Sony a5100 mirrorless camera officially announced

Sony a5100 mirrorless camera
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The Sony a5100 mirrorless camera is now officially announced and is available for pre-order.

Sony a5100 main features:

  • Fast Hybrid AF with huge 179 focal plane phase-detection AF points for reliable tracking autofocus plus touch focussing and touch shutter release
  • Large, sensitive 24.3 megapixel APS-C size Exmor CMOS sensor and powerful BIONZ X™ processor for superb image quality
  • New 180° tiltable touch enabled LCD Monitor
  • Shoot cinematic Full HD movies with tracking Fast Hybrid AF
  • Expand your shooting fun with a host of downloadable PlayMemories Camera Apps™ to expand your creative possibilities
  • One-touch image and movie sharing with Wi-Fi/NFC

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Sony a5100 specifications:

Lens compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
Image sensor APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), Exmor CMOS sensor
Number of pixels (effective) Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Recording format Still JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Movie XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
Media Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)
Focus system type Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus point 179 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Sensitivity range EV-1 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Exposure control Metering type 1200-zone evaluative metering
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step),AUTO (ISO 100-25600, selectable lower limit and upper limit)Movies: ISO 100-12800 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Shutter Shutter speed Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb,Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4(1/3 steps)up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter Yes
Drive Speed (approx., max.) Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 6 fps, Lo: max. 3 fps
No. of frame recordable(approx.) JPEG Fine L: 56 frames, JPEG Standard L: 75 frames, RAW: 23 frames, RAW&JPG: 22 frames
LCD Type 7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT electrostatic touch screen
Number of dots (total) 921,600 dots
Adjustable angle Up by approx. 180 degrees
Audio Microphone Built-in stereo microphone
Speaker Built-in, monaural
Interface HDMI micro connector (Type-D), Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Wireless LAN (built-in) Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band)
NFC NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible
PlayMemories Camera Apps Yes
Flash Built-in / Guide No. 4 (in meters at ISO 100, Flash coverage 16mm)
Battery One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Weight With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included: Approx. 283 g (approx. 10oz), Body only: Approx. 224 g (approx. 7.9oz)
Dimensions W x H x D (excluding protrusions) approx. 109.6 (W) x 62.8 (H) x 35.7 (D) mm (approx. 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)
Operating temperature 32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C


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