SONY a5000 Compact System Camera with 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens

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  • 20.1megapixels
  • Sensor size and type: 23.2 x 15.4 mm CMOS
  • Standard ISO range: 100 - 16000
  • Built-in WiFi and NFC
  • 3" / 76.2 mm tiltable LCD touchscreen

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      The black Sony a5000 Compact System Camera with 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens lets you discover professional image quality in a small camera that packs large capabilities. A compact system camera that's easy to use, you won't have a problem handling the Sony Alpha 5000. It's exceptionally lightweight and compact, making it great for travel and one of the lightest interchangeable-lens digital cameras available putting incredible photos and videos in the palm of your hand.

      A compact camera that's easy to use

      You won't have a problem handling the Sony a5000. It's exceptionally lightweight and compact, making it great for travel and one of the lightest interchangeable-lens digital cameras available.

      It's the ideal combination of heavyweight performance features and superb manageability for better mobile photography.

      Incredible photos and videos in the palm of your hand

      The a5000 is equipped with a 20.1 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor that captures stunning details and allows you to creatively defocus areas of your images.

      It's been teamed with a fast-acting BIONZ X image processing engine that realistically recreates textures and colours in real time, so your photos look just the way you saw the scene with your eyes. With a sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 16000, you'll be able to shoot even darker scenes without using a flash, preserving tone and atmosphere.

      The MOVIE button is there to start off recording Full HD videos in AVHCD format. Select a 60i/50i (NTSC/PAL) frame rate for ultra-smooth movies, or record at the slower 24p/25p (NTSC/PAL) setting for a more traditional cinema-like look.

      Dolby Digital Stereo Creator delivers precision audio to match your high-quality movies.

      Better focusing and simpler shooting

      With fast autofocus you're assured of fantastic results, and the option is there to manually focus the camera if you prefer to take control yourself.

      The Sony a5000 Compact Camera also offers a 3” TFT LCD screen that can be tilted through 1800C, opening up a world of new photo options. Flip it up to fine-tune your compositions, taking high-angle shots more easily or achieving better shots from low positions for more dynamic photographs.

      It's also the ideal way to achieve perfectly-composed self-portraits, so you can show your friends and family where you were in the best way possible. With Clear Image Zoom you'll be able to keep things sharply focused while zooming, and any wrinkles or dullness are cleverly smoothed out with the Soft Skin Effect. Shoot easily with one hand for more convenient image capture.

      Get the right lens

      You're sure to achieve all manner of eye-catching results as the Sony DSLR includes a 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS zoom lens. Shoot great close-ups or scenery with this versatile lens.

      There are also a wide range of interchangeable E-mount lenses available for different requirements. Whether you want a powerful zoom for larger or distant subjects, or a macro lens for extreme close-ups, there will be a lens to meet your requirements. A-mount lenses can be used by way of an adapter.

      Creative in-camera features

      The Sony a5000 Compact System Camera comes with a host of great features to make creative shooting and image editing more achievable and rewarding. Superior Auto and Intelligent Auto modes allow you to simply point and shoot to achieve great results.

      Elsewhere, Photo Creativity mode allows you to easily adjust Background Defocus, Brightness, Colour and Vividness. Add Picture Effects and observe them in real time, or use PlayMemories Camera Apps to download new editing and shooting features.

      One-touch photo sharing

      You won't need cables or other connections to share image with the a5000. Simply place the camera against an NFC smartphone or tablet to establish a WiFi connection, then instantly share photographs and MP4 videos as you please.

      There's a preinstalled Smart Remote Control that gives you control of the camera using a smartphone or tablet, drastically increasing your shooting options.

      With all this and much more, you can open up new photographic possibilities for yourself with the black Sony a5000 Compact System Camera with 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens.

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      Technical specifications for SONY a5000 Compact System Camera with 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Zoom Lens

      OVERVIEW
      Camera type Compact system camera
      SENSOR
      Resolution 20.1 megapixels
      Type CMOS
      Size APS HD (23.2 x 15.4 mm)
      Format 3:2
      Cleaning Anti-dust system: Charge protection coating on Optical filter
      ISO sensitivity 100 - 16000
      Image stabiliser Optical
      LENS
      Lens type Zoom
      Lens mount Sony E-Mount
      Focal length 16 - 50 mm
      35 mm equivalent 24 - 75 mm
      Maximum aperture f/3.5 - f/5.6
      Minimum aperture f/22 - f/36
      Normal distance 25 cm - infinity
      Focusing Autofocus & manual
      Focus area points 25-point focus
      ZOOM
      Digital zoom - L: Approx. 4x
      - M: Approx. 5.6x
      - S: Approx. 8x
      VIEWFINDER
      Screen 3.0" LCD screen
      Screen features - 180° adjustable angle
      - Resolution: 460,800 dots
      SHUTTER
      Shutter speed - 30 secs - 1/4000th
      - Bulb
      Continuous shooting - Continuous mode: 2.5 fps
      - Speed priority continuous shooting: 3.5 fps
      Self-timer - 2 seconds
      - 10 seconds
      SETTINGS
      Exposure modes Portrait, Sports Action, macro, landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, night Portrait, Anti-Motion blur
      Effects 13 types: Posterization (Colour), Posterization (B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R / G / B / Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal / Cool / Warm / Green / Magenta), Soft High-key, Soft Focus (High / Mid / Low), HDR Painting (High / Mid / Low), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto/Top/Middle (H) / Bottom/Right/Middle (V) / Left), Watercolor, Illustration (High / Mid / Low)
      Panorama mode Yes
      White balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight, Flash,Underwater/ Colour Temperature <2500 to 9900K> & colour filter
      PHOTO
      Maximum photo resolution 5456 x 3632p
      Photo file formats - RAW
      - JPEG
      - RAW & JPEG
      - JPEG fine
      VIDEO
      Video mode Yes, with sound
      Maximum video resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p (30 fps)
      Video file formats - AVCHD
      - MP4
      MEMORY
      Memory card - Memory Stick PRO Duo
      - Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
      - Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
      - SD
      - SDHC
      - SDXC
      FLASH
      Built-in Yes
      Guide number 4 m at ISO 100
      CONNECTIONS
      Interface - Multi / Micro USB terminal
      - HDMI micro connector (Type-D)
      - Mass-storage
      - MTP, PC remote
      Bluetooth Yes
      NFC Yes
      App available Yes - PlayMemories app
      WiFi connectivity Yes
      POWER
      Battery type Lithion-ion NP-FW50
      Battery life Approx. 420 shots
      GENERAL
      Colour Black
      Box contents - NP-FW50 rechargeable battery
      - AC adapter
      - Micro-USB cable
      - Shoulder strap
      - Lens cap
      Dimensions 62.8 x 109.6 x 35.7 mm (H x W x D)
      Weight 210 g
      Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years
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