• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A300
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Predecessor:   Canon T3
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Successor:   Canon T6
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General
Model Number: DSLR-A300 T5
Alternate Model Number(s):   EOS 1200D, EOS Kiss X70
Camera Format: SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $800.00 $549.99
Street Price: $562.64 $549.48
Date Available: 2008-04-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.5 oz (582 g) 24.3 oz (689 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 2.9 in.
(131 x 99 x 75 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: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Canon
Effective Megapixels: 10.2 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.12 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 64 63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.5 21.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.4 11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 538 724
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2896 x 1936 (5.6 MP, 3:2),
2896 x 1632 (4.7 MP, Other),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1088 (2.1 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 (EXIF 2.21), RAW, RAW+JPEG; (.ARW) JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format:   MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony Alpha (Minolta A) Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Sony 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAL-1870 Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 105mm 29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 70mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.88x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T) f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point, center cross TTL phase detection with eye-start and "Quick AF" for Live View 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: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.74x magnification SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.49x 0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.74x 0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature/Color Filter, Custom 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: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 40-segment Honeycomb Pattern, Center-weighted, Spot; (1200 zone metering in Live View mode) 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: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night view Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait
Self Timer: 2 or 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: Built-in Auto Popup: Auto, Fill-flash, Rear flash sync, Slow Sync, High Speed, Sync, Wireless off camera flash (with Flash HVL-F56AM, F36AM) E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG; (.ARW) .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: 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: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired Optional Wired (RS-60E3)
Connections (extended):   Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.36
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):   0.48
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.0 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 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):   2.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   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):   0.122 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.27 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.113 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   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:   0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 1.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   180 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 730 shots 500 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FM500H Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium Ion rechargeabl 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software:   EOS Digital Solutions Disc
OS Compatibility:   Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X 10.6+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 10MP version of the A350: Tilting 2.7" LCD with Live View; Quick AF during Live View (pentamirror Tilt mechanism directs light to a dedicated live view image sensor, enabling fast and responsive TTL phase-detection auto-focusing, even during live view.); Super SteadyShot IS; Anti-Dust; Dynamic Range Optimizer. $800 bundled with DT 18-70mm kit lens. 18MP CMOS APS-C sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, Full HD 1080p movies.