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Sony DSLR-A330

£699.99
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A good spec and classic SLR digital camera, but representing only moderate value for money
SLR 10.2MP Black Sep 2013
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A330 with 18-55mm Zoom Lens
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Sony A330 Digital SLR camera - digital cameras (auto, Cloudy, daylight, flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten, SLR Camera Kit, TTL, auto, fill-in, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization, LCD, 0 - 40 °C)
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Sony DSLR-A330 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony DSLR-A330 number 241 in best selling cameras and number 448 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
6 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
66
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Datormagazin.se plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Sony digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and good picture quality.
The DSLR-A330 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 352 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Very Good

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Sony DSLR-A330 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Review sites Datormagazin.se and Pcauthority.com.au both endorse this Sony camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

A number of Sony DSLR-A330 owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Bookish gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and said “It is completely intuitive to use”. Dace said “It takes great quality photos, is easy to use and has the live view, which is very important to me”. Mangizmo said in their Sony DSLR-A330 review on Amazon “Feature packed easy to use DSLR”.

One person who purchased it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Bookish and wrote “It's lightweight and comfortable to hold”.

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Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Several customers agreed that it was compact. Dace said six years ago “I had problems with my last two Canon compact cameras and decided to change the brand”. Mangizmo and wrote in their Sony DSLR-A330 review on Amazon “A Canon/Nikon/Pentax etc Sony have obviously targeted the compact camera upgrader here, as the camera is so easy to use”.

One Sony DSLR-A330 owner who reviewed it considered that it was lightweight. Bookish said on Amazon “It's lightweight and comfortable to hold” in their review.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Some customers considered that the Sony DSLR-A330 was able to produce good images. Bookish gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and said “I love taking photos and the quality, trueness” in their review of the Sony DSLR-A330. Bookish also mentioned “Takes superb, crisp photographs”. Bookish also wrote “There is the teeniest of lag times (the time before you can press the shutter again and take another photo) which is perfect for wildlife photography”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSLR-A330 had a good picture resolution.

One Sony DSLR-A330 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good ISO range. Bookish mentioned in their review of this digital cameras on Amazon “I'm not very versed or yet wildly interested in ISO things and white balance” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

A few customers who purchased it thought it was good quality. Chang mentioned on Amazon “Superb Camera! Great Picture Quality and Creativity Possibilities” in his review of the Sony DSLR-A330. Chang also wrote “The auto focus with the kit lens is fast and picture quality supreme”. Dace rated it 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Sony DSLR-A330 on Amazon “It takes great quality photos, is easy to use”.

Sony Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 22,092 user and expert reviews (including 7,416 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

A few Sony DSLR-A330 owners agreed that the product was good value for money. Top Amazon Member wrote on Amazon “It also comes with a money back guarantee which other sellers don't offer”.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good screen. Seven years ago Bookish wrote “It has a live display (the same as digital cameras) which is perfect for someone like me who doesn't always want to squint through an eyepiece”.

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Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Several customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. Chang wrote on Amazon seven years ago “The auto focus with the kit lens is fast and picture quality supreme” in his review of the Sony DSLR-A330 and rated it 99 out of 100.

Users Report Good Technical Guidance

One Sony DSLR-A330 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Bookish mentioned in their Sony DSLR-A330 review on Amazon seven years ago “The camera can also be fully manual”.

Users Report That it is Robust

One Sony DSLR-A330 reviewer concluded that it was well made. Mangizmo rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony DSLR-A330 review “With a featureset that is above entry level Build quality seems fine, its pointless paying loads extra for a magnesium alloy body”.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £534.57 it is in the most expensive 34% of cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in September 2013.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The DSLR-A330's sensor megapixels of only 10.2MP is in the lowest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Sony camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony fbadslra330l

Barcodes:

00027242745681, 00072242745681, 00234848862296, 00705105091518

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