Sony SLT-A55

Announced Aug 24, 2010 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4912 x 3264 ?
Other resolutions 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2368, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 16 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Bionz
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, (25600 with boost) ?
White balance presets 6 ?
Custom white balance Yes (1) ?
Image stabilization Sensor-shift ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 15
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Focal length multiplier 1.5× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 921,000 ?
Touch screen No
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 1.1× ?
Viewfinder resolution 1,150,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Continuous drive 10.0 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (Lo 10 mired or Hi 20 mired) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Microphone Stereo
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C) ?
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected ?
Remote control Yes (Optional)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Rechargeable NP-FW50 battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 500 g (1.10 lb / 17.64 oz)
Dimensions 124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS BuiltIn
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