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Sony SLT-A58
7.7 out of 10

Sony SLT-A58

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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 standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Recording
Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Recording
Still Image Max Effective Resolution : L (20 MP) 5456 x 3632
Recording
Still Image Size 16:9 : L (17 MP) 5456 x 3064, M (8.4 MP) 3872 x 2176, S (4.2 MP) 2736 x 1536
Recording
Still Image Size 3:2 : L (20 MP) 5456 x 3632, M (10 MP) 3872 x 2576, S (5 MP) 2736 x 1824
Recording
Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards
Recording
Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Stereo Microphone
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
Video Format : AVCHD Ver.2.0/ MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Recording
Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Recording
Panorama Still Image Size : Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M)Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M)Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M)Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)
Recording
Video Mode : AVCHD: FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24MbpsFH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17MbpsFX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24MbpsFH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17MbpsMP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12MbpsVGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps
Focus Control
Focus System : TTL phase detection AF (CCD line sensors)
Focus Control
Focus Points : 15 points (3 points cross type)
Focus Control
AF Modes : Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C), Automatic AF(AF-A) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus Control
Focus Area : Wide (Auto,15 points)/ Zone/Spot/Local selectable
Focus Control
Focus Sensitivity : EV -1 to 18 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Control
Focus Features : Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock, Eye-start AF
Focus Control
AF Illuminator : Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' - 21' (1m-7m)
Flash
Flash Compensation : ±2.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash
Flash Coverage : Field of view coverage up to 16 mm (in the focal length)
Flash
Recycling Time : Approx. 4 sec.
Flash
Flash Bracketing : 0.3/0.5/0.7/2.0/3.0EV steps, 3 frames(2.0/3.0EV : only 3 frames) selectable
Flash
Flash Metering System : ADI flash/ Pre-flash TTL
Flash
Flash Modes : Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable for Auto flash and fill-flash mode), Wireless, Off
Flash
Flash Type : Built-in, Pop-up Auto
Flash
Guide Number : 10 (in meters at ISO100)
Interface
Microphone Input : Yes (3.5mm Stereo minijack)
Interface
Remote Commander : Yes (via optional RM-VPR1)
Interface
Accessory Shoe : Yes (Multi Interface)
Interface
BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes, via HDMI® with compatible BRAVIA HDTV
Interface
DC IN : Yes via AC-PW10AM (sold separately)
Interface
HD Output : HDMI® mini connector (Type D)
Interface
Memory Card Slot : Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Interface
PhotoTV HD : Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable
Interface
Tripod Mount : Yes (1/4" diameter, 20 threads per inch)
Interface
USB Port(s) : Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-speed USB (USB2.0): Mass-storage, MTP/ Multi (REMOTE)/ Micro USB Type B
Software
Supplied Software : Supplied Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter Version 4
Software
Operating System Compatibility : Operating System Compatibility: Windows® XP SP3 (64-bit and Starter Editions are not supported, Windows Image Mastering API(IMAPI) Ver.2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs.) Windows Vista® SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported) Windows® 7 SP1; Windows® 8; Mac OS X(v10.5 -v10.8) (Image Data Converter, PlayMemories Home is not Mac compatible)
Camera
Lens Compatibility : Sony A-mount, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta Maxxum lenses 3
Camera
Lens Mount : Sony A-mount
Camera
Camera Type : Interchangeable Lens Digital SLT camera
Viewfinder
Type : 1/2" SVGA EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (1,440k dots)"
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment : -4.0m to +4.0m-1
Viewfinder
Field of View : 100%
Exposure System
Metering : Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure System
Metering Modes : Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure System
Metering Sensitivity : -2EV to 17EV (at ISO 100 equivalent w/ f/1.4 lens)
Exposure System
Scene Mode(s) : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight
Exposure System
Picture Effect(s) : 11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature
Exposure System
D-Range Optimizer : Yes: (Auto, Level, Off)
Exposure System
Auto Exposure Lock : Yes (AE Lock button)
Exposure System
Color Temperature : 2500 – 9900K with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), AWB micro adjustment
Exposure System
Creative Style : Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))
Exposure System
Exposure Bracketing : Cont./Single, w/ 1/3 EV,1/2 EV,2/3 EV,2.0EV,3.0 EV incmnts,3/5 frames (2.0EV,3.0EV:only 3 frs) sel
Exposure System
Noise Reduction : Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)
Exposure System
White Balance Mode : Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white, Cool white, Day white, Daylight) , Flash, Setting the color temperature, Color Filter, Custom
Exposure System
Exposure Settings : iAUTO, Flash Off, Superior Auto, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Picture Effect, Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)
Exposure System
Exposure Compensation : Still images: +/-3.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable)Movies: +/-2.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable)
Exposure System
ISO : Stills: ISO 100-16000 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (100-3200)Movies: ISO 100-3200 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (200-3200)
Convenience Features
Self Timer : Yes,10/2 second delay selectable
Convenience Features
Red-Eye Reduction : Yes, On/ Off selectable
Convenience Features
Media/Battery Indicator : Yes
Convenience Features
View & Index : Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram and highlight/shadow warning,4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 13.6x, M: 9.9x, S: 6.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2sec, Off), Image orientation (On/Off), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (still),Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 5-1/8 × 3-7/8 × 3-1/8 in (128.6 x 95.5 x 77.7mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions
Weights and Measurements
Weight (Approx.) : With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo Approx. 1 lb. 4.2 oz. (573 g)
Weights and Measurements
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) : Approx. 1 lb. 1.4 oz. (492g) (excluding lens, battery & media)
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term : 1 Year Parts & Labor
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor : Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
Imaging Sensor
Processor : BIONZ™ image processor
Imaging Sensor
Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism
Imaging Sensor
Pixel Gross : Approx. 20.4M pixels
Imaging Sensor
Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 20.1M pixels
Imaging Sensor
Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters
LCD Display
LCD Type : 2.7” TFT Clear Photo LCD (460,800 pixels)
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment : Tilt angle: Up approx. 135 degrees, downward approx. 55 degrees
LCD Display
Brightness Control : Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)
LCD Display
Coverage : 100%
LCD Display
Live View : Continuous Live View (LCD/EVF Auto, selectable)
LCD Display
Real-time image adjustment display : Yes(On/Off)
LCD Display
Histogram : Yes(On/Off)
LCD Display
Peaking : Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
LCD Display
Grid Display : Yes (Rule of thirds, Diagonal, 4x6 Square Grids, Off)
LCD Display
Customization : Grid, Histogram display, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback
Drive System
Self-timer : 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
Drive System
Shutter Speeds : Still images: 1/4000 to 30 sec/Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), up to 1/30 in AUTO mode
Drive System
Shutter Type : Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Drive System
Burst Buffer : Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE: Fine: 16 frames, Standard: 19 framesContinuous shooting 9 : Fine: 7 frames, Standard: 8 frames, RAW & JPEG: 5 frames, RAW: 6 frames
Drive System
Continuous Shooting Speed : Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE: Maximum 8 frames per second (5 MP)Hi: Maximum 5 frames per second, Lo: Maximum 2.5 frames per second
Drive System
Drive Mode : Single Shooting, Continuous Shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay selectable),Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance)
Advanced Features
Advanced User Interface : Easy-to-understand Graphic Display and on-screen Help Guide User-friendly function menu
Advanced Features
Anti Motion Blur : 6-image layering
Advanced Features
Auto High Dynamic Range : Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)
Advanced Features
Sweep Panorama : Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)
Advanced Features
Face Detection : On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected
Advanced Features
Smile Shutter™ technology : Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Advanced Features
Tracking Focus : Yes
Advanced Features
Image Stabilization : For still images: SteadyShot INSIDE™ Image Sensor-Shift mechanism, For movies: Electronic
Advanced Features
Priority Setting (for Face Detection) : Yes (eight faces max)
Power
Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® NP-FM500H (7.2V)
Power
Battery Capacity : 1600 mAh
Power
Number of Still Images : Approx. 690 images with viewfinder, 700 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
Power
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : Approx. 690 images with viewfinder (CIPA standard)
Support
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Product Warranty
Limited Warranty
Release Date
First seen
21 February 2013