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Sony A35 vs Sony A68

Portability
69
Imaging
57
Features
70
Overall
62
Sony SLT-A35 front
 
Sony SLT-A68 front
Portability
64
Imaging
67
Features
70
Overall
68

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Key Specs

Sony A35
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • Sensor based Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Sony/Minolta Alpha Mount
  • 415g - 124 x 92 x 85mm
  • Announced September 2011
  • Previous Model is Sony A33
  • Successor is Sony A37
Sony A68
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.7" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • Sensor based Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Sony/Minolta Alpha Mount
  • 610g - 143 x 104 x 81mm
  • Announced November 2015
  • Replaced the Sony A65
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Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Overview

Following is a complete analysis of the Sony A35 versus Sony A68, both Entry-Level DSLR digital cameras and both of them are built by Sony. There is a crucial difference between the sensor resolutions of the A35 (16MP) and A68 (24MP) but both cameras boast the identical sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The A35 was introduced 5 years prior to the A68 which is quite a serious gap as far as tech is concerned. Both the cameras feature the same body design (Compact SLR).

Before we go into a in-depth comparison, here is a quick view of how the A35 scores against the A68 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Sony A35 over the Sony A68

 A35 A68 
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution921k461kSharper display (+460k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A68 over the Sony A35

 A68 A35 
AnnouncedNovember 2015September 2011More modern by 50 months
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display

Common features in the Sony A35 and Sony A68

 A35 A68 
Focus manually More accurate focus
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch display No Touch display

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Physical Comparison

If you are looking to carry around your camera, you're going to have to think about its weight and measurements. The Sony A35 comes with outer measurements of 124mm x 92mm x 85mm (4.9" x 3.6" x 3.3") along with a weight of 415 grams (0.91 lbs) while the Sony A68 has proportions of 143mm x 104mm x 81mm (5.6" x 4.1" x 3.2") accompanied by a weight of 610 grams (1.34 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you have attached during that time. Underneath is a front view dimensions comparison of the A35 versus the A68.

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability rating of the A35 and A68 is 69 and 64 respectively.

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 top view buttons comparison

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is tough to imagine the gap between sensor sizes just by reading technical specs. The pic underneath might offer you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the A35 and A68.

As you can tell, both of these cameras come with the identical sensor size but different MP. You should anticipate the Sony A68 to deliver extra detail using its extra 8 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also allow you to crop photos a good deal more aggressively. The more aged A35 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor technology.

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 sensor size comparison

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony A35 Portrait photography information
Sony A68 Portrait photography information
74
has manual focus
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with face detect focusing
saves RAW files
80
has manual focus
good MP (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detect focus
saves RAW files
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Street Comparison

Sony A35 as a Street photography camera
Sony A68 as a Street photography camera
71
image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
saves RAW files
lighter than competition in class (415g)
good ISO range (25,600)
fixed screen
77
screen tilts
image stabilization (Sensor based)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW files
very good high ISO (25,600)
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Sports Comparison

Sony A35 Sports photography highlights
Sony A68 Sports photography highlights
61
image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports phase detect AF
continuous shooting slow (6.0 frames per second)
low battery (440 per charge)
75
image stabilization (Sensor based)
good MP (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
comes with phase detect auto focus
bad battery (510 per charge)
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Travel Comparison

Sony A35 Travel photography highlights
Sony A68 Travel photography highlights
59
lighter than competition in class (415g)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
has built in flash
does not have Time Lapse function
low battery (440 CIPA)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
55
good MP (24 megapixels)
built-in flash
no Timelapse recording
bad battery (510 shots)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Sony A35 Landscape photography info
Sony A68 Landscape photography info
69
has manual focus
swap lenses (Sony/Minolta Alpha mount)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
good ISO range (25,600)
saves RAW files
low battery (440 shots)
does not have Time Lapse function
68
has manual focus
switch lenses (Sony/Minolta Alpha mount)
image stabilization (Sensor based)
good MP (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
very good high ISO (25,600)
saves RAW files
screen is small (2.7 inch)
bad battery (510 CIPA)
no Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Sony A35 Vlogging highlights
Sony A68 Vlogging highlights
36
image stabilization (Sensor based)
comes with face detect focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
comes with mic jack
lighter than competition in class (415g)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
35
image stabilization (Sensor based)
offers face detect focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
does have microphone port
doesn't have selfie friendly display
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Sony A35 vs Sony A68 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony A35 and Sony A68
 Sony SLT-A35Sony SLT-A68
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Sony
Model Sony SLT-A35 Sony SLT-A68
Type Entry-Level DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Announced 2011-09-20 2015-11-06
Body design Compact SLR Compact SLR
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Bionz Bionz X
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 4912 x 3264 6000 x 4000
Max native ISO 25600 25600
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points 15 79
Cross focus points 3 15
Lens
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha Sony/Minolta Alpha
Total lenses 143 143
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Tilting
Display size 3" 2.7"
Display resolution 921 thousand dot 461 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 1,150 thousand dot 1,440 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.73x 0.57x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30s 30s
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Continuous shooting speed 6.0 frames per second 8.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 12.00 m 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless Flash off, Auto, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction, Rear sync, Wireless, High Speed sync
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Maximum flash sync 1/160s 1/160s
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60i, 30p, 24p), 1440 x 1080, 640 x 480
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 415g (0.91 pounds) 610g (1.34 pounds)
Physical dimensions 124 x 92 x 85mm (4.9" x 3.6" x 3.3") 143 x 104 x 81mm (5.6" x 4.1" x 3.2")
DXO scores
DXO All around score 74 79
DXO Color Depth score 23.3 24.1
DXO Dynamic range score 12.7 13.5
DXO Low light score 763 701
Other
Battery life 440 images 510 images
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-FW50 NP-FM500H
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec 3 or 5 images) Yes (Yes (2 or 12 sec))
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage slots Single Single
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