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Sony SLT-A65
6.8 out of 10

Sony SLT-A65

Boasting 24.3-megapixel clarity and up to 10 fps, the α65 Read more

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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, AdobeRGB
Recording
Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Recording
Video Format : AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Recording
Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards
Recording
Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
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 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)
Recording
Still Image Size 16:9 : L size: 6000 x 3376 (20M)M size: 4240 x 2400 (10M)S size: 3008 x1688 (5.1M)
Recording
Still Image Size 3:2 : L size: 6000 x 4000 (24M)M size: 4240 x 2832 (12M)S size: 3008 x 2000 (6M)
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)3D Sweep Panorama:Horizontal Wide: 7152 X 1080 (7.7M)Horizontal Std.: 4912 X 1080 (5.3M)16:9: 1920 X 1080 (2.1M)
Recording
Video Mode : AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28MbpsFX - 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
LCD Display
LCD Type : 3.0” TFT Xtra Fine™ LCD (921,600 pixels) w/TruBlack™ technology
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
Grid Display : Yes (On/off)
LCD Display
Customization : Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment : Tilt angle: Down: Approx. 180 degreesRotation angle:180 degrees counterclockwise and 90 degrees clockwise.
Drive System
Drive Mode : Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR1 Sold Separately)
Drive System
Self-timer : 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay,
Drive System
Shutter Speeds : 1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb
Drive System
Shutter Type : Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Drive System
Burst Buffer : JPEG Standard (18 shots)JPEG Fine (17 shots)RAW (13 shots)RAW+JPEG (11 shots)
Drive System
Continuous Shooting Speed : Continuous (Hi: up to 8fps,Low: up to 3fps)Continuous Priority AE (10fps)
Interface
Accessory Shoe : Yes (Alpha)
Interface
BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes, via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV
Interface
DVDirect : Yes, via USB
Interface
HD Output : HDMI (TypeC mini)
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
USB Port(s) : USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)
Software
Supplied Software : PMB (Picture Motion Browser) v5.2; Image Data Converter SR v3.2; Image Data Lightbox SR v2.2
Software
Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1; Mac OS X (v10.3-?10.6), PMB is not compatible with Mac OS. Camera (via USB), Image Data Converter, and Image Data Lightbox software are compatible with Mac OS.
Camera
Lens Compatibility : Sony A-mount lens
Camera
Camera Type : Sony A-mount interchangeable lens digital camera
Optics/Lens
Lens Type : Standard Zoom
Optics/Lens
Lens Mount Type : Sony A-mount
Optics/Lens
Aperture (Max.) : f/3.5 - 6.3
Optics/Lens
Aperture (Min.) : f/22 - 40
Optics/Lens
Filter Diameter : 62mm
Optics/Lens
Lens Groups-Elements : 13 groups, 15 elements
Optics/Lens
Minimum Focus Distance : 1' 6" (45cm)
Optics/Lens
Aperture Blade : 7 blades (Circular aperture)
Optics/Lens
Aspheric Elements : 3 aspheric
Optics/Lens
Distance Encoder : Yes
Optics/Lens
Distance Scale : Yes
Optics/Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : APS: 27-202.5mm (35mm Equivalent: 18-135mm)
Optics/Lens
Lens Weight : 14.1 oz (398g)
Optics/Lens
Magnification : x 0.25
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, 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' - 15' (1m-5m)
Flash
Flash Compensation : ±2.0EV?1/3EV steps?
Flash
Flash Coverage : FOV coverage up to 18 mm (in the focal length)
Flash
Recycling Time : Approx. 3 sec.
Flash
Flash Bracketing : 0.3/0.7EV steps, 3 frames
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 Autoflash and fill-flash mode), Wireless, Off
Flash
Flash Type : Built-in, Pop-up Auto
Flash
Guide Number : 10 (in meters at ISO100)
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 5-1/4 × 3-7/8 × 3-1/4" (132.1 x 97.5 x 80.7mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions
Weights and Measurements
Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 1 lb 3.1 oz (543g) (excl battery, lens & media)Approx. 1 lb 5.9 oz (622g) (w/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. 24.7 megapixels
Imaging Sensor
Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Imaging Sensor
Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters
Viewfinder
Type : 0.50" XGA OLED EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (2,359k dots)
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment : -4.0m -1 to +3.0m -1
Viewfinder
Field of View : 100%
Viewfinder
Magnification : 1.09x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m -1 )
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
Exposure Compensation : +/-3.0EV?1/3EV steps)
Exposure System
Exposure Settings : AUTO,AUTO Advanced (AUTO+), Scene Selection (SCN), Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama (3D), Continuous Advance Priority AE (10fps), Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)
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 - 9900 k with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7)
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 : Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, /1/3EV, 2/3EV increments, 3 frames
Exposure System
ISO : Auto (ISO 100-1600); Selectable ISO100 - 16000 equivalent
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) , Flash, Setting the color temperature, Color Filter, Custom
Advanced Features
Auto High Dynamic Range : Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)
Advanced Features
Embedded GPS : Yes
Advanced Features
Sweep Panorama : Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical, and 3D Panorama
Advanced Features
Face Detection : On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off
Advanced Features
Smile Shutter™ technology : Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Advanced Features
Image Stabilization : SteadyShot INSIDE in-body image stabilization
Power
Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® NP-FM500H (7.2V)
Power
Number of Still Images : Approx. 510 images with viewfinder, 560 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
Support
Find related product support and help in Sony eSupport
Product Warranty
Owner's Manual
Product Warranty
Limited Warranty
Release Date
First seen
25 August 2011