Sony SLT Alpha 99

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Sony SLT Alpha 99

Released September 2012

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Type SemiProDSLR
Announced 12/09/2012  
Indicative price (USD) 2800  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 6024 x 4024  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.24  
Sensor size (mm) 23.9 x 35.8 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 10.0  
Live view   
Stabilization  Yes 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony Alpha  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type InfoLITHIUM M Series, NP-FM500H, 7.2V, 1650mAh, 11.8Wh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type electronic 
View finder magnification 0.71 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No 
View finder diopter -4.0 to +3.0m-1 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1228800 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF (AF-S), Automatic AF (AF-A), Continuous AF (AF-C), Depth Map Assist Continuous AF (AF-D) selectable 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable 
Exposure compensation +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable) 
Drive modes Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB/DRO), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR2) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable 
Connectivity HDMI mini connector (Type-C) BRAVIA Sync (link menu) PhotoTV HD / USB Port(s) : MiniB, Hi-speed USB (USB2.0) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes (Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-ALST1 (with supplied shoe adaptor) / ECM-CG50 / XLR-K1M (sold separately). Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7.) 
External micro Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack) 
Histogram Yes 
GPS Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive), AVCHD, MP4 
Video codec AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) 
Video stabilisation  

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