Sony Alpha A350 Specifications

Sony Alpha DSLR-A350

Sony Alpha A350 (with 55-200mm and 18-70mm lenses)

Part Number: DSLRA350X Released: February 4, 2008

General

  • Depth
    3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    14900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.5mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, macro, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Landscape, Neutral, Night View, Portrait, Sunset, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • 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
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 2-20 ( ISO 100 )

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    3.9 x zoom lens - 18 - 70 mm - f/3.5-5.6 DT
  • Optical Zoom
    3.9 x
  • Lens Series
    DT
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    70 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    15 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Filter Size
    55 mm
  • Lens Included
    DT 18-70mm and 55-200mm lenses
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame

Lens System (2nd)

  • Type
    3.6 x zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 13 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3.6 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/4.0-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    200 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    82.5 - 300mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    3 ft
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    13
  • Filter Size
    55 mm

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive
  • Image Storage
    4592 x 3056
    3408 x 2272
    2288 x 1520
    4592 x 2576
    3408 x 1920
    2288 x 1280

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second, 2.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, date/time stamp, histogram display

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x composite video output
    1 x DC power input
    1 x remote control
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM500H
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1600 mAh ( included )

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later, MS Windows 2000 Professional, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a
  • Model
    DSLR-A350X
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second, 2.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Landscape, Neutral, Night View, Portrait, Sunset, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot, CCD-shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Minolta A-type
  • Features
    AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, date/time stamp, histogram display

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot, CCD-shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Minolta A-type

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, macro, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 2-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.2 in
  • Height
    3.9 in
  • Weight
    1.28 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    14.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.5mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    14900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14200000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.74x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Alpha A350 (with 55-200mm and 18-70mm lenses)

Part Number: DSLRA350X Released: Feb 4, 2008

MSRP: $1,199.99

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