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Sony Alpha a58

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2118 reviews of Sony Alpha a58. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and screen. The price and performance are also appreciated. There are some negative opinions about the software, while comments are divided on the memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a58 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a58

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 user reviews of Sony Alpha a58 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the image quality and performance. The lens and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the contrast and software.

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97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a58

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 320 user reviews of Sony Alpha a58 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the image quality and portability. The price and usability also get good feedback.

performance, usability, price, portability, image quality

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a58

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony Alpha a58 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

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

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Phil Hall (trustedreviews.com)

Sony A58

 

Sony's new entry-level SLT camera has a lot of competition

Comfortable handgrip and handling ; Reliable AF performance ; Good level of detail in images ; Noise at higher ISO settings

Plastic lens mount is disappointing ; Limited burst mode

One of the interesting new features is the new Auto Object Framing technology that arrives to supplement the Auto Portrait Framing feature added last year. The new technology judges everything in a scene and then tracks, frames and crops the shot to...

May, 2013

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Alpha A58 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Sony continues to march out the megapixels: the latest update to its Single Lens Translucent (SLT) series, the Alpha A58, houses a brand new 20.1-megapixel

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Amy Davies (techradar.com)

Sony Alpha a58 review

 

DSLT merges two beginner lines

Picture Effects ; Low light performance ; Good EVF

Slow autofocus ; Frustrating raw format use ; Not an articulating/touchscreen

May, 2013

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony SLT-A58 review

 

Less unusual than previous SLT cameras but still a strong contender on all fronts, particularly for value

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Amateur Photographer (amateurphotographer.co.uk)

Sony Alpha 58 review

 

In a tough sector, having a unique selling point is key, and that is what has made Sony's series of SLTs stand out from the crowd. But with the Alpha 58, its advantages have been diluted quite a bit.The 20.1-million-pixel sensor sees it resolving...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by (channel5.com)

Sony SLT a58

 

Sony's SLT a58 super snapper is a top notch camera that comes complete with an incredible electronic viewfinder, image stabilisation, and even video shooting powers - but how does fare with the rest of the DSLR pack? And will its small screen and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (itreviews.co.uk)

Sony Alpha 58 (SLT-A58K)

 

The Sony Alpha 58 (SLT-A58K) offers an upgraded OLED EVF and kit lens, but it isn't the top D-SLR in Sony's lineup.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Sony Alpha A58 DSLT Review

 

The 20.1 megapixel Sony Alpha A58 DSLT is Sony's latest interchangeable lens camera with translucent mirror technology and is designed to replace both the

Good image quality, Bright saturated colours, Focus peaking for manual focus, Good battery life, 5fps continuous shooting, Good value for money, Includes wide-strap, Microphone socket, Excellent value for money

Plastic lens mount should not affect reliability, however the appearance does put people off the camera, Strong barrel distortion at wide-angle, Low contrast 2.7inch screen, 8fps continuous shooting at 5mp, 1 year warranty

May, 2013

Expert review by : Mike Topham (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Sony A58 First Look

 

We go hands-on with the Sony A58 – Sony's latest camera featuring SLT technology

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Phil Hall (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Sony A58 review

 

The Sony A58 replaces two existing models at the entry-level end of its range. Has the consolidation been worth it? We find out in our full Sony A58 review...

Good levels of detail; Comfortable handgrip; Solid AF

Image noise at high ISOs; Plastic lens mount

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