• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A3000
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D)
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Predecessor:   Canon T3
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Successor:   Canon T6
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General
Model Number: A3000 T5
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-3000, ILCE-3500 EOS 1200D, EOS Kiss X70
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $399.99 $549.99
Street Price: $394.00 $399.00
Date Available: 2013-09-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 21.7 oz (616 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
24.3 oz (689 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 3.6 x 3.3 in.
(128 x 91 x 85 mm)
5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 357.28mm2 (23.20mm x 15.40mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.25 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 78 63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.7 21.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.8 11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,068 724
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5456 x 3632 (19.8 MP, 3:2),
5456 x 3064 (16.7 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2576 (10.0 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i or 24p (24/​17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p/​12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/​3Mbps)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Sony SEL1855 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 11 elements in 9 groups with 3 apherical elements Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 32 (T); 7 blade aperture f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 49.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: Multi Point (25 points)/ Center-weighted/ Flexible Spot Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.5cm (0.2 type), 201,600 dot equivalent, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, -4 to +3.5 m^-1 diopter, 21mm eyepoint from eyepiece lens, 15mm from eyepiece frame at -1m^-1 diopter (CIPA standard) SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 201,600 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.47x 0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x 0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots (76,800 px) 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 15.1x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 16000 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-3200), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; Picture Effects: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature; HDR; DRO Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3 shots after 10 seconds 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction: On/Off E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.0 m / 13.1 ft. 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN = 6m (ISO 200) / 4m (ISO100) Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired RM-VPR1 Optional Wired (RS-60E3)
Connections (extended): Multi Terminal/Micro USB (with remote support) Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.98 0.36
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.36
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   6
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.84 0.48
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.5 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 11 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.5 2.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 5 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.28 seconds 0.31 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   1.62 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.093 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.069 seconds 0.122 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.39 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.022 seconds 0.113 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, Wide-Area AF mode = 0.289s OVF: Full AF lag, wide-area AF mode = 0.163s Live View: Full AF lag, PDAF = 1.240s Full AF lag, CDAF = 1.617s Prefocused = 0.093s
Startup Time: 2.2 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.2 seconds 1.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 470 shots 180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   500 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter 4 EOS Digital Solutions Disc
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OS X 10.5 or later. (PlayMemories Home is Windows only.) Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X 10.6+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Mirrorless ILC that looks like an SLR. Sony E-mount, contrast-detect AF, Full HD movies (60i/24p). 18MP CMOS APS-C sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, Full HD 1080p movies.