Sony Alpha A580

Sony's Alpha A580 mid-range prosumer DSLR uses a Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and a new Bionz imaging processor, making it capable of 16.2-megapixel image capture and up to 7 FPS continuous shooting. The camera also features an articulating 3.0-inch display and 1080i video capture.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 10/2010

Basic Specs

Camera type DSLR
3D capture Stills
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.2 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias Alpha 580
Pricing (base kit)
SKU description Kit with 18-55mm lens.
Hardware
Camera type DSLR
Width 5.39 inches
Height 4.09 inches
Depth 3.31 inches
Weight 1.32 pounds
Color Black
Internal image stabilization Yes
3D capture Stills
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.2 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 25600
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 15
Max. continuous shooting speed 7 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921600 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080i
Standard framerate(s) 30, 60
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Sony Alpha / Minolta AF
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 27 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 82.5 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 3.5
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Audio
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini
Battery
Model NP-FM500H
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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