Updated 21 Nov 2016

Sony

Alpha 5000

Snapshot: The Sony Alpha 5000 compact system camera has an APS-C CMOS sensor. But how’s the image quality?

Alpha 5000
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1292

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Key data

Model

Avg price
$1292
Type
Compact system (CSC)

Specifications

Battery type
Lithium-ion
Megapixels (MP)
20
Sensor
APS-C CMOS
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC, MemoryStick Duo
ISO range
100 - 16000
Optical zoom
n/a
Aperture range
3.5 - 5.6
Zoom range
25 - 79
Shutter range
1/4000 - 30
Dimensions (cm)
120 x 37 x 63
Weight (g)
274
Depth (mm)
n/a

Features

Water resistant
n/a
Raw support
Yes
GPS tagging
No
PASM modes
Yes
Manual focus option
n/a

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
2.9
Monitor pixels
460800
Touchscreen
×
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
-
Viewfinder pixels
-

Video

Resolution
1920 x 1080
Microphone input
×

Flash

Flash type
Integrated
Connection for external flash
×

More info

Notes
Tested with a E 1:3.5-5.6 16-50mm PZ OSS lens. Optical zoom and closest focal distance varies, depending on the lens.
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