Industry Expert Mason Resnick Takes a "First Look" at the New Sony A5100
Ultra-Fast and Accurate Auto Focus with
The 5100 realizes up to 6fps continuous shooting by making the most of the wide-area 179-point phase detection AF sensor. Even when dealing with a moving subject, the 5100's superb moving-subject tracking performance ensures users get the shot during still or video capture.
Capture Life in High Resolution with 24MP APS-C Sensor
Thanks to the newly developed 24.3 megapixel Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor, users can capture incredible detail and print gorgeous enlargements. The A5100 features a higher resolution than most DSLRs and adopts the same gapless on-chip lens structure as the a7R for ultimate image quality and light sensitivity.
Instant Sharing via Smartphone with Wi-Fi® and NFC
Wi-Fi® connectivity lets users control the A5100 with a compatible smartphone or tablet and transfer images directly to a mobile device for quick editing and sharing.
Record Full HD 1080/24/60P Video up to 50MB/s
The A5100 includes full-featured HD video recording capabilities – cinematic 24 frames per second (fps) in 1920 x 1080 and fast action at 60 fps and 60i. The A5100's 179-point AF system makes tracking moving subjects a breeze. Different codecs are selectable in camera, including XAVC S high 50 Mb/s bitrate for broadcast quality, Blu-ray™ quality AVCHD™ or the simple and easier to upload to the web MP4 codec. For serious videographers, uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2 clean screen video files sent to external recording devices is possible via the HDMI® connection.
Sony A5100 Pricing and Availability
The Sony A5100 is now available for pre-order from leading camera and electronics retailer
Orders are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Credit cards are not charged until the product is shipped.
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