Sony Alpha a5100

Announced Aug 18, 2014 •
24 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Announced Aug 18, 2014

The Sony a5100 is a compact mirrorless compact that shares many of the features of its big brother, the a6000. It sports a 24.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor with on-chip phase detection covering 92% of the frame, as well as Sony's latest image processor. Its 3" touchscreen LCD can flip upward 180 degrees for easy self-portraits. Video features are impressive, with support for the XAVC S codec, allowing for 1080/60p and 24p movies with a 50Mbps bit rate.

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Article, Aug 18, 2014
First impressions, Aug 17, 2014
Quick specs
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
ISO Auto, 100-25600
Lens mount Sony E (NEX)
Focal length mult. 1.5×
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 921,600
Min shutter speed 30 sec
Max shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Storage types SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
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)
GPS None

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