Sony DSLRA200 10.2 Megapixel Digital Camera with 18-70mm £209.99 @ Play.com (After £30 Cashback) - HotUKDeals
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Sony DSLRA200 10.2 Megapixel Digital Camera with 18-70mm £209.99 @ Play.com (After £30 Cashback)

£209.99 @ Play.Com
Possible Quidco as well.. # 10.2 effective megapixel CCD sensor plus optimised BIONZ processor for enhanced picture quality, reduced image noise and responsive operation # High sensitivity up to ISO…
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8y, 4m agoFound 8 years, 4 months ago
Possible Quidco as well..
# 10.2 effective megapixel CCD sensor plus optimised BIONZ processor for enhanced picture quality, reduced image noise and responsive operation
# High sensitivity up to ISO3200 with high-ISO noise reduction for successful handheld shooting in low light without flash
# D-Range Optimiser adjusts brightness and contrast for beautifully-exposed backlit scenes
# Enhanced Super SteadyShot image stabilisation offers 2.5-3.5 steps anti-shake performance with all a-mount lenses
# Large 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD with easy-to-use function display and percentage battery life indicator
# Improved 9-point centre cross AF with EyeStart activation for fast, accurate focusing
# Continuous shooting at 3fps (JPEG Fine mode, limited by memory card capacity)
# High-capacity InfoLITHIUM battery allows up to 750 shots between charges (CIPA measurement)
# Dual anti-dust system protects sensor during lens exchange
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banned#1
got one of these brill at taking photos just as good as a canon 40d which my brother has.
#2
Nice camera,Good price.
Hot..
#3
Mine arrived from Play today. Got it for under £200 using the RAC Code and the Cashback. :)

Spoke to Sony Customer Services about the receipt that you need to submit with the Cashback form and they told me just to take a print of the Order Confirmation or Dispatch email. Just something with the order date on it basically.
#4
Regarding the cashback - does sony honour sales from play.com (since they want the original sales receipt).

Also could someone help me out with the live view feature - i know that this camera has no live view but is that so improtant? Is this a good camera for beginning DSLR photography.

The reason I am so tempted to buy it is because I had a old Minolta Dynax 5 Film camera and supposedly the lenses of those will work with this camera.
#5
chada;3465256
Regarding the cashback - does sony honour sales from play.com (since they want the original sales receipt).

Also could someone help me out with the live view feature - i know that this camera has no live view but is that so improtant? Is this a good camera for beginning DSLR photography.

The reason I am so tempted to buy it is because I had a old Minolta Dynax 5 Film camera and supposedly the lenses of those will work with this camera.


Go to this thread. All you want to know and more about this camera:)

http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/269143/sony-dslr-a200k-digital-slr-camera-/
#6
Excellent thanks :) Used the RAC code, plus had some PlayFunds, so it cost me almost £200 exactly minus the £30 cashback = £170 plus some Quidco.

Been eyeing up this camera for a while, so have bitten the bullet.
#7
Great deal! Cheapest DSLR atm...
1 Like #8
the porter
whats the rac code all about matey?


Take a look here http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/266921/5-off-absolutely-everything-play-co/showthread.php?t=266921&page=4 takes a bit of perseverance clear cookies try it a few times etc ignore expired it does work
#9
Thanks Merlin and abzorba - that sorts most of me problems out!
#10
the porter
sorted matey ta and ordered and just ordered a 16gig card for it for £17 just need a case now


Lowepro Rezo 160 Shoulder Bag For Digital SLR & 1-2 Lenses - Black :thumbsup: + Make sure you get a lens filter (protects the lens if nothing else) Mymemory good place to buy one.
#11
If anyone has a varsity card and has registered it you can get 5% off by typing your card number in as a discount voucher, instead of using the RAC code.
#12
the porter;3465728
sorted matey ta and ordered and just ordered a 16gig card for it for £17 just need a case now


Where from please? :thumbsup:
#13
Got one of these couple weeks back when it was a bit more. Terrific camera, and the kit lens is surprisingly OK (usually they're ****).


Well worth getting some old Minolta AF lenses though - I picked up a 50mm F1.7 prime for £70 and the picture quality is incredible. At F1.7 you also don't need a flash indoors at all, with the anti-shake and big DSLR sensor, and it's great at night shots.
#14
DJ Dunk
Where from please? :thumbsup:


you can find very cheap CF card at mymemory.co.uk
#15
the porter
£46 for the case mymemory is that the right 1 ?


Flippin heck no !!! Amazon for the case £14.00. mymemory for the Filter ~ £6.00. You need to check the diameter of the Lens, think its 55mm on the kit Sony

Edit.. sorry mate read my post again and it is misleading, soz
#16
BTW whats happened to the great Sohood not seen him on here since... THAT deal ?
#17
professional a200 review cons&pros here
im hesitating between this one and the canon 450d!
#18
volcom883;3466496
professional a200 review cons&pros here
im hesitating between this one and the canon 450d!


The 450d is around twice the price of the A200 so if you can easily afford the 450d then I'd say go for that as it's a great camera. The Canon 1000D is a closer match to the A200 but even then it's still a lot more money. I paid £240 for my A200 as my budget was around £250 and I liked it more than the other DSLRs in that price range. It also won the 2008 TIPA award for besr entry level DSLR.
#19
volcom883
professional a200 review cons&pros here
im hesitating between this one and the canon 450d!


canon 450D get much better picture quality at high iso,cheapest way you get that is to buy £450
Comet vouch from MBNA lifestyle with 12% discount, then use this vouch to buy at Comet store,after £ 50 cashback, you total pay---345 pounds.( by the way, you will need mbna card for this offer).

SONY A200 is really good value for money,but pictue quality is not good as canon at high iso.

it depends if you like to pay 150 pounds more for little better picture quality , liveview and more choice for lens.
#20
very tempted
#21
edward7704

Comet vouch from MBNA lifestyle with 12% discount, then use this vouch to buy at Comet store,after £ 50 cashback, you total pay---345 pounds.( by the way, you will need mbna card for this offer)

how to get the card, is it free? can anyone get it?
#22
the porter
mbna is a credit card :thumbsup:

ok just found how to get the discount. you actually buy the comet vouchers from a site 12% cheaper of their value thats it. easy money saver!
#23
I got one a few weeks ago for £237 and I thought that deal would not be beaten!
It is a decent camera for the money, with a usable kit lens.

One tip I would give to anyone buying one of these cameras is when you take your first few shots with this camera, try and shoot something with a solid colour that fills the frame like a white sheet or something, then check the image on your computer. If your camera has dust on the brand new sensor it will show up on your computer screen as round blobs in your picture. This will help to ensure you have not brought the camera from a batch where a small bit of dust managed to get into the eyepiece and image sensor, like the first one I brought and returned, the replacement camera was fine....
#24
hello, can I connect A200 directly to a TV or computer so that I can have live-view of objects when shootting still images indoor? thanks.
#25
edward7704
canon 450D get much better picture quality at high iso,cheapest way you get that is to buy £450
Comet vouch from MBNA lifestyle with 12% discount, then use this vouch to buy at Comet store,after £ 50 cashback, you total pay---345 pounds.( by the way, you will need mbna card for this offer).




If flying anywhere soon or know someone who is then Dixons tax free =

£408.50 - £50 (cashback) = £358.50
#26
gogboy
If flying anywhere soon or know someone who is then Dixons tax free =

£408.50 - £50 (cashback) = £358.50


well no need to fly with with MBNA and comet!

£393(vouchers bought from MBNA) - £50 (cashback) = £343!!
#27
Only reason I have not gone in for this is that it lacks Depth of field Preview....

Other wise this is one swell of camera at this price...

cheers

Aj:-D
#28
ajaymp
Only reason I have not gone in for this is that it lacks Depth of field Preview....

Other wise this is one swell of camera at this price...

cheers

Aj:-D

I delayed over buying this because of the lack of depth of field preview. But when I thought about how often I really used that feature, I realised you can get by without it, and you can always take a quick shot and check the DOF on screen.
#29
edward7704;3466086
you can find very cheap CF card at mymemory.co.uk


Thanks but 7 day shop is cheaper in this case.
#30
peterpickles
I delayed over buying this because of the lack of depth of field preview.

do you guys mean liveview?
#31
volcom883
do you guys mean liveview?


No, Depth of field preview is different http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/dof-button.htm Hope this helps...
banned#32
Just purchased one. £239.99 reduced to £227.99 using RAC 5% discount. Quidco will be 4% of £227.99 bringing the price to £218.87 - £30 cashback from Sony.

Total paid £188.87:w00t:
#33
Investments
Just purchased one. £239.99 reduced to £227.99 using RAC 5% discount. Quidco will be 4% of £227.99 bringing the price to £218.87 - £30 cashback from Sony.

Total paid £188.87:w00t:


Nice

Below £200...
#34
Got to agree, great deal, just done the same too £188. bargain.

many thanks for posting.

Charlie71
#35
volcom883
well no need to fly with with MBNA and comet!

£393(vouchers bought from MBNA) - £50 (cashback) = £343!!


Is there a parrot in here? Does the parrot want their blue peter badge now or later?

I only quoted your post as it was a similar deal (PRICEWISE) offered using a different method, so it might benefit someone!

Your method has the need for a MBNA card, turning up at an airport to fly doesn't! Whoopee dooo, look at me, give me the badge!

So take your exclamation marks and ram them the same place you can put you MBNA card!
#36
gogboy
Is there a parrot in here? Does the parrot want their blue peter badge now or later?

I only quoted your post as it was a similar deal (PRICEWISE) offered using a different method, so it might benefit someone!

Your method has the need for a MBNA card, turning up at an airport to fly doesn't! Whoopee dooo, look at me, give me the badge!

So take your exclamation marks and ram them the same place you can put you MBNA card!


but you do need a flight ticket.
#37
Investments
Just purchased one. £239.99 reduced to £227.99 using RAC 5% discount. Quidco will be 4% of £227.99 bringing the price to £218.87 - £30 cashback from Sony.

Total paid £188.87:w00t:


Quidco only tracks at 0.5% as it comes under the Electronics heading. :-(
#38
abzorba
Quidco only tracks at 0.5% as it comes under the Electronics heading. :-(


TRY NECTAR, you get 6 points for every 1 pound you spend.
#39
the porter
mine tracked at £9.60


£9.60 Quidco for me too.
#40
Is this camera ready to use as it is or do you have to but another big lens? If so how much does a good quality lens cost and where from? sorry for dumb questions but new to slr cameras!

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