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Sony Alpha SLT-A99


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Alpha SLT-A99
Date announced 2012-09-12
MSRP $2799
Street price $2723  See all prices
Official site NEX-6 Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 35.8 x 23.9 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 6000 x 4000 (24 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)
1.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 1,228,800 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.71x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 25600
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 Dual 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)
500 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.9 x 4.5 x 3.1 in (149.9 x 114.3 x 78.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 25.9 oz (733 g)
 
Included software PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter, Image Data Lightbox
 
Misc. notes Sony's flagship full-frame camera now uses their Translucent Mirror technology, which allows for fast AF when recording movies or shooting continuously. Has a super sharp XGA OLED electronic viewfinder. Records Full HD video at 24p, 60i, or 60p with manual controls, continuous AF, manual controls, and live HDMI output. Built-in GPS.
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