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... The Sony Alpha A55V had just game out that week and i was so impressed i bought it on the spot. Was more that i was thinking of paying but is so worth the money. Time magazine named the camera as one of the top 50 inventions of 2010. Please bear in mind that I'm not a camera genius, this ... Read review

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Sony Alpha SLTA55VL.CEH  Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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So easy to use, it's a snap!

AdvantagesSo many to list, it's a brilliant camera

DisadvantagesIt's not technically a SLR (But that don't bother me)

"...to replace it with. The Sony Alpha A55V had just game out that week and i was so impressed i bought it on the spot. Was more that i was thinking of paying but is so worth the money. Time magazine named the camera as one of the top 50 inventions of 2010. Please bear in mind that I'm not a camera genius, this is not a complete technical review. ~SLR?~ This camera is technically a SLT (Single-Lens Translucent) camera. SLT was devised by sony when ..." Read review
14.06.2012

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Community Level 1PsychoDeli

PsychoDeli

Sony first truly great affordable Translucent Mirror Tech camera

AdvantagesGreat price, Compact, innovating features

DisadvantagesEVF is not as clear as it could be

"...looked at the very compact Sony NEX series of cameras, ultra slim body, very expensive but you still had to carry the lenses with you, which negated the compactness of the body. So, the choice was finally made, she had to move to SLR style cameras. The obvious choice seemed to be Canon. They have a huge following, they are well priced and they are familiar. Then she stumbled on an article about Translucent Mirror Technology. She was sold! There ..." Read review
30.12.2011

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Manufacturer's product description

Change the way you shoot pictures with Sony's Translucent Mirror Technology DSLR camera. The SLT-A55V a DSLR camera features professional-grade continuous shooting at 10 fps and visibly faster, more accurate focus in Live View and HD Movie modes. Compose your shots on either the LCD monitor or electronic viewfinder with 100% framing accuracy. Advanced features including Auto HDR, Sweep Panorama and 15-point Auto Focus make it dramatically easier to get the best shot.

General

Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Digital Video Format AVCHD, H.264
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 15
Optical Zoom 3 x
Image Processor BIONZ
AV Interfaces HDMI
Product Type Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
MPN SLTA55VY.CEE5, SLT-A55VL_EU, SLTA55VL.CEE5, SLT-A55VL_US, SLT-A55V_EU, SLT-A55VL, SLTA55V.CEE5, SLTA55VL.CEH, DSLTA55.CEH, DSLTA55L.CEH, DSLTA55Y.CEH, SLT-A55V_US, SLTA55V.CEH
Image Recording Format JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
Image Stabiliser Optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)
Auto Focus TTL phase detection
Sensor Features Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Anti-Dust coating
Field of View Crop Factor 1.5
Optical Sensor Size 15.6 x 23.5mm
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Effective Sensor Resolution 16,200,000 pixels
Total Pixels 16,700,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Type Exmor APS HD CMOS
Sensor Resolution 16.2 Megapixel
Face Detection Face Recognition, Smile Capture, Smile Shutter

Environmental parameters

Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C

Camera flash

Flash Modes Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Guide Number (m / ISO 100) 10
Camera Flash Pop-up flash
Features AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Additional features

Additional Features Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, RGB primary colour filter, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, DPOF support, display brightness control, depth-of-field preview button, sharpness control, digital image rotation, PRINT Image Matching, camera orientation detection, histogram display, saturation control, Sweep Panorama technology, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording, LCD live view mode, shadow point display, highlight point display, Quick AF Live View, Auto HDR mode, 1080i Full HD movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, built-in help guide, Eye-Start AF system, Exif Print support, Smile Detection technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in GPS, Face Recognition, Translucent Mirror technology
Flash Terminal Hot shoe
Self Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 frames per second, 6 frames per second

Viewfinder

Dioptric Correction Range -4 to +4
Magnification 1.1x
Field Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Resolution 1,440,000 pixels
Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.46"
Viewfinder Colour Support Colour
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Features Auto eye sensor
Viewfinder Information Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, red-eye reduction, aperture, white balance, metering system, Exposure Mode, exposure bracketing, battery status, wireless/remote flash, shake warning, record mode, manual focus, high-speed sync indicator, frames-remaining counter, flash compensation on/off, continuous AF, picture mode, ISO sensitivity, memory card status
Viewfinder Frames Autofocus frame

Display

Display Features Folding
Resolution 921,600 pixels
Type 3" LCD display

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode Stereo

Connections

Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
Connector Type 1 x HDMI output ¦ 1 x USB ¦ 1 x microphone

Software

Software Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser, Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony Image Data Lightbox SR

System requirements for pc connection

Peripheral Devices USB port, CD-ROM Drive
Operating System Support MS Windows 7, MS Windows XP SP3, Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows Vista

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories Battery charger, dust cap, body cap, lens cap, shoulder strap, USB cable

Battery

Details 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
Battery Type Sony NP-FW50

Memory / storage

Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
Image Storage 4912 x 3264 ¦ 3568 x 2368 ¦ 2448 x 1624
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Video Capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 17Mbps ¦ H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 25 fps - 12Mbps ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps - 3Mbps

Dimensions & weight

Weight 441 g, 433 g
Height 9.2 cm
Depth 8.5 cm
Width 12.4 cm

Exposure & white balance

Exposure Range EV -2-17 ( ISO 100 )
X-sync Speed 1/160 sec
White Balance Bracketing Yes
Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
White Balance Presets Incandescent, fluorescent, cloudy, Flash, daylight, shade, 2500K - 9900K
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
Special Effects Black & White, Vivid, sunset, landscape, portrait
Shooting Programs Landscape, portrait mode, macro, night portrait, sports mode, sunset, handheld twilight, Night View
Exposure Modes Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Exposure Metering Zones 1200
Exposure Metering Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Light Sensitivity ISO auto (100-1600), ISO 100-12800

Lens system

Lens Construction 7 groups / 8 elements
Zoom Adjustment Manual
Max View Angle 76 degree(s)
Type 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM
Features Aspherical lens, Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM)
Lens System Mounting Minolta A-type
Filter Size 55 mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance 25 cm
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 27 - 82.5mm

Lens system (2nd)

Lens Construction 9 groups / 13 elements
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 82.5 - 300mm
Type 3.6 x zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6 DT SAM
Features ED glass
Filter Size 55 mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance 95 cm

Manufacturer warranty

Service & Support Details Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year
Service & Support 1 year warranty

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