Updated 21 Nov 2016

Sony

Alpha 5100

Snapshot: The Sony Alpha 5100 compact system camera has an APS-C CMOS sensor and a touchscreen. But how’s the image quality?

Alpha 5100
Consumer score
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Avg price

$1028

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Key data

Model

Avg price
$1028
Type
Compact system (CSC)

Specifications

Battery type
Lithium-ion
Megapixels (MP)
24
Sensor
APS-C CMOS
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC, MemoryStick Duo
ISO range
100 - 25600
Optical zoom
n/a
Aperture range
3.5 - 5.6
Zoom range
24 - 78
Shutter range
1/4000 - 30
Dimensions (cm)
119 x 37 x 63
Weight (g)
286
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
921600
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 16-50 mm 1:3.5-5.6 PZ lens. Optical zoom and closest focal distance varies, depending on the lens.
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