Fast continuous shooting rate.
Full-time AF for live view/video.
Shoots at 9 frames per second.
Excellent OLED EVF.
Ultra fast performance.
Easy to use.
Very fast continuous shooting speed.
Huge range of features including auto-HDR and GPS.
No optical finder.
Low-quality kit lens.
Performance suffers with slower memory cards.
EVF still not perfect.
Relatively poor battery life.
Images at 100 percent magnification aren't particularly crisp or detailed.
Camera can lag and freeze on occasion.
Some JPEG artefacts visible when shooting JPEG.
Can not upgrade to a battery grip with the A65
By Buy-n-Shoot on November 13, 2012
The quality on the Sony A65 is it's essential drawing point. While the features it includes such as panorama mode and a rotating LCD screen are impressive, the overall standout feature is this camera's image quality. Combine this with good...70
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
However we look at the matter, the Sony Alpha SLT-A65 does everything that the Alpha 77 does very well. Even if it costs less to have...-
By Mac|Life on April 10, 2012
The Alpha 65 hits the sweet spot of advanced technology and a reasonable price for serious photography enthusiasts. It has a lot of features, yet it’s still easy to use and produces great results. Product Alpha 65 Company Sony Contact sony.com...100
By PC Mag on February 03, 2012
The 24-megapixel Sony Alpha 65 is capable of shooting at a blazing fast 9 frames per second, but is held back by a kit lens that simply can't match the quality of the high-resolution image sensor....80
By Pocket-lint on January 19, 2012
The A65 is very much the A77 with some features trimmed back. This also means the price takes a desirable tumble too as, for the £799 asking price, the A65 has bags on offer. The OLED viewfinder is fantastic (though not perfect), the 10fps burst...90
By HardwareZone.com on January 11, 2012
Think of the Sony Alpha SLT-A65 as a steel bar wrapped in wool. Outside, it may not have the magnesium alloy body that its higher performance sibling, the A77 does, but inside it still packs a punch.Launched at the same time as the A77, the A65 is a...-
By Digital Photography School on January 01, 2012
Since my review of the Sony SLT-A77 hit the screens of many Digital Photography School visitors it’s obvious the company has pressed the right buttons for people wanting to lift their photo game.Now we have ‘son of’ … a model...-
By What Digital Camera on December 20, 2011
The Alpha 65 is a great mid-price DSLR that provides high levels of performance, particularly when it comes to AF and frame advance that hasn't really been seen in a camera of this class before. The image quality is excellent, delivering excellent...91
By TechRadar on December 12, 2011
The Alpha 65 is very well-specified in comparison to its rivals, matching or exceeding the competition's feature-sets in many respects. It's pricier, but we feel the impressive stack of high-end features that this camera has to offer more than...80
By DigitalVersus on December 06, 2011
No surprises here—the Sony Alpha 65 is a great camera. It uses the same excellent internal electronics as the Alpha 77 but is designed as a less complicated consumer alternative. It's a serious player in the high-end consumer SLR market, but...100