Sony SLT Alpha 37 : Tests and Reviews

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Type EntryLevelDSLR
Announced 17/05/2012  
Indicative price (USD) 500  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4928 x 3276  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.14  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 16000 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 7 or 5.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony Alpha  
Weight (gr) 448
Battery type NP-FW506 
Battery weight (gr) 58
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Mixed plastic 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 1.04 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 2.7 
Monitor pixel 230400 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 15 
Exposure bracketing 3 frames in 1/3 or 2/3 
Exposure compensation +/-3, 1/3 EV steps 
Drive modes Single, high-speed continuous, low-speed continuous, Tele-zoom High Speed Shooting, self-timer. 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC/MemoryStick Pro Duo 
Image format JPEG, RAW 
White balance bracketing Yes, 3 frames, H/L selectable 
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed), HDMI type C 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Dolby Digital (AC-3) 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 28 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MP4, AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant Video 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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