General

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Brand
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Sony
Lowest price
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Unknown
Announced
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September 2008

Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Crop factor
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1x
Megapixels
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24.4 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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6,400 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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24.4 MP
Native resolution
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6048 × 4032
Pixel size
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35.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3"
Resolution
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921k dots
Touch screen
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No
Flips out
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No
Live view
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No

Lenses

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Lens availability
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82 lenses
Lens mount
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Sony Alpha (Full-frame)

Form factor

Size
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156×117×82 mm
Depth
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3.2"
Weight
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895 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes
Waterproof
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No
Weather sealed
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Yes
Built-in focus motor
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No

Viewfinder

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Pentaprism
Viewfinder size
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0.74x
Coverage
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100%

Movies

Format
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None
Autofocus
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None

Features

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Panorama
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No
HDR
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No
3D
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No
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes
GPS
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No

Performance

Startup delay
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500 ms
Shutter lag
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183 ms
Battery life
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880 shots
Continuous shooting
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5 fps

Focus system

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Autofocus
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Phase detection
Focus points
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19
Cross type focus points
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1

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s
Min
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30s

Flash

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Built-in flash
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No
External connection
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Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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2
Supported formats
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  1. CompactFlash (Type I)
  2. CompactFlash (Type I)
  3. CompactFlash (Type II)
  4. CompactFlash (Type II)
  5. Memory Stick
  6. Memory Stick
  7. Memory Stick Duo
  8. Memory Stick Duo
  9. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  10. Memory Stick PRO Duo

DXO Mark Scores

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Image quality
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79.0
Color depth
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23.7 bits
Dynamic range
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12.3 EV
Low light performance
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1,431 ISO