PRODUCT : Sony A300

PRICE : RM 2500


Digital SLR camera with built-in flash and interchangeable lenses

No. of Pixels :
Total: 10.8 megapixels; Effective: 10.2 megapixels
Dust Reduction :
Charge protection coating on low pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism
Sensitivity :
Auto, ISO 100 to 3200 (in 1-stop increments, Recommended Exposure Index)
File Format :
JPEG (DCF2.0, Exif 2.21), RAW (Sony ARW 2.0 format), RAW + JPEG
Settings :
Automatic, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Flash), Colour Temperature (2500 - 9900k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation), custom
LCD Monitor :
2.7-inch (100% field of view), 230,400-dot TFT, Clear Photo LCD
Focus Modes :
Auto-focus / Manual focus selectable (Auto-focus modes: Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF)
Exposure Modes :
Program AE (Auto mode, Auto mode with Flash Off, P-Mode with program shift), aperture-priority AE (A-Mode), shutter-priority AE (S-Mode), manual (M-Mode)
Scene Selector :
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait
Shutter Speed Range :
1/4000 sec. -30 sec., bulb
PC Interface :
USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / PTP mode)
Dimensions (W x H x D) :
Approx. 130.8 x 98.5 x 74.7mm (excl. protrusions)
Weight :
Approx. 582g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)
Operating Temperature :
0° - 40° C


The Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 Digital SLR Camera attribute a 10.2 mega pixel CCD sensor, Live View, a sports built-in sensor shift anti-shake facility which works with practically any lens and a vertically-tilting monitor. The included kit comes with Sony's DT 18-70 mm lens.

The sensor that affords the Live View abilities is the secondary sensor that comes built into the viewfinder. The A300 offers a flexible, real-time Live View LCD that improve the evolution from point-and-shoot to digital SLR. This camera features an edge over it's rival challenger in that it's flexible Live View works in real time.

The A300 arrives with a 2.7 inch Live View screen which offers high-quality real time viewing, so you can control images using the LCD screen just as you would with a point and shoot camera. An easy mechanical switch allows you to fastening back and forth between features. The Live View mode does not slow down the camera's mechanics because the Alpha DSLR-A300's Live View uses a separate mirror to transmit images. The customary viewfinder also works just fine, as the eyecup and diopter comfortably fits most persons

The Live View mode let you to create shots of subjects at ground level easily, since you don't have to bend down onto the ground to look through the viewfinder. The LCD's quality is outstanding and the Live View is truly an inventive feature of this camera that has many advanced functions and features. The A300 weighs 16.3 ounces. Not quite so light, the camera still gives a solid and balanced feel.

Manual setting are easy to manage, as the aperture and shutter priority modes are easy to switch. The A300's Exposure Shift setting allow you set what you perceive as proper exposure and then allows you to make equivalent exposures using special shutter speeds and apertures. The white-balance settings are easy to adjust and fully customizable via the interactive menu.

What makes the Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 Digital SLR Camera so attractive by far is it's smooth Live View handling. Not only that, but this camera is very fun to use and simple.

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