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Sony Alpha DSLR-A560

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sony Alpha DSLR-A560. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the battery and usability are generally positive. The image quality and screen also get good reviews, but there are some critical comments about the sensor.

performance, screen, image quality, usability, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha DSLR-A560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jeremy Stamas (

Sony Alpha A560 DSLR Camera Review


The Sony A560 is a true DSLR camera that offers Full HD video recording at a 1920 x 1080 resolution. The camera impressed us with its color accuracy and low noise levels, but we were consistently disappointed by its limited manual controls in video...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Richard Baguley (

Sony Alpha A560


The Sony Alpha A560 is an interesting SLR: we found that it had good overall performance and was easy to use. But there are a few issues that hold it back.


Dec, 2010

Expert review by: (

New Gear: Sony A560 DSLR


Just a few weeks after revamping their entry-level DSLR line-up, Sony has taken aim at mid-level users with a notable, if somewhat granular, update to the A550. The A560 shares many features with its predecessor, but the most substantial (if...

Consumer review by: clipper (

DSLR A-560


This camera is really a great product. it is loaded with features, takes amazing photos and seems to be built very well. I just completed a photography course in which I used this camera and it it out-performed many of the more expensive cameras that...

Easy to use and fast with great photos

none that I have found

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Jim (



If this camera is still in production and available it is a great buy. Possibly the end of an era for Sony. I can not believe all the features and tools it offers. HDR & DRO are just a couple of things you will appreciate.

Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; High ISO Performance ; Large Clear LCD ; Tilt /Swivel LCD

LCD easy to damage

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: 1Texasgolfer (

Love this camera


Great camera to learn with and grow with

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Battery Life ; Great Resolution ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: grandpa (

great camera


replacement for A700. Terrific upgrade

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Battery Life ; Good in Low Light ; Great Resolution ; Large Clear LCD ; Out performs A700 ; Replacement for A700


Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Graeme (

Sony Alpha DSLR-A560 (Body Only)


The image quality, the ergonomics, features, menus

Dust removal inadequate, the sensor in mine was misaligned, had to be sent back for repair & sensor cleaning

Jul, 2011