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Sony Alpha DSLR-A560


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Alpha DSLR-A560
Date announced 2010-08-24
MSRP $749
Street price N/A
Official site Alpha DSLR-A560 Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 23.5 x 15.6 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4592 x 3056 (14 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Sony Alpha
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,600 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.80x
Viewfinder coverage 95%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 12800
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVCHD)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Duo (no card included)
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NP-FM500H (1)
Shop for extra batteries
Battery life
(CIPA standard)
1050 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.4 x 4.1 x 3.3 in (137.2 x 104.1 x 83.8 mm)
Weight (empty) 21.1 oz (599 g)
 
Included software Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter SR, Image Data Lightbox
 
Misc. notes Can shoot continuously as fast as 7 fps. Full HD 1080i60 video recording. Can take "sweep panoramas" in 2D or 3D. Add an 18-55 mm lens for $100 more. Ships in early 2011.
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