers a ton of great stuff. I paid $10 more for this package than just purchasing the camera alone and you get $100-$200 worth of extras. The extra battery alone is a great deal. HOWEVER, and this is a MAJOR however. I purchased this camera not only to take pictures with and replace my older Sony a100 but also to shoot video with it. I purchased it on the Amazon US store.
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Overall 2
2.0

I am very disappointed

Alex L., Amazon
23 September 2013
  • Summary: Lower quality than previous models, does not support the wireless remote control, the display is 2.7 Inches, with low image quality. Hdmi cable not included audio or video cable. Made in Thailand. Very short power cable. I do not recommend it, better buy a Nikon. I am very disappointed.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very poor product

Michael F. Louis "MFL", Amazon
16 June 2013
  • Summary: Description shows that it has a 3 inch LCD and it is only 2.7. I found the information difficult to read because of the screen size not to mention the resolution which was absolutely impossible to make out in the bright day light. Sony have downgraded their product and the A57 is head and shoulders better than this item. I don't know what Sony was thinking by making a plastic lens mount.
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Overall 2
2.0

Camera is fab. Lens is awful. Remedy cost is too high

TR, Amazon
16 May 2014
  • Summary: I am damning this camera because of the lens it comes with. This might be unreasonable if part of my money did not go on THAT lens. There is no 'body-only' option, Sony lenses are very pricey indeed and Sony is rolling out the NEX/Alpha series. So I don't think it's harsh to condemn it because of a marketing decision that keeps a zombie lens alive and splices it on some fantastic cameras.
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Overall 2
2.0

Rip off

anonymous, Woolworths
5 May 2014
Overall 2
2.0

FALLA MUCHO

Gonzalez y Doval S.C., amazon.es
1 July 2013