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The Sony Alpha A55 digital SLT is a revolutionary new ultra-compact interchangeable-lens camera that feat... See full description.
  • SLR
  • 4912x3264 pixels

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product description

The Sony Alpha A55 digital SLT is a revolutionary new ultra-compact interchangeable-lens camera that features Translucent Mirror Technology to offer lightning-quick and precise auto-focus for both still-photo and Full HD movie shooting, via either the finder or LCD monitor. In combination with this technology the 16.2 megapixel Exmor? APS HD CMOS sensor is capable of recording still photos at a rate of up to 10 frames per second, as well as full 1920×1080i HD movies. The Sony Alpha A55 Digital SLT brings technology and performance usually reserved for the most expensive top-end pro cameras and makes it available to all.
FEATURES

16.2 effective megapixels – High-resolution Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor for low-noise, ultra-responsive still image and HD video shooting, even in low light
BIONZ processor with dual Noise reduction – Powerful image processing engine incorporates new algorithms for very high quality, low noise images with rich tonal gradation
Translucent Mirror Technology – Replaces DSLR moving mirror with fixed translucent mirror: enables ultra-fast shooting with speedy, accurate phase detection AF
Ultra high-speed continuous shooting – Capture fast-moving action at up to 10fps in Continuous Priority AE mode, with accurate autofocus tracking of moving subjects
Quick AF Full HD movie shooting – Record detail-packed Full HD videos in AVCHD 1080i or MP4 format: with rapid, accurate AF tracking, even with moving subjects.

product specification
Camera Type SLR
Resolution (Pixels) 4912x3264 pixels
Screen size 3"
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser
Type of image stabiliser electrical image stabiliser image stabiliser
Colour Black
Media format SDHC Card storage
Media format SD Card storage
Media format SDXC Card storage
Media format Memory Stick PRO Duo storage
Media format Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo storage
Media format HC MMCplus Card storage
PictBridge No
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 441g
Flash Yes
Body Only No
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed 1/4000 min. shutter speed
Shortest shutter speed 1/1 min. shutter speed
Longest shutter speed 1/30 max. shutter speed
Waterproof No
Viewfinder Yes
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 124.4x92x84.7mm
RAW Format Yes
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f3.5-5.6 max. aperture lens 1
Filter Diameter (mm) Lens 1 55mm filter lens 1
Filter Diameter (mm) Lens 1 58mm filter lens 1
Max. Aperture Lens 2 f4.5-5.6 max. aperture lens 2
Filter Diameter (mm) Lens 2 52mm filter lens 2
Release date 25 Aug 2010
Release date 25 Aug 2010
Height in mm 92
Width in mm Width: 124.4mm
Depth in mm 84.7
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens Yes