Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 Specifications

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 (with 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses)

Part Number: DSLR-A230Y Released: June 1, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 1600
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Modes
    bulb
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape
  • Special Effects
    Night View
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    9.8 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Filter Size
    55 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Minolta A-type

Lens System (2nd)

  • Type
    3.6 x zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    82.5 - 300mm
  • Min Focus Range
    3 ft
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 13 elements
  • Filter Size
    55 mm

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    10
  • Flash Modes
    rear curtain sync
  • Features
    wireless off-camera control

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.83x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2.5 to +1

Display

  • Resolution
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Sony Image Data Lightbox SR

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    battery charger

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FH50
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FH50 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year parts and labor warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    2.7 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    15.9 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 (with 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses)

Part Number: DSLR-A230Y Released: Jun. 1, 2009

MSRP: $649.99

See manufacturer website for availability.