LCD and Viewfinder
Sony A450 has a Fixed Type 2.7″ LCD screen with a resolution of 230k dots. At only 2.7″, the screen is on the smaller side and 230kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
A450 has a built-in Optical (pentamirror) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 95% and a magnification ratio of 0.53x. 95% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
Sony A450 can shoot continuously at max speed of 7 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
A450 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony A450 features a Phase Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Unfortunately Sony A450 doesn't have Video recording ability.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect A450 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony A450 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 1050 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 881 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level DSLR Cameras
Pentax K-x with its 1900shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Sony A450 vs Pentax K-x or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Sony A450 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony A450 is $1,241.29