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Sony Alpha SLT-A99
8.8 out of 10

Sony Alpha SLT-A99

Model Features: 24.3MP 35mm full-frame sensor, 14-bit RAW output Read more

Great Deal: $1,998.00

Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Recording
Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Recording
Color Space : sRGB, Adobe RGB
Recording
Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine, Extra Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Recording
Video Format : AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive), AVCHD, MP4
Recording
Dual Record : Simult. Rec (Still,Movie), Simult. Rec (Still/Movie), Sort (JPEG/RAW), Sort (Still/Movie), Copy
Recording
Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Recording
Microphone/Speaker : Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-ALST1 (with supplied shoe adaptor) / ECM-CG50 / XLR-K1M (sold separately). Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7.
Recording
Still Image File Format : JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), RAW & JPEG
Recording
Panorama Still Image Size : Wide: Horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M) Standard: Horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Recording
Video Mode : AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps
Recording
Still Image Size 16:9 : 35mm full frame L: 6000 x 3376 (20M) M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M) S: 2640 x 1488 (3.9M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M) M: 2640 x 1488 (3.9M) S: 1728 x 976 (1.7M)
Recording
Still Image Size 3:2 : 35mm full frame L: 6000 x 4000 (24M) M: 3936 x 2624 (10M) S: 2640 x 1760 (4.6M) APS-C L: 3936 x 2624 (10M) M: 2640 x 1760 (4.6M) S: 1728 x 1152 (2.0M)
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment : Tilt angle: 140 degrees upward and 180 degrees downward Rotation angle: 180 degrees clockwise and 90 degrees counterclockwise
LCD Display
LCD Type : 3.0" (7.5 cm) TFT drive (1,228,800 dots). Focus Magnifier: (35mm full frame: 5.9x, 11.7x APS-C: 3.8x, 7.7x)
LCD Display
Peaking : Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
LCD Display
Brightness Control : Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2), Sunny Weather
LCD Display
Customization : Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital Level Gauge, Histogram, Shooting Info
LCD Display
Real-time image adjustment display : Yes(On/Off)
Drive System
Burst Buffer : w/ SD (UHS-I compliant) memory card: Cont. shooting Hi: Extra FINE 15, FINE 24, STD 29, RAW 15, RAW+JPEG 12 Tele-zoom Cont. Advance Priority AE (8 fps): Extra FINE 20, FINE 28, STD 31, RAW 19, RAW+JPEG 18 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (10 fps): Extra FINE 20, FINE 26, STD 28 w/ Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo: Continuous shooting Hi: Extra FINE 14, FINE 18, STD 20, RAW 13, RAW+JPEG 11 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (8 fps): Extra FINE 17, FINE 20, STD 24, RAW 17, RAW+JPEG 16 Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE (10 fps): Extra FINE 18, FINE 22, STD 24
Drive System
Shutter Speeds : Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)
Drive System
Shutter Type : Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Drive System
Self-timer : 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
Drive System
Flash Sync Speed : 1/250 sec.
Drive System
Continuous Shooting Speed : Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE: approx. 10/8 fps selectable; Continuous (Hi:35mm full frame: approx. 6 fps APS-C: approx. 7 fps; Lo: 35mm full frame: approx. 2.5 fps APS-C: approx. 2.5 fps)
Drive System
Drive Mode : Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB/DRO), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR2)
Advanced Features
Audio Level Display : Yes
Advanced Features
Tracking Focus : Yes
Advanced Features
Smile Shutter™ technology : Yes
Advanced Features
Embedded GPS : Yes
Advanced Features
Image Stabilization : SteadyShot INSIDE™ in-body image stabilization. Compensation effect: Equivalent to approx. 2.5 to 4.5 steps in shutter speeds *Varies according to shooting conditions and lens used. Type: For still images: Image Sensor-Shift mechanism, For movies: Electronic
Advanced Features
Face Detection : On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off (face registration, face selection). Max. 8 faces detectable.
Power
Number of Still Images : Still: Approx. 410 shots with viewfinder, 500 shots with LCD monitor (CIPA measurement) Movies: Approx. 155 min with viewfinder, approx. 155 min with LCD monitor
Power
Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® NP-FM500H (7.2V)
Power
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : approx. 4.2W (still images, with SAL2470Z lens)
Power
Power Consumption (in LCD Screen Operation) : approx. 3.6W (still images, with SAL2470Z lens)
Clear Image Zoom
Still images : Approx. 2x
Movie function
Audio Rec Level : Yes
Movie function
Auto Slow Shutter : Yes
Movie function
HDMI Info. Display : Yes (On/Off)
Camera
Lens Compatibility : Sony A-mount lenses, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta lenses confirmed
Camera
Camera Type : Sony A-mount interchangeable-lens digital camera
Optics/Lens
Smart Zoom® Technology : M: approx. 1.5x, S: approx. 2.3x
Optics/Lens
Digital Zoom : Still images: 4x Movie: 4x
Focus Control
Focus Points : Detector 1: 19 points (11 points cross type), Detector 2: 102 assist points
Focus Control
AF Modes : Single-shot AF (AF-S), Automatic AF (AF-A), Continuous AF (AF-C), Depth Map Assist Continuous AF (AF-D) selectable
Focus Control
AF Illuminator : Built-in, LED type (range approx. 3.3 to 23 ft (1-7m))
Focus Control
Focus Features : Predictive control(AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock, Eye-start AF
Focus Control
Focus Sensitivity : EV -1 to 18 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Control
Focus Area : Wide (auto,19 points)/Zone/Spot/Local selectable
Focus Control
Focus System : TTL Phase-detection AF (CCD line sensors and Focal Plane Phase Detection sensors)
Flash
Flash Modes : Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless, Off
Flash
Flash Compensation : +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash
Flash Bracketing : 0.3/0.5/0.7/2.0/3.0 EV steps, 3/5 frames (2.0/3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
Flash
Flash Metering System : ADI; Pre-flash TTL
Interface
Multi Interface Shoe : Yes
Interface
Vertical Grip Connector : Yes
Interface
USB Port(s) : MiniB, Hi-speed USB (USB2.0) (Mass-storage (Multi LUN), MTP, PC remote
Interface
HD Output : HDMI mini connector (Type-C) BRAVIA Sync (link menu) PhotoTV HD
Interface
Accessory Shoe : Yes (Multi Interface), Alpha Auto-lock with supplied ADP-MAA adapter
Interface
Headphone Jack : Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Interface
Microphone Input : Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack or Multi Interface)
Interface
DC IN : Yes
Software
Supplied Software : Image Data Converter SR (Windows & Macintosh) Image Data Lightbox SR (Windows & Macintosh) Remote Camera Control (Windows & Macintosh) Picture Motion Browser (Windows only)
Software
Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP 7 SP3, Windows Vista 8 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Mac OSX (v10.3-v10.8)
LCD screen
Quick Navi : Yes
LCD screen
WhiteMagic : Yes
Other Features
Help guide : Yes
Other Features
Shop Front Mode : Yes
Other Features
Area Setting : Yes
Other Features
Clock Function,Setting : Yes
Other Features
Eye-Fi ready : Yes
Smart Teleconverter
Smart Teleconverter : Approx. 1.4 x / 2x
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters
Imaging Sensor
Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor : "Exmor" CMOS sensor (35.8 x 23.9mm)
Imaging Sensor
Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on low-pass filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Imaging Sensor
Pixel Gross : Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Viewfinder
Magnification : Approx. 0.71 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m -1 )
Viewfinder
Type : 1/2" (1.3 cm) electronic viewfinder (color) (2,359k dots). Display:Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Digital Level Gauge / Histogram. Brightness control: Auto/Manual (3 steps between -1 and +1) Eyepoint: Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter (CIPA standard)
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment : -4.0 to +3.0m -1
Viewfinder
Field of View : 100%
Exposure System
Exposure Bracketing : Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
Exposure System
ISO : Still images: Auto (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100-25600; Movies: ISO 100-6400 equivalent; Auto (ISO 100-3200 equivalent)
Exposure System
Creative Style : Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Exposure System
Metering : 1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure System
Scene Mode(s) : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight
Exposure System
Auto Exposure Lock : Yes with AE lock button (AE also locked when focus is locked in a multi-segment metering mode).
Exposure System
Metering Modes : Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure System
Metering Sensitivity : -2 to 17 EV (at ISO 100 equivalent with f/1.4 lens)
Exposure System
Color Temperature : Manual (5 steps)
Exposure System
White Balance Mode : Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter (G7 to M7, A7 to B7) / Custom (3)
Exposure System
Noise Reduction : Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low/Off)
Exposure System
Exposure Compensation : +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable)
Exposure System
Exposure Settings : AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie (Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) selectable in manual focus mode)
Convenience Features
Video Playback Options : Forward/Rewind (Movie)
Convenience Features
Still Image Playback Options : Single, 4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mode, Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, off), Image orientation (On/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection, Delete, Protect
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 5 7/8 X 4 1/2 X 3 1/8" (147 x 111.2 x 78.4mm) (WxHxD)
Weights and Measurements
Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 1 lb 9.9 oz (733 g) (body only) Approx. 1 lb 12.7 oz (812 g) (with battery and memory stick)
Auto Portrait Framing
Still images : Yes
Lens compensation
Lens compensation : Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
White balance
AWB micro adjustment : Yes (G7 to M7 (15 steps), A7 to B7 (15 steps))
Support
Find related product support and help in Sony eSupport
Product Warranty
Limited Warranty
Shutter
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter : Yes (On/Off)
Release Date
First seen
1 December 2010