Sony Alpha a5100 prices and specs
The Alpha a5100 was released on Aug 18, 2014. For now the cheapest price for the device is $498.00.
The Alpha a5100 is a rangefinder style mirrorless camera. It means that the device has smaller size than DSLR cameras but nevertheless shoots great photos and has different kinds of shooting modes.
The Sony Alpha a5100 can take pictures at 24 megapixels max resolution. But if you want to get better image quality the more important thing is a sensor size. This camera has a APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) sensor that will allow you to make high quality pictures and still the Alpha a5100 has rather small weight and dimensions. But if you want to produce pictures of the best quality check Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.
The Sony Alpha a5100 has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec. It is an average shutter speed which will be enough for making action pictures of a satisfactory quality. The Sony Alpha a5100 has tilting LCD that will let you to take great selfies. The Sony Alpha a5100 captures great videos in Full HD resolution.
The Alpha a5100 is an interchangeable and has Sony E lens mount. If the event needs special shooting conditions, the camera owner can switch lens to a more appropriate to capture the best quality pictures.
Also this camera has Wi-Fi which means that the Alpha a5100 owner can use the phone or tablet for remote control for example. The Alpha a5100 battery life will be enough to shoot about 400 pictures.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
White balance presets
Custom white balance
JPEG quality levels
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Number of focus points
Focal length multiplier
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Aug 18, 2014
- Rangefinder-style mirrorless
- 24 megapixels
- 6000 x 4000
- APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
- Bionz X
- 3:2, 16:9
- 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
- 25 megapixels
- Auto, 100-25600
- Extra fine, fine, normal
- 30 sec
- 1/4000 sec
- 4.00 m (at ISO 100)
- Flash off, auto, fill-flaw, slow sync, redeye reduction
- 6.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous (3-5 shot))
- ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
- ±3 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
- Yes (3 frames, high/low settings)
- TFT LCD
- 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 1280 x 720 (120p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
- MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
- Supports XAVC S, AVCHD, MP4
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Phase Detect
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Yes (2X (Clear Image Zoom), 4X (digital zoom))
- Sony E
- 283 g (0.62 lb / 9.98 oz)
- 110 x 63 x 36 mm (4.33 x 2.48 x 1.42″)
- Battery Pack
- NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and USB charger
- SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (micro-HDMI)
- 802.11b/g/n with NFC
- Yes (wired or PC)
- Yes (via optional app)
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