Sony A5100
Sony A5100
Top 46%1,406 points
Top 46%
Top specs and features

Sony A5100: 47 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
179
Sony Alpha a9: 693

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A5100
27% have it

5. weight

283g
HTC Re: 65.5g

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
400shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A5100
37% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A5100
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

12. width

110mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony A5100
25% have it

16. thickness

36mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

17. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Sony A5100
30% have it

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony A5100
72% have it

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony A5100
23% have it

21. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Sony A5100
14% have it

22. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony A5100
45% have it

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony A5100
45% have it

24. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony A5100
25% have it

25. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Sony A5100
20% have it

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