Sony α 5000

82
Global
Score
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Sony Α)
Resolution (effective)
20 megapixels

General

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Sony Α)

Sensor

Resolution (effective)
20 megapixels
ISO modes
Array

Flash

Flash
yes

Shooting

Focus
Array

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
LCD (yes) (yes)

Image formats

Image formats
Array
Video recording
yes (1920 x 1080 (1080p))