Sony SLT-A57

Announced Mar 13, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4912 x 3264 ?
Other resolutions 4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 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 ?
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (25600 with boost) ?
White balance presets 9 ?
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
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (2x Clear Image Zoom)
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
Screen type Xtra Fine TFT drive with TruBlack technology
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 1.04× ?
Viewfinder resolution 1,440,000
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 12.0 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Videography notes 1080p60 or 24 on NTSC models, 50p or 25p in PAL countries
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 (Mini Type C) ?
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected ?
Remote control Yes (Optional)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 550
Weight (inc. batteries) 618 g (1.36 lb / 21.80 oz)
Dimensions 132 x 98 x 81 mm (5.2 x 3.86 x 3.19)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
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