The Sony Alpha A450 14.2MP DSLR Camera device with a digital 14.2 MP sensor that allows you to capture clear images. The 2.7-inch display on this Sony camera provides you with a convenient view of the image files. The device comes in black and weighs 520 gr.
Like most mid-level DSLRs the A450 has a large number of control buttons arranged over its body, although it has less than some rival models. The top panel holds dedicated buttons for ISO setting, self-timer and drive mode, the D-Range optimizer feature and the live view mode, while the angled upper part rear panel includes buttons for exposure compensation and exposure lock on the right, with menu and display mode buttons on the right. The back of the camera is even more sparsely populated, with only the playback and delete button, the function menu button and a simple D-pad with no secondary functions.
The function button brings up a quick menu which allows adjustment of most common shooting options including metering mode, autofocus options, flash modes and the Creative Styles tone adjustment feature, but also duplicates the function of several of the buttons, such as ISO setting and drive mode. The main menu holds a similarly limited number of options, with only basics such as image size and quality (including Raw and Raw + JPEG), image stabilizer (on or off), a choice of Adobe RGB or sRGB colour space and a few more basic options, including image aspect ratio. The main section of the menu is only just over one page, and exhibits considerably less customization than most other mid-level DSLRs.
Of course the proof of the camera is the image quality, and here the Sony Alpha A450 14.2MP DSLR Camera has some mixed results. Overall the quality was very good, with accurate exposure and focusing, good colour and dynamic range and plenty of fine detail, especially in raw mode shots. On the other side of the equation, the standard 18-55mm kit lens does produce some slight chromatic aberration towards the corners of the frame. There is also some wide-angle barrel distortion, but this is not unexpected. More annoyingly the lens is very prone to flare when shooting into the light, an effect which spoiled several otherwise good shots.
Item specifics – Sony Alpha A450 14.2MP DSLR Camera
Used: An item that has been previously used. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully functional.
|Model:||Sony Alpha A450|
|Type:||Digital SLR||Maximum Resolution:||14.2 MP|