Sony Alpha 37 Review

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Gadget Reviews – The Sony Alpha 37 is a new entry-level DSLT camera that offers 7fps shooting. It incorporates Translucent Mirror Technology that split the light between the separate AF sensor and the CMOS sensor. The Translucent Mirror Technology gives benefits to the Sony Alpha 37 in its fast continuous shooting rates, full-time phase-detection autofocus, and speedy.

Sony Alpha 37 Hardware, Performance

The Sony Alpha 37 is built in a well- constructed body with solid construction and a good weight. Although the entire body is made of plastic, the Sony Alpha 37 provides a good grip with its rubberized coating. Unfortunately, the Sony Alpha 37 can’t be categorized as a dustproof and weatherproof shutter device like other non-budget Sony cameras.

Sony Alpha 37 Review

Sony Alpha 37 Review

Meanwhile, the Sony Alpha 37 has received several improvements from the predecessor Sony Alpha 35. The new 16.1 million pixel sensor is fitted to the Sony Alpha 37 along with the latest Bionz processor that promises Full HD video recording and ISO 100-16,000 sensitivity capability.

The Sony Alpha 37 has been implanted with a tilt-able screen that delivers 100% field of view optical viewfinder.

What the best condition for the Sony Alpha 37 to shoot stills is in a bright day. With the bright conditions around the object, the Sony Alpha 37 can lock very quickly and accurately onto a subject while the Sony Alpha 37 may needs a little more struggle in lower light conditions. Another, the Sony Alpha 37 can reach its best performance on Clear Zoom function that results very good image quality. Auto White Balance also works well in the Sony Alpha 37, adjusting appropriately and producing accurate colors even under different lighting situations.

The Sony Alpha 37 is docked with Fn button that is used to access the three metering modes: Multi Segment, Center Weighted, and Spot Metering.

The Sony Alpha 37 may give the non-benefit of in-camera editing available that is extremely minimal. The Sony Alpha 37 has only rotating an image in-camera editing option.

Sony Alpha 37 Pros and Cons

PROS:

  • Performs beat Clear Zoom function
  • Features EVF for reviewing images
  • Owns a tilt-able screen

CONS:

  • Has limited raw format options
  • Extremely minimal in-camera editing
  • Reduces performance on low-light focusing
  • It isn’t weather and dustproof device

Sony Alpha 37 Price

Price: $598.00

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