Sony a58 Specifications

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Product
Name Sony a58
Manufacturer Sony
SKU SLT-A58 / CX87600
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2013
Release Date 2013-02-20
MSRP 599 USD
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B&H Photo Video
Adorama
Camera Type
Camera Type SLT
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Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
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Sensor Type CMOS
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Resolution 5456 x 3632 pixels
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Megapixels 20 MP (19816192 total pixels)
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Image Processor Bionz
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Image
ISO Range 100 - 16000
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White Balance Presets 9
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Custom White Balance Yes
Setting Up Custom White Balance in Your Camera
Image Stabilization Yes (Optical SteadyShot INSIDE)
Image Stabilization in Digital and Mirrorless Cameras
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops
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Uncompressed format RAW
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Optics and Focus
Autofocus Motor Yes
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Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView

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Focus Points 15
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Lens Mount Sony A

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Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm

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Screen and viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 460000
Touchscreen No
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Screen Type N/A
Live view Yes
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Viewfinder Type Electronic
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Viewfinder Coverage 100%
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Viewfinder Magnification N/A
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Viewfinder Resolution 1440000
Photography features
Frames per second 5 fps
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Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
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Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds
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Built-in Flash Yes
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Built-in Flash Range 10 meters
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External Flash Yes
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Self-Timer Yes
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Time-lapse No
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Metering Modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot

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Exposure Compensation N/A
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Videography features
Video Recording Yes
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Video Format MPEG4
H.264
AVCHD

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Video Resolution 1920 x 1080

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Built-in Microphone Yes
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Built-in Speakers Yes
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Storage
Memory Card Memory Stick Pro Duo
SD/SDHC

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Connectivity
HDMI Output Yes
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Microphone Port No
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Headphone Port No
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Wireless Yes
Eye-Fi Connected

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Remote Control Yes (Optional)
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GPS No
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Body and Dimensions
Enviromentally sealed No
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Battery Battery Pack
Battery Details Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
Battery SKU NP-FM500H
Battery Life 690 shots according to CIPA
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Width 129 mm
Height 95 mm
Depth 78 mm
Weight 492 gram including battery
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