Sony Alpha A850 (Body Only) | DSLR-A850

specs

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    6.1 in
  • Height
    4.6 in
  • Weight
    1.87 lbs
  • Body Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Depth
    3.2 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.6 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    25700000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (24 x 35.9 mm)
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • 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
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO auto (200-1600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night View, Portrait, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    dust-resistant, splashproof

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Power

  • Type
    battery charger

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Microdrive
  • Image Storage
    6048 x 4032
    6048 x 3408
    4400 x 2936
    4400 x 2472
    3984 x 2656
    3024 x 2016
    3024 x 1704
    2896 x 1928
    1984 x 1320

Camera

  • Color Support
    color

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Information
    aperture, battery condition, drive mode, exposure compensation, film speed, photos remaining, shutter speed, white balance indicators
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, LCD live view mode, automatic display brightness adjustment, brightness control, built-in help guide, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, mirror lock, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

Digital Camera

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.6 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (24 x 35.9 mm)

Connections

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Still Image

  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM500H lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1650 mAh (included)

Floppy Drive

  • Type
    none

Software

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

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 SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a
  • Model
    DSLR-A850
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO auto (200-1600)
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night View, Portrait, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, LCD live view mode, automatic display brightness adjustment, brightness control, built-in help guide, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, mirror lock, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Monitor

  • Diagonal Size
    3 in

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6.1 in
  • Depth
    3.2 in
  • Height
    4.6 in

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV steps
  • Bracketing Modes
    Dynamic Range Bracketing

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

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

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight
    1.87 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.6 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (24 x 35.9 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    24 x 35.9 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Total Pixels
    25700000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Microdrive

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Operating System / Software

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

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    98%
  • Magnification
    0.74x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony