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Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 (Body Only)

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 (Body Only)

12.3MP Digital SLR Camera
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General

Brand Name

:
Sony

Model Name

:
Alpha DSLR-A500 (Body Only)

Date Available

:
October 15, 2009
Physical

Camera Format

:
SLR

Size (W x H x D)

:
5.4 x 4.1 x 3.3 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
21.1 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
22.2 oz

Easy to Use

:
No

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Plastic

Weatherproof

:
No

Shockproof

:
No

Waterproof

:
No

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
Exmor CMOS

Sensor Size

:
23.5 x 15.6 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
12.3 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
4272 x 2848 pixels

Anti-Dust Available

:
Yes

Anti-Dust Technology

:
Low-pass Filter Vibration

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.10 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.3 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
0.5 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
4.7 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
4.7 frames/sec

Max Consecutive Burst Frames

:
12 frames
Video Capture

Video Available

:
No
Lens System

Image Stabilization Available

:
Yes

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (sensor shift)

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Sony Alpha, Minolta A-type
Aperture and Shutter

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/4000 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
Yes
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
200

Max ISO Setting

:
12800

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Face Detection Available

:
Yes

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 2.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
Yes

Viewfinder Type

:
Optical

Dioptric Adjustment Available

:
Yes

LCD Screen Size

:
3.0 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
230400 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Folding
Flash

External Flash Connection Available

:
Yes

External Flash Connection Type

:
Hot Shoe
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
SDHC Memory Card, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
Yes
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
Proprietary Lithium Ion Rechargeable

Battery Life

:
1000 shots

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