LG G6 review Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone Edition Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC U 11 Sony Xperia L1
LG G6 review Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone Edition Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC U 11 Sony Xperia L1
  2017 NEWS APPLE CANON FUJIFILM HTC HUAWEI LG MOTOROLA NIKON NINTENDO NOKIA OLYMPUS PANASONIC PENTAX SAMSUNG SONY  
Samsung Galaxy
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Dennis Hissink : October 3th 2009 - 15:10 CET

Sony DSLR-A850 review


Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
SonySony A850 SLR camera review : One year after Sony forced a price-breakthrough for full-frame DSLR cameras by introducing the Sony Alpha 900 at a sharp price, it seems that Sony is about to pull the very same trick again. The new Sony Alpha 850, introduced to the world on the eve of the IFA 2009 in Berlin, also comes with a very sharp price tag. Suspicious as we are, we still expect to find significant differences between the two Alpha DSLR cameras, and we are thus truly surprised when it appears that these differences are extremely marginal.

• Read our full Sony A850 review.
Sony DSLR-A850 reviews

Sony DSLR-A850 review - Full-frame SLR camera
We have already briefly mentioned the handful of differences between the Sony DSLR A850 and A900. Firstly, the Sony A850 is slower when it comes to continuous shooting; offering 3 fps compared to the A900 (5 bps). Compared to competing full frame DSLR cameras, the A850 also trails slightly behind the average. Furthermore, the optical viewfinder with 98% frame coverage is slightly less than the 100% coverage the Alpha 900 provides. Further differences are found in very small things such as a slightly better color saturation as default setting.

DSLR-A850 test

Sony DSLR-A850 test - Camera operation
The operation of the Sony Alpha 850 is similar to that of the Sony A900. This means that the points of improvement we put forward in the Sony Alpha 900 review, will actually remain the same. When it came to the dual card slot, we made some criticism heard. Sony simply doesn't succeed in making this type of card slot work with optimal functionality. It is not possible, for example, to program the slot to write RAW files to the CF card and JPEG to the MS Pro Duo card. Nor is it possible to write data to card 1 and card 2 simultaneously (backup), or tell the camera to use card 2 to write to, in case card 1 is full. Either by using the Fn button or through the menu, you can select which card must be used at a certain time, but that is as far as it goes. A missed opportunity for Sony with the Sony Alpha 850.

A850 review

Sony A850 review including technical DIWA Labs test
Shortly after its launch, we received a Sony Alpha 850 DSLR test camera in combination with one of the Zeiss lenses that Sony has included in its range. We are curious to find out the impact of such a price below the current market conditions. Will the competition respond? And if so, at what speed and with what product? It is obvious the game for market shares is being played the hard way, and it is not yet determined who will benefit after all the cards have been played. The Sony A850 is tested extensively both technically and in practice. Our findings can be read in the following Sony DSLR-A850 review.




   Sony A850 review
   Sony A850 test photos
   Sony Alpha 850
   Next  Phase One 645DF
   Previous  Vodafone 360 H1
   News by brand:Sony
   News by category:Digital camera reviews
   News by brand and category:Sony Digital camera reviews


Android smartphone
Latest Sony announcements
Sony Digital Paper with wireless technology
Sony wide-angle lenses for E-Mount cameras
Sony 4K HDR Smart TV
Sony releases Xperia XZ Premium in pink
Sony A9 sample pictures
Sony Alpha 9 accessories
Sony FE 100-400mm GM telephoto zoom lens
Sony A9 mirrorless camera
Sony gains ground in Full-Frame DSLR camera market
PlayStation Virtual Reality experience
Sony SLR camera captures the moon
Sony Alpha 9 SLR camera
Sony Alpha 7 III mirrorless camera
Sony L1 Xperia phone
Sony Xperia L1 phone
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Mobile World Congress 2018 event details
Samsung plans IoT compatibility to its QLED TV
Digital Fitness Market forecast report 2017
Canon PIXMA TS3150 multifunctional inkjet printer
Samsung strategic partnership with PayPal Holdings
Splatoon 2 released for Nintendo Switch
Samsung updates Bixby voice command service
Nintendo SNES Classic Edition
Digital Camera market forecast report
Samsung America introduces Galaxy S8 Coral Blue
Digital Camera trends 2017
Market report for automotive electronics
4K Ultra HD TV market report
HMD launches new Nokia 130 budget phone
Nokia 105 feature phone released
   
  5G Accessories Android Galaxy iPhone Rumors Premium smartphones Camera Camera test Nikon SLR Underwater photography   CES CeBIT IFA Photokina PMA