Sony Alpha SLT-A57 DSLR Camera PAL

by Sony
Sony Alpha SLT-A57 DSLR Camera PAL
16.1 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
Translucent Mirror Technology
12 fps with Continuous Autofocus
15-Point Autofocus with 3 Cross Points
Full HD 1080p with AVCHD 2.0
3.0" 921,600-dot Tiltable LCD
Auto Portrait Framing
Clear Image Zoom
ISO 100-16000
Tru-Finder EVF


Type: Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

Lens Compatibility: Sony A-mount lenses. Operation also confirmed with Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses
Image Sensor: APS-C type (23.5 x15.6 mm), Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with RGB primary colour filters
Processor: BIONZ(tm) image processor

ISO Sensitivity Range: AUTO (ISO 100 - 3200), ISO 100 - 16000 selectable, Multi Frame NR (extendable up to ISO 25600)
Image Quality Modes: RAW, RAW&JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
HDMI Connector and BRAVIA Sync: HDMI mini connector (Type-C), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD
Image Size: 3:2 (pixels) - L: 4912 x 3264 (16M), M: 3568 x 2368 (8.4M), S: 2448 x 1624 (4.0M)

HD movie record:
Recording format - AVCHD 2.0 / MP4
Video compression - MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Image size (pixels) (PAL): AVCHD: 1980x1080 (50p / 28M / PS, 50i / 24M / FX, 50i / 17M/FH, 25p / 24M / FX, 25p / 17M / FH), MP4: 1440x1080 (25fps / 12M), VGA: 640x480 (25fps / 3M)

Electronic Viewfinder: SVGA 1.2 cm (0.46 type) electronic viewfinder (colour), Xtra Fine (1,440,000 dots effective resolution (when viewfinder magnification is set to maximum setting), with 100% frame coverage, five display modes and grid line display modes.

LCD: 7.5 cm (3.0-type) wide type Xtra Fine LCD with 921k dot resolution; Tilt angle: downward 180 degrees. Rotation angle: leftward 270 degrees from position in which LCD is facing forward.

Other features: Face Detection, Auto Portrait Framing, Smile Shutter, Shooting Tips, Help Guide

Clear Image Zoom: Yes
Digital zoom: Smart Zoom, Digital Zoom
SteadyShot(tm) INSIDE: Yes
Anti-dust System: Charge protection coating on low-pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism
Focus Modes: AF/MF selectable, AF modes - Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF- Autofocus System TTL 15-point phase detection AF system with 3 cross sensors

Exposure Modes:
iAUTO, Flash Off, Superior Auto, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)

Exposure Metering System: 1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Centre-weighted, Spot

Scene Selection:
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight

Picture Effect:
11 modes (15 effects): Posterization (Colour, B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature

Creative Style Settings:
Standard, Vivid, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Black & White
[Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation (-3 to +3steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3steps)]

Sweep Panorama: Yes (2D and 3D)
Auto HDR: Yes (available in P/A/S/M modes)
Shutter Speed (stills): 1/4000-30sec, Bulb
Exposure Bracketing: 1/3EV, 2/3EV increments, 3 frames

White Balance Settings:
Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool White/Day white/Daylight), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900K, C Filter G7 to M7, 15-step, Custom, AWB micro adjustment

Continuous Advance Shooting:
Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE: Maximum 12 images per second
Continuous Advance Priority AE: Maximum 10 images per second
Continuous shooting: Hi: Maximum 8 frames per second / Lo: Maximum 3 frames per second
Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode: Fine: 23 images, Standard: 25 images
Continuous Advance Priority AE mode: Fine: 23 images, Standard: 27 images, RAW & JPEG: 18 images, RAW: 21 images
Continuous shooting: Fine: 25 images, Standard: 29 images, RAW & JPEG: 19 images, RAW: 21 images

Approx. no. of Shots: Approx. 550 shots with Tru-Finder, approx. 590 shots with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)

Built-in Flash: Auto pop-up, GN10 (in metres at ISO 100), FOV coverage up to 18mm

Flash Modes:
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless, Hi-Speed Sync.
Flash control (ADI flash/ Pre-flash TTL)

Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo; SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card

Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 132.1 mm x 97.5 mm x 80.7 mm
Weight: Approx. 539g (body only)

In the Box

InfoLithium Battery
Battery Charger
USB Cable
Video Cable
Shoulder StrapEyecup
Camera Body Cap
Accessory Shoe Cap
Software CD-ROM
Sony Alpha SLT-A57 Manual


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