Sony Alpha A850 DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Sony Alpha A850 is a Semi-Professional DSLR with a Full-Frame sensor and a Sony A lens mount. Its 25 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 200-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 25 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 26" x 17" at 240 DPI.
A builtin 2-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Sony Alpha A850 to compensate for camera shake with any mounted lens.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/8000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/8000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Sony Alpha A850 features a 9-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
Dual controls-dials offer direct access to most exposure parameters which makes this digital camera suitable for advanced photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Sony Alpha A850 is performed via an extra large reflex optical viewfinder with 0.74X magnification and 98% coverage.
|Sensor||25 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||36 x 24mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Sensitivity||ISO 200 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400||Shutter-Speed||1/8000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Sony A Mount||Crop Factor||1X|
|Filter Diameter||N / 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||920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||None|
|Metering||Multi-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|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Wired, Infrared||Eye-Start 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|
|Memory||Compact Flash, Memory Stick Duo||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||880 *CIPA Standard|
|Size||157 x 117 x 82mm (W x H x D)||Weight||850g|
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Sony A850 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|25 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-6400|
|Sony A Mount|
|2-Axis Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
Extra Large Viewfinder
|Custom white-balance with 1 axis fine-tuning|
|Automatic Eye-Start sensor||Spot-Metering|
|Weatherproof||Hot-Shoe & Sync-Port|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|3 FPS Drive, 34 Images||Compact Flash|
|3" LCD 920K Pixels||Memory Stick Duo|
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