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Sony Alpha A500 Digital SLR Camera Body {12.3 M/P}

***Lens not included
Sony Cameras
KEH Model# 247914
Grade Notes Price Qty
With Battery and Charger


Sony Alpha A500 Digital SLR Camera Body {12.3 M/P} Description


Sony A500
Medium size SLR that uses Sony A or Konica/Minolta lenses. The A500 is a less expensive version that was introduced with the A550. Measures approximately 5.39" x 4.09" x 3.31". Weighs approximately 1.39 lb.

Exceptional picture quality, super-fast response and maximum shooting versatility come together with the Sony alpha 500 DSLR camera. A 12.3 megapixel Exmor CMOS image sensor and BIONZ image processing engine deliver amazing image quality with high-sensitivity shooting at up to ISO12800. You can also expand your shooting opportunities with two Live View modes, Quick Auto Focus Live View and Manual Focus Check Live View. Plus, a 9-area tracking auto focus system makes it possible to capture high-speed shots with a fast shutter speed and up to 5 frames/sec continuous shooting. And it's easy to frame high and low-angle shots on the tiltable 3.0" LCD.

KEH Specifications

  • Name: Sony Alpha DSLR-A500
  • Sensor Size: APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
  • Sensor Type: CMOS
  • Resolution: 4272 x 2848
    • Other Resolutions: 4272 x 2400, 3104 x 2072, 3104 x 1744, 2128 x 1416, 2188 x 1192
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
  • File Formats: RAW, JPEG (Fine, Standard)
  • Lens Mount: Sony alpha, Minolta Alpha
  • Shutter Speeds: 30 sec (minimum) to 1/4000 sec (maximum)
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 
  • Diopter Adjustment: -2.5 to +1.0m-1
  • Flash: Yes, pop-up.
    • Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
  • Exposure Modes: Program Auto, Manual, Aperature Priority, Shutter Priority
  • Shooting Modes: Auto, Program Auto, Aperature Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
  • White Balance Modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temp, Color Filter, Custom
  • Self Timer: 2 sec, 10 sec
  • Video: No
  • Viewfinder: Optical (pentamirror)
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 95%
  • Display Screen: 3" tilting LCD
  • Memory Card Type: SD, SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Pro-HG Duo
  • Battery: NP-FM500H Lithium-Ion Rechargeable battery
  • Dimensions: 5.39" x 4.09" x 3.31" / 137 x 104 x 84mm
  • Weight: 1.39 lb. / 630 g / 22.22 oz.


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Sony A & Minolta A

General information

Manufacturer Part Number DSLRA500
Manufacture GTIN 0027242748590, 4905524529180
Brand Name Sony
Product information
Additional Information


  • Auto
  • ISO 200 - 12800
Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Flash Off
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Built-in
Battery Rechargeable
Display Screen Type
Total Camera Resolution
12.9 Megapixel
Product Series
Product Model
Product Line
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
230400 Pixel
Effective Camera Resolution
12.3 Megapixel
Wide Angle
Screen Size
Memory Card Supported
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image Formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
Built-in Flash Modes
  • Auto Flash
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
Focus Modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Platform Supported
  • PC
  • Mac