Little sister to the A55, the A33 uses the same semi-transparent mirror for continuous AF during video capture, as well as a 6-fps burst rate and super-fast AF. Its imaging proved noisier than the A55’s in our tests, though.

Standout Spec: Fast AF, even in video, with tracking.

Product Specifications

Camera Category: Interchangeable-lens Compact
Sensor Size: APS-C
Sensor Type: CMOS
Megapixels: 14.2
Fastest Shutter Speed: 1/4000 second
Slowest Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Bulb Mode: Yes
Live View: Yes
Image Processor: BIONZ
Viewfinder Coverage: 100%
AF Points: 15
Display Type: LCD
Display Size: 3.0 inches
Display Resolution: 921600 pixels
Articulating Display: Yes
Minimum ISO: 100 ISO
Maximum ISO: 1600 ISO
Burst Rate: 7.00 fps
Self-Cleaning Sensor: Yes
In-Body Image Stabilization:
Pop-Up Flash: Yes
Media Type: Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital Expanded Capacity (SDXC)
Video Capture: Yes
Maximum Video Resolution: 1080p
AF in Video Mode: Yes
HDMI Port: Yes
Wireless Flash Trigger: No
Remote Capture: No
Height: 3.6 inches
Depth: 3.3 inches
Width: 4.9 inches
Weight: 15 ounces
Price: $650.00
Touch Screen: No
Model Number:

Tested Review

Lab Test: Sony Alpha 33 and 55

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