Sony Alpha SLT-A65

  • Sony Alpha SLT-A65
85
Based on 22 scores, 35 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • High resolution.
  • Detailed images.
  • Fast continuous shooting rate.

Cons:

  • No optical finder.
  • Low-quality kit lens.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Buy-n-Shoot on 70

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...

By evogadget.com on -

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 100

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...

By PC Mag on 80

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....

By Pocket-lint on 90

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...

By HardwareZone.com on -

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 -

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 91

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...

By TechRadar on 80

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...

By DigitalVersus on 100

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...

By CNET Asia on 82

While the A65 has some lag issues, it still offers a rich feature set that would appeal to most photographers....

By ePHOTOzine on 90

For a similar price to mid-entry level cameras from Nikon, Canon, Pentax, instead of a 16-18 megapixel camera and 7fps shooting, you can get a 24.3 megapixel camera with 10fps shooting, built in anti-shake sensor, GPS and electronic level. What you also...

By Good Gear Guide on 70

It's not a true digital SLR and it's not as small as a mirrorless camera. Instead, the Alpha SLT-A65VK is an in-between model that still has plenty to like about it, including a large and vibrant EVF and fast focusing. Its huge sensor gives you...

By Photo Review Australia on 85

The SLT-A65 is the second of two SLR-style interchangeable-lens cameras announced by Sony on 24 August, 2011. Like the SLT-A77, which was unveiled at the same time, it features Translucent (pellicle) Mirror Technology, a 24.3-megapixel APS-C-sized...

By ePHOTOzine on -

The Sony Alpha A77 and A65 are capable of producing some excellent photos, with great colour, detail and extremely solid exposure performance. Reds are extremely vibrant and colourful and the cameras both produce excellent JPEG output straight from...

By The Imaging Resource on -

24.30MegapixelsSony Alpha (Minolta A) mount3.0 inchLCDReview Summary: With an attractive, yet understated design, Sony's hidden some of its finest, most advanced imaging technology in the Alpha A65. Its 24.3-megapixel sensor can capture up to 10...

By The Luminous Landscape on -

Sony's new camera introduction on August 24, 2011 was particularly fascinating because they introduced three totally new cameras, the A77, A65 and NEX-7. Three new cameras at once is of interest enough, but what caught my attention was that all...

By Technical Image Press Association on -

Combining innovation with a class-high 24.3 MP sensor, the Sony Alpha SLT-65’s Translucent Mirror Technology enables 10 frames-per-second shooting at full resolution and Live View with phase detection focusing capability, available in all modes...

By Digital Photography Review on -

Note that because of the similarities between the two models, for a full picture of the technology inside the Alpha SLT-A65 you should also take a look at our hands-on...

By Digital Photography Review on 78

If you look at the pros and cons list above you will notice that it is not too dissimilar from the one in our SLT-A77 review, posted last month. The reason for that is simple: Under the hood the A65 is in many respects very similar to the flagship...