Sony A5000: the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable-lens digital Wi-Fi camera

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Sony announced the previously rumored A5000 - the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable-lens digital Wi-Fi camera. Sony already eliminated the NEX brand and future models will be called Alpha. The price is $598 and the cameras is currently available for pre-order at Amazon and B&H. The released date is March 23, 2014. Key camera specifications:

General Camera Type Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash
Lens compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
Image sensor Type APS-C type (23.2 x 15.4mm) "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Number of pixels (effective) Approx. 20.1 megapixels
Recording system(still image) Recording format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image quality modes RAW/RAW+JPEG/JPEG Fine/JPEG Standard
Picture Effect 13 type: Posterisation (Colour, B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration
Recording system (movie) Recording format AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant;MP4
Recording system Media "Memory Stick PRO Duo"/"Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo"/"Memory Stick XC-HG Duo"/SD memory card/SDHC memory card/SDXC memory card
Focus system Type Contrast-detection AF
Focus point 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Exposure control Metering type 1200-zone evaluative metering
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO100 to 16000, AUTO (ISO100 to 16000), Movies: ISO100 to 6400 equivalent, AUTO (ISO100 to 6400 equivalent)
LCD screen Type 7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT
Number of dots 460,800 dots (total)
Field coverage 100%
Adjustable angle Up by approx. 180 degrees
Wi-Fi View on smartphone Yes
Send to computer Yes
View on TV Yes
NFC Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible,One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
PlayMemories Camera Apps Yes
Drive Speed (approx., max.) Continuous mode: max. 2.5 fps
Speed Priority Continuous shooting: max. 3.5 fps
Power Still images Approx. 420 images (CIPA standard)
Dimensions (W x H x D) excluding protrusions Approx. 109.6mm x 62.8mm x 35.7mm
Weight Approx. 210g (body only)Approx. 269g (with battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included)

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