At A Glance

A high-quality, respectable member of its class, but noise handled poorly above ISO 800

Manufacturer’s Description

The new standard in digital photography has arrived with the Sony alpha DSLR-A900. Packed with features, this flagship DSLR is the first alpha to incorporate a 35mm full frame image sensor and 24.6-megapixel resolution. It also incorporates the world's first body-integrated, full-size SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization technology. You'll also experience a larger capture area, improved wide-angle performance and tighter depth of field control with the new full frame Exmor CMOS image sensor. Equipped with Dual BIONZ imaging processors, the alpha A900 delivers continuous shooting up to 5 fps with superb image quality and ultra-low noise. The A900 also offers a large, ultra-bright glass pentaprism viewfinder with 100 percent coverage, a 3.0-inch Xtra Fine LCD display and HDMI output with PhotoTV HD compatibility.

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
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 24.6 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/8000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number DSLRA900
UPC Code 027242745650
Brand Name Sony
Product Name alpha DSLR-A900 Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

The new standard in digital photography has arrived with the Sony alpha DSLR-A900. Packed with features, this flagship DSLR is the first alpha to incorporate a 35mm full frame image sensor and 24.6-megapixel resolution. It also incorporates the world's first body-integrated, full-size SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization technology. You'll also experience a larger capture area, improved wide-angle performance and tighter depth of field control with the new full frame Exmor CMOS image sensor. Equipped with Dual BIONZ imaging processors, the alpha A900 delivers continuous shooting up to 5 fps with superb image quality and ultra-low noise. The A900 also offers a large, ultra-bright glass pentaprism viewfinder with 100 percent coverage, a 3.0-inch Xtra Fine LCD display and HDMI output with PhotoTV HD compatibility.

Product Model DSLR-A900
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 6048 x 4032
Lens
Image Stabilization Optical
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card, Microdrive, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • alpha DSLR-A900 Digital SLR Camera
  • M-series Lithium-Ion Battery (NP-FM500H)
  • Battery Charger w/cord (BC-VM10)
  • Wireless Remote Commander (RMT-DSLR1)
  • Video Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Shoulder strap with eyepiece cap and Remote Commander clip
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • CD-ROM
  • Physical Characteristics
    Camera Assembly Body Only
    Height 4.6"
    Width 6.2"
    Depth 3.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 31.68 oz
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type SLR
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Poor
    Color Fair
    Sharpness Superior
    Distortion Superior
    Performance
    Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 76.8
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 46.4
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 35.0
    Number of Shots 500.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 273.5
    Image Quality Score Very Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 88.3
    Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 102.2
    Image Quality, Exposure 38.4
    Image Quality, Sharpness 66.2
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Color--Auto 36.9
    Image Quality, Overall 45.2
    Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 61.5
    Image Quality, Color 49.2
    Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 68.9