Sony Alpha a99 prices and specs
The Alpha a99 was produced on Sep 12, 2012 and is on sale in USA for $3,198.00.
The Alpha a99 is a DSLR (Digital Single Reflex) camera what means that the Alpha a99 produces pictures of higher quality and has a lot of of taking pictures options.
The Sony Alpha a99 can make photos at 24 megapixels highest resolution. But for better picture quality the more important thing is a sensor size. This camera has a Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm) sensor. It means that the Sony Alpha a99 is a professional camera that will capture awesome photos but it has a significant drawback - the model is not portable.
The Sony Alpha a99 has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. This shutter speed is above average for cameras and is fast enough for shooting fast moving people. The Sony Alpha a99 has articulated LCD that will let you to make high quality selfies. The Sony Alpha a99 records perfect videos in Full HD resolution.
The Alpha a99 is an interchangeable and uses Sony/Minolta Alpha lens mount. If the scene needs special shooting conditions, you can switch lens to a more appropriate to take better photos.
The Sony Alpha a99 even equiped with built-in GPS that will allow you to record the location where the photos were captured. The Alpha a99 battery life will be enough to capture up to 500 photos.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
Boosted ISO (minimum)
Boosted ISO (maximum)
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
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Sep 12, 2012
- Mid-size SLR
- 24 megapixels
- 6000 x 4000
- Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm)
- 3:2, 16:9
- 6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 2640 x 1760, 2640 x 1488
- 25 megapixels
- Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
- Yes (3)
- Extra Fine, Fine, Standard
- 30 sec
- 1/8000 sec
- Yes (via Hot-shoe)
- Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
- 6.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 10 sec)
- ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
- (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
- Yes ( 3 frames, H/L selectable)
- Fully articulated
- TFT Xtra Fine color LCD
- 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
- MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
- Phase Detect
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Sony/Minolta Alpha
- 812 g (1.79 lb / 28.64 oz)
- 147 x 111 x 78 mm (5.79 x 4.37 x 3.07″)
- Yes (Dust and moisture resistant)
- Battery Pack
- Lithium-Ion NP-FM500H rechargeable battery & charger
- Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo; SD, SDHC and SDXC
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (mini HDMI Type C)
- Yes (Wired or Wireless (Optional))
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