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The Sony Alpha A3000 model ILCE-3000K was released in August 27, 2013. This camera is characterized by the ɑ3000 logo located right under the flash button, with the character ɑ being considerably large.

The Sony Alpha A3000 is a medium size, easy to use camera utilized by the average person to take photos and record HD videos. Being an alpha series, this model features interchangeable lens, an E-mount, ability to record HD videos, and an APS-C Sensor. An upgraded version, the A3500, was released in August 2014.

Dimensions: 2.3 x 4 x 1.5 inches

Weight: 353 g


Sensor Type: CMOS

Maximum Image Resolution 5456 x 3632 (20.1 MP APS-C)

Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (16:9) at 60hz

Media Format

Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SDHC, SD, and SDXC memory card

Rear LCD Screen

LCD Size: 3 inches

LCD Aspect Ratio: 16:9 ratio

230,400 dot resolution

Interface Ports


micro USB


Boot time: 1.9s

Shutter Lag: 0.1

Recycle Time: 0.29

Lines Per Picture Height: 1744

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