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α58 A-MOUNT CAMERA WITH APS-C SENSOR

Full Specifications and Features

SLT-A58

$599.99

Sony α mount
YES
Sony E mount
NO
All types of Sony α lenses
YES
All types of Sony E lenses
NO
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES
Image sensor type
Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
Image sensor color filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Size (mm)
23.2 x 15.4 mm (APS-C size)
Total Sensor Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 20.4
Effective Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 20.1
Automatic White Balance
YES
White balance: preset selection
Auto/Daylight/Shade/Cloudy/Incandescent/Fluorescent/Flash
White balance: custom setting
YES
White balance: types of color temperature
2500–9900 k (G7 to M7,15-step) (A7 to B7,15-step)
White balance bracketing
3 frames, selectable 2 steps
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100–16000 equivalent
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
YES
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)
NO
Camera-shake warning (in viewfinder)
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE capability
Approx. 2.5 to 4.5 steps in shutter speeds *Varies according to shooting conditions and lens used
SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility
All Sony DSLR lenses and A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta
Charge protection coating
YES
TTL phase-detection system
YES
Contrast AF system
NO
SENSOR
15 points (3 points cross type)
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
-1 to 18
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 15 areas)
AF Area: Spot
YES
AF Area: Local focus area selection
YES
AF Area: Multi Point
NO
AF Area: Center-Weighted
NO
AF Area: Flexible Spot
NO
AF Modes
Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF
Predictive Focus Control
YES
Focus Lock
YES
AF Illuminator
YES (built-in, flash type)
AF Illuminator range (ft)
Approx. 3.3–16.4
Light metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Light metering cell
Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Light metering: Center-Weighted
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Exposure: Program Auto
YES
Exposure: iAUTO
YES
Exposure: AUTO+
NO
Superior Auto
YES
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
Sweep Panorama
YES
Anti-Motion Blur
NO
AE Lock
YES
Exposure compensation
YES, +/- 3.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing
With 0.3 EV, 0.7 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3 frames
TYPE
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed Range (s)
1/4000–30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed; s
1/160
Flash Sync Speed (With Steady Shoot On); s
1/160
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in feet at ISO 100)
32.81
Flash Metering System
ADI/Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Rear flash sync, Red-eye reduction
Wireless flash mode
YES (with optional compatible accessory flash)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Pop-up
Auto
TYPE
Electronic, Xtra Fine
Focusing Screen
NO
Field of View (%)
100
Magnification (with 50 mm lens at infinity)
0.88x
Eye Relief
Approx. 1.04 in from the eyepiece (Magnification setting : Maximum) Approx. 0.91 in from the eyepiece (Magnification setting: Standard)
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +4.0m-1
Live View
YES
Screen Size
2.7 in (6.7 cm)
Monitor Type
TFT
LCD Total Dot Number
460800
Brightness adjustable
YES
Tilting screen
YES
Drive Mode
Single, Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Bracket (continues, single, white balance bracket)
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
max. 8 fps
Number of Continuous Advance
Tele-zoom Continuous Advance priority AE] Fine: 16 images/Standard: 19 images, Continuous shooting- Fine: 7 images/Standard: 8 images/RAW & JPEG: 5 images/RAW: 6 images
Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), RAW & JPEG
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
5456 x 3632 (20 M)
Image Size M (pixels)
3872 x 2576 (10 M)
Image Size S (pixels)
2736 x 1824 (5 M)
Panorama size: Max. degrees of sweep angle (focal length 16 mm/18 mm)
Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23 M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12 M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15 M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4 M)
3D Panorama size: Max. degrees of sweep angle (Focal length:16 mm/18 mm)
NO
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW+JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Movie Recording Format
AVCHD/MP4
Video Compression
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Audio Recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3)/MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2 ch
Movie recording mode - AVCHD
1920 x 1080 (50 i 24 Mbps, 50 i 17 Mbps, 25 p 24 Mbps, 25 p 17 Mbps)
Movie recording mode - MP4
1440 x 1080 (Approx. 25 fps, 12 Mbps (Average bit rate)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second
Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)
YES
Noise Reduction (Multi Frame NR)
YES
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
Color Space (Adobe RGB)
YES
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Auto, Advanced: Level
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Index Playback
YES
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L: 15x, M: 11x, S: 7.7x
Image Rotation
YES
Auto Image Rotation
YES
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES
Histogram Indicator
YES
Exif
YES
Exif Print
YES
PictBridge
NO
Menu Language
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Greek, Turkish
Zone Matching
NO
Depth-of-Field Preview
YES
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Remote Release Terminal
YES
IR Remote Control
NO
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
YES
Indicator of remaining memory space
YES
Beep Sound
On/Off selectable
File Number Memory
On/Off selectable
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0–40
Video Out
NO
HD/HDMI® Out
YES
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
USB Mode
Mass storage, MTP
Battery System
NP-FM500H
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx. 690 shots (Viewfinder)/approx. 700 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Weight (oz) (Body only)
Approx. 17.35
Width (inch)
5.063
Height (inch)
3.76
Depth (inch)
3.06
black
  • SAL1855-2
  • Lens cap
  • Shoulder strap
  • Battery charger
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Body cap
  • Micro USB cable

Features

Get the detail with an Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor

Sensitive from ISO 100 to 16000 and with 20.1 MP resolution, the sensor picks up every little detail even in low light

Enjoy a fast shooting response

Unlike a DSLR, Translucent Mirror technology means there’s no moving mirror so you can react quickly to get the shot you see

Compose with confidence

The high-contrast OLED Tru-Finder™ faithfully shows images as they will appear, factoring in any settings or exposure adjustments

Be ready for anything with a versatile zoom lens

From wide-angle 18 mm to standard 55 mm you’ve got every shot covered with a lightweight, compact and easy-to-use zoom lens

Lock on to fast-moving subjects

Great for sport and wildlife, the AF system has a lock-on function that tracks moving subjects and keeps them in sharp focus

Compose shots like a professional

Auto Object Framing automatically detects what you’re shooting and crops borders to create tighter, pro-style compositions

Make life easy with autofocus

Keep shots and videos in focus at all times with the 15-point AF system with three cross sensors and full-time continuous AF

Shoot Full HD movies, always in focus

Record Full HD videos with rapid phase detection tracking autofocus to keep even fast-moving subjects in focus

Shoot in high-speed bursts

Photograph fast-moving action at up to eight frames per second with continuous autofocus so every frame is crisp and clear

Say no to noise with the BIONZ® processor

The powerful image processing engine has dual noise reduction, ensuring low noise images with rich tones

Share films online quickly and easily

Shoot movies in either AVCHD 1080i or MP4 format, which is ideal for sharing on Facebook™ and YouTube™

Get the right settings every time

Intelligent Auto and Superior Auto automatically analyze scene and shooting conditions and adjust settings for optimum results

Share your memories on the big screen

The HDMI® output lets you enjoy your photos and videos in all their glory on your HD TV

See friends in their best light

Face Detection recognizes up to 8 faces in a scene, optimizing exposure, white balance, flash and other settings for portraits

Capture spectacular panoramas

Press the shutter and sweep the camera to capture extra-wide panoramic images

Add your own artistic Picture Effects

Give your photos a stylish feel with up to 15 creative effects including posterization, partial color, retro, toy camera, and more

Take beautiful photos at dusk or dawn

Handheld Twilight mode takes six images in quick succession and uses the best bits from each one to create an ideal composite shot

Be creative with a range of lenses

Discover a world of possibilities with the ever-growing family of interchangeable A-mount lenses by Carl Zeiss® and Sony

Picture of α58 A-mount Camera with APS-C Sensor

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