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Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 696 reviews of Sony Alpha DSLR-A700. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and screen. The portability and usability also get good opinions, but there are some less positive views about the memory and control panel. There are mixed comments on the flash and battery.

performance, usability, portability, screen, image quality

zoom, control panel, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the exposure and glare. The size and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the image quality and design. There are some mixed views about the low light performance.

usability, performance, size, glare, exposure

portability, viewfinder, screen, design, image quality

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the lens and performance. The portability and price also get good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the battery. The reliability and zoom get less positive reviews.

usability, price, portability, performance, lens

image quality, zoom, reliability

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Recommended!

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Alpha A700 Digital SLR

 

Sony's second digital SLR is taking on semi-pro cameras from the market leading makers. How does it stand up to the competition?

Having produced what is arguably the best entry-level DSLR on the market in the A100, Sony has followed it up with another outstanding camera. The A700 is a superb tool for the enthusiast or semi-professional photographer, providing high quality...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Alpha A700 Preview

 

Alpha A700 takes on Nikon D300 and Canon EOS 40D. Hands-on preview with sample shots.

Central to the new camera's specification is a 12.24-megapixel CMOS sensor code-named "Exmor", a radical departure from the 10MP CCD sensor of the A100, and similar (or even identical?) to the Sony-supplied sensor in the Nikon D300. The sensor features...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony DSLR-A700 review

 

Sony's mid-size Alpha DSLR seems to be having an identity crisis – but does that make it a bad snapper?

The A700 produces excellent shots, but its cheap build and shutter noise mean it loses out to rivals from Olympus and Nikon

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Sony Alpha A700 review

 

Sony aims high with its new flagship digital SLR

Good LCD ; Improved overall spec ; Decent value for money

Supplied zoom lens not the best

The low noise, 5fps shooting, and build quality are awesome. Then you admire that amazing LCD. Then you begin to appreciate the depth, subtlety and richness of Sony's new sensor. The Nikon D300 had better be good, and Canon must be glad the 40D is...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Tracey Capen (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 12Mp SLR camera

 

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 digital SLR is a complex, well-made camera with tons of controls. The A700 takes exceptionally sharp, well-exposed shots.

With its sharp, 12Mp imaging and with more exposure controls than most photographers - amateur or professional - will likely use, the beefy and finely designed Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 rises to nearly pro-level photography, making it well worth its £1,124...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by (megapixel.net (en))

Sony DSLR-A700

 

Excellent RAW image quality up to 640 ISO ; 11-point AF system ; Bright TTL viewfinder ; Super Steady Shot image stabilizer ; Enhanced Dynamic range optimization ; Anti-dust system ; 3 JPEG quality levels ; Superb LCD monitor ; Excellent ergonomics

No Live View mode ; Fairly bulky and heavy body ; Manually opened flash ; HDMI compatible, but no HDMI cable included ; AF points LEDs hard to see in daylight

Nov, 2007

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony DSLR-A500L

 

The ability to expand your shooting range has been greatly enhanced by the inclusion of the two live view features. This mode will give the freedom of expanding the shooting opportunities that you may have. The camera in general will give you the...

The Sony DSLR-A500L is an easy to use camera but nothing is being left to chance. Just to increase the confidence of the user the makers have integrated an easy to use help guide on the screen. The guide has the task of assisting the user on reference...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony DSLR-A700

 

Sony DSLR-A700

The Sony A700 digital camera is one that is highly recommended for those who are very serious about taking photographs that are of the highest quality, if your someone who is happy with second class images then this camera is not for you but if you...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony DSLR-A500Y

 

A photograph says a lot about a moment. The quality of the photograph that you take will determine how you will remember and cherish the moment. It would otherwise be true to say that, the quality of the photograph will in a huge way make the moment to...

The need to obtain high quality shoots in highly contrasting scenes in a photograph has always been one of the areas that the camera manufacturers find hard to do. However, with Sony’s innovation this impossibility is now a reality. The camera has a...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by (digitalslrphoto.com)

Sony Alpha 700 Review

 

In terms of general handling, the Sony performs extremely well and as I used the camera more, I came to appreciate the positioning of the WB and ISO buttons on the top-plate, as well as how the toggle on the rear really does improve the speed of...

Aug, 2009

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