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Sony A5100 in Stock and Shipping Now

The brand new Sony Alpha A5100 mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping at Amazon ($548), Sony Store US and in Asia at Digitalrev.

Sony A5100 is the world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sensor, which takes the ‘guts’ from the Sony A6000 and puts it into the compact body inherited from the NEX-5 line. It features a 24.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor with on-chip phase detection covering 92% of the frame, powerful BIONZ X image processor, a fast Hybrid AF with 179 focal plane phase-detection AF points.

Now Sony A5100 is available at Amazon for $548, with the 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens for $698.

Sony A5100 in Stock and Shipping Now

Sony A5100

Sony A5100 Key Features

  • 24.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Bionz X image processor
  • Hybrid AF system with 25 contrast-detect and 179 phase-detect points
  • 6 fps continuous shooting with subject-tracking
  • 3-inch flip-up LCD with 921,600 dots and touch functionality
  • Built-in GN4 flash
  • Full HD video recording at 1080/60p and 24p with XAVC S support
  • Simultaneous recording of 1080p and 720p video
  • Wi-Fi with NFC capability and downloadable apps

Sony A5100 Specs:

Price
MSRP $549 (body only), $699 (with 16-50 PZ lens)
Body type
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Body material Composite
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Other resolutions 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
Image ratio w:h 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 25 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Bionz X
Color space sRGB, AdobeRGB
Color filter array Primary Color Filter
Image
ISO Auto, 100-25600
White balance presets 10
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Extra fine, fine, normal
File format
  • JPEG (DCF v2.0, EXIF v2.3)
  • RAW (Sony ARW 2.3)
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lamp Yes
Digital zoom Yes (2X (Clear Image Zoom), 4X (digital zoom))
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 179
Lens mount Sony E (NEX)
Focal length multiplier 1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 921,600
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Exposure modes
  • iAuto
  • Superior Auto
  • Programmed AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Sports Action
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • High-held Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Anti Motion Blur
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash No
Flash modes Flash off, auto, fill-flaw, slow sync, redeye reduction
Continuous drive 6 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous (3-5 shot))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames, high/low settings)
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 1280 x 720 (120p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Videography notes Supports XAVC S, AVCHD, MP4
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote control Yes (wired or PC)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 400
Weight (inc. batteries) 283 g (0.62 lb / 9.98 oz)
Dimensions 110 x 63 x 36 mm (4.33 x 2.48 x 1.42″)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (via optional app)
GPS None

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