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Camera 1: Sony Alpha 5000 20.1MP
Model Name: Sony Alpha 5000 20.1MP
Image:Sony Alpha 5000 20.1MP Digital Camera
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Release Date Jan 7, 2014
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Specs
Sensor Max Resolution Camera Specs5456 x 3632
Other Resolutions 5456 x 3064, 3872 x 2576, 3872 x 2176, 2736 x 1824, 2736 x 1536
Image Ratio Camera Specs 3:2, 16:9
Effective Pixels Camera Specs 20 megapixels
Sensor Photo Detectors Camera Specs 20 megapixels
Sensor Size Camera Specs APS-C (23.2 x 15.4 mm)
Sensor Type Camera Specs CMOS
Processor Type Camera Specs Bionz X
Image Features
ISO (sensitivity to light - higher is better) Camera Specs Auto, 100 - 16000
Boosted ISO Minimum Camera Specs
White Balance Presets Camera Specs 9
Custom White Balance Camera Specs Yes
Image Stabilization Camera Specs No
Image Stabilization Notes
CIPA images tabilizationrating Camera Specs
Uncompressed Format Camera Specs RAW
JPEG quality Levels Camera Specs Fine, standard
Focus & Lens (Optics) Features
Auto focus Camera Specs
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Optical Zoom Camera Specs
Maximum Aperture Camera Specs
Manual Focus Camera Specs Yes
Normal Focus Range Camera Specs
Macro Focus Range Camera Specs
Number Focus Point Camera Specs 25
Lens Mount Camera Specs Sony E
Focal Length Equiv. Camera Specs 1.5×
LCD Display Characteristics
Articulated LCD (vari-angle / flip) Camera Specs Tilting
Screen Size Camera Specs 3″
Touch screen Camera Specs No
Viewfinder Features
View finder Type Camera Specs None
Live View Camera Specs Yes
View finder Coverage Camera Specs
View finder Magnification Camera Specs
View finder Resolution Camera Specs
Photography Features
Minimum Shutter Speed Camera Specs 30 sec
Maximum Shutter Speed Camera Specs 1/4000 sec
Maximum Shutter Speed Electronic Camera Specs
Subject Scene Modes Camera Specs Yes
Flash Modes Camera Specs Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction
Flash Range Camera Specs 4.00 m (at ISO 100)
External Flash Camera Specs No
Continuous Drive Camera Specs 3.5 fps
Self Timer Camera Specs Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Metering Mode Camera Specs
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation Camera Specs ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) Camera Specs ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
White Balance (WB) Bracketing Camera Specs Yes (3-shot)
Videography Features
Video Resolutions Camera Specs 1920 x 1080 (60i/24p), 1440 x 1080 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (25 fps)
Digital Video Format Camera Specs MPEG-4, AVCHD
Video Modes Camera Specs
Videography Notes
Audio Input & Output
Speaker None
Microphone Stereo
Data Storage
Storage Types Camera Specs SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage Included
Connectivity Types
USB Connection USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB Charging
HDMI Port Yes (micro HDMI)
Micro Port
Wireless Built-In
Wireless Note 802.11 b/g/n with NFC
Headphone Port
Remote Control & Wi-Fi Yes (via smartphone)
Other Camera Body Features
Environmentally Sealed Camera Specs No
Durability Camera Specs
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack
Battery Description NP-FW50
Battery Life 420
Charger Model BC-VW1
Battery Grip
Weight 269 g (0.59 lb / 9.49 oz)
Dimensions 110 x 63 x 36 mm (4.33 x 2.48 x 1.42″)
Orientation Sensor Camera Specs Yes
Time Lapse Recording Camera Specs Yes (requires downloadable app)
GPS Connection None
GPS Notes
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Sensor Type: There are two popular types of image sensors, CMOS sensors (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) & CCD sensors (charge-coupled device). Camera manufacturers are trying to do their best to make cameras with good sensors. Both type of sensors are good.

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