Summary Sony A5100

Prices Price
Body only
$448
With 16-50mm lens
$598
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 28
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
Help 24.7 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 12,800 ISO
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Pros

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The Sony A5100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
1,347 ISO
Color depth Good color depth Help
23.8 bits
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$448.00
Weight Light Help
224 g
Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
80.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13 EV
True resolution High true resolution Help
24.7 MP
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Size Quite small Help
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.4"
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

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The Sony A5100 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Announced Old Help
August 2014
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds

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