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Sony Alpha 35 review

Lightweight Sony SLT camera packed with innovative features

These graphs were produced using data generated by DXO Analyzer.

We shoot a specially designed chart in carefully controlled conditions and the resulting images are analysed using the DXO software.

Signal to noise ratio


A high signal to noise ratio (SNR) indicates a cleaner and better quality image.

Sony alpha 35 signal to noise ratio
Sony alpha 35 signal to noise ratio

JPEG images from the Sony Alpha 35 are on a par with those from the Sony Alpha 55 up to around ISO 3200.

Sony alpha 35 dynamic range
Sony alpha 35 dynamic range

This chart indicates that the Sony Alpha 35's JPEGs have a at least a 1EV higher dynamic range than the Canon EOS 1100D's JPEG files upto a sensitivity of ISO 3200.

Sony Alpha 35: Sensitivity images

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ISO 100

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ISO 200

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ISO 400

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ISO 800

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ISO 1600

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ISO 3200

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ISO 12800

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Tech Specs

Product TypeDigital SLT Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution16.2 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeNo
Product Familyalpha
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom3.1x
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NameSony
FeaturesLive View, Smile Detection, External Flash Shoe, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Face Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)415 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Minimum Focus Distance250 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4912 x 3264
Maximum Frame Rate25 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution16.5 Megapixel
HDMIYes
Camera AssemblyBody with Lens Kit
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedMemory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height92 mm
Width124.4 mm
Depth84.7 mm
Autofocus Points15
Focal Length18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Audio FormatsAAC
Flash ModesAuto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, High Speed Sync
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerSony Corporation
Product ModelSLT-A35
Product Namealpha SLT-A35 Digital SLT Camera
Product Linealpha
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberSLTA35L.CEH
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Never miss another moment, however fleeting. Explore an exciting world of high-speed shooting responses and smooth, accurate auto focus tracking - even with moving objects. Capture beautiful videos in detail-packed Full HD. All in a light, compact camera that's easy to carry.

Battery Life480 Shot
Package Contents
  • alpha SLT-A35 Digital SLT Camera
  • DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM Lens
  • BC-VW1 Battery Charger
  • Power Cord
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50
  • USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Body Cap
  • Eyecup
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Packaging lid
Display Resolution921600 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker