Sony Alpha 350

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Sony α350
Sony a 350 with 18-70 kitlens.JPG
Type Digital single-lens reflex camera
Lens interchangeable, Sony α / Konica Minolta A mount
Sensor 23,5 mm × 15,7 mm, 14.2 effective megapixels CCD
Maximum resolution 4592 × 3056 pixels
ASA/ISO range Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Storage CompactFlash I/II, Memory Stick PRO Duo (with adapter), Microdrive
Exposure metering 40-segment honeycomb-pattern
Metering modes Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash Manual Pop-up: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow sync., Rear flash sync, Wireless off camera flash
Shutter electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane Shutter
Shutter speed range 30–1/4000 sec, with Bulb, 1/160 sec X-sync
Continuous shooting 2.44 Frames Per Second
Viewfinder Fixed eye-level penta-Dach-mirror, 0.95 Field of View, Diopter Adjustment -3.0 to + 1.0
Image Processing
Custom WB Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, Tungsten, fluorescent, flash, color temperature, custom
WB bracketing 3 frames
Rear LCD monitor 230k pixel 2.7-inch TFT LCD
Battery 7.2 V, 1650 mAh (Sony NP-FM500H)
Weight 582 g (20.5 oz) without battery and memorycard, 682 g (24.1 oz) with lens, battery and card.
Made in Japan

The Sony α 350 (DSLR-A350) is a digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) marketed by Sony, being replaced from 2009 by the similarly specified Sony α 380. It features live view and body-integrated image stabilization.


The Sony α 350 was introduced in Japan in March 2008. It has a 14.2 megapixel CCD sensor, the second highest pixel count for an APS-C format DSLR at the time of its launch, marginally exceeded by the Pentax K20D CMOS sensor.

The Live View is provided by a secondary low resolution video sensor placed in the mirror-prism housing to provide a view of the focusing screen, which allows retention of phase contrast autofocus. Live View is mechanically switched via a moving mirror surface. When Live View is active, the normal exposure metering is replaced by metering from the LV image itself offering many more zones or points, along with more accurate white balance. This system is shared with the Sony Alpha 300, a 10.2 megapixel variant.[1]

Sideview of the α 350 with liveview screen


  1. ^ "Sony α DSLR-A300K specifications". Sony. 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2009. 

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