α5100

Digital camera
Date of appearance: 2014
Trademark: Sony
Product code: ILCE-5100L/B
Image Stabilization: Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens)
Shooting Tips: Yes
Face Detection: On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected
Priority Setting (for Face Detection): Yes (eight faces max)
Smile Shutter™ technology: Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Still images: Yes
Lens Mount: Sony E-mount
Camera Type: Mirrorless Camera
Lens Compatibility: Sony E-mount. Sony A-mount via optional LA-EA adapter
Colors: black
Still Image Playback Options: Single (with or without shooting information, Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning) 12/30-frames index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 19.2x, Panorama (Wide): 29.1x) Image orientation (Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD/ XAVC S) Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Auto Review (10/ 5/ 2 sec, Off)
Self Timer: Yes (3 sec delay/OFF selectable)
Erase/Protect: Yes
Continuous Shooting Speed: Continuous shooting: Hi: max. 6 fps, Lo: max. 3 fps JPEG Fine L: 56 frames, JPEG Standard L: 75 frames, RAW: 23 frames,RAW&JPG: 22 frames
Flash Sync Speed: 1/160 sec.
Shutter Speeds: Still images: 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (in 1/3 step), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode, up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode
Self-timer: 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
Shutter Type: Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Drive Mode: Single Shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont. with 10 sec delay; 3/5 frames selectable), Bracket (Cont. / Single/ WB / DRO)
D-Range Optimizer: Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Auto Exposure Lock: Yes: with shutter button (can be disabled from menu), custom button set available
Exposure Compensation: Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps) Movies: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Picture Effect(s): Still image: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, H/M/L), HDR Painting (H/M/L), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto, Top, Middle(H), Bottom, Right, Middle(V), Left), Watercolor, Illustration (High, Mid, Low) Movie: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera(Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key
Exposure Settings: iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection, Movie
Scene Mode(s): Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Metering Sensitivity: EV-1 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering: Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
ISO: Still images: ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step), AUTO (ISO 100-25600, selectable lower limit and upper limit) Movies: ISO 100-12800 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Noise Reduction: Long exposure NR: Available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal / Low
Creative Style: Still: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps)); Movie: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B&W, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
White Balance Mode: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Underwater, Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter (G7 to M7: 15-steps, A7 to B7: 15-steps), Custom
Exposure Bracketing: Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
AE Lock: Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (Auto / On / Off selectable)
Flash Bracketing: 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV steps, 3/5 frames (1.0/2.0/3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
Flash Metering System: Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Recycling Time: Approx. 3 sec
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync, Red-eye reduction (On/Off)
Guide Number: 4 (in meters at ISO 100)
Flash Coverage: 16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Flash Type: Built-in flash
Focus Features: Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock, AF illuminator (with Built-in LED type) Approx. range; 0.3- approx. 3.0m (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
AF Illuminator: Yes (with built-in LED type)
Focus Sensitivity: EV-1 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus Area: Wide (179 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L))
Focus Points: 179 points (phase-detection AF) 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
AF Modes: AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
AF micro adjustment: Yes, with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 (Sold separately)
Pixel Gross: 24.7M pixels (approx.)
Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
Effective Picture Resolution: 24.3M pixels (approx.)
Anti Dust: Charge protection coating on Optical Filter
Imaging Sensor: Exmor™ APS-C CMOS sensor (23.5 x 15.6mm)
NFC: Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, one touch remote, one touch sharing)
HD Output: HDMI micro connector (Type-D) BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI) PhotoTV HD 4K Still Image PB
Wi-Fi: Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) )
Touch Panel: Yes (Electrostatic type)
Peaking: Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Real-time image adjustment display: Yes (On / Off)
LCD Type: 3.0” (7.5cm) wide TFT LCD (921,600 dots)
Angle Adjustment: Up by approx. 180 degrees
Brightness Control: Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Grid Display: Yes (Rule of Thirds, Grid /Square Grid/Diag. + Square Grid/Off)
Customization: Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp.Info, Histogram
Zebra: Yes
HDMI Info. Display: ON / OFF selectable
Mount Material: Metal
Optical Zoom: Approx. 3x
Direct Manual Focus: Yes
Low Noise During Movie Capture: Yes
Lens Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot
Macro Mode: Yes
Minimum Focus Distance: 9-13/16'' (.25m) (W) - 11-13/16'' (0.3m) (T)
AF for Movie Capture: Contrast AF
Magnification: 0.215x
Lens Groups-Elements: 8 groups, 9 elements (4 aspheric surfaces)
Lens Type: Sony E-mount
Lens Weight: 4.1 oz (116 g.)
Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length): 2-5/8" x 1-13/16 (64.7 x 29.9mm)
Aperture (Max.): f/3.5 - 5.6
Aperture (Min.): f/22 - F32
Maximum Magnification: 0.215x
Aspheric Elements: 1 ED element, 3 aspheric elements
Aperture Blade: 7 Blades
Digital Zoom: Approx. 4x
Lens Mount Type: Sony E-mount lenses
EV Compensation: Still images: +/-3.0 EV (1/3EV steps selectable) Movies: +/-2.0 EV (1/3EV steps selectable)
Filter Diameter: 40.5mm
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24mm - 77mm
Exterior Finish: Black
Angle of View: 83°-32°
External Power: AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)
Power Requirements: One rechargeable battery pack (NP-FW50)
Number of Still Images: Still Approx. 400 shots (CIPA standard) Movies Actual recording: approx. 75 min (CIPA standard) Continuous recording: approx. 110 min (CIPA standard)
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation): Still images: approx. 2.3W (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.1W (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)Still images: approx. 2.3W (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.1W (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Panorama Still Image Size: Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical Wide: 5,536 x 2,160 (12M) Vertical Std.:3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Video Resolution: XAVC S : Full HD - 1920 x 1080/60p@50Mbps Full HD - 1920 x 1080/30p@50Mbps Full HD - 1920 x 1080/24p@50Mbps AVCHD™: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/30p@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/30p@3Mbps
Audio Format: XAVC S: LPCM 2ch AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Video Format: XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
Color Space: Still: sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut), Adobe RGB with TRILUMINOS™ color Movie: xvYCC standard (x.v.Color™ when connected via HDMI cable) Compatible with TRILUMINOS™ color
Still Image Size 16:9: L:6000 x 3376 (20MP) , M: 4240 x 2400 (10MP), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1MP)
Still Image Size 3:2: L:6000 x 4000 (24MP) , M: 4240 x 2832 (12MP), S: 3008 x 2000 (6MP)
Still Image Mode: RAW, JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW+JPEG
Media Type: SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I compliant) / SD memory card Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
Microphone/Speaker: Built-in stereo microphone Built-in, monaural speaker
Dual Record: Yes (Not available when shooting XAVC S or AVCHD 1920x1080/60p)
Still Image File Format: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Dimensions (Approx.): Approx. 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/16" (109.6mm x 62.8mm x 35.7mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions
Weight (Approx.): Approx. 7.9 oz (224 g) (body only) Approx. 10.0 oz (283 g) (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo)
PlayMemories Camera Apps: Yes
View on TV: Yes
Send to Computer: Yes
View on Smartphone: Yes


α5100 Mirrorless Camera w/ 16-50mm lens

α5100