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Sony a55 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm zoom lens

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  • DIGITAL SLR with Translucent Mirror Technology accelerates AF performance
  • Continuous 10 fps shooting with continuous Phase Detect AF
  • Worlds1st consumer HD video camera w/ cont. Phase Detect AF
  • 16.2 megapixels with Sony?s Exmor HD APS sensor
  • 1080/60i Full AVCHD or 1080/30p movies
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Price From $360.00 $598.00 $1,198.00 $1,499.00 $609.00 $3,198.00
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Color Black Black Black BLack Black Black
Continuous Shooting 6 8 12 12 2.5
Screen Size 3 in 2.7 in 3 in 3 in 2.7 in 3 in
Focus Type Automatic with Manual Includes Manual Focus Includes Manual Focus Autofocus & Manual automatic with manual
Image stabilization Sensor-shift Optical Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Optical
ISO Range Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, (25600 with boost) 100-25600 Auto (ISO 100-51200), Manual (ISO 100-25600) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (50, 25600 with boost) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Item Dimensions 3.35 x 4.88 x 3.62 in 6.77 x 7.64 x 6.22 in 3.19 x 5.63 x 4.09 in 3.19 x 5.63 x 4.09 in 3.39 x 5.04 x 3.82 in 4.13 x 5.63 x 3 in
Item Weight 1.1 lbs 3.77 lbs 1.43 lbs 1.61 lbs 1.21 lbs 1.7 lbs
Megapixels 16.2 24.2 megapixels 24.3 megapixels 24.3 14.2 42.4 megapixels
Optical Sensor Resolution 16.2 megapixels 1 megapixels 24.3 megapixels 24.3 megapixels 14.2 megapixels 42.4 megapixels
Optical Zoom 3x 1x 1x 3x 3x 1x
Photo Sensor Size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) aps-c APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) Full Frame
Style Name With 18-55mm lens Base Base With 16-50mm F2.8 lens
Video Capture Resolution 1080p_hd 1080p 1080p_hd 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps) other
Viewfinder LCD LCD LCD LCD Optical (pentamirror) electronic viewfinder
Wireless Technology EyeFi Yes EyeFi None Wi-Finfc

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Product Description

Sony Alpha SLTA55VL DSLR with Translucent Mirror Technology (Black)

From the Manufacturer

Change the way you shoot pictures with Sony's new Translucent Mirror Technology DSLR camera. The SLT-A55V Alpha DSLR camera features professional-grade continuous shooting at 10 fps and visibly faster, more accurate focus in Live View and HD Movie modes. Compose your shots on either the LCD monitor or electronic viewfinder with 100% framing accuracy. Advanced features including Auto HDR, Sweep Panorama and 15-point Auto Focus make it dramatically easier to get the best shot.

Sony Alpha a55 Highlights

Unprecedented Image Capture

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Unlike other DSLRs that can either shoot or focus with the speed and precision of Phase Detection AF, the SLT-A55V is the world's first DSLR that can do both simultaneously1. Featuring an unprecedented Translucent Mirror, the a55V DSLR camera is able to feed both the image sensor and the Phase Detection at the same time. 



Professional Class Shooting Speeds
By transforming the fundamental way DSLR cameras work, you'll experience best-in-class speed3, up to 10 fps continuous shooting at full 16.2MP resolution with exposure fixed at the first frame. This is made possible by a Translucent Mirror that always stays in place. You also get standard continuous shooting at up to 6 fps.


Astonishing HD Video Capture

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Experience a revolutionary breakthrough in video capture when shooting fast-moving subjects. The a55V is the world's first camera with the precision of Phase Detection auto focus (AF) for HD Movies1. Translucent Mirror Technology not only enables full-time phase-detection AF for photos, it also delivers the same speed and precision for Full HD movies.


Spectacular Resolution and Detail
Featuring a large 16.2-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, you'll achieve beautiful image quality during both still-photo and movie shooting. Rich tonal gradation and highlight/shadow detail are assured by the BIONZ image processing engine which supports high-speed continuous shooting, advanced digital compositing, and Full HD movie recording.


Advanced Still Shooting Features
Expand your creativity with advanced imaging features including built-in Auto HDR, which captures more scene contrast by combining the best highlight detail from one shot and the best shadow detail into one unbelievable shot. Map your journey via an integrated GPS receiver, or use 3D Sweep Panorama Mode to automatically capture expansive landscapes.


Versatile Shooting Options

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Use both the LCD monitor and Electronic Viewfinder to compose your shots. An all-electronic design enables a wide range of shooting information to be displayed in the finder and on the LCD monitor. Both provide a what-you-see-is-what-you-get preview of white balance, focus, depth of field, exposure and 100% framing accuracy, plus on-screen displays.


What's in the Box

  • Alpha A55 digital SLR body
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Battery Charger (BC-VW1)
  • Body Cap
  • Rechargable Battery (NP-FW50)
  • USB Cable


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