Sony Alpha SLT-A35

  • Sony Alpha SLT-A35
82
Based on 29 scores, 41 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    13
  • Good:
    10
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Shoots at five frames per second.
  • Fast autofocus.
  • Compact for a D-SLR.

Cons:

  • So-so LCD EVF.
  • Limited video settings.

Expert reviews and ratings

By 5FWD on 60

For its price the Sony Alpha A35 offers great value for money. It takes some great shots capable of rivalling more expensive digital SLR cameras, and is therefore well worth checking out. Be sure to look online for the best bargain before heading to...

By PC Mag on 60

The Alpha 35 is a fast-shooting entry-level D-SLR that is capable of grabbing photos in subpar lighting conditions. It is held back by a so-so electronic viewfinder, which makes it a tough sell compared to D-SLRs with traditional optical finders....

By Photo Answers on 100

The Sony a33 has a translucent mirror design and is identified as a D-SLT. With a 16.2Mp CMOS APS-C sized sensor at its heart, the a35s photosites (or pixels) are more spread out over a larger sensor surface area....

By Macworld on 70

The 16 megapixel Sony Alpha SLT-a35 is part of Sony’s second-generation SLT (single lens translucent) DSLR line, using the company’s unique Translucent Mirror Technology. There are a few differences between the new model and its predecessor,...

By RegHardware on 90

Given the current street price of the Sony SLT-A35, it's a real bargain and a camera suitable for both beginners and enthusiast photographers. If kitted out with better (and pricier) optics such as the Sony's Carl Zeiss options, then I daresy...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

With a higher resolution sensor, but lower specification body than the model it replaces (the A33), the A35 should give a more accessible product through a lower price. It's a shame that the 7fps is now at a reduced resolution (8.4mp) whereas the...

By Photo Answers on 100

It’s fair to say there isn’t a huge difference between the a35 and its predecessor, the a33. If you’re an a33 user there aren’t really enough new features here to justify an upgrade and...

By TechCentral on 70

The Sony Alpha SLT-A35 is a compact and light DSLR with plenty of features. It has a fast autofocus, decent continuous shooting capability and lots of modes. Modes such as Auto HDR, Handheld Twilight, Picture Effect and Sweep Panorama will appeal...

By Pocket-lint on 90

The Sony Alpha SLT-A35 produces fantastic images, has a great continuous autofocus mode, shoots at up to 5.5fps and provides an HD movie mode good enough to outperform its closest rivals. Its one ‘downer’ is an electronic viewfinder that...

By CNET UK on 100

It's easy to fall in love with the Sony Alpha SLT-A35. With the perfect balance of features and usability, the images it took bowled us over. The fact it's so cheap makes it an...

By What Digital Camera on

Overall it's hard to fault the A35 in any area. The body is sturdy and well laid out, the camera's functionality highly impressive for the low price range and the image quality excellent. The only downside, per se, is user preference as to...

By Digital Photography School on

You’ll find this model on Sony’s Web site by looking in the DSLR department. But a DSLR it ain’t!The entry level Sony Alpha A35 has no flipping mirror! Instead, it has a fixed, semi-reflective mirror placed in the light path that...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

There's a lot to say about the Sony A35. Considering that it's the baby of the range, it certainly packs a punch. The 16 megapixels should produce moderately good pictures, but they're stunning. The build quality should be noticeably lower...

By Good Gear Guide on 65

The Sony Alpha A35 is a viable alternative for its entry-level Canon EOS 600D and Nikon D3100 competitors. It doesn’t have any special surprises in picture quality or usability, although we think the build quality of the bundled lens isn’t...

By Buy-n-Shoot on 90

When sitting down to list the pros and cons for the Sony a35 it was actually hard to find a compelling reason not to highly recommend this camera. The sharpness of the images, the wide range of useful and fun function options available to the...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

While attention is naturally drawn to the super-fast AF and continuous shooting abilities of the A35, what really impresses is overall image quality. Sony has made great strides with its Exmor sensors, and the result here is a camera that performs...

By TechRadar on 80

The Sony Alpha A35 is the latest launch to join the manufacturer's innovative Single Lens Translucent (SLT) camera line-up, debuting a number of new technologies that look set to turn the heads of first-time entry-level buyers and upgraders...

By Photo Answers on 80

When the first DSLT camera hit the market, it caused a serious stir – and rightly so. The product is designed to fulfill the roles of a DSLR and a...

By CNET Australia on 82

The A35 is a subtle update to the Alpha range of SLRs and while it won't be a game-changer, it's certainly good at what it...

By cnet on 75

A solid camera for point-and-shoot upgraders who want to be able to shoot action and video, the Sonly Alpha SLT-A35's bulk may still be a turn-off for...