Sony a5100 Mirrorless Camera with E PZ 16-50mm OSS Lens Kit - White

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Model Number: ILCE5100LW
Web Code: 10246521

Overview

How would you like to have the power and quality of a DSLR in a camera that's small enough to fit into your pocket? That's exactly what the Sony a5100 24.3MP interchangeable lens camera with 16-50mm lens gives you. It provides DSLR-grade image quality and shooting capabilities in a compact form factor that you can carry everywhere.

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Take first-rate pictures
  • The 24.3MP Exmor R APS-C HD CMOS sensor brings out the beauty in even the simplest things. It delivers incredible detail and low noise, so you can capture the fine texture of a butterfly's wings as it rests gracefully on a nearby shrub.
  • The APS-C sensor size, the same sensor format found in Sony's full-sized Alpha DSLR camera lines, combines high resolution, high sensitivity, and dramatic blurred backgrounds. Now you have a reason to stop and smell the roses with a camera that gives you the flexibility to endow even the simplest shots with your personal artistic touch.
  • Bionz X processor works seamlessly with the sensor to produce crisp still images with area-specific noise reduction, true colour rendering, and low noise. Infuse your butterfly photo with a sense of vibrant realism, and capture what your eye perceives, highlighting the subtle beauty of the delicate, brightly patterned scales.
  • Don't let the fading light deter you from appreciating what nature has to offer. High-sensitivity ISO 100-25600 captures beautifully in low light, limiting the noise so every exquisite and vibrant detail pops out. And when you need it, the built-in pop-up flash gives you an extra burst of light for great photos in dim situations.
  • The included 16-50mm E-mount retractable Power Zoom lens is small and compact, barely protruding from the front of your camera so you can still slide your a5100 in your jacket pocket with the lens attached. It features ED and aspherical elements for reliably sharp and detailed images well suited to everyday shooting.
  • Capture the energy behind your moving shots
  • While focusing on the butterfly, a curious black-capped chickadee lands quietly on a low-hanging branch. Whip out your camera, and lock on to that bouncy fellow before it takes off. Capture its distinctive black cap and fluffy, whitish undersides, thanks to rapid 6fps (frames per second) continuous shooting with AF (auto focus) tracking.
  • Enjoy a much wider coverage area with a 179-point focal plane phase-detection AF sensor. Phase detection sensors help focus on the active chickadee as it flits from branch to branch.
  • While you're at it, capture the sights and sounds of a spirited soccer game on the park's wide, open field. Record Full HD videos in your choice of fast 60i for smooth action sequences, or slower 24p frames per second for a traditional, cinematic effect of the entire game.
  • AVCHD codec lets you record beautiful Blu-ray picture quality, while the computer-friendly MP4 codec makes it easy to compress your files and upload to the web. This way you can fully appreciate your recording finesse displayed in Blu-ray quality on a monitor or big-screen TV, or post directly on Facebook for instant updates to your social network.
Bring it anywhere
  • Strike a pose with a view of the park and the lively spectators in the background, thanks to a tiltable 3-inch 921K-dot touchscreen LCD. It flips upwards up to 180 degrees so you can indulge in perfectly framed selfies or low-angle shots, and change your view on a whim. The touchscreen LCD provides better focusing control, and a more intuitive way to navigate menus and play back recordings.
  • Hold on to your latte with one hand, while fine-tuning your frame with the other. With its perforated, nicely textured grip, and easy zoom lever, this camera is great for one-handed use. Zoom in on the animated spectator energetically waving her arms as the soccer ball soars above the crowd.
  • You'll have no trouble carrying this compact camera around. Lightweight at less than 300 grams with battery and memory stick, it'll sit comfortably in your purse or backpack.
Share your highlights
  • Wireless file transfers and one-touch pairing with a compatible mobile device are easy with WiFi and NFC connectivity. Sony's PlayMemories Mobile app lets you touch your camera to an Android smartphone or tablet, and create an instant connection through NFC for sharing, remote control, and basic editing.
  • Make the most of serendipity, and take several shots of nature's winged creatures before they take flight. Sony's lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FW50 battery lasts up to 400 shots on a single charge. The innovative InfoLITHIUM battery system lets you see the power percentage remaining so you can shoot with confidence.
Jpeg
Yes
Raw
Yes
Raw+Jpeg
Yes
Other Formats
XAVC S; AVCHD; MP4; MPEG-4
Guided Shooting Mode
Yes
Languages Supported
English; French; Italian; Spanish

Included Lens

Lens Frame Colour
Silver
Lens Range
E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens
Stabilized
Yes
Model Number
Sony SELP1650
Filter Size
40.5

Body Features

Stabilized Body
No
Body Colour
White
Intelligent Shoe
No
Cable Release
No

Power

Battery Type
InfoLithium W Series
Included Battery Model
NPFW50
Additional Compatible Batteries (not inc)
NPFW50
Back-up Battery
No

Physical Features

Width
10.96 cm
Height
6.28 cm
Depth
3.57 cm
Weight
224 g
Camera Model
Sony A5100
Lens Mount
Sony E-Mount

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
Exmor CMOS Sensor
Image Sensor Format
APS-C
Effective Megapixels
24.3 MP
Colour Filter System
RGB
Dust Reduction
Yes
Processor
BIONZ X Image Processing Engine

Viewfinder

Depth of Field Preview
Yes

LCD Features

LCD Size
3 in
LCD Resolution
921600 Dots
Live Preview
Yes

Auto Focus

AF Type
Fast Hybrid AF system with wide-area 179 points focal plane phase-detection AF sensor and Touch Focus
Focusing Modes 1
Automatic AF (AF-A); Single Shot AF (AF-S); Continuous AF (AF-C)
Focusing Modes 2
Direct Manual Focus (DMF); Manual Focus
AF Points
179

Exposure

ISO
ISO 100-25600
White Balance Settings 1
Auto; Daylight; Shade; Cloudy; Incandescent; Fluorescent
White Balance Settings 2
Warm White; Cool White; Day White; Daylight; Flash;Underwater; Color Temperature; Custom; Color Filter
Auto White Balance
Yes
White Balance Bracketing
Yes
Exposure Compensation
Yes

Shutter

Shutter Type
Electronically Controlled; Vertical-Traverse; Focal Plane Type
Shutter Speeds
1/4000 - 30 sec; Bulb
Self-Timer
Yes

Drive

Drive Modes
Single Shooting; Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable); Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable); Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 frames selectable)
Drive Modes 2
Single Bracket; White Balance Bracket; DRO Bracket
Max Burst Jpeg
75
Max Burst Raw
23
Max Burst Raw+JPEG
22

Flash

Built-in Flash Type
Cycling
Recycling Time
3 Sec
Flash Metering System
Zone Evaluative
Flash Sync
Yes
Flash Guide Number
4 (in meters at ISO 100)

Video

Video Output Format
NTSC
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (FHD)

Storage & Interface

Data Interface
USB
Video Interface
HDMI
  • NP-FW50 Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Adaptor
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Body Cap
  • Micro USB Cable

  • Disappointing
    by

    from Calgary, AB on March 25, 2018

    I have to say I am very disappointed at this device. I did a lot of research before decided to go with this one, guess what, tried it for not even for 10 mins and it started giving error constantly. It says 'cameral error, power off and turn back on again'... I went through youtube, google and on Sony website for this issue and try to get it fixed. Most says check lenses, battery, memory cards or reset; some says to take off the lenses and to hold the camera upside down and shake it ...None of these helps. All my research tells me that it is actually a very common problem with Sony camera. I am not a pro so I may not dig deeper enough to fix the problem. But when I heard that this is a issue that can keep coming back, I just decided to return it for a different brand after all these hassles. I do not recommend this camera at all.


  • Great one!
    by

    from Edmonton on December 13, 2014

    I think it's way better than the one Samuang has


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