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Sony Alpha 580

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Sony Alpha 580

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
(Color Depth)
23.8 bits
(Dynamic Range)
13.3 Evs
(Low-Light ISO)
1121 ISO
Sony Alpha 580

Manufacturer specifications

Type Entry-level DSLR 
Announced 2010-08-24 
Indicative price (USD) 800  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4912 x 3264  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.20  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.7  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony Alpha DT  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FM500H, 7.2V, 1600mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Camera material plastic 
Mount material mixed plastic/metal 
View finder type optical 
View finder magnification 0.8 
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-C (Continuous AF) 
Number of autofocus points 15 
Exposure bracketing 3 images with 0.3EV or 0.7EV steps 
Exposure compensation + or - 2.0 EV (in 0.3 EV steps) 
Drive modes Single, High-speed continuous (5 fps), Low-speed continuous (3 fps), Speed Priority continuous (7 fps), Self-timer (2 sec or 10 sec), Remote commander 
Buffer size 45 
Recording medium  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing Yes: 3 frames Lo (10 mired) or Hi (20 mired) 
Connectivity USB2.0 (Hi-speed, miniB), HDMI (Type C mini) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes (video with sound) 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080/ 60i (59.94i Interlace recording, 29.97 progressive image sensor output) 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus No 
Video file format AVCHD, MP4 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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