Sony Alpha SLT-A57 (with 18-55mm lens) Specifications

Sony Alpha SLT-A57 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: SLT-A57K

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 Megapixel, 16.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16,700,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.5mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, 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
    15
  • AE/AF Control
    Predictive AI Servo AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Sensors
    Digital level meter
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-16000, ISO 25600, ISO auto (100-3200)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night view, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Miniature, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, shade, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 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 -2-17 ( ISO 100 ), EV -2-17 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 - 82.5mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    9.8 in
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 8 elements
  • Filter Size
    55 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Minolta A-type
  • Features
    Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM), aspherical lens
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Minolta A-type

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    10
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing, wireless off-camera control

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second, 12 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology, Translucent Mirror technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, digital image rotation, digital level meter, digital noise reduction, histogram display, digital level meter, digital noise reduction, display brightness control, histogram display, AUTO+ (Advanced AUTO) mode, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, Quick AF Full HD movie recording

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic, Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.46 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    1,440,000 pixels pixels
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    1.04x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +3
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%
  • Optical Viewfinder Magnification
    1.04x
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +3

Display

  • Resolution
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Features
    folding

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony PlayMemories Home

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, eyecup, shoulder strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM500H, Sony NP-FM500H
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 550 shots ( EVF on )
    Photo shooting - 590 shots ( LCD Monitor on ), Photo shooting - 550 shots ( EVF on )
    Photo shooting - 590 shots ( LCD Monitor on )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    4912 x 3264
    3568 x 2368
    2448 x 1624
    4912 x 2760
    3568 x 2000
    2448 x 1376
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.2 in
  • Depth
    3.2 in
  • Height
    3.9 in
  • Weight
    1.2 lbs

Environmental Parameters

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Alpha SLT-A57 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: SLT-A57K

MSRP: $799.99

See manufacturer website for availability.