Sony’s Alpha A100

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor: 23.6x15.8mm CCD with RGB filter array and low-pass filter; 10.2 million recording pixels; 1.5x field of view crop
Recording Options: Various JPEG options, raw (SRF format), and raw+JPEG formats
Sensitivity: ISO 100-1600; also, ISO 80 Low Key and ISO 200 High Key selectable
Viewfinder: Fixed, eye-level prism, 95 percent field of view; 0.83x magnification; Spherical Acute Matte focusing screen; diopter correction, -2.5 to +1; removable eyepiece cup; 20mm eye relief
Anti-Shake: Built-in CCD-Shift system provides stabilization with most Maxxum and Alpha mount lenses as well as sensor dust removal through vibration
Shutter Speeds: 30 seconds to 1/4000 sec plus Bulb; top flash sync speed 1/160 or 1/125 sec when Super SteadyShot is active
Operating Modes: Full Auto, shiftable Program, Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority AE, Manual plus six Scene modes
Drive: Single frame and Continuous at up to 3 fps advance; self-timer
Autofocus System: Nine-point sensor, with cross-hatched central sensor; any sensor selectable; Single-Shot AF, Continuous predictive tracking AF, and auto switching between AF modes; focus-assist beam with pre-flash; Eye-Start AF system
Exposure Metering: Center-weighted, spot, and 40-segment honeycomb pattern (evaluative) metering; exposure and flash exposure compensation, AE Lock, and AE bracketing for ambient light and/or flash
White Balance: Automatic, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash; Custom; Color Temperature (2500-9900K) also selectable; White Balance Fine Tuning and Bracketing available
Image Adjustments: Four Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night View, and B&W Color modes in sRGB color space; also, Adobe RGB selectable without Color mode options; four levels of contrast, color saturation, and sharpness; Long Exposure Noise Reduction selectable
Flash: Built-in, with manual control and pre-flash TTL; ADI metering with D-series lenses; fill flash, flash cancel, redeye reduction, and rear curtain sync modes; wireless off-camera TTL flash and high-speed sync available with certain flash units
Other Features: 2.5" LCD monitor (230,000 pixels) with anti-reflective coating; antistatic coating on CCD sensor; orientation sensor for LCD data and images; USB 2.0 High-Speed output; accepts CompactFlash I and II and Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo with adapter
Power: One NP-FM55H lithium ion rechargeable battery (1600 mAh); optional AC adapter
Dimensions/Weight: 5.2x3.7x2.8"; 1.2 lbs
List Price: $899, body; $999 with 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens