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Sony Alpha A55 review

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Product Type
Digital SLT Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
16.2 Megapixel
GPS
Yes
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
No
PictBridge
No
Product Family
alpha
Optical Zoom
3.1x, 3.1x (Lens 1) - 3.6x (Lens 2)
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Face Detection, Smile Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, Live View, External Flash Shoe, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MP4
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
441 g
Maximum Image Resolution
4912 x 3264
Maximum Frame Rate
25 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
16.7 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Height
92 mm
Width
124.4 mm
Depth
84.7 mm
Autofocus Points
15
Focal Length
18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1) - 55 mm to 200 mm (Lens 2)
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Audio Formats
AAC
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Rear Curtain Sync
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
SLT-A55
Product Name
alpha SLT-A55 Digital SLT Camera
Product Line
alpha
Manufacturer Part Number
SLTA55VY.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

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.

Battery Life
380 Shot
Package Contents
  • alpha SLT-A55 Digital SLT Camera
  • NP-FW50 Battery
  • SAL-1855 Lens
  • SAL-55200-2 Lens
Display Resolution
921600 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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