Camera Overview - Sony SLT Alpha 57
The Sony Alpha SLT-A57 SLR Digital Camera (Body Only) combines the quality and control reminiscent of a professional DSLR and pairs it with the convenience and efficiency of a point and shoot camera. This melding of technologies allows you to make outstanding imagery with a simplistic interface and functionality. Featuring a 16.1MP APS-C Exmor HD CMOS sensor, this camera is able to capture high quality stills and video with excellent low-light sensitivity. It also features Translucent Mirror Technology for continuous AF monitoring, permitting you ensured sharpness when recording full HD 1080p video or photographing at up to 12 fps.
This quickened performance carries over into a number of features that are designed specifically for capturing the best images possible without you having to be concerned over specific camera settings. Auto Portrait Framing is a unique mode that automatically recognizes portrait situations and creates balanced portraits based around the characteristics of your subject. It utilizes a number of other modes, including Face Detection, Smile Shutter, and Face Registration, and creates an appealing composition based on where your subject is located within the frame, where they are looking, and how they are being lit. Clear Image Zoom is also employed in Auto Portrait Framing, and is able to zoom the center of your image up to 2x with almost no noticeable image degradation.
Reviewing and monitoring your imagery is also simplified due to an enhanced Tru-Finder EVF and a high resolution tiltable LCD monitor. The Tru-Finder viewfinder provides a range of helpful information within the display as well as the ability to preview the effects of exposure control, white balance modifications, and other creative modes. The LCD monitor measures 3.0" and features 921,600-dots for crisp imagery during playback or in Live View. It can also be tilted up to 180° and rotated up to 270° for use in a variety of directions.
Translucent Mirror Technology
15-Point Continuous Autofocus
12 Frames per Second Continuous Shooting
16.1MP Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor
BIONZ Image Processor
Full HD Video Recording
Auto Portrait Framing
Clear Image Zoom
Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder
Xtra Fine LCD
SteadyShot INSIDE Image Stabilization
Multi Frame NR and Hand-Held Twilight
Superior Auto Mode, Scene Selection, and Exposure Mode
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|Pixels||Actual: 16.7 Megapixel|
Effective: 16.1 Megapixel
|Aspect Ratio||3:2, 16:9|