Sony SLT - A57
Sony SLT - A57
Top 27%1,786 points
Top 27%
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Sony SLT - A57: 62 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
15.6 x 23.5mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. 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.
15
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
12fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony SLT - A57
27% have it

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.
16000 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
550shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

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

9. weight

618g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Sony SLT - A57
11% 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. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT - A57
50% have it

13. pixel density

471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony SLT - A57
31% have it

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony SLT - A57
26% have it

16. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony SLT - A57
46% have it

18. 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 SLT - A57
72% have it

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony SLT - A57
25% have it

20. 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 SLT - A57
26% have it

21. width

97.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

22. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

23. height

132.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

24. thickness

80.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

25. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony SLT - A57
17% have it

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