Sony SLT-A68

Announced Nov 5, 2015 •
24 megapixels | 2.7 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
MSRP €600 (body only), €700 (with 18-55mm lens)
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Other resolutions 3:2 (4240 x 2832, 3008 x 2000), 16:9 (6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 1688)
Image ratio w:h 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 25 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Bionz X
Image
ISO Auto, 100-25600
White balance presets 9
Custom white balance Yes (3 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine, normal
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (1.4x - 8x)
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 79
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Focal length multiplier 1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 460,800
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.88× (0.59× 35mm equiv.)
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
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash modes Flash off, Auto, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction, Rear sync, Wireless, High Speed sync
Continuous drive 8.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (Yes (2 or 12 sec))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 shots, low/high selectable)
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60i, 30p, 24p), 1440 x 1080, 640 x 480
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Videography notes Supports XAVC S with 50Mbps bit rate (30p, 24p)
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port No
Remote control Yes (wired or smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NP-FM500H lithium-ion battery and charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 610 g (1.34 lb / 21.52 oz)
Dimensions 143 x 104 x 81 mm (5.63 x 4.09 x 3.19)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
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