Sony - Alpha a68 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens - black

The entry-level Sony Alpha a68 DSLR camera makes it easy to capture stunning photos. It features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor and Sony's Translucent Mirror Technology, which enables continued autofocus while shooting. The Sony Alpha a68 DSLR camera comes equipped with a DT 18-55mm/3.5-5.6 SAM II lens, ideal for everything from wide-angle to portrait views.

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What's Included

  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Alpha 68 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens
  • Battery charger BC-VM10A
  • Body cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap
  • Micro USB cable, Power cord
  • Rechargeable Battery NP-FM500H
  • SAL1855 (0.7-2.2 inch Zoom Lens)
  • Shoulder strap

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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

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Alpha 18-55mm zoom lens provides versatility

This focal range is great for everyday shots, including everything from gorgeous landscapes to exceptional close-ups.

24.2 megapixels resolution delivers incredible detail and gorgeous enlargements

The high pixel count lets you maintain high resolution even after cropping, trimming and printing large-sized images.

ISO up to 25600 for crisp, clear photos even in low light

Shoot confidently without sacrificing detail, even in extremely low light.

Capture fast-action shots at up to 8 fps (frames per second)

From joyous facial expressions to fast-paced sports action, burst mode ensures you get the shot even if it only lasts a fraction of a second.

2.7" tilt-able LCD monitor makes it easy to frame your shot

Tilts up and down so you can compose your shot from a variety of angles.

Capture spectacular movies in full 1080p HD

An intelligent image sensor reads movie images at faster rates than ever, significantly reducing the rolling shutter distortion that can occur while panning or shooting fast-moving subjects.

BIONZ X™ image-processing engine delivers blazing speed and performance

From shooting images and videos, to playback and data transfer, this processor handles even the most demanding tasks with ease.

Preview the shot before taking it with the Tru-Finder OLED electronic viewfinder

Bright, high-contrast viewfinder lets you see the results before you shoot, and features 1440K dots for amazing resolution.

79-point autofocus quickly tracks and locks onto your subject

Allows you to confidently capture everything from fast-action sports to fast-moving wildlife. Four autofocus area modes let you select the setting best suited to your situation.

Proprietary Translucent Mirror Technology

Sony's unique design replaces a DSLR moving mirror with a fixed translucent mirror, which enables fast shooting with continuous use of accurate phase detection AF.

Face Detection and Eye AF

Face Detection with Face Registration can detect up to eight faces in a scene, and adjust exposure, white balance, flash and other settings for beautiful portraits.

Built-in, pop-up flash for proper illumination

Ensures properly illuminated photos, and features integrated hot shoe for addition of an external flash, sold separately.

Accessories included

Rechargeable battery, battery charger, lens caps, Accessory shoe cap, eyepiece cup, shoulder strap, body cap and micro USB cable.

Multiformat memory slot for storing or transferring data

Accepts SD, SDHC, SDXC, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo and MS XC-HG Duo. Memory cards not included.

Overall customer rating

would recommend to a friend

Expert Rating

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Decent upgrade from the A58

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    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Crazy how this camera out performs (at least in some areas) my sony a99! TONS of focus points make this camera zero in on your subject incredibly quickly; love having the (what seems to be LED backlit) lcd screen on the right top part of the camera so you can quickly glance at some key settings and functions. Oh, and it takes great pictures too!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Camera is the best camera i have

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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The shutter speed is very fast and the picture in sports mode and rapid shoot is great

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome camera

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    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Excellent high quality camera, great starter for someone just starting out.

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews

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