Camera tech data for Sony Alpha SLT-A99V

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NameSony Alpha SLT-A99V , SLT-A99 (China, no GPS)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D), DT
Release year2012
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]6000×4000, 3936×2624, 2640×1760, 3936×2624 (APS-C), 2640×1760 (APS-C), 1728×1152 (APS-C)
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]6000×3376, 3936×2216, 2640×1488, 3936×2216 (APS-C), 2640×1488 (APS-C), 1728×976 (APS-C)
Output resolution (panorama) [pixels]12416×1856, 5536×2160, 8192×1856, 3872×2160
Output resolution (3D panorama) [pixels]
Effective output pixels24.0 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern, 14-bit ADC
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)35.8×23.9 (1×)
ISO rangeauto (100–25600; conf.), 50–25600 (1/3 stops)
Color and post-processing
Color spacessRGB, Adobe RGB
Image parameterscontrast, saturation, sharpness (-3 – +3)
Creative stylesstandard, vivid, neutral, clear, deep, light, portrait, landscape, sunset, night view, autumn leaves, B/W, sepia
Picture effectshigh-key, high contrast monochrome, pop color, posterization (color; B/W), partial color (red; yellow; blue; green), toy camera, retro photo, soft focus, HDR painting, rich-tone monochrome, miniature
Picture parameters
Gamma settings
Picture profiles
Soft skin effect
White balanceauto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent (4 types), flash, direct entry, custom (3 registers)
Color temperature range [K]2500–9900
Color temperature increments [K]100
Color compensation index [steps]± 7 (A/B), ± 7 (G/M)
White-balance bracketing [pictures per shot] (steps [mired])3 (10; 20)
Noise reductionlong exp. (>1s), high-ISO (2 levels; off), multi-frame
D-range optimizeradvanced auto, manual (5 levels)
DRO bracketing [pictures per shot] (levels)3 (2 levels)
Auto HDRauto, manual (1–6 EV)
Lens compensationvignetting, chromatic aberration, distortion
Movie recording
Movie resolutions [size/fps]1920×1080p50, 1920×1080p25, 1920×1080i50, 1440×1080p30, 1440×1080p25, 640×480p30, 640×480p25
Movie ISO range100–6400
Shutter speed (movie) [s]1/4 – 1/8000
Movie formatsAVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4
Audio formatsDolby Digital AC3, MPEG4 AAC-LC
Movie length29 minutes
Microphonebuilt-in (stereo), 3.5 mm plug (stereo), Multi Interface (stereo), level control
Audio monitoring3.5 mm (stereo)
Movie featuresauto slow shutter, picture effects, creative styles, HDMI info off
AF sensors8 line, 11 cross, 102 phase detect points
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A, AF-S, AF-C, AF-D, DMF, Tracking AF
AF range limiteryes
AF assist lightyes
AF adjustment [no. of lenses]30
AF bracketing [step width] ([number of shots])- (-)
Anti-Shake/Super Steady Shotyes
Remote control via USB/WiFiyes
Other featurespellicle mirror, all-metal construction, top LCD, intelligent preview, MF peaking, DT auto crop, on-screen help, Anti-Dust, BRAVIA Sync, face recognition, auto portrait framing, smile shutter, sweep panorama, speaker, GPS, level gauge, smart teleconverter
Metering modes1200 segments, center-weighted, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)−2 – 17 (−2 – 17)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modesiAuto, iAuto+, P with shift, A, S, M with shift, High-Speed Tele
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night portrait, hand-held night shot, sunset, 3 preset modes
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 5 (1/2), ± 5 (1/3)
Flash shoe typeMulti Interface
Accessory shoe capFA-SHC1M
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringPre-Flash TTL, ADI
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]-/-
X-Sync speed [s]1/250
High Speed Syncyes
Wireless flash yes (only w/ separate controller)
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/250
Wireless HSSyes
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/2), ± 3 (1/3)
Studio flash socketyes
Flash Exposure Level lockyes
Viewfinder typeelectronic
Viewfinder resolution [pixels]1024×768
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.71×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]27.0/22.0
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-4.0 – +3.0
Eyepiece cupFDA-EP13
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom1×, 3.8×, 5.9×, 7.7×, 11.7×
AS/SS scale in viewfinderno
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 3″, 1228800
Display mounttilt up 90°, tilt down 180°, swivel
Histogram displayluminance, RGB
Automatic brightnessyes
Touch screenno
Video output interfacesHDMI-Mini (1080p/1080i)
Display accessories (opt.)screen protector PCK-LM14
Frame rate [fps]10, 8, 7, 6, 2.5
Frame rate with AF [fps]10.0
Frame rate with live view [fps]10
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/8000, B
Shutter typemech., elec. f. c.
Self-timer [s]10, 2
Continuous self-timer [shots]
Bracketing frames (stops)3, 5 (1/3, 1/2, 2/3), 3 (2, 3)
Remote release socketMinolta/Sony 3-pin
Wireless remote releaseRMT-DSLR1, RMT-DSLR2, RMT-VP1
Release priorityyes
Depth of field previewyes
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewyes
Silent depth of field previewyes
Storage media (number of slots)Memory Stick Duo, PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi (2)
Remote storage via USByes
Remote storage via FTPno
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW 2.3, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.3
Batteries1× NP-FM500H
Battery pack
Vertical gripVG-C99AM (1×/2× NP-FM500H)
External power supplyAC adaptor AC-VQ900AM, AC adaptor AC-PW10AM
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingyes
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]733
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap ALC-B55, accessory shoe cap FA-SHC1M, USB cable, battery NP-FM500H, charger BC-VM10, software, adapter ADP-MAA
Other optional accessoriesmicrophone ECM-CG50, microphone ECM-ALST1, microphone ECM-XYST1M
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Mini-B)
USB modesmass storage, remote control/storage, MTP
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)1.02 (08/2013)
Reviews & linksAmadou Diallo and Richard Butler on DPReview (full review), Amy Davies on TechRadar (full review), Chris Niccolls on TheCameraStoreTV (video), David Kilpatrick (full review), DigitalRev TV (video), Frank Doorhof (full review), Joshua Waller at ePHOTOzine (full review), Mark Goldstein on Photography Blog (full review), Scott Rinckenberger on Imaging Resource (full review)
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