Sony A100


This camera built with 10.2 Mega Pixels, Super SteadyShot built into the camera body to fight againts picture blur, and an highly developed anti-dust protection system for the CCD this camera is the termination of the most advanced digital machinery and accuracy optics.


Camera Type :
Digital SLR camera with built-in flash and compatible lenses

Image Capture Sensor :
23.6 x 15.8mm (APS-C size) link scan CCD with primary colour filter

No. of Pixels :
10.8 megapixels; Effective: 10.2 megapixels

Aspect Ratio :

Dust Lessening :
Static-resistant anti-dust coating (incorporated in CCD-Shift mechanism)

Sensitivity :
Auto, ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 equivalent

Recording Media :
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (includes Memory Stick Duo adaptor for CompactFlash slot), Compact Flash (Type I & II), Microdrive

Format Function :
FAT 12, 16, 32

A/D Conversion :
12 bit

File Format :
JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG (DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF 1.1 print functions supported, Exif 2.21 supported)

Indicator inside viewfinder Compensation :
Approx. 2EV - 3.5EV decrease in shutter speed (varies according to conditions and lens used)

Display :
LCD Monitor 2.5-inch (100% field of view), 230,400-dot TFT, hybrid type (Clear Photo LCD Plus)

Focus Modes :
Auto-focus / manual focus selectable (auto-focus modes: AF automatic selection, one-shot AF, continuous AF, direct manual focus)

Exposure Modes :
Program AE (Auto mode / P-Mode, with program shift), aperture-priority AE (A-Mode), shutter-priority AE (S-Mode), manual (M-Mode)

Scene Selector :
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait

Metering Type :
Direct TTL metering (40-segment honeycomb-pattern metering, center-weighted metering, spot metering)

AE Lock :
Automatically activated with AF lock, available with AE lock button

Built-In Flash :
Flash Metering and Control ADI/ Pre- flash TTL flash metering, manually activated

Shutter Type :
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

Speed Range :
1/4000 sec. -30 sec., bulb

Flash Sync Speed:
1/160 sec. (1/125 sec. with Super SteadyShot on)

External Power Source :
AC adaptor - AV-VQ900AM (optional)

Battery Performance :
Approx. 750 frames recorded (CIPA measurement)

Connectivity PC Interface :
USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / PTP mode)

Compatible OS

Microsoft Windows Me / 2000 Professional / XP Home Edition / XP Professional, Macintosh Mac OS X (v.10.1.3 and later)

Size :
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 133.1 x 94.7 x 71.3mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.8")

Weight Approx.:
545g (not including battery or accessories)

Operating Temperature Range:
0° - 40° C


This is the 1st model dslr camera from Sony.This stuff is quite good for a beginner.With all the specs,you can capture high quality pictures depends on your creativity.But only one thing that make professional photographer don’t choose this is because the body is plastic…