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Sony ILCA68K

£495.39
Sony ILCA-68K
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A high image quality and very popular bridge camera, good for everyday photography
Bridge 24.2MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels CMOS Jul 2016
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Sony Alpha 68K Interchangeable Lens Camera with 18-55 mm Zoom Lens (A mount, APS-C Sensor, 4D Focus, 79 Points Phase Detection) - Black
£495.39
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SONY ILCA68K DSLR Camera with 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens - Black
£498.99
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£499.00
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Sony Alpha A68 Digital SLT Camera with 18-55mm Lens
£499.00
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SONY ILCA68K DSLR Camera with 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£499.00
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SONY ILCA68K DLSR Camera with f/3.5-5.6 18 - 55mm Zoom Lens - Black, Black
£499.00
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £495.39. APR 16.9%.
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£541.90
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Purchase price £499.00. APR 26.3%.
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£554.89
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £495.39. APR 16.9%.
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£587.27
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Purchase price £499.00. APR 19.9%.
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£597.95
£22.84*
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Purchase price £499.00. APR 19.9%.
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£649.92
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Sony ILCA-68K Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony ILCA-68K number 69 in best selling cameras and number 175 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
17 Reviews + 3 Awards
75
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Features
Good Features
83
Age
19 Months Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 17 reviews. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus one other site and an industry award from Letsgodigital.org/nl/. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Heavier than average
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the ILCA-68K with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 147 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 154 in landscape photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 78% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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
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Sony ILCA-68K In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

The experts at review sites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com both endorse this Sony digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at one additional expert review site concluded that this camera was very good. This was from Letsgodigital.org/nl/ who gave it an "Good".

Average Expert Reviews

17 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine and Techradar have rated this camera on average 76 out of 100.

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A Top Selling Digital Camera

The ILCA-68K is one the most popular digital camera currently available for sale.

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 57% of cameras, it has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features. At £495.39 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony ILCA-68K and the United Kingdom price of £495.39 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $698.00 (£968.06).

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

Sony released the ILCA-68K in July 2016.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The ILCA-68K's sensor megapixels of 24.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the ILCA-68K is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Sony ILCA-68K of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 23% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Sony ILCA-68K of 596g is heavier than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The ILCA-68K does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of 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, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The ILCA-68K does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony ILCA-68K has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony ILCA-68K features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The ILCA-68K has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the ILCA-68K does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony ILCA-68K features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Sony ILCA-68K's digital zoom of 5.7x is bigger than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Sony ILCA-68K supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's over eight times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the ILCA-68K of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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