Manufacturer’s Description

Exceptional picture quality, super-fast response and maximum shooting versatility come together with the Sony alpha 500 DSLR camera. A 12.3 megapixel Exmor CMOS image sensor and BIONZ image processing engine deliver amazing image quality with high-sensitivity shooting at up to ISO12800. You can also expand your shooting opportunities with two Live View modes, Quick Auto Focus Live View and Manual Focus Check Live View. Plus, a 9-area tracking auto focus system makes it possible to capture high-speed shots with a fast shutter speed and up to 5 frames/sec continuous shooting. And it's easy to frame high and low-angle shots on the tiltable 3.0" LCD.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 1000 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.3 Megapixels
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number DSLRA500
UPC Code 0027242748590
Brand Name Sony
Product Name alpha DSLR-A500 Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

Exceptional picture quality, super-fast response and maximum shooting versatility come together with the Sony alpha 500 DSLR camera. A 12.3 megapixel Exmor CMOS image sensor and BIONZ image processing engine deliver amazing image quality with high-sensitivity shooting at up to ISO12800. You can also expand your shooting opportunities with two Live View modes, Quick Auto Focus Live View and Manual Focus Check Live View. Plus, a 9-area tracking auto focus system makes it possible to capture high-speed shots with a fast shutter speed and up to 5 frames/sec continuous shooting. And it's easy to frame high and low-angle shots on the tiltable 3.0" LCD.

Product Model DSLR-A500
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4272 x 2848
Lens
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick PRO Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • alpha DSLR-A500 Digital SLR Camera
  • BC-VM10 Battery Charger
  • NP-FM500H Rechargeable Battery
  • Power Cord
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Body Cap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • USB Cable
  • Physical Characteristics
    Camera Assembly Body Only
    Height 4.1"
    Width 5.4"
    Depth 3.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 21.12 oz
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type SLR
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year