Sony Alpha A330L 10.2 MP Digital SLR Camera

Sony Alpha A330L

Sony has come up to deliver an unmatched widget like, Sony Alpha A330L 10.2 MP Digital SLR Camera that is stuffed with some of the unique features that gives an exclusive niche in the open houses as well as will clearly polarize in favor of it.

No doubt this DSLR will clearly attract a larger number of camera lovers to this latest digicam that is a compact camera, rather than a point-and-shoot camera.  Its size is smaller and compact as compared to other cameras.  Its price mark is USD 850 along with an extra 55-200mm lens that is increasing its significance.

This latest camera A330L is having the weight of 17.3 ounces, the A330 is minor and lightweight, slightly smaller than previous year's a300 - and it adds most of the capabilities of the past model. It is for the information of the owners of A330 that, this series is not true copy of A300.

As compared to its past series, this is quite light weight and is a better recourse to carry along during the pleasure trips, yet the grip is relatively smaller and may appear not that much comfortable and safe in bigger-sized hands.  A camera without LCD, the A330L has reckoned extra features in it.

This latest mobile has in-camera image stabilization, and a tiltable live view display either.  Its operation and usability is that much easy, that you don't need to consult its manual frequently.  Its better dial capability has added bright and easy-to-reach scene recourses like, landscape, portrait and sports capabilities.

This latest camera series is incredibly quick to autofocus, with varying yet in general terms with precise outcomes.  This latest model camera incorporates massive multi-size focus modes, besides manual focus, and also lends multiple metering settings.

2.7in transparent photo LCD plus display lends live view with fast auto focus that lets you compose and shoot images using the LCD like you do on the point-and-shoot camera. This LCD screen tilts up and down to get low and high-angle snapping, like shooting over a gathering or an occasion or a baby as you wish.

Key Specs and Features Primary Features

Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment: -2.5 - +1.0m-1

Eye relief: Approx. 19.7mm from the eyepiece / 14.1mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter

Field of View: 95 percent

Focusing Screen: Spherical Acute Matte Screen

Magnification: 0.74x (with 50mm lens at infinity)

Type: Fixed eye-level, penta-Dach-mirror

LCD Display Angle Adjustment: Yes (upward by up to 135 degrees, downward by up to 55 degrees)

Brightness Control: Auto Brightness Control (auto setting in 2 steps, manual setting in 5 steps)

Coverage: 100 percent (Playback), 90 percent (Live View)

Type: 2.7in TFT Clear Photo LCD (230,400 pixels)

Operating Temperature: 32 - 104 degrees F (0 - 40 degrees C)

Service and Warranty Information: 1 Year Parts & Labor


Size Approx: 128 x 97 x 71.4mm (W/H/D, excluding protrusions)

Weight (Approx.): 491g (without battery, memory card, accessories

Other Features

Power Battery Type: NP-FH50

Number of Shots: Approx. 510 images with viewfinder, approx. 230 images in live view mode (CIPA standard)

Flash Flash Compensation: ±2EV (in 0.3-stop increments)

Flash Coverage: 18mm in focal-length of lens attached

Flash Metering System: ADI flash (automatic change for Pre-flash TTL)

Guide Number: 10 (in meters at ISO100)

Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Red-eye reduction, Rear sync, slow sync, Hi-speed sync, Wireless

Recycling Time: Approx. 4 seconds

Type: Auto Pop-up

Inputs and Outputs HD Output: HDMI

Memory Card Slot: Dual memory card slot: Memory Stick PRO DuoTM media SD and SDHC memory card

Tripod Mount: Yes, 1/4in-20

USB Port(s): USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, PTP)

Convenience Anti-dust function: Charge protection coating on low pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism

BRAVIA® SyncTM: Yes, via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV

Display colors: Black, White, Brown and Pink

Creative Style: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Night view, Sunset, B/W Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness

Scene Modes: Scene selection (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night portrait/Night view)

User Interface: "Easy-to-understand Graphic Display and on-screen Help Guide User-friendly function menu"

General Camera Type: Sony a Digital SLR camera with built-in flash and inter-changeable lenses

Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters

Effective Picture Resolution: Approx. 10.2 megapixels

Imaging Sensor: APS-C size CCD sensor (23.5x15.7mm)

Lens Mount Type: Sony a lens, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lens

Pixel Gross: Approx. 10.8 megapixels

Processor: BIONZTM image processor Recording Media Type: Memory Stick PRO DuoTM media / , SD and SDHC memory card,

Recording Mode: RAW, RAW+JPEG, Fine, Standard

Still Actual 16:9: L size: 3872x2176 (8.4M) M size: 2896x1632 (4.7M) S size: 1920x1088 (2.1M)

Still Actual 3:2: L size: 3872x2592 (10M) M size: 2896x1936 (5.6M) S size: 1920x1280 (2.5M)

Software Operating System Compatibility: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Windows XP*SP2 Windows Vista Mac OS X(v10.1.3) or later

Supplied Software: PMB (Picture Motion Browser) Image Data Converter SR Image Data Lightbox SR

Control AF modes: Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF, (AF/MF selectable)

Drive Mode: Single-shot, Continuous, Self-timer, Self-timer Continuous, Bracketing, Remote Commander

Exposure Compensation: ±2EV (in 0.3 EV steps)

Exposure settings: Auto, Auto Flash Off, Program Auto (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter priority (S), Manual (M)

Focus Area: Wide (Up to 3 active focus points glow), Spot, Local (9 local areas selectable)

Focus Features: Predictive control, Focus lock, Eye-start AF, AF illuminator (Built-in flash, Range: approx. 1-5m)

Focus Points: 9 points

Focus Sensitivity: EV0 - 18 (ISO100)

Focus System: TTL phase detection system

ISO: Auto, 100 to 3200 (in 1 EV steps, Recommended Exposure Index)

Metering: TTL metering w/ 40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC

Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Metering Sensitivity: EV2 - 20 at ISO100 with F1.4 lens, (EV4 - 20 in spot metering mode)

White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom

Complementary in the Box

NP-FH50 Rechargeable Battery

Video cable

DT18-55mm SAM Kit Lens

Shoulder strap

Software CD-ROM

BC-VH1 Battery Charger

Body cap

USB cable

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