Sony SLT-A99
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Top 20%
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Sony SLT-A99: 65 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony SLT-A99
26% have it

6. weight

7. 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.

8. longer battery life

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

9. video recording

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony SLT-A99
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

12. 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-A99
25% have it

13. pixel density

14. width

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony SLT-A99
25% have it

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony SLT-A99
24% have it

23. 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-A99
16% have it

24. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony SLT-A99
15% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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