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Sony Alpha A850 review

Alpha by name, but can it really beat the big boys of the DLSR world?

By  from Digital Camera Issue 103
Product Type
Digital SLR Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Effective Camera Resolution
24.6 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
No
Product Family
alpha A
Brand Name
Sony
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Viewfinder Type
SLR
Weight (Approximate)
850 g
Maximum Image Resolution
6048 x 4032
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Total Camera Resolution
25.7 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body Only
Memory Card Supported
CompactFlash (CF) Card, Microdrive, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Height
116.9 mm
Width
156.3 mm
Depth
81.9 mm
Autofocus Points
10
Product Series
A
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
DSLR-A850
Product Name
alpha DSLR-A850 Digital SLR Camera
Product Line
alpha
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DSLRA850.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Step up to high performance full-frame digital imaging, pro-style handling and advanced, easy-to-use creative features with DSLR-A850. The high-resolution CMOS sensor assures detail-packed pictures with excellent contrast and gorgeous colours.

Battery Life
880 Shot
Package Contents
  • alpha DSLR-A850 Digital SLR Camera
  • NP-FM500H Battery
Display Resolution
921600 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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