Camera tech data for Sony Alpha SLT-A58

General
NameSony Alpha SLT-A58
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D), DT
Release year2013
Statusdiscontinued
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]5456×3632, 3872×2576, 2736×1824
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]5456×3064, 3872×2176, 2736×1536
Output resolution (panorama) [pixels]12416×1856, 5536×2160, 8192×1856, 3872×2160
Output resolution (3D panorama) [pixels]
Effective output pixels19.8 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern, 12-bit ADC
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)23.2×15.4 (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 range100–3200
Shutter speed (movie) [s]1/4 – 1/4000
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/WiFiyes
Other featurespellicle mirror, intelligent preview, MF peaking, on-screen help, Anti-Dust, BRAVIA Sync, face recognition, auto object framing, smile shutter, sweep panorama, 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, 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 typeMulti Interface
Accessory shoe capFA-SHC1M
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 flash yes
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]800×600
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.88×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]26.5/23.0
Screens
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-4.0 – +4.0
Eyepiece cupFDA-EP15
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom
AS/SS scale in viewfinderno
Display
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 2.7″, 460800
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]8, 5, 2.5
Frame rate with AF [fps]8.0
Frame rate with live view [fps]8
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 socketMulti Terminal
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 PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi (1)
Remote storage via USByes
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW 2.3, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.3
Power
Batteries1× NP-FM500H
Battery pack
Vertical grip
External power supplyAC adaptor AC-VQ900AM, AC adaptor AC-PW10AM
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialpolycarbonate
Weight [g]492
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap ALC-B55, USB cable, battery NP-FM500H, charger BC-VM10, software
Other optional accessoriesmicrophone ECM-CG50, microphone ECM-XYST1M
Misc
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Micro-B; Multi Terminal)
USB modesmass storage, remote control/storage, MTP
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)1.00
Comments
Reviews & linksChristopher Snow on Reviewed.com (full review), Jason Schneider, Mike Tomkins and Dave Pardue on Imaging Resource (full review), Joshua Waller at ePHOTOzine (full review), Mark Goldstein on Photography Blog (full review), Phil Hall at What Digital Camera (full review)
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