LCD and Viewfinder
Sony A35 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
A35 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,150kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Sony A35 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
A35 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Sony A35 features a Phase Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 15 focus points and 3 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors.
Sony A35 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Sony A35, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,29.97 fps and save in MPEG-4, AVCHD and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Sony A35 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
A35 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a None speaker. Sony A35 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect A35 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Sony A35 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 440 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 881 shots, Sony A35 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend A35 owners to buy some extra batteries.
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 A35 vs Pentax K-x or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Sony A35 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sony A35 is $698.00