Sony Alpha A99 (body only) specs

Model body only
  • Sony Alpha A99 (body only)
    Sony Alpha A99 (body only) SLT-A99

General

  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (23.9 x 35.8 mm)
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    19
  • AE/AF Control
    Depth Map Assist Continuous AF (AF-D), Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    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 100-25600, ISO auto (100-6400)
  • 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
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night Scene, Portrait, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid
  • 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
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 2 or 3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -2-17 (ISO 100)

Display

  • Display Format
    1,228,800 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Protection
    dust-resistant, splashproof
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, accessory shoe adapter, battery charger, body cap, eyepiece cover, shoe cap, shoulder strap

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    OLED
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.5 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    2359000 pixels
  • Features
    viewfinder brightness control
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - OLED

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    6000 x 4000
    3936 x 2624
    2640 x 1760
    1728 x 1152
    6000 x 3376
    3936 x 2216
    2640 x 1488
    1728 x 976
  • 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
    AVCHD - 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
    10 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, AE lock, AF lock, Auto Portrait Framing, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, Dual Phase Detect AF system, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, Quick AF Full HD movie recording, Quick AF Live View, RGB primary color filter, Smart Teleconverter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, Translucent Mirror technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, peripheral illumination correction, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording

Connections

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

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM500H lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FM500H Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1650 mAh (included)
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 410 shots (EVF on)
    Photo shooting - 500 shots (LCD Monitor on)
    Video recording - 2.6 hours

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.8, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a
  • Model
    SLT-A99V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-6400)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • 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
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night Scene, Portrait, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Recognition, Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, AE lock, AF lock, Auto Portrait Framing, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, Dual Phase Detect AF system, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, Quick AF Full HD movie recording, Quick AF Live View, RGB primary color filter, Smart Teleconverter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, Translucent Mirror technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, noise reduction over long exposures, peripheral illumination correction, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)

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
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    19
  • AE/AF Control
    Depth Map Assist Continuous AF (AF-D), Subject-tracking AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Predictive Focus Control

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (23.9 x 35.8 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    23.9 x 35.8 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.0
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    1,228,800 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • 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
    0.71x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +3

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.8 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    4.4 in
  • Weight
    25.85 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