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Sony ILCA-68K

£529.00
A 1 year old bridge camera with average features
Bridge 24.2MP CMOS Black Jul 2016
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Sony ILCA-68K Review

Released 1 year ago but with average features, we have ranked the Sony ILCA-68K number 343 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 51?

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With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Heavy
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is average for everyday photography, ranking number 232 in everyday photography cameras. It is also mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 288 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Sony ILCA-68K?

The Sony ILCA-68K is 142.6mm wide and 82.8mm tall. It is 104.2mm deep and weighs 596g.

Sony ILCA-68K front dimensions

Sony ILCA-68K size in context

Sony ILCA-68K In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 32,324 user and expert reviews (including 10,628 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under a year old but has average features and at £529.00 it is more expensive than 71% of cameras.

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Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the ILCA-68K of 24.2MP is quite high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The ILCA-68K has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the ILCA-68K of 596g is fairly heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the Sony ILCA-68K does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The ILCA-68K does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The ILCA-68K has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The ILCA-68K's display diagonal of only 2.7" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony ILCA-68K is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 6000 x 3376 pixels, 4240 x 2832 pixels, 4240 x 2400 pixels plus 2 more values. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The ILCA-68K's digital zoom of 5.7x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 22% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony ILCA-68K features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The ILCA-68K does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Sony ILCA-68K has an anti-dust function. 91% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The ILCA-68K features brightness adjustment. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony ILCA-68K has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Age

Released 13 Months Ago

Sony released the ILCA-68K in July 2016.


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