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Sony Alpha A850 Digital Camera

25 Megapixels25 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveManual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandSony ModelAlpha A850
Sensor 25 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 36 x 24mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountSony A MountCrop Factor1X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 9-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Dual-cross center-point, 10 assist points
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.74X - 98% Coverage *5-step shake-indicator
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesNone
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 5 Shots ±2/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3, 1/2 Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/2 or 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 1 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 3 FPS, 34 JPEG, 16 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, Auto MLU on 2s timer
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired & Infrared Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe Sync-Port
Built-In Flash No Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, Memory Stick Duo GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 880 *CIPA Standard
Introduced 2009-08-27, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 157 x 117 x 82mm (W x H x D) Weight 850g

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Sony A850 Facts

SLR digital camera
25 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-6400
Sony A Mount
1X FLM

Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm

Full-Frame Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
98% Coverage
Extra Large Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 1 axis fine-tuning
Automatic Eye-Start sensorSpot-Metering
WeatherproofHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
Built-in Dust ReductionLithium-Ion
3 FPS Drive, 34 ImagesCompact Flash
3" LCD 920K PixelsMemory Stick Duo
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