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Sony Alpha a99 Specifications

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LAUNCH
Announced
Sep 12, 2012
SENSOR
Sensor photo detectors
25 megapixels
Other resolutions
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 2640 x 1760, 2640 x 1488
Effective pixels
24 megapixels
Image ratio w:h
3:2, 16:9
Max resolution
6000 x 4000
Sensor type
CMOS
Sensor size
Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm)
Processor
Bionz
IMAGE
White balance presets
8
Boosted ISO (minimum)
50
Boosted ISO (maximum)
25600
Custom white balance
Yes (3)
Uncompressed format
RAW
JPEG quality levels
Extra Fine, Fine, Standard
Image stabilization
Sensor-shift
ISO
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
PRICE
MSRP
$2,800/£2,480 body only
STORAGE
Storage included
None
Storage types
Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo; SD, SDHC and SDXC
PHYSICAL
Weight (inc. batteries)
812 g (1.79 lb / 28.64 oz)
Environmentally sealed
Yes (Dust and moisture resistant)
Battery description
Lithium-Ion NP-FM500H rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)
500
Dimensions
147 x 111 x 78 mm (5.79 x 4.37 x 3.07″)
Battery
Battery Pack
BODY TYPE
Body type
Mid-size SLR
CONNECTIVITY
Remote control
Yes (Wired or Wireless (Optional))
HDMI
Yes (mini HDMI Type C)
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
OPTICS & FOCUS
Number of focus points
19
Manual focus
Yes
Digital zoom
Yes
Lens mount
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Autofocus
Phase DetectMulti-areaSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousFace DetectionLive View
OTHER FEATURES
Timelapse recording
No
Orientation sensor
Yes
GPS
Built-in
SCREEN / VIEWFINDER
Viewfinder magnification
0.71×
Viewfinder resolution
2,359,000
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder type
Electronic
Articulated LCD
Fully articulated
Touch screen
No
Screen type
TFT Xtra Fine color LCD
Screen size
3″
Screen dots
1,229,000
Live view
Yes
PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES
Subject / scene modes
No
Minimum shutter speed
30 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/8000 sec
Exposure compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Manual exposure mode
Yes
Aperture priority
Yes
Shutter priority
Yes
Continuous drive
6.0 fps
Metering modes
MultiCenter-weightedSpot
External flash
Yes (via Hot-shoe)
Built-in flash
No
WB Bracketing
Yes ( 3 frames, H/L selectable)
AE Bracketing
(3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Self-timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
VIDEOGRAPHY FEATURES
Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
Microphone
Stereo
Speaker
Mono
Format
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
More Specifications
1
Verified
Daylight
FlashOn
Panorama
Landscape
1/322
ISO1250
ƒ240/100
HDR

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