Sony Alpha A450 - Test Shots – Exposure Evaluation



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”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image.”


The DRO feature provides good results in high-contrast situations.


Colour rendition in the standard Style mode is very natural.


Another backlit shot with good dynamic range.

Score in detail

  • Value 8
  • Image Quality 7
  • Build Quality 7


Camera type Digital SLR
Megapixels (Megapixel) 14.2 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 3.1x
Image Sensor CMOS
Optical focal length By lens
Shutter speed 30 to 1/4000 secs
Auto focus 9-point with cross-type centre, multi-point, wide, selectable spot
Manual focus Yes
Max output resolution 4592x3056
Other resolutions 3324x2224, 2280x1520
Focus range By lens
Exposure control 40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC, Spot, C/W P, A, S, M, Auto, 6 scene modes
Exposure metering 40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC, Spot, C/W
Exposure compensation +2EV in 1/3 EV steps
Image Stabilisation Sensor-shift
ISO settings Auto/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800
LCD Monitor 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD 230k dots,
Viewfinder TTL reflex, 95% FoV, 0.83x mag
Flash range Guide number 12 at 100 ISO
Flash modes Auto flash, fill-flash, slow sync, rear flash sync, high speed sync with optional compatible accessory flash
White balance modes Daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, flash, custom
Drive modes Single high/low speed continuous with AF, speed priority continuous no AF
Image formats RAW, JPEG
Picture adjustments Creative style, contrast, saturation, sharpness
Video (max res/format) N/A
Movie length N/A
Self timer 10/2 secs
Memory card slot Memory Stick PRO Duo and/or SD/SDHC
Supplied memory N/A
Batteries supplied 11.5wH 7.2v InfoLithium
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output HDMI
Charging/Computer Connection USB 2.0
Manual 170 page printed manual

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 137mm
Depth (Millimeter) 104mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 520gkg