Sony Alpha A58 (with 18-55mm lens) Specifications

Sony Alpha A58 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: SLT-A58K

General

  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    20.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    20400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    20100000 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, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    15
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Recognition, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-16000, 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, HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Miniature, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 2 or 3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -2-17 (ISO 100)

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    10
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing, wireless off-camera control

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 8 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    DT SAM II
  • Special Functions
    zoom
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    8
  • Filter Size
    55 mm
  • Lens Included
    DT 18-55mm lens
  • Features
    Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM), aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    5456 x 3632
    5456 x 3064
    3872 x 2576
    2736 x 1824
    3872 x 2176
    2736 x 1536
  • Video Capture
    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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    OLED
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.5 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    1440000 pixels
  • Features
    auto eye sensor
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - OLED

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Auto Object Framing, BRAVIA Sync function, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, saturation control, shadow point display, Dynamic Range Optimizer, sharpness control, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, Translucent Mirror technology, automatic display brightness adjustment

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

Software

  • Type
    Sony Image Data Converter 4.0, Sony PlayMemories Home

Battery

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.8, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3, Windows 8
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a
  • Model
    SLT-A58K
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-16000, ISO auto (100-3200)
  • ISO (Max)
    16000
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Miniature, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Recognition, Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Auto Object Framing, BRAVIA Sync function, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, saturation control, shadow point display, Dynamic Range Optimizer, sharpness control, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, Translucent Mirror technology, automatic display brightness adjustment

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)

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
    5 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 2 or 3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night view, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV -2-17
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

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 (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    15
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Manual Focus Check Live View

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    20.1 pixels
  • 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
    20400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    20100000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.1 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    17.35 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.7 cm
  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

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

Camera Memory

  • 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

Camera Specifications

  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.88x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +4

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Alpha A58 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: SLT-A58K
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