Sony SLT-A55V Specifications

Sony Alpha SLT-A55V (Body Only)

Part Number: SLT-A55V Released: September 21, 2010

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Depth
    3.3 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    15.55 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 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)
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    15
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO auto (100-1600)
  • 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, Landscape, Portrait, Sunset, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade
  • 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
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -2-17 ( ISO 100 )

Carrying Case

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)
  • Lens Mounting
    Minolta A-type

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3Mbps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.46 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    1440000 pixels
  • Features
    auto eye sensor
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Magnification
    1.1x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +4
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, frames-remaining counter, high-speed sync indicator, manual focus, memory card status, metering system, picture mode, record mode, red-eye reduction , shake warning, shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, white balance, wireless/remote flash, aperture, battery status, continuous AF, exposure bracketing, exposure compensation, exposure mode, flash compensation on/off

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    1080i Full HD movie recording, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Sweep Panorama technology, Translucent Mirror technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready, Face Recognition, LCD live view mode, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, Quick AF Live View, RGB primary color filter

Connections

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony Image Data Lightbox SR, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Alpha SLT-A55V (Body Only)

Part Number: SLT-A55V Released: Sep 21, 2010

MSRP: $749.99

See manufacturer website for availability.