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Below you'll find specifications for all Sony DSLR's and SLT's from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom.
 
 

2014/sa77II.jpg

Model

Price

$1199 body only  6-14

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  1,228,000 pixels, pull-out swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

50 expanded mode /100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000/25600 expanded mode to 51200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, Eye-level fixed XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5" type) electronic viewfinder, 2.4m dot resolution.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H 1650 mAh

Dimensions

5.6" x 4.1" x 3.2"  143mm x 104h x 81d

Weight

23.0oz   653g   without battery

Additional info

New sensor, LCD and improvements to AF, but no more AF assist light.  Minor upgrade from A77.

 

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1stof2013/A58sm.jpg

Model

Price

$598 with kit lens.  4-13

Effective megapixels

20.1

LCD monitor

2.7"  460,000 pixels, has tilt/swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000  Extends to 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 0.46" EVF with 1.44 million pixels.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

?

Dimensions

5.1" x 3.8" x 3.1"  129mm x 95h x 78d

Weight

17.3oz   492g   without battery

Additional info

First Sony Camera to use new 20.1MP sensor. Plastic composite lens mount.

 

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Late2012/SLT-A99.jpg

Model

Price

$2799 body only  10-12

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  1,229,000 pixels, has tilt/swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses eye-level fixed XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5" type) electronic viewfinder, 2.4m dot resolution.

Sensor size

35.8mm x 23.8mm 

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H

Dimensions

5.8" x 4.4" x 3.1"  147mm x 111h x 78d

Weight

28.6oz   812g   without battery

Additional info

Second generation full frame camera for Sony.  First SLT full frame body.  Also has new ISO standard hotshoe.

 

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2012/a37scp.jpg

Model

Price

$599 with kit lens  6-12

Effective megapixels

16.1

LCD monitor

3.0"  230,400 pixels, has tilt/swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000  Extends to 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 0.46" EVF with 1.44 million pixels.

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FW50

Dimensions

4.9" x 3.7" x 3.3"  124mm x 92h x 85d

Weight

15.8oz   448g   without battery

Additional info

Smaller body than A57, and uses smaller NP-FW50 battery from NEX cameras etc. 

 

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2012/sa57psrc.jpg

Model

Price

$699 body only  4-12

Effective megapixels

16.1

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, has tilt/swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000  Extends to 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 0.46" EVF with 1.44 million pixels.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H

Dimensions

5.25" x 3.9" x 3.25"  132mm x 98h x 81d

Weight

18.9oz   539g   without battery

Additional info

Larger body than A55, and uses larger NP-FM500H battery from A900/700 etc.  Pretty much a downgraded A65.

 

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endof2011/SLTA77.jpg

Model

Price

$1399 body only  10-11

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, pull-out swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

50 expanded/100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, Eye-level fixed XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5" type) electronic viewfinder, 2.4m dot resolution.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H 1650 mAh

Dimensions

5.6" x 4.1" x 3.2"  143mm x 104h x 81d

Weight

23.0oz   653g   without battery

Additional info

Totally new camera, and replacement for the intermediate level A700.  Highly upgraded A65.

 

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endof2011/SLTA65.jpg

Model

Price

$899 body only  10-11

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilt-out screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, Eye-level fixed XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5" type) electronic viewfinder, 2.4m dot resolution.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H 1650 mAh

Dimensions

5.2" x 3.8" x 3.2"  132mm x 97h x 81d

Weight

19.1oz   543g   without battery

Additional info

Basically an upgraded A57.

 

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JUNE2011/a35slt.jpg

Model

A35

Price

$599 body only  8-11

Effective megapixels

16.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, stationary screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800  Extends to 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 0.46" EVF with 1.44 million pixels.

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.9" x 3.6" x 3.3"  124mm x 92h x 85d

Weight

14.6oz   415g   without battery

Additional info

Minor upgrade to the A33, including a 16.2mp sensor instead of the old 14.2mp, and a longer run time on video recording.

 

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December2010/a580pge.jpg

Model

A580

Price

$799 body only   11-10

Effective megapixels

16.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilting screen

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800, 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage, live view also.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H InfoLithium.

Dimensions

5.4"w x 4.1h x 3.3d   137mm x 104h x 84d

Weight

21.1oz   599g   without battery

Additional info

Same as A560 but with more megapixels and costs more money.

 

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December2010/a560pge.jpg

Model

A560

Price

$649 body only   3-11?

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilting screen

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800, 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage, live view also.

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FM500H InfoLithium.

Dimensions

5.4"w x 4.1h x 3.3d   137mm x 104h x 84d

Weight

21.1oz   599g   without battery

Additional info

Same as A580 but with less megapixels, and less money.

 

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December2010/A55pge.jpg

Model

A55

Price

$749 body only  9-10

Effective megapixels

16.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, has tilt/swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800  Extends to 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 0.46" EVF with 1.44 million pixels.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.9" x 3.6" x 3.3"  124mm x 92h x 85d

Weight

15.3oz   433g   without battery

Additional info

Upgrade to A33, includes GPS, 2 more megapixels, 10fps (instead of 7fps with A330) and larger buffer.

 

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December2010/A33pge.jpg

Model

A33

Price

$649 body only  9-10

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, has tilt/swivel screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick pro duo, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800  Extends to 25600 in multi-frame NR mode

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 0.46" EVF with 1.44 million pixels.

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

Yes, full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.9" x 3.6" x 3.3"  124mm x 92h x 85d

Weight

15.3oz   433g   without battery

Additional info

Uses translucent mirror, so no mirror slap, prism, or optical viewfinder.

 

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May2010/390tp.jpg

Model

A390

Price

$599 with lens  7-10

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,400 pixels, has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.7mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FH50 

Dimensions

5.0" x 3.8" x 3.3"  128mm x 97h x 84d

Weight

17.5oz   497g   without battery

Additional info

Grip has been changed, otherwise very similar to A380.

 

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May2010/290tp.jpg

Model

A290

Price

$499 with lens  7-10

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,400 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.7mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FH50 

Dimensions

5.0" x 3.8" x 3.1"  128mm x 97h x 80d

Weight

16oz   456g   without battery

Additional info

Upgraded A230.  Now has 14.2mp sensor and bigger grip.

 

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May2010/a450.jpg

Model

A450 (not available in US)

Price

Original price unavailable   1-10

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,400 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/4000/5000/6400/12800 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h 

Dimensions

5.5"w x 4.2h x 3.2d   137mm x 104h x 81d

Weight

17oz   520g   without battery

Additional info

Slight downgrade from A500.  Not sold in US.

 

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September2009/a550rs.jpg

Model

A550

Price

$949 with lens   10-09

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilting screen

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No, but has live view.

Power source

NP-FH500H Lithium, but not info capable.

Dimensions

5.4"w x 4.1h x 3.3d   137mm x 104h x 84d

Weight

21oz   597g   without battery

Additional info

All new sensor for better high ISO noise reduction.  Dual card slots for Memory stick and SD, live view, no longer can use Compact flash cards.  Pay $200 more for additional 2mp and sharper screen, otherwise mostly the same as A500.

 

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September2009/a500rs.jpg

Model

A500

Price

$749 body only   10-09

Effective megapixels

12.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  230,400 pixels, tilting screen

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No, but has live view.

Power source

NP-FH500H Lithium, but not info capable.

Dimensions

5.4"w x 4.1h x 3.3d   137mm x 104h x 84d

Weight

21oz   597g   without battery

Additional info

All new sensor for better high ISO noise reduction.  Dual card slots for Memory stick and SD, live view, no longer can use Compact flash cards.  Pay $200 more for additional 2mp and sharper screen, otherwise mostly the same as A550.

 

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September2009/a850rs.jpg

Model

A850

Price

$1999 body only   9-09

Effective megapixels

24.6

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II, and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/4000/5000/6400 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 98% coverage

Sensor size

35.9mm x 24mm  full frame

AF assist lamp

Yes, dedicated lamp, not flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h 

Dimensions

6.1"w x 4.6h x 3.25d   156mm x 117h x 82d

Weight

30oz   850g   without battery

Additional info

Slight downgrade from A900.  Absent is the 100% viewfinder, and a slower continuous shooting speed of 3fps instead of 5fps.

 

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August09/A380zz.jpg

Model

A380

Price

$849 with lens   7-09

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,400 pixels, tilting screen

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200 

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.8mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No, but has live view.

Power source

NP-FH50

Dimensions

5.2"w x 3.9h x 2.9d   128mm x 97h x 71d

Weight

20oz   489g   without battery

Additional info

Dual card slots for Memory stick and SD, live view, no longer can use Compact flash cards.  Pay $200 more for additional 2mp, otherwise mostly the same as A330.

 

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August09/A330zz.jpg

Model

A330

Price

$649 with lens   7-09

Effective megapixels

10.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,400 pixels, tilting screen

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200 

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.7mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No, but has live view.

Power source

NP-FH50

Dimensions

5.2"w x 3.9h x 2.9d   128mm x 97h x 71d

Weight

21oz   491g   without battery

Additional info

Dual card slots for Memory stick and SD, live view, and neat carbon fiber looking body covering.  No more support for Compact flash cards.

 

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August09/A230zz.jpg

Model

A230

Price

$549 with lens   7-09

Effective megapixels

10.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,400 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

SD, SDHC and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200 

Manual controls

Yes

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.8mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FH50

Dimensions

5.2"w x 3.9h x 2.7d   128mm x 97h x 68d

Weight

17oz   452g   without battery

Additional info

Dual card slots for Memory stick and SD, no longer able to use Compact flash cards

 

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August09/A900zz.jpg

Model

A900

Price

$2999 body only   10-08

Effective megapixels

24.6

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II, and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/4000/5000/6400 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 100% coverage

Sensor size

35.9mm x 24mm  full frame

AF assist lamp

Yes, dedicated lamp, not flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h 

Dimensions

6.1"w x 4.6h x 3.25d   156mm x 117h x 82d

Weight

30oz   850g   without battery

Additional info

First mid-level full frame camera for Sony, to compete with Canon's 5D and Nikon's D700 etc.

 

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August09/A350zz.jpg

Model

A350

Price

A350-$799 body only, 3-08. 

Effective megapixels

A350, 14.2mp

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,000 pixels  Live view and tilt-able screen

Lens

A350 with the 18-70mm kit lens is $899

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II.

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.8mm  APS-C size

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h  InfoLITHIUM®

Dimensions

5.25"w x 4.00h x 3.0d   131mm x 98h x 75d.

Weight

1.3lbs  (20.5oz)  582g   without battery

Additional info

The same as the A300 except for the additional 4mp, which adds $100 to the price.

 

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September2009/sonya300.jpg

Model

A300

Price

$799 with kit lens, 4-08.    

Effective megapixels

10.2mp. 

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,000 pixels  Live view and tilt-able screen

Lens

A300 price ($799) at this time includes Sony 18-70 F/3.5-5.6 zoom lens. 

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II.

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.8mm  APS-C size

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h  InfoLITHIUM®

Dimensions

5.25"w x 4.00h x 3.0d   131mm x 98h x 75d. 

Weight

1.3lbs  (20.5oz)  582g   without battery

Additional info

This camera is basically the same as the A350, except it has 10.2mp, instead of 14.2mp, which ups the price $100.

 

 

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August09/A200zz.jpg

Model

A200

Price

$699 with kit lens.   3-08

Effective megapixels

10.2

LCD monitor

2.7"  230,000 pixels

Lens

Price at this time includes Sony 18-70 F/3.5-5.6 zoom lens.

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II.

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.8mm  APS-C size

AF assist lamp

No, uses flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h  InfoLITHIUM®

Dimensions

5.25"w x 3.75h x 2.9d   133mm x 95h x 71d

Weight

1.2lbs   545g   without battery

Additional info

Entry level, in some ways a trimmed down A 100.  Competes with NikonD40 and other sub $700 DSLR camera kits.

 

 

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Model

A700

Price

$1399 body only   10-07

Effective megapixels

12.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,000 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II, and memory stick pro

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/4000/5000/6400 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C size

AF assist lamp

Yes, dedicated lamp, not flash.

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM500h 

Dimensions

5.6"w x 4.25h x 3.25d   142mm x 105h x 98d

Weight

1.5lbs   690g   without battery

Additional info

First mid-level camera for Sony, to compete with Canon's 40D and Nikon's D300 etc.

 

 

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Model

A100

Price

$899 body only   7-06

Effective megapixels

10.2

LCD monitor

2.5"  230,000 pixels

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

compactflash I and II, and memory stick pro using adapter.

Image stabilization

Yes, in body

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600  lo80/high200

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

Yes, 95% coverage

Sensor size

23.6mm x 15.8mm  APS-C size

AF assist lamp

Yes, using flash

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes

Movie mode

No

Power source

NP-FM55 

Dimensions

5.25"w x 3.75h x 2.9d   133mm x 95h x 71d

Weight

19oz   545g   without battery

Additional info

eye start auto focus, dust reduction system on sensor.  Sony's upgrade to the now defunct Konica Minolta 5D