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Product Type
Digital SLT Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
20.1 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
Product Family
alpha
Image Stabilization
Optical
Optical Zoom
3.1x
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Face Detection, Noise Reduction, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, External Flash Shoe, Smile Detection
Screen Size
6.9 cm (2.7")
Video Formats
AVCHD, MPEG-4 AVC, MP4
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
492 g
Minimum Focus Distance
250 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
5456 x 3632
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor
Total Camera Resolution
20.4 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
Battery Model Supported
NP-FM500H
Memory Card Supported
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG HX Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Eye-Fi Card
Height
95.5 mm
Width
128.6 mm
Depth
77.7 mm
Autofocus Points
15
Focal Length
18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1)
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Audio Formats
AC3, AAC-LC
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Rear Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Wireless Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Pre-flash
Focus Modes
Manual, Auto
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
a58
Product Name
a58 Camera and 18-55mm Lens
Product Line
alpha
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
SLTA58K
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Advance your images with the creative freedom of interchangeable-lens DSLR photography. The Sony Alpha a58 SLT-A58K camera combines innovative technologies with user-friendly features for intuitive handling and impressive quality. The 20.1-megapixel Exmor HD APS sensor delivers richly-detailed images with a truly professional look. Combined with Sony CMOS technology, the a58 achieves high resolution and excellent low-light performance with reduced noise. Thanks to award-winning Translucent Mirror Technology, you'll be able to shoot and focus simultaneously for ultimate speed and precision. Lock-on AF helps guarantee tack-sharp photos, even when shooting quick-moving subjects. And with a wide range of sensitivity-from ISO 100 all the way to ISO 16000-your photos and Full HD video will shine with noticeable clarity and reduced graininess, even in challenging lighting conditions. Includes an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens.

Battery Life
700 Shot
Display Resolution
460800 Pixel

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