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α5100 E-MOUNT CAMERA WITH APS-C SENSOR

Full Specifications and Features

ILCE-5100L (Body + 16–50 mm Power Zoom Lens)

MRP

Rs. 39,990

(incl. of all taxes)
Lens Mount
E-mount
Lens compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Type
APS-C
Sensor
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio
3:2
Anti-Dust System
Charge protection coating on Optical Filter
Recording Format (Still images)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels), 3:2
L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)
Image Size (pixels), 16:9
L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M)
Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama
Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
Image Quality Modes
RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
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, Watercolour, Illustration
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps)
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV steps)
Colour Space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Recording Format (Movie)
XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
Video Compression
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Recording Format
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Image Size (Pixels), NTSC
XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 (60p/50Mbps, 30p/50Mbps, 24p/50Mbps), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS, 60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH, 24p/24Mbps/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (30fps/12Mbps), 640 x 480 (30fps/3Mbps)
Image Size (pixels), NTSC*
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p, 28M, PS), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17M, FH), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080(24p, 17M, FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (30fps), VGA (640 x 480, 30 fps), XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 50M)
Image Size (pixels), PAL
XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 (50p/50Mbps, 25p/50Mbps), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (25fps/12Mbps), 640 x 480 (25fps/3Mbps)
Movie Functions
Dual Video REC, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), AF tracking duration, AF drive speed
Colour Space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Color™ when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)
Storage Media Slot
Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo™/ SD Memory card
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low selectable
White Balance Modes
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: 57 steps, A7 to B7: 29 steps) / Custom / Underwater
AWB Micro Adjustment
G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps)
Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor
Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Focus Point
179 points (phase-detection AF) / 25 points (conotrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range
EV-1 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
AF Mode
Automatic AF (AF-A), Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus Area
Wide (179 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Centre / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Centre / Flexible Spot (S/M/L))
Other Features
Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock, AF micro adjustment (both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached), AF illuminator (built-in, LED type, range: approx. 0.30-3m)
Type
Built-in flash
AF Illuminator range
Approx. 0.3- approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor
Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Metering Sensitivity
EV-1 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Metering Mode
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Modes
AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie
Scene Selection
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Compensation
Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps), Movies: +/- 2.0 V (1/3 V steps)
Auto (AE) Bracketing
With 3 frames in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV or 3.0 EV increments, With 5 frames in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV or 2/3 EV increments.
AE Lock
Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (Auto/On/Off selectable)
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100-25600, AUTO (ISO 100-25600, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-12800 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Type
7.5cm (3.0 type) wide type TFT drive
Touchscreen
Yes
Total Number of Dots
921,600 dots
Brightness Control (LCD)
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 180 degrees
LCD Display
Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)
On/Off
Focus Magnifier
5.9x, 11.7x
Zebra
Yes
Peaking MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Face Detection
On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)
Auto Object Framing
Yes (Still Images)
Clear Image Zoom
Approx. 2x
Smart zoom (Still Image)
M: Approx. 1.4x, S: Approx. 2.0x
Digital zoom (Still Image)
L: Approx. 4x, M: Approx. 5.7x, S: Approx. 8x
Digital zoom (Movie)
Approx. 4x
PlayMemories Camera Apps™
Yes*1
Lens Compensation
Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion
Self-Portrait
Yes (3 sec delay / OFF selectable)
Smile Shutter
Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Touch Shutter
Yes
Shutter Type
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed
Still images: 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), NTSC: Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode), PAL: Up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed
1/160 sec.*2
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain
Yes
SteadyShot
Not supported (image stabilisation supported on lens)
Compensation Effect
Lens Compensation:Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Flash Control
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation
+/- 2.0 V (1/3 V steps)
Flash Range
16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Flash Modes
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable)
Flash Type
Built-in flash
Drive Modes
Single shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi / Low selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (10 sec. Delay, 3/5 frames selectable), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)
6 fps (in High Continuous shooting)
Speed (approx. max.)
JPEG Fine L: 56 frames, JPEG Standard L: 75 frames, RAW: 23 frames, RAW & JPG: 22 frames*3
No. of recordable frames (approx.)
JPEG Fine L: 56 frames, JPEG Standard L: 75 frames, RAW: 23 frames, RAW & JPG: 22 frames*3
Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information, YRGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 12/30-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 19.2x, Panorama (Wide): 29.1x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, off), Image orientation (Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still / Date / MP4 / AVCHD / XAVC S), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect
PC Interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Yes*5
Wireless LAN (Built-In)
Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz band)*4 Playback of still images and movies on smartphones, PCs and TVs
NFC™
Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA™ Sync (Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback
Interfaces
Multi/Micro USB Terminal, PC remote
Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone
Speaker
Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Custom Function Type
Custom key settings
Supplied Battery
NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 400 shots (CIPA standard)*7
Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)
Actual*8 *9: Approx. 75 min (CIPA standard) Continuous*8 *10: Approx. 110 min (CIPA standard)
External Power
AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (optional)
Internal Battery Charge
Yes
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7 mm
Weight (with battery and memory card included)
Approx. 283g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo™) / Approx. 224g (Body only)
Range
32°-104°F / 0-40°C
View on Smartphone
Yes
Upload to PC
Yes
View on TV
Yes
Wireless and network capabilities
Downloadable camera apps, NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi
Compatible OS
Windows Vista® SP2*6, Windows® 7 SP1, Window®s 8, Windows 8.1®, Mac OS® X (v10.7-v10.9)
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*1 Services vary by country. *2 With compatible Sony external flash, *3 Approximate. May vary depending on shooting conditions and media. *4 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached. *5 Supports Micro USB compatible device. *6 Starter Edition is not supported. *7 The LCD screen is turned on, shot once every 30 seconds, operate zoom alternately between W and T ends, flash strobe once every two times, turn power off and on once every ten times. *8 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).*9 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off. *10 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.
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  • Lens SELP1650, Lens cap, Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, AC Adaptor AC-UB10, Shoulder strap, Micro USB cable

Features

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BIONZ X™ for faster image processing

The BIONZ X™ image processing engine reproduces texture and detail in real time—for remarkably realistic images with rich tonal gradations and a natural appearance. Visual noise is nearly imperceptible, thanks to advanced area-specific noise reduction. Detail reproduction technology delivers fine textures, and diffraction-reducing technology optimises the performance of any lens.

Record movies in Full HD detail

Press the MOVIE button to record films that are notable for their sharpness and lack of visual noise—in your choice of 60p, 60i, or 24p. Improved Fast Hybrid AF provides remarkably fast and accurate autofocusing and tracking. P/A/S/M modes give you control over how the image looks, and Clear Image Zoom lets you zoom with extra clarity.

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Fast Hybrid AF captures with clarity

Shoot with unparalleled precision, thanks to advanced Fast Hybrid AF. Improved phase-detection and contrast-detection capabilities achieve autofocus in 0.07 seconds. Advanced features include faster data reading from the image sensor, higher-speed BIONZ X™ data processing, more advanced AF algorithms, and optimised control of the lens drive.

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Track fast-moving subjects with 179 AF points

The Fast Hybrid AF system has 179 accurate phase-detection AF points, covering nearly the entire image area. They enhance subject tracking and the capture of fast-moving subjects, and improve scene recognition as well as subject size detection. Combined with 25 high-speed, high-precision contrast-detection AF points, you can capture with confidence.

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6 fps continuous shooting with AF tracking

Capture the decisive moment, even when your subject is speeding along. 6 fps continuous shooting with superior AF tracking makes the most of the superb tracking capability of the 179 phase-detection AF points, and accurately tracks your subject—anywhere on the screen. Continuous shooting in high-speed situations achieves crispness and clarity.

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Fast Hybrid AF films with artistic control

Fast Hybrid AF provides extremely accurate focusing and smooth subject tracking, even while shooting movies. You can also adjust AF tracking duration and AF drive speed, for greater artistic control over the films you shoot.

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Eye AF puts faces in focus

Show off your subject’s best side, with extremely accurate Eye AF. Even when capturing someone partially turned away from the camera using a shallow depth of field, it ensures that their face will be in sharp focus. A green frame appears over the prioritised eye to let you know that focus has been achieved, and you’re ready to shoot.

Improved Lock-on AF targets your subject

Lock-on AF enhances the tracking of moving subjects by using the optimal AF point at all times, and adjusting the target frame size to match your subject’s characteristics. Thanks to advances in phase-detection AF, it’s now more accurate than ever – so lock-on, and shoot fast-moving targets with precision.

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180º tiltable LCD screen for creative freedom

Enjoy enhanced shooting comfort with a 7.5 cm (3.0-type) LCD screen that tilts 180º to accommodate shooting at every angle, from low to high and in-between. This flexibility, combined with the camera’s compact mobility, will greatly expand your shooting options.

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Built-in pop-up flash for expanded exposures

The a built-in pop-up flash (GN4; ISO 100・m) is useful for shooting in low light, capturing subjects in night landscapes (Slow Sync), and shooting portraits in backlit conditions (Daylight Flash). For the portrait-oriented, it can add a beautiful catch-light to a subject’s eyes. Rear Sync mode makes it possible to capture the path of a moving subject in a natural manner.

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One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC-enabled Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

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Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.