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Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 Specifications

Price (body only)
(With 18-70mm kit lens)

• $810 / £450 [check]
• $900 / £480

Body material Plastic exterior
Sensor * • 23.5 x 15.7 mm CCD sensor
• RGB Color Filter Array
• Built-in fixed low-pass filter
• 14.9 million total pixels
• 14.2 million effective pixels
Image sizes *

• 4592 x 3056 (L / RAW)
• 3408 x 2272 (M)
• 2288 x 1520 (S)
• 4592 x 2576 (L) 16:9
• 3408 x 1920 (M) 16:9
• 2288 x 1280 (S) 16:9

File qualities / formats • RAW (.ARW)
• RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG Fine
• JPEG Standard
Dust reduction • Static-resistant anti-dust coating
• CCD-shift dust reduction mechanism
Lenses • Sony Alpha lenses
(also compatible with Minolta A-type bayonet mount lenses)
FOV crop 1.5x
Super Steady Shot • CCD-Shift 'Super Steady Shot' system
• Five level LED shake indicator in viewfinder
• Claimed equivalent to 2.5 – 3.5 steps in shutter speed
Auto Focus * • TTL CCD line sensors (9-points, with center cross sensor)
• EV 0 to 18 (ISO 100) detection range
• Predictive focus control for moving subjects
AF area selection

• Wide AF area
• Spot AF area (center)
• Focus area selection (any of 9)

Focus modes • Single-shot AF
• Continuous AF
• Automatic AF
• Manual focus

AF assist
illuminator

• Yes (using built in flash)
• Range approx 1m - 5m
Eye-start AF Yes, selectable from menu
Shooting modes

• Auto
• Programmed AE (with shift)
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Manual
• Flash off
• Scene modes (below)

Scene modes • Portrait
• Landscape
• Macro
• Sports Action
• Sunset
• Night view/portrait
Sensitivity

• Auto (Range varies depending on shooting mode)
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200*

Metering modes • Multi-segment (40 segment Honeycomb pattern)
• Center-weighted
• Spot
Metering range • EV 2 to 20 (Multi-segment / Center-weighted) *
• EV 4 to 20 (Spot metering) *
(at ISO 100 with F1.4 lens)
AE Lock • AEL button (customizable, hold or single-press)
• Half-press shutter release
AE Bracketing • Single or continuous bracketing
• 3 frames
• 0.3 or 0.7 EV steps
Exposure compen. • -2.0 to +2.0 EV
• 0.3 EV steps
Shutter Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane Shutter
Shutter Speed • 30 to 1/4000 sec
• Bulb
Flash X-sync • 1/160 sec
Aperture values Depends on lens, 0.3 EV steps
DOF preview No
White balance

• Auto
• Daylight
• Shade
• Cloudy
• Tungsten
• Fluorescent
• Flash
• Color temperature/filter (2500 - 9900 K)
• Manual (Custom)

White balance fine tuning • Auto (none)
• Preset WB: -3 to +3
• Fluorescent WB: -2 to +4
• Color temperature WB: G9 to M9 (Magenta to Green)
White balance bracketing • 10 or 20 Mired steps
Dynamic range optimizer

• Off
• Standard
• Advanced

Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Color modes • Standard
• Vivid
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Sunset
• Night view
• Sunset *
• B&W
• Adobe RGB
Image parameters • Contrast (-3 to +3)
• Sharpness (-3 to +3)
(Available in all color modes)
• Saturation (-3 to +3)
(All modes except B&W)
Noise reduction * • Long exposure for exposures longer than 1 second
• High ISO NR at ISO 1600 or higher
• User controllable: On / Off
Viewfinder

• Eye-level fixed optical glass pentamirror
• Spherical Acute Matte focusing screen (interchangeable)
• Magnification approx. 0.74x
• 95% frame coverage
• Dioptric adjustment (-3.0 to +1.0)
• Eye-relief 21 mm from eyepiece, 17 mm from frame
• Eyepiece cup removable
• Viewfinder info bar

Live view *

• Dedicated live view sensor
• 1200 zone evaluative metering
• Sensitivity 2-17 EV
• 90% frame coverage
• Exposure and white balance simulation

LCD monitor * • 2.7 TFT LCD
• 230,400 pixels
• Anti-reflective coating
Flash • Built-in pop-up flash (manual release)
• Metering: ADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual flash control
• Guide number 12 (ISO 100/m)
• Angle of coverage 24 mm (35 mm equiv.)
• Flash sync 1/160 sec
Flash modes

• Auto
• Fill Flash
• Rear Sync
• Slow sync
• Manual Flash
• Red-eye Reduction (pre-flash)
• Wireless/Remote Off-camera Flash
• High Speed Sync.

Flash compensation -2.0 to +2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps
External flash (optional) • Sony HVL-F56M (guide no. 56)
• Sony HVL-F36M (guide no. 36)
• Macro Twin Flash Kit HVL-MT24AM
• Ring Light HVL-RLAM
• Off camera flash shoe FA-CS1 AM
Drive modes • Single-frame
• Continuous
• Self-timer (10 or 2 sec)
• Continuous bracket
• Single-frame bracket
• White balance bracket
Continuous
shooting
• Approx 2.5fps max (2.0 in Live view)
• RAW: Up to 4 frames
• RAW+JPEG: Up to 3 frames
• JPEG (FINE): Unlimited (to card capacity)
Self-timer

• 10 sec
• 2 sec

Orientation sensor Yes, for shooting, playback and control panel display
Connectivity • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage, Multi-LUN or PTP)
• Video out (NTSC or PAL)
• DC-IN
• Remote terminal
Remote control * • Wired: with optional RM-S1AM or RM-L1AM
Video out • AV (Selectable NTSC or PAL)
• 'PhotoTV' HD settings applied with BRAVIA.
Storage • Compact Flash Type I/II
• Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo (Via optional adapter)
• Supports FAT12 / FAT16 / FAT32
Power * • NP-FM500H Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (1650 mAh)
• Battery charger included
• Optional AC adapter
• Batter life Approx 730 shots with viewfinder, 410 in Live view mode (CIPA standard)
Vertical grip * • Vertical Grip VG-B30AM
• One or Two NP-FM500H batteries with auto switchover for power (additional battery is optional).
Dimensions 131 x 99 x 74 mm (5.25 x 4 x 3 in)
Weight (body) • No battery: 582 g (1.3 lb)
• With battery: 676 g (1.5 lb)
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