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8.9 out of 10

Sony Alpha SLT-A99

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

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Reviews and Problems with Sony Alpha SLT-A99

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Overall 6
6.0

Fell in love with the A99 then divorced!

Balboa, B&H Photo
13 March 2013
  • Excerpt: I shoot wild life in various environments but the most demanding on the camera is in wooded areas at close to medium distance. This is where Sony's A99 really failed. The camera has some innovative engineering like peaking and EVF with beautiful menus. Unfortunately, the AF is slow and wake-up time along with the slow AF was unbearable. Sony is on the right track but to play with the big boys (C&N) it has to do some re-engineering on those two points!!
  • Pros: Beautiful Camera In Gnerl, Short learning curve
  • Cons: Drains Battery Quickly, Expensive, Slow AF, Slow Wake-up Time
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Overall 6
6.0

Syncing issue

jc, B&H Photo
9 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I have been a faitfull Sony user for the past 11 years. I have the A100, A550, A55, A77, A850 and the A99. Sony needs to address this camera syncing with studio strobes. Very erratic with shutter speeds above 125. Also the intelligent preview found in the A850 and A900 is essential in studio environment. In live preview mode you cannot trigger your strobes and therefore cannot preview the results. A plus over any other model.
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Overall 6
6.0

poor focusing with rapid sequence shooting.

Fayyaz, Amazon
16 December 2012
  • Summary: Extremely poor focus performance when doing rapid sequence shooting.Routine to have 1 of 6 focused shots.So many wasted shots.No use of rapid sequence shooting with this camera .They would have been better off with 1 shot / second. They cannot manage more then this. Using carl zeiss f1.4 85 mm .As classy as a lens can get.But Very good twilight 6 shot effect.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Yandex
14 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Тестил не свой, сам такой не куплю. Сравнивал с А900.
  • Pros: Снимает видео. Имеем тушку два в одном для полнокадровых объективов sony-minolta. Хороший вариант для репортажной съемки и свадеб, если не принимать во внимание ресурс затвора.
  • Cons: Все таки имеем небольшой кроп 23.9х35.8. SLT это не классическая зеркалка. Автофокус от А77 однозначно хуже чем в A900. Опять же снимает видео. Цена высока для аппарата такого класса.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

color-foto, Yandex
17 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Стоит покупать тем, кто хочет зарабатывать на свадьбах съемкой видео. Хотя это есть и у конкурентов.
  • Pros: Матрица.
  • Cons: Электронный видоискатель включается не сразу, что мешает сути репортажной фотографии. Глаза от него за день работы устают значительно. Сырая штука. Требуется гораздо больше аккумуляторов на день работы, что серьезная сумма. Автофокус так толком и не стал "спортивным". Дизайн - сомнителен. Внезапно сменили крепление для вспышки.
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