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Sony Alpha a99 review

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Product Type
Digital SLT Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
24.3 Megapixel
GPS
Yes
USB
Yes
PictBridge
No
Image Stabilization
Optical
Brand Name
Sony
Durability
Dust Resistant, Moisture Resistant
Features
Self-timer, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, Noise Reduction, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
AVCHD, MP4, MPEG-4, MPEG-4 AVC
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
733 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ErP, REACH, WEEE
Flash Memory Capacity
No
Maximum Image Resolution
6000 x 4000
Maximum Frame Rate
60 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
24.7 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body Only
Battery Model Supported
NP-FM500H
Memory Card Supported
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
111.2 mm
Width
147 mm
Depth
78.4 mm
Autofocus Points
19
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Audio Formats
AC3, AAC-LC
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Fill Flash, Slow Sync, Rear Flash Sync, Red-eye Reduction, High Speed Sync, Wireless Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Rear Curtain Sync
Focus Modes
Manual, Auto
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
SLT-A99V
Product Name
A99 Translucent Mirror Interchangeable Lens Camera
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
SLTA99VCE
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

It's enough to please the toughest of photo editors, with results in every frame. A full-frame sensor with Translucent Mirror technology is more of everything, the kind of detail, colour and tone you need for demanding tasks. It goes far beyond the limits of your DSLR camera.

Battery Life
500 Shot
Package Contents
  • A99 Translucent Mirror Interchangeable Lens Camera
  • NP-FM500H InfoLITHIUM Battery
Display Resolution
1228800 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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