Unlike many cameras that have scaled back burst-shooting capabilities, the SLT-A35 delivers fast continuous shooting with a buffer deep enough to make it useful and a viewfinder that makes it possible.
A solid camera for point-and-shoot upgraders who want to be able to shoot action and video, the Sonly Alpha SLT-A35's bulk may still be a turn-off for some.
The A35 has a clunky look but, for the most part, a functional body design.
The new Sony Alpha SLT-A35 looks, smells, feels, tastes and sounds like a digital SLR, but it's much faster.
The SLT-A35 is capable of producing some very pleasing images.
Sony's update to its entry-level SLT (single-lens translucent) interchangeable-lens cameras is solid, if not terribly exciting. The company also plans a firmware update to bring a couple new capabilities to its existing models.
Sony update to its entry-level SLT (single-lens translucent) interchangeable-lens cameras is solid, if not terribly exciting.
The A35 is a subtle update to the Alpha range of SLRs and while it won't be a game-changer, it's certainly good at what it does.
Typical price: $949.00
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