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Sony SLT-A55

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Pro-style shooting responses and Full HD movies with less to carry.

16.2 megapixel Exmor? APS HD CMOS, Live View, Full HD AVCHD video, 10fps, 7.5cm LCD, GPS.

  • Ultra-high speed continuous shooting up to 10fps
  • Full HD video with quick, accurate autofocus
  • Light, compact and easy to use
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Incredible pro-style shooting responses

Never miss another moment, however fleeting. Discover a new world of lightning-quick shooting responses and smooth, accurate autofocus tracking - even with moving objects. Capture beautiful videos in detail-packed Full HD. All in a light, compact camera that's easy to carry.

It?s all in the detail

The high-resolution CMOS sensor assures detail-packed pictures with excellent contrast and gorgeous colours. Exmor technology cuts noise while signals are converted to digital form. The result? Flawlessly beautiful images.

Incredible shooting reactions

*Capture fast-moving action or the changing expression of a portrait subject with a continuous burst of images. Speed Priority mode shoots at a lightning-fast 7 frames per second.

Great pictures from any angle

The LCD screen tilts up or down for comfortable viewing in different shooting positions. It?s really useful if you?re not holding the camera close to your eye: for example of you?re shooting above a crowd or crouching down for an interesting viewpoint.

  • 16.2 effective megapixels - High-resolution Exmor? APS HD CMOS Sensor for low-noise, ultra-responsive still image and HD video shooting, even in low light
  • BIONZ processor with dual Noise reduction - Powerful image processing engine incorporates new algorithms for very high quality, low noise images with rich tonal gradation
  • Translucent Mirror Technology - Replaces DSLR moving mirror with fixed translucent mirror: enables ultra-fast shooting with speedy, accurate phase detection AF
  • Ultra high-speed continuous shooting - Capture fast-moving action at up to 10fps in Continuous Priority AE mode, with accurate autofocus tracking of moving subjects
  • Quick AF Full HD movie shooting - Record detail-packed Full HD videos in AVCHD 1080i or MP4 format: with rapid, accurate AF tracking, even with moving subjects
  • Creative Full HD movie functions - Including dedicated Movie button, aperture control for beautiful depth of field effects and selectable Creative Styles
  • Advanced Quick AF Live View - Real-time full-resolution image display from main sensor on LCD or in viewfinder with fast, accurate phase-detection autofocus
  • Sweep Panorama with 3D Sweep Panorama - Press the shutter and sweep the camera to capture extra-wide panoramic images: also capture 3D panoramas to view on 3D TV
  • Up to ISO 12800 - Very high maximum sensitivity with improved noise reduction for natural-looking images, even in low light conditions
  • 15-point phase-detection AF system - Newly developed AF system with 3 cross sensors for rapid, accurate focusing4 - effective with Viewfinder or live view shooting
  • 7.5 cm (3.0") widescreen (16:9) Xtra Fine LCD - High resolution (921k dot) tilt/swivel LCD: edge-mounted LED backlighting and TruBlack technology for superb detail and contrast
  • High resolution Electronic Viewfinder - Xtra Fine LCD viewfinder with 1.15 million dot resolution and 100% frame coverage for accurate image preview
  • Versatile information display - Select from a choice of digital levelling gauge, shooting parameters, grid lines and graphic exposure display options
  • AUTO+ Mode - Automatically analyses scene and shooting conditions, adjusting camera parameters for excellent results with any scene
  • Face Detection - Recognises up to 8 faces in a scene, optimising optimum exposure, white balance, flash and other settings for beautiful portraits
  • Smile Shutter - Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles with an adjustable smile detection sensitivity
  • Enhanced HDR Auto - Automatically merges three successive exposures to create a single image with an effective dynamic range even wider than film
  • Multi-Frame Noise Reduction - Automatically combines a burst of six exposures to create a single ultra-low noise image; sensitivity equivalent to ISO 25600
  • Handheld Twilight Mode - Automatically combines a burst of six exposures to create a single image with supressed blur and reduced noise in low light
  • GPS for easy geotagging - Automatically tags images with location information: enjoy map views with PMB software or on BRAVIA TV with Photo Map function
  • Creative Styles - 6 selectable image finishing options to suit range of shooting situations - can be customised for even greater creative control
  • D-Range Optimiser - Analyses image in real time, adjusting brightness and contrast for more natural, evenly exposed backlit scenes
  • Versatile drive modes - Drive modes include Continuous advance, Self-timer, exposure bracketing and White balance bracketing
  • SteadyShot INSIDE - Optical image stabilisation offers 2.5-4.0 steps anti-shake performance with A-mount lenses by Sony or Konica Minolta
  • Dual anti-dust system - Reduces build-up of dust on sensor during lens exchange
  • HDMI? output - HD connector for image display on HD TV (requires optional cable). Photo TV HD enhances still image viewing on compatible BRAVIA?
  • BRAVIA? Sync - Allows direct control of camera playback functions via BRAVIA? TV?s remote
  • Supplied software - Includes Image Data Converter SR, Image Data Lightbox SR and PMB Ver. 5.2
Lens Mount  
Sony a mount YES
Compatibility with A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta YES
Lens Compatibility  
All types of Sony a lenses YES
Minolta & Konica Minolta a/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses YES
Image Sensory  
Image sensor type CMOS Sensor
Image sensor colour filter R, G, B, Primary color
Size (mm) 23.5 x 15.6 (APS-C size)
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels) Approx. 16.7
Effective Pixels (megapixels) Approx. 16.2
AutomaticWhite Balance YES
White balance: preset selection Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash
White balance: custom setting YES
White balance: types of color temperature 2500 - 9900 k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation
White balance bracketing 3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
ISO Sensitivity Setting ISO100 - 12800 equivalent
SteadyShot INSIDE  
System: Sensor-shift mechanism YES
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder) YES
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder) NO
SteadyShot INSIDE capability Approx. 2.5 EV - 4 EV decrease in shutter speed (varies according to shooting conditions and lens used)
SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility All Sony DSLR lenses and A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta
*SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known asSuper SteadyShot
Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism YES
Auto Focus System  
TTL phase-detection system YES
Sensor 15 points (3 points cross type)
Sensitivity Range (atISO 100 equivalent); EV -1 - 18
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable) YES
AF Area: Wide focus area YES (auto with 15 areas)
AF Area: Spot YES
AF Area: Local focus area selection YES (15 local areas)
AF Area: Multi Point NO
AF Area: Center Weighted NO
AF Area: Flexible Spot NO
AF Modes Continuous, Single Shot, Automatic, Manual Focus
Predictive Focus Control YES (AF-A and AF-C)
Focus Lock YES
AF Illuminator YES (with built-in flash)
AF Illuminator range (meters) Approx. 1-5
Auto Exposure System  
Light metering type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Light metering cell NO
Light metering: Multi segment YES
Light metering: Spot YES
Light metering: Center weighted YES
Exposure: Automatic YES
Exposure: Program Auto YES
Exposure: iAUTO NO
Exposure: AUTO+ YES
Exposure:Shutter priority YES
Exposure: Aperture priority YES
Exposure: Manual YES
Exposure:Scene selection YES
Sweep Panorama YES (2D, 3D)
Anti Motion Blur NO
Exposure compensation YES (+/-2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step)
AE Bracketing With 1/3 EV / 2/3 EV increments, 3 frames
Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed Range (seconds) 1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed; second 1/160
Flash Sync Speed (With Steady Shoot On); second 1/160
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters atISO 100) 10
Flash Metering System ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash metering
Flash Compensation +/-2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds) 4
Flash Mode Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Rear flash sync. High Speed sync.
Wirelessflash mode YES (with optional compatible accessory flash)
Slow Synchronization YES
Red-Eye Reduction YES
Flash Popup Auto
Automatic Flash YES
Type Electronic
Field of View (%) 100
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity) 1.10x
Eye Relief Approx. 19mm from the Eyepiece lens
Diopter Adjustment -4.0 to +4.0 diopter
Live View  
Type YES - Quick AF Live View
Other Face detection / Smile shutter
LCD screen  
Screen Size 7.5cm / 3" Wide
Monitor Type Xtra Fine TruBlack LCD
LCD Total Dot Number 921.600
LCD on/off YES
Brightness adjustable YES
Tilting screen YES - Variable Angle Tilt
Rotating screen YES
Drive Mode Single, Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum) Max.10 fps in Continuous Advance Priority AE, max. 6 fps in Drive Mode
Number of Continuous Advance JPEG (L size, Fine): 35 images, RAW: 20 images, RAW+JPEG: 20 images
Recording Media Memory Stick PRO Duo?, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo?, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible, RAW (Sony ARW 2.2 format), RAW + JPEG
Image Size L -JPEG (pixels) 4912 X 3264 (16M)
Image Size M (pixels) 3568 X 2368 (8.4M)
Image Size S (pixels) 2448 X 1624 (4M)
Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(focal length 16mm/18mm) "Image Size: Std Horizontal: 8,192 x 1,856(135deg/120deg) / Vertical: 3,872 x 2,160(101deg/90deg) Image Size: Wide Horizontal: 12,416 x 1,856(202deg/180deg) / Vertical: 5,536 x 2,160(142deg/126d
3D Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(Focal length:16mm/18mm) Image Size: 16:9 Horizontal: 1920 X 1080(69deg/62deg) Image Size: Std Horizontal: 4912 X 1080(178deg/158deg) Image Size: Wide Horizontal: 7152 X 1080(259deg/230deg)
Still Image quality RAW, RAW + JPEG, JPEG (Fine, Standard)
Movie Recording Format AVCHD / MP4
Video Compression MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Audio recording Format Dolby? Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Movie recording mode -AVCHD YES, 1920 x 1080 (50i, Interlace), Approx.17Mbps (Average bit-rate) (PAL)
Movie recording mode - MP4 YES, 1440 x 1080 (Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.12Mbps(Average bit-rate) (PAL) / VGA(640 x 480, Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.3Mbps(Average bit-rate) (PAL)
GPS Heading YES
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR) On / Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second
Noise Reduction (HighISO NR) YES
Delete Function YES
Color Space (sRGB) YES
Color Space (Adobe RGB) YES
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W
Dynamic Range Optimizer Off, Auto, Advanced: Level
Date/Time Print YES
Information Display YES
White/Black Out Alert YES
Index Playback YES (12, 6)
Enlarge (Maximum magnification) L size: 11.8x, M size: 8.8x, S size: 6x
Image Rotation YES
Auto Image Rotation YES
Battery Remaining Indicator YES
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator YES (in %)
Histogram Indicator YES
Exif 2.3
Exif Print YES
PictBridge NO
Menu Language English / French / German / Spanish / Italian / Portuguese / Dutch / Russian / Swedish / Danish / Norwegian / Finish / Polish / Czech / Hungarian / Greek / Turkish
Zone Matching NO
Depth-of-Field Preview YES
PRINT Image Matching III YES
Remote Release Terminal YES
IR Remote Control YES (with RMT-DSLR1)
DPOF(Digital Print Order Format) YES
Indicator of remaining memory space (CF) YES
Beep Sound On/Off selectable
File Number Memory On/Off selectable
Folder Name Mode Standard and Date
Operating Temperature (degrees C) 0 - 40
Video Out NO
HD/HDMI? Out HDMI? mini connector (Type C), BRAVIA? Sync (Sync menu), Photo TV HD
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed YES
USB Mode Mass Storage (PC connection) / PTP
Battery System NP-FW50
Supplied Battery NP-FW50
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition) Approx. 330 images with viewfinder, approx. 380 images in live view mode
Weight (g) Approx. 441
Width (mm) 124.4
Height (mm) 92
Depth (mm) 84.7
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