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Sony DSLR Alpha A580 specifications

Price (with 18-55 mm kit lens)  • US: $899
 • EU: €899
Body material Plastic
Sensor  • APS-C "Exmor" HD CMOS
 • 16.7 million total pixels
 • 16.2 million effective pixels
 • RGB (Primary) color filter array
Image sizes 3:2
 • 4912 x 3264 (L)
 • 3568 x 2368 (M)
 • 2448x1624 (S)
16:9
 • 4592 x 2576 (L)
 • 3344 x 1872 (M)
 • 2288 x 1280 (S)
Image sizes (Video) AVCHD:
 • 1920 x 1080, 59.94i (from 29.97fps sensor output)
MPEG-4:
 • 1440 x 1080, 29.97p or 25p, depending on region
 • 640 x 480, 29.94 fps
Aspect ratios  • 3:2
 • 16:9
 • Variable (Sweep Panorama)
File formats  • RAW
 • RAW + JPEG
 • RAW + JPEG Fine
 • JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - Standard
 • JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - Fine
File formats (Movie)  • AVCHD Ver. 1.0 compliant Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
 • MPEG-4 AVC/H.264  
Lenses  • Sony A-mount
 • Konica-Minolta AF mount
Focus modes  • Auto Focus (15-point phase-detection AF system)
 • Manual focus
 • Face Detection
 • AF Tracking
AF assist lamp Yes, dedicated lamp
Image stabilization Super SteadyShot INSIDE
Exposure modes  • Program AE
 • Aperture priority AE
 • Shutter priority AE
 • Manual
 • Auto
 • Auto +
 • High-speed mode (10-fps)
 • Sweep Panorama (2D/3D)
 • SCN (see below)
 • Flash off
Scene modes  • Portrait
 • Sports Action
 • Macro
 • Landscape
 • Sunset
 • Night view
 • Hand held Twilight
 • Night portrait
Scene modes (movie)  • Portrait
 • Sports Action
 • Macro
 • Landscape
 • Sunset
 • Night view
 • Hand held Twilight
 • Night portrait
Sensitivity  • Auto
 • ISO 100
 • ISO 200
 • ISO 400
 • ISO 800
 • ISO 1600
 • ISO 3200
 • ISO 6400
 • ISO 12800
ISO steps 1/3 or 1.0 EV
Metering range -2 to 17 EV
Metering modes  • 1200-zone multi-segment
 • Center-Weighted
 • Spot
AE Lock  • AEL/AFL button
 • With shutter release half-press
AE Bracketing  • 3 frames
 • 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
Exposure compensation  • -2 to +2 EV
 • 1/3 EV steps
Shutter speed  • 60 -1/4000 sec.
 • Bulb
 • Flash X-sync 1/160 sec
White balance  • Auto
 • Daylight
 • Shade
 • Cloudy
 • Incandescent
 • Fluorescent
 • Flash
 • Kelvin temp (2500 - 9900K, 100K steps)
WB fine tuning Yes (magenta/green bias)
Color space  • sRGB
 • Adobe RGB
Image parameters  • Creative Style (Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W)
 • Saturation (5 levels)
 • Contrast (5 levels)
 • Saturation (5 levels)
 • Sharpness (5 levels)
Continuous shooting  • Up to 7 fps in Speed Priority mode (AF/AE fixed at first frame)
 • Up to 5 fps with optical viewfinder
 • Up to 3 fps in Quick AF Live View mode
Self-timer  • 2 sec
 • 10 sec
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 18 mm (35 mm equiv.)
Flash X-sync speed 1/160 sec
External flash  • Hot shoe (Sony/Minolta style)
Viewfinder  • Eye-level fixed optical glass pentamirror
 • Spherical Acute Matte focusing screen
 • Magnification approx. 0.80x
 • 95% frame coverage
Orientation sensor Yes
LCD monitor  • 3.0" TFT LCD monitor
 • Angle Adjustment: Up/Down by 90 degrees
 • Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
 • 921,600 dots
 • Approx 100% frame coverage
 • Auto / Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2) / Sunny Weather
Playback functions  • Single (with or without shooting information
 • RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning)
 • 6/12-frame index view
 • Enlarged display mode (L: 11.8x, M: 8.8x, S: 6x)
 • Image orientation (On/Off selectable)
 • Slideshow
 • Panorama scrolling
 • Auto Review (10/5/2 sec Off selectable)
 • Folder selectable (still image)
 • Slow-forward (movie)
 • fast-forward/fast-rewind (movie)
Connectivity  • USB 2.0 (High Speed)
 • HDMI type C
 • external microphone
 • remote terminal
 • DC-IN
Print compliance  • Exif Print
 • Print Image Matching III
 • DPOF setting
Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC/MemoryStick Pro Duo
Power  • NP-FM50H0 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
 • Supplied charger / AC adapter (sold separately)
Dimensions 137 x 104 x 84 mm (5.5 x 4.2 x 3.9 in)
Weight (camera body) No battery: 599 g (1.5lb)
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