Sony's 20.1 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and blazing-fast BIONZ image processing engine. Every scene is captured beautifully, from corner to corner, with fine details and rich tonal gradations. The sensor's large size delivers high sensitivity, attractive defocusing effects and low noise in wide-ranging shooting situations including dimly lit environments.
Wide-Ranging ISO Sensitivity
Even in dim lighting, you can shoot beautiful photos with natural tonal gradations and low noise - without using a flash. Auto ISO provides outstanding results in most lighting situations and you can select settings manually to suit particular occasions. Excellent low-light performance is made possible by cutting-edge features like the same area-specific noise reduction as found on the α99.
Easy-To-View Electronic Viewfinder
View every scene clearly with the built-in viewfinder, which even shows the effects of exposure and white balance settings so you can accurately check how the final photo will look. Features include 100% frame coverage and various shooting information displays.
Fabulous Full HD Movies at the Press of a Button
Experience the magnificence of Full HD movies in AVCHD. Support for 60i/50i gives your movies a lifelike feel while aspiring moviemakers can select 24p/25p to re-create the look of traditional cinema. α3500's responsive autofocus allows you to excellently record moving subjects. The Digital Zoom can be used to extend the lens' maximum magnification while recording.
Beautifully Composed Photos
This savvy function analyses portraits, close-ups or images of moving subjects, then crops them after you take the shot to produce photos with maximum appeal. Featuring advancements like exceptional two-person portrait capabilities along with Face Detection and Tracking Focus, Auto Object Framing not only turns ordinary photos into stunning compositions but does so effortlessly, automatically recognizing the scene, then cropping accordingly.
Exciting Photographic Adventure Begins
Every image is a potential work of art with Picture Effect - in-camera control for turning mundane shots into little gems. α3500 includes 15 effects that can be applied to photos or movies, giving you the means to vastly expand your artistic repertoire. The ability to view effects in real time on the LCD screen or viewfinder.
Multi-Interface Shoe Expands Your Shooting Options
Tap into a wide variety of optional accessories with the Multi Interface Shoe. The α3500 system enables you to attach external flash units, video lights, adaptors and more - everything you need when it's time to expand.
Convenient Mode Dial
The mode dial lets you quickly change shooting modes and always be confident about which shooting mode is currently in use. By providing intuitive access to P/A/S/M modes, Superior Auto mode and more, it simplifies operation so you can concentrate on the action.