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Sony Alpha A5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm E-Mount Lens, 20.1MP, 3.0" LCD Display, HDMI/USB 2.0, Full HD Video, Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Silver


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  • 180-degree Tiltable Touch LCD
  • Built-in Pop-up Flash
  • Instantly Connect to Smartphones and Tablets
  • Personalize your camera w/PlayMemories Apps
  • Shoot Full HD Movies
  • 20.1 MP Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • 3" 460.8 dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p vid at 60 fps
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The Sony Alpha A5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Silver) includes refined capabilities in a pocket-able size that makes it is easy to get beautiful pictures almost anywhere. Features include exceptional image quality from the large APS-C image sensor, fast focusing thanks to a brand new BIONZ X processor and interchangeable lens capability. NFC (Near Field Communication) enables single touch image sharing with compatible mobile devices or direct connection with Android and iOS devices via Wi-Fi.

The same sensor format that Sony builds into the full-sized Alpha DSLRs gives the ILCE-5000L 13 times the area of the typical point-and-shoot image sensor. APS-C sensor size delivers an exceptional combination of high resolution, high sensitivity and gorgeous, blurred backgrounds to give even simple shots an artistic touch.

Sony A-5000 Features

  • 180-degree Tiltable Touch LCD: Change your view with a tiltable LCD touchscreen that flips up 180-degrees without sacrificing compactness. See what you're shooting no matter where the camera is to take stunning self-portraits, perfectly framed low angle shots & incredibly precise compose pictures
  • Built-in Pop-up Flash: Perfect when an extra burst of light is needed to get the shot, the pop-up flash combined with high ISO sensitivity makes shooting in just about any challenging lighting situation a breeze
  • Shoot Full HD Movies: Capture HD Movies in your choice of standard 60i or cinematic 24p fps, all at Full HD 1920x1080 resolution. The AVCHD codec delivers stunning Blu-ray picture quality while the PC-friendly MP4 codec lets you compress to smaller 1080/30p files for easier upload to the Internet
  • Instantly Connect to Smartphones and Tablets: Lose the cords and cables - the ILCE-5000L's Wi-Fi NFC capability lets you instantly connect to smartphones and tablets
  • PlayMemories Camera Apps: Personalize your camera by adding new features of your choice with PlayMemories Camera Apps. Apps include enhanced portraits, detailed close-ups, sports, time lapse, motion shot and much more

Sony A-5000 Specifications

Operating System Compatibility
Windows XP SP3 (64-bit and Starter Editions are not supported, Windows Image Mastering API(IMAPI) Ver.2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs.) Windows Vista SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported) Windows 7 SP1; Windows 8; Mac OS X (10.6-10.8)
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Camera Type
Interchangeable Lens camera
Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta Maxxum A-mount lenses confirmed via optional LA-EA adaptor
Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous mode: 2.5 fps, Speed Priority Continuous mode: 3.5 fps
Shutter Speeds
1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb
2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
Shutter Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Drive Mode
Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority Continuous, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec. delay; 3/5 exposures), Bracketing
D-Range Optimizer
Yes (Auto, Level, Off)
Auto Exposure Lock
Yes with shutter button (can be disabled from menu), custom button set available
Exposure Compensation
Still images +/-3.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable) Movies: +/-2.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable)
Picture Effect
13 modes (Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration)
Exposure Settings
iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection, Movie
Scene Modes
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Metering Modes
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Metering Sensitivity
EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
Stills: ISO 100-16000 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (100-3200) Movies: ISO 100-3200 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (200-3200)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps)
Color Temperature
2500 to 9900K & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 15-steps, A7 to B7: 15-steps), Custom, Underwater
White Balance Mode
Auto WB / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 15-steps, A7 to B7: 15-steps) / Custom / Underwater
Exposure Bracketing
3 continuous or single shots in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
Flash Bracketing
±2.0 EV
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation
±2.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 EV steps)
Flash Modes
Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync, Red-eye reduction (On/Off)
Guide Number
4 (in meters at ISO 100)
Flash Coverage
16 mm (focal length printed on lens body)
Flash Type
Built-in, Pop-up Auto
Focus Control
Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock
AF Illuminator
Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' 4" - 9' 9" (0.3m-3.0m)
Focus Sensitivity
EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Area
Wide (Multi Point/ 25 points), Zone, Center-weighted, Flexible Spot (Small, Medium, Large)
Focus Points
25 points
AF Modes
Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus System
Contrast-detect AF
Pixel Gross
20.4M pixels (approx.)
Focal Length Conversion Factor
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Effective Picture Resolution
20.1M pixels (approx.)
Anti Dust
Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism
Imaging Sensor
Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
BIONZ X image processor
Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
Yes via optional AC-PW20AM (sold separately)
Memory Card Slot
Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo/PRO-HG HX Duo media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback
A/V Remote Terminal
Yes, via optional RM-VPR1 wired Multi-terminal remote
PictBridge Compatible
Tripod Mount
Yes (1/4" diameter, 20 threads per inch)
Remote Commander
Yes, via optional RM-VPR1
PhotoTV HD
Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI cable
USB Port
USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)
Wired, via optional RM-VPR1
LCD Display Peaking
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Real-time image adjustment display
Yes (On/Off)
LCD Type
3.0" TFT LCD (460,800 dots)
LCD Display Coverage
LCD Display Angle Adjustment
Tilt angle: Up: 180 degrees
LCD Display Histogram
Yes (On/off)
LCD Display Live View
Continuous Live View
LCD Display Brightness Control
Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)
Grid Display
Yes (Rule of Thirds, Square 4x6, Diagonal & Square 4x4, Off)
LCD Display Customization
Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback
LCD Display Zebra
Yes (levels 70,,75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 10, 100+, off)
Battery Type
InfoLITHIUM NP-FW50 (7.2V)
Number of Still Images
Approx. 420 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
Battery Capacity
1080 mAh
Supplied Battery Charger
AC-UB10 AC charger (in-camera charging via USB)
Panorama Still Image Size
Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M) Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)
Video Format
AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Video Mode
AVCHD: FX - 1920 x 1080/60i at 24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i at 17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p at 24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p at 17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p at 12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30p at 3Mbps
Color Space
Still: sRG, AdobeRGB Movie: xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS color
Still Image Size 16:9
L (17 MP) 5456 x 3064, M (8.4 MP) 3872 x 2176, S (4.2 MP) 2736 x 1536
Still Image Size 3:2
L (20 MP) 5456 x 3632, M (10 MP) 3872 x 2576, S (5 MP) 2736 x 1824
Still Image Mode
JPEG (Standard, Fine, RAW, RAW+JPEG)
Media Type
Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Still Image Max Effective Resolution
20.1M pixels (approx.)
Built-in Stereo Microphone
Still Image File Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
4.37 x 2.5 x 1.43" / 11.09 x 6.35 x 3.63 cm
Main unit only: 7.4 oz / 209.78 g
With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo: 9.5 oz / 269.32 g
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Len B  Is the Sony Alpha 5500 camera a fixed lens camera or is it capable of interchangeable lenses?
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