Camera tech data for Sony ILCE-3000

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NameSony ILCE-3000 , A3000, A3500 (Asia Pacific, Australia, Latin America), ILCE-3500 (Asia Pacific, Australia, Latin America), α3000, α3500 (Asia Pacific, Australia, Latin America)
Mount typeE-mount
Supported lensesE, FE, A-mount (via LA-EAx)
Release year2013
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]5456×3632, 3872×2576, 2736×1824
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]5456×3064, 3872×2176, 2736×1536
Output resolution (4:3) [pixels]
Output resolution (1:1) [pixels]
Output resolution (panorama) [pixels]12416×1856, 5536×2160, 8192×1856, 3872×2160
Output resolution (3D panorama) [pixels]
Effective output pixels19.8 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern, 12-bit ADC
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)23.2×15.4 (1.5×)
ISO rangeauto (100–3200), 100–16000 (1/1 stops)
Color and post-processing
Color spacessRGB, Adobe RGB
Image parameterscontrast, saturation, sharpness (-3 – +3)
Creative stylesstandard, vivid, portrait, landscape, sunset, B/W
Creative look
Picture effectshigh-key, high contrast monochrome, pop color, posterization (color; B/W), partial color (red; yellow; blue; green), toy camera, retro photo, soft focus, HDR painting, rich-tone monochrome, miniature
Picture parameters
Gamma settings
Picture profiles
Soft skin effect3 levels
White balanceauto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, flash, direct entry, custom (1 register)
Color temperature range [K]2500–9900
Color temperature increments [K]100
Color compensation index [steps]± 7 (A/B), ± 7 (G/M)
White-balance bracketing [pictures per shot] (steps [mired])
Noise reductionlong exp. (>1s), high-ISO (2 levels)
D-range optimizeradvanced auto, manual (5 levels)
DRO bracketing [pictures per shot] (levels)
Auto HDRauto, manual (1–6 EV)
Lens compensationvignetting, chromatic aberration, distortion
Movie recording
Movie resolutions [size/fps]1920×1080p25, 1920×1080i50, 1440×1080p25, 640×480p25
Movie ISO range100–3200
Shutter speed (movie) [s]1/4 – 1/4000
Movie formatsAVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4
Audio formatsDolby Digital AC3, MPEG4 AAC-LC
Movie length29 minutes
Microphonebuilt-in (stereo), Multi Interface (stereo)
Audio monitoring
Movie featurespicture effects, creative styles
AF sensors25 areas
AF range [EV]0 – 20
AF modesAF-S, AF-C, DMF, Tracking AF
AF assist lightyes
AF adjustment [no. of lenses]30
AF bracketing [step width] ([number of shots])- (-)
Sensor-based image stabilisationno
Remote control via USB/WiFino
Other featuresintelligent preview, MF peaking, on-screen help, Anti-Dust, face recognition, auto object framing, smile shutter, sweep panorama, speaker, smart teleconverter, USB charging
Metering modes1200 segments, center-weighted, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)0 – 20 (0 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonno
Exposure modesiAuto, iAuto+, P, A, S, M
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night view, hand-held night shot, sunset, anti motion blur
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/3)
Flash shoe typeMulti Interface
Accessory shoe capFA-SHC1M
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringPre-Flash TTL
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]4/24
X-Sync speed [s]1/160
High Speed Syncyes
Wireless flash no
Wireless x-sync speed [s]
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlno
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 2 (1/3)
Studio flash socketno
Flash Exposure Level lockno
Flash Control from bodyno
Viewfinder typeelectronic
Viewfinder resolution [pixels]800×600
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.70×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]21.0/15.0
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-4.0 – +3.5
Eyepiece cup
Viewfinder accessory compatibleno
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom1×, 6.8×, 13.6×
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 3″, 230400
Display mountfixed
Histogram displayluminance, RGB
Automatic brightnessno
Touch screenno
Video output interfaces
Display accessories (opt.)screen protector PCK-LM1EA, screen protector PCK-LS1EM
Frame rate [fps]3.5, 2.5
Frame rate with AF [fps]2.5
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/4000, B
Shutter typeelec. f. c.
Self-timer [s]10, 2
Continuous self-timer [shots]3
Bracketing frames (stops)3 (1/3, 2/3, 1, 2)
Remote release socketMulti Terminal
Wireless remote release
Release priorityno
Depth of field previewno
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewno
Storage media (number of slots)Memory Stick PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC (1)
Remote storage via USBno
Remote storage via FTPno
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW 2.3, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.3
Batteries1× NP-FW50
Vertical grip
External power supplyAC adaptor AC-PW20
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]353
Standard accessoriesstrap, USB cable, battery NP-FW50, charger AC-UB10, software
Other optional accessorieslens adapters LA-EAx, microphone ECM-XYST1M
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Micro-B; Multi Terminal)
USB modesmass storage, MTP
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)1.00
Reviews & linksBarrie Smith on Digital Photography School (full review), Chris Thomas on (full review), Cliff Smith on What Digital Camera (full review), David Kilpatrick (full review), Jim Fisher on PCmag (full review), Joshua Waller on ePHOTOzine (full review), Ken McMahon on Camera Labs (full review), Kevin Lee on The Phoblographer (full review), Mark Goldstein on Photography Blog (full review), Mike Tomkins on Imaging Resource (full review), Photo Review Australia (full review)
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