We use cookies to allow us and selected partners to improve your experience and our advertising. By continuing to browse you consent to our use of cookies. You can understand more and change your cookies preferences here.

Sony a5000 (Alpha 5000) review

£238.00
Launched Reviewed
or

Try Which? for £1 to reveal the products that perform

Typical price

£238.00

An entry-level compact system camera (CSC) that's staggeringly lightweight, Sony's Alpha a5000 comes with built-in wi-fi, a rotating LCD screen and 20-megapixel (Mp) sensor. Available for an inexpensive price, our lab testers seemed to have a promising camera on their hands. But could the a5000 live up to expectations?
Is it worth your money?
Or is it a waste of cash?

Put us to the test

Our Test Labs compare features and prices on a range of products. Try Which? to unlock our reviews. You'll instantly be able to compare our test scores, so you can make sure you don't get stuck with a Don't Buy.

Make smarter choices

We have tested 76 DSLR cameras and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 30 Best Buys.
Range of DSLR and mirrorless camera scores
  1. 56%
    Lowest score
  2. 71%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
We'll show you where this model sits on the scale so that you can see how it compares to DSLR cameras we've tested
Try Which? for £1
You can cancel at any time
  • Overall image quality

    score is available for members only
  • Video quality

    score is available for members only
  • Video sound quality

    score is available for members only

Sony brand overview

Reliabilityscore is available for members only
Customer satisfactionscore is available for members only
See all Sony DSLR cameras

Put us to the test

Our Test Labs compare features and prices on a range of products. Try Which? to unlock our reviews. You'll instantly be able to compare our test scores, so you can make sure you don't get stuck with a Don't Buy.

The Which? difference

As well as thousands of impartial product reviews from our Test Labs, a Which? membership also gets you:

  • Unlimited access across which.co.uk
  • Advice on the move with our apps
  • Which? magazine delivered to your door
  • The inside scoop on important issues, from scams to savings accounts

Which? can help you make good decisions

    CompareRemove all products