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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.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 10/2010

Availability

  • Alias: Alpha 580

Also Known As...

  • SKU description: Kit with 18-55mm lens.

Pricing (base kit)

  • 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

Hardware

  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.2 megapixels

Sensor

  • 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

Controls

  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 921600 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes

Display

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080i
  • Standard framerate(s): 30, 60

Video

  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG

Software

  • 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

Lens

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

Storage

  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes

Audio

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini

Ports

  • Model: NP-FM500H
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Yes (Built-in)

Flash

X
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