Sony Alpha A5100 Specs

Sony Alpha A5100 (body only, black)

Part Number: ILCE5100B

General

  • Depth
    1.4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.5mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    179
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Predictive AI Servo AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter, eye Detect AF
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-25600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Water Color, partial color, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade, underwater
  • 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
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -1-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    4
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, body cap, micro-USB cable, shoulder strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • 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
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, AE lock, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Correction, PhotoTV HD, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, built-in help guide, AF lock, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, face detection, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, peripheral illumination correction, saturation control, sharpness control, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Auto Object Framing, BRAVIA Sync function, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer

Connections

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

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 400 shots
    Video recording - 1.84 hours
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a5100
  • Model
    ILCE-5100
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-25600)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, PS
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Water Color, partial color, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter, eye Detect AF
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, AE lock, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Correction, PhotoTV HD, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, built-in help guide, AF lock, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, face detection, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, peripheral illumination correction, saturation control, sharpness control, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Auto Object Framing, BRAVIA Sync function, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV -1-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade, underwater
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    179
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Predictive AI Servo AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Predictive Focus Control

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.5mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Connectivity Features
    remote control via mobile devices, remote live view
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.3 in
  • Depth
    1.4 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    7.9 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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