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Sony SLT-A57 Digital Camera Body {16.1 M/P}

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Sony SLT-A57 Digital Camera Body {16.1 M/P} Description


Sony SLT-A57
Even when shooting in challenging conditions, the accelerated speed, supreme sensitivity and cutting-edge functionality of the 57 ensure beautiful results. Discover the pleasure and creativity of class-above interchangeable lens photography and HD moviemaking. Measures approximately 5.2" x 3.86" x 3.19". Weighs approximately 1.36 lb.

Never Miss The Moment.

Even when shooting in challenging conditions, the accelerated speed, supreme sensitivity and cutting-edge functionality of the a57 ensure beautiful results. Capture the decisive moment with up to 10 fps with continuous auto focus, and lock in every detail with the 16.1MP Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor-the ultimate for gorgeous, high-resolution image quality, even in low lighting conditions. Whether you're stepping up to your first DSLR, or an avid enthusiast adding to your arsenal, discover the pleasure and creativity of class-above interchangeable lens photography and HD moviemaking.

KEH Specifications

  • Name: Sony DSLR SLT-A57
  • Sensor Size: 23.5 x 15.6 mm
  • Sensor Type: CMOS
  • Resolution: 4912 x 3264 (Maximum)
    • Other Resolutions: 4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (25600 with boost)
  • File Formats: RAW, JPEG (Normal, Fine)
  • Lens Mount: Sony alpha, Minolta alpha
  • Shutter Speeds: 1/4000 sec to 30 sec
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 12 fps
  • Diopter Adjustment: - 4.0 to +3.0 m
  • Flash: Yes, pop-up
  • Exposure Modes:  Program Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual
  • White Balance Modes: Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, (Day white, Natural white, white), Incandescent, Kelvin, Shade
  • Self Timer: 2 sec, 10 sec
  • Video: Yes, NTSC
    • File size: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD), 1440 x 1080p (HD), 640 x 480p (SD)
  • Frame Rate (AV recording): 
    • ?1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 24 fps
    • 1440 x 1080: 30 fps
    • 640 x 480: 30 fps
  • Video Clip Length: Approximately 29 mins
  • Viewfinder: Electronic
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 100% 
  • Display Screen: 3" fully articulated LCD
  • Memory Card Type: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
  • Battery: NP-FM500H rechargeable battery
  • Dimensions: 5.2" x 3.86" x 3.19" / 132 x 98 x 81 mm
  • Weight: 1.36 lb / 21.80 oz. / 618 g



Audio Formats AAC, AC3

Built-in Devices

Built-in Devices Microphone, Speaker


Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-Held Twilight


Minimum Diopter Adjustment -4
Maximum Diopter Adjustment 3
Viewfinder Type Electronic


Memory Card Supported Eye-Fi Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card


ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 100, ISO 12800, ISO 1600, ISO 16000, ISO 200, ISO 25600, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Shutter Lag Time 50 ms
Exposure Control
  • Programmed AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter-Speed Priority
  • Manual


Image Formats JPEG, MPO, RAW
Aspect Ratio 16:9


Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
HD Movie Mode Yes
Video Formats AVCHD, MPEG-4 AVC


PictBridge No

Network & Communication


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Sony A & Minolta A

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Built-in No
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

Display & Graphics

Image Sensor Size 0.93" x 0.61"
Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor
Total Camera Resolution 16.7 Megapixel
Display Resolution 921600 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Warm White
  • Cool White
  • Day White
  • Flash
  • Setting the Color Temperature
  • Custom
Touchscreen No
Effective Camera Resolution 16.1 Megapixel
Screen Size 3"


Built-in Flash Yes
Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Fill Flash, Flash OFF, High Speed Sync, Rear Flash Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
External Flash Optional

General information

Product Series A
Product Model A57
Product Line alpha
Manufacturer Part Number SLTA57
Manufacture GTIN 0017893457040
Brand Name Sony


Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization Digital, Optical
Digital Zoom No


Platform Supported Mac, PC
Features 3D Panorama, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Self-timer, Smile Detection
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