Summary Sony A5100

Prices Price
Body only
$363 - $448
With 16-50mm lens
$450 - $548
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 1
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Help 24.7 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 12,800 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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The Sony A5100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Size Quite small Help
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Very light Help
224 g


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The Sony A5100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
August 2014
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
6 fps
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
62 lenses
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable


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Sony Alpha A5100
Alpha A5100

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