Sony A5000 ILCE


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Bring the power and flexibility of interchangeable-lens digital camera photography wherever you go, with the new α5000—the world’s lightest interchangeable-lens digital camera.

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Sony A5000 ILCE €649.00
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  • 20.1MP Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor

  • BIONZ X™ engine for superb detail and noise reduction

  • 180° tiltable LCD screen for perfect self-portraits

  • PlayMemories camera apps expand creativity

  • Simple sharing and control with Wi-Fi and NFC One-touch

Sony E-mount lenses
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) "Exmor™" APS HD CMOS sensor
Approx. 20.1 megapixels
Still images: ISO 100-16000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-16000, selectable lower limit and upper limit) Movies: ISO 100-6400 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-6400 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Approx. 420 shots (LCD monitor)
7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
Dimensions of α5000 E-mount Camera with APS-C Sensor
Dimensions of α5000 E-mount Camera with APS-C Sensor


AC-UB10 AC charger (in-camera charging via USB), SELP1650, Lens cap, Rechargeable battery (NP-FW50), Shoulder strap, Body cap, Micro USB cable

  Size & Weight  
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx.109.6mm x 62.8mm x 35.7mm / Approx. 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.
Weight With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included: Approx. 269 g / Approx. 9.5 oz;Body Only: Approx. 210 g / Approx. 7.4 oz
Lens Mount Sony E-mount
Lens Compatibility All types of Sony E-mount lenses, All types of Sony A-mount lenses (Requires -Mount adaptor), Minolta & Konica Minolta / MAXXUM / DYNAX lenses (Requires -Mount adaptor)
Sensor Type APS-C type (23.2 x 15.4mm), Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.1
Number of Pixels (total) Approx. 20.4
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio 3:2
Anti Dust Charge protection coating on Optical Filter
Smart zoom (Still Image) M:Approx.1.4x, S:Approx. 2x
Digital zoom (Still Image) L:Approx.4x, M:Approx.5.6x, S:Approx.8x
Digital zoom (Movie) Approx.4x
  Recording (still images)  
Recording Format (Still images) JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels), 3:2 L: 5456 x 3632 (20M), M: 38722576 (10M), S: 2736x1824 (5.0M)
Image Size (pixels), 16:9 L: 5456x3064 (17M), M: 3872x2176 (8.4M), S:2736x1536 (4.2M)
Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Image Quality Modes RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
RAW Output YES
Picture Effect Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta), Soft High-key, Soft Focus (High / Mid / Low), HDR Painting (High / Mid / Low), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto / Top/Middle (H) / Bottom / Right / Middle (V) / Left), Watercolor, Illustration (High / Mid / Low)
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Dynamic Range Functions Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
  Recording (movie)  
Recording Format (Movie) AVCHD / MP4
Video Compression AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Audio Recording Format Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Image Size (pixels), PAL (3:2 mode)"L:5456 x 3632(20M), M:38722576(10M), S:2736x1824(5.0M)", (16:9 mode)"L: 5456x3064(17M), M: 3872x2176(8.4M), S:2736x1536(4.2M)"
Other Movie Functions PAL/NTSC Selector, Auto Slow Shutter
Face Detection On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registeration, Face selection
Auto Portrait Framing NO
Clear Image Zoom Approx. 2x
Smart Teleconverter NO
Lens Compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Touch Shutter NO
Smile Shutter YES (selectable from 3 steps)
Self-Portrait YES (3 sec delay/OFF selectable)
  Storage Media  
Compatible Recording Media Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Storage Media Slot YES
Recording Mode on 2 Memory Cards NO
  Noise reduction  
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR:available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low
Multi Frame NR NO
  White balance  
White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Underwater/ Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter (G7 to M7 (15-step), A7 to B7 (15-step)), Custom
AWB Micro Adjustment YES (G7 to M7, 15-step) (A7 to B7, 15-step)
Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus Type Contrast-detection AF
Focus Sensor "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Focus Point 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range EV0 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Mode Autofocus, DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
AF Mode AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus Area Wide (25 points (contrast-detection AF)), Zone, Center-weighted, Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
Other Features Focus lock
AF Illuminator YES (with Built-in LED type)
AF Illuminator range Approx. 0.3 - approx. 3.0m (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Metering Type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Metering Mode Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Modes iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE, Aperture priority, Shutter-speed priority, Manual, Movie (Programmed AE / Aperture priority / Shutter-speed priority / Manual ), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
Scene Selection Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Compensation Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps); Movies: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Auto (AE) Bracketing Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3 Frames (1/3 EV, 2/3 EV,1.0EV,2.0EV,3.0EV : only 3 frames) selectable
AE Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (Auto/On/Off selectable)
ISO Sensitivity Still images: ISO 100-16000 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-16000, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-6400 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-6400 selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Viewfinder Type -
Number of Dots -
Brightness Control (Viewfinder) -
Color Temperature Control -
Field Coverage -
Magnification -
Diopter Adjustment -
Eye Point -
Viewfinder Display -
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (Viewfinder) YES (ON / OFF)
Screen Type 7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT
Touch Screen -
Total Number of Dots 460,800 dots
Brightness Control (LCD) Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable Angle Up by approx. 180 degrees
Display Selecter (Finder/LCD) YES(LCD)
LCD Display -
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD) ON/OFF
Focus Magnifier YES (6.8x, 13.6x)
Peaking MF YES (Level setting: High / Mid / Low / Off, Color: White / Red / Yellow)
Quick Navi NO
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4(1/3 steps) up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed 1/160 sec. (With compatible Sony external flash)
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain YES
  Image Stabilization  
Steadyshot Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens)
Compensation Effect -
Flash Control Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Flash Range 16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Flash Modes Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync
External Flash Compatibility -
FE Level Lock -
Wireless Control Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) )
Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Speed-priority Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing:Single, Bracketing:Cont, WB Bracketing, DRO Bracketing
Continues Shooting YES
Playback Modes Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 12/30-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 15.1x, M: 10.7x, S: 7.6x, Panorama (Standard): 19x, Panorama (Wide): 29x), Image orientation (Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Date/Still/MP4/VCHD), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off)
View on Smartphone YES
Upload to PC YES
View on TV YES
PlayMemories Camera Apps YES
NFC One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
PC Interface Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
HD Output HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K Still Image PB
Multi Interface Shoe -
Smart Accessory Terminal 2 -
Auto-lock Accessory Shoe -
Others PC Remote
  Compatible OS  
Compatible OS Windows Vista SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported), Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Mac OS X (v10.6-v10.8)
Microphone Built-in stereo microphone
Speaker Built-in,monaural
Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
  Custom function  
Custom Function Type Custom key settings
Memory Function YES
Supplied Battery NP-FW50
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images) Approx. 420 shots
Battery Life (CIPA, Movies) Approx. 95 min (actual recording), Approx. 150 min (continuous recording)
Internal Battery Charge YES
External Power AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)
  Operating temparature  
Range 2500 to 9900K
& colour filter G7 to M7(15-step), A7 to B7(15-step)
/ Custom
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