Sony Alpha SLT-A99 specifications

Price
MSRP$2,800/£2,480 body only
Body type
Body typeMid-size SLR
Body materialMagnesium Alloy
Sensor
Max resolution6000 x 4000
Other resolutions6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 2640 x 1760, 2640 x 1488
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors25 megapixels
Sensor sizeFull frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorBionz
Image
ISOAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Boosted ISO (minimum)50
Boosted ISO (maximum)25600
White balance presets8
Custom white balanceYes (3)
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsExtra Fine, Fine, Standard
Image parameters
  • Contrast -3 to +3 steps
  • Saturation -3 to +3 steps
  • Sharpness -3 to +3 steps
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomYes
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points19
Lens mountSony/Minolta Alpha
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen size3
Screen dots1,229,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT Xtra Fine color LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71×
Viewfinder resolution2,359,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Exposure modes
  • iAuto
  • Superior Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority, Manual
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Sports Action
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Hand-held Twilight (6 shot layering)
  • Night Portrait
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (via Hot-shoe)
Flash modesAuto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Flash X sync speed1/250 sec
Drive modes
  • Single-frame advance
  • Continuous advance
  • Continuous adv Priority AE
  • Speed Priority Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Self Portrait Self-timer
  • Continuous Self-timer
Continuous drive6.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes ( 3 frames, H/L selectable)
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
FormatMPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesMemory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo; SD, SDHC and SDXC
Storage includedNone
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (mini HDMI Type C)
Remote controlYes (Wired or Wireless (Optional))
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes (Dust and moisture resistant)
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion NP-FM500H rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)500
Weight (inc. batteries)812 g (1.79 lb / 28.64 oz)
Dimensions147 x 111 x 78 mm (5.79 x 4.37 x 3.07)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingNo
GPSBuiltIn