Camera tech data for Sony Alpha SLT-A37

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General
NameSony Alpha SLT-A37
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D), DT
Release year2012
Statusdiscontinued
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]4912×3264, 3568×2368, 2448×1624
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]4912×2760, 3568×2000, 2448×1376
Output resolution (panorama) [pixels]12416×1856, 5536×2160, 8192×1856, 3872×2160
Output resolution (3D panorama) [pixels]7152×1080, 4912×1080, 1920×1080
Effective output pixels16.0 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern, 12-bit ADC
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)23.5×15.6 (1.5×)
ISO rangeauto (100–3200), 100–16000 (1/1 stops)
Color and post-processing
Color spacessRGB, Adobe RGB
Image parameterscontrast, saturation, sharpness (-3 – +3)
Creative stylesstandard, vivid, portrait, landscape, sunset, B/W
Picture effectshigh-key, high contrast monochrome, pop color, posterization (color; B/W), partial color (red; yellow; blue; green), toy camera, retro photo, soft focus, HDR painting, rich-tone monochrome, miniature
Picture parameters
Picture profiles
Soft skin effect
White balanceauto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent (4 types), flash, direct entry, custom (1 register)
Color temperature range [K]2500–9900
Color temperature increments [K]100
Color compensation index [steps]± 7 (A/B), ± 7 (G/M)
White-balance bracketing [pictures per shot] (steps [mired])3 (10; 20)
Noise reductionlong exp. (>1s), high-ISO (3 levels), multi-frame
D-range optimizeradvanced auto, manual (5 levels)
DRO bracketing [pictures per shot] (levels)
Auto HDRauto, manual (1–6 EV)
Lens compensationvignetting, chromatic aberration, distortion
Movie recording
Movie resolutions [size/fps]1920×1080p25, 1920×1080i50, 1440×1080p25, 640×480p25
Movie ISO rangeunknown
Shutter speed (movie) [s]unknown
Movie formatsAVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4
Audio formatsDolby Digital AC3, MPEG4 AAC-LC
Movie length29 minutes
Microphonebuilt-in (stereo), 3.5 mm plug (stereo)
Audio monitoring
Movie featurespicture effects, creative styles
Auto-focus
AF sensors12 line, 3 cross
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A, AF-S, AF-C, Tracking AF
AF range limiterno
AF assist lightno
AF adjustment [no. of lenses]
Features
Eye-startyes
Anti-Shake/Super Steady Shotyes
Remote control via USB/WiFino
Other featurespellicle mirror, intelligent preview, MF peaking, on-screen help, Anti-Dust, BRAVIA Sync, face recognition, auto portrait framing, smile shutter, sweep panorama (2D/3D), speaker, smart teleconverter
Metering
Metering modes1200 segments, center-weighted, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)−2 – 17 (−2 – 17)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modesiAuto, iAuto+, P with shift, A, S, M, High-Speed Tele
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night view, night portrait, hand-held night shot, sunset
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/3)
Zebrano
Flash
Flash shoe typeiISO
Accessory shoe capFA-SHC1AM
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringPre-Flash TTL, ADI
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]10/28
X-Sync speed [s]1/160
High Speed Syncyes
Wireless flashyes
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/160
Wireless HSSyes
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 2 (1/3)
Studio flash socketno
Flash Exposure Level lockno
Viewfinder
Viewfinder typeelectronic
Viewfinder resolution [pixels]800×480
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification1.09×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]19.0/18.0
Screens
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-4.0 – +4.0
Eyepiece cupFDA-EP8AM
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom1×, 4.8×, 9.5×
AS/SS scale in viewfinderyes
Display
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 2.7″, 230400
Display mounttilt up 135°, tilt down 55°
Histogram displayluminance, RGB
Automatic brightnessyes
Touch screenno
Video output interfacesHDMI (1080p/1080i)
Display accessories (opt.)screen protector PCK-LM11
Shooting
Frame rate [fps]7, 5.5, 2.5
Frame rate with AF [fps]7.0
Frame rate with live view [fps]7
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/4000, B
Shutter typemech., elec. f. c.
Self-timer [s]10, 2
Continuous self-timer [shots]
Bracketing frames (stops)3 (1/3, 2/3)
Remote release socketMinolta/Sony 3-pin
Wireless remote release
Release priorityno
Depth of field previewyes
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewyes
Silent depth of field previewyes
Storage
Storage media (number of slots)Memory Stick Duo, PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi (1)
Remote storage via USBno
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW 2.3, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.3, MPO
Power
Batteries1× NP-FW50
Battery pack
Vertical grip
External power supplyAC adaptor AC-PW20
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]448
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap ALC-B55, USB cable, battery NP-FW50, charger BC-VW1, software
Other optional accessoriesmicrophone ECM-CG50, microphone ECM-ALST1
Misc
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Mini-B)
USB modesmass storage, MTP
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)1.04 (02/2013)
Comments
Reviews & linksChris Gampat on The Phoblographer (full review), Joshua Waller on ePHOTOzine (full review), Mark Goldstein on Photography Blog (full review), Richard Butler on DPReview (preview) (full review)
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