Sony Alpha 450 : Tests and Reviews

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Type EntryLevelDSLR
Announced 05/01/2010  
Indicative price (USD) 680  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4592 x 3056  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 14.2  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.4 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5-7  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony Alpha DT  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FM500H, 7.2V, 1600 mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Plastic exterior 
Mount material mixed plastic/metal 
View finder type optical 
View finder magnification 0.83 
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -2.5 to +1.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 2.7 
Monitor pixel 230400 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF, Auto AF, Continuous AF 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing 3 continuous or single exposures selectable, in 0.3 or 0.7-stop increment 
Exposure compensation +/- 2EV (1/3 EV increments) 
Drive modes Single, High-speed continuous (5 fps), Low-speed continuous (3 fps), Speed-Priority (7 fps), AE bracket, WB bracket, Self-timer (2 or 10 sec), Remote Commander (Wireless (SHUTTER and 2SEC ) or Wired) 
Buffer size 32 (JPG Fine), 116 (JPG Standard), 14 (RAW), 7 (RAW+JPEG) 
Recording medium Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory card, SDHC Memory card 
Image format JPG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames, H (+/- 20 mired)/L (+/- 10 mired) selectable 
Connectivity USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / PTP mode) mini B, HDMI type C mini connector, AV (NTSC or PAL) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording No 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video No 
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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