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CES 2014: Sony claims another world’s lightest title with Alpha 5000


CES 2014: Sony claims another world's lightest title with Alpha 5000

Sony has presented a brand new compact gadget camera, the Alpha 5000 or A5000.

The brand new camera follows the naming conference of the lately introduced A7 and A7R, losing the NEX model altogether – even if it looks like the camera slots into the earlier NEX 5 line.

That includes a 20.1 million pixel APS-C sized sensor, the newest era Bionz X processor, which can also be discovered within the A7 and A7R can be discovered within the A5000 physique.

One of the vital advantages of the most recent processor is that low-mild taking pictures must be just right, with space-particular noise discount applied sciences and sensitivity topping out at ISO sixteen,000.


In-built Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity signifies that photography can also be transferred and shared by way of a smartphone or tablet. These with NFC enabled devices can benefit from one-contact technology to right away join devices collectively.

The A5000 options an ergonomic grip and a tillable LCD display that may flip upwards to face the entrance for self-pictures. The camera can be remotely managed by the use of a wise device.

As with different cameras within the Sony vary, the A5000 is appropriate with PlayMemories camera apps, of which there are presently sixteen on hand. These goal to develop the chances of the camera, and can also be bought as not obligatory extras from camera interface.

A spread of E-mount optics for the camera are to be had, together with a brand new black model of the fifty five-210mm f/four.5-6.three zoom lens.

The Sony A5000 value might be US$600, together with a sixteen-50mm motorised zoom lens.