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Sony DSLR Alpha SLT-A99V, 24.3MP 35mm full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor with the world's first Dual AF.


  • 24.3-megapixel 35mm full-frame “Exmor™” CMOS Imaging Sensor
  • Advanced Integrated BIONZ™ Image Processing Engine
  • Dual AF System (19+ 102 points)
  • Translucent Mirror Technology™
  • Full-HD 60p/50p Movie Recording*
  • High-Resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder


Camera Type Interchangeable-lens digital camera
Lens Used Sony A-mount lens, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses

Image Capture

Sensor 35mm full frame (35.8 x 23.9mm), "Exmor" CMOS sensor
No. of Pixels Total: 24.7 megapixels; Effective: 24.3 megapixels
Dust Reduction Charge protection coating on low pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism
Sensitivity Auto, ISO 100 to 51200 (in 1-stop increments, Recommended Exposure Index)

Recording (Still Image)

Recording Media Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory card, SDHC Memory card, SDXC memory card
File Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), RAW & JPEG
Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2) L(24M): 6,000 x 4,000; M(10M): 3,936 x 2,624; S(4.6M): 2,640 x 1,760
Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9) L(20M): 6,000 x 3,376; M(8.7M): 3,936 x 2,216; S(3.9M): 2,640 x 1,488
Sweep Panorama (Wide) Horizontal(23M): 12,416 x 1,856; Vertical(12M): 5,536 x 2,160
Sweep Panorama (Standard) Horizontal(15M): 8,192 x 1,856; Vertical(8.4M): 2,160 x 3,872
Colour Modes sRGB, Adobe RGB
Image Quality Modes RAW, RAW&JPEG, JPEG Extra Fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Noise Reduction Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: High/Normal/Low selectable
Picture Effects Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (Red, Yellow, Blue, Green), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia
Auto HDR Auto Exposure Diff., Adjustable Exposure Diff. (1 - 6EV in 1EV steps)
D-Range Optimizer Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5))

Recording (Movie)

Recording Format AVCHD / MP4
Image Size (AVCHD) *PAL 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH)
Image Size (MP4) *PAL 1,440 x 1,080 (25 fps / Average bit rate 12 Mbps), 640 x 480 (25 fps / Average bit rate 3 Mbps)

White Balance

Settings Auto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent/ Flash / Color temperature & color filter/ Custom

SteadyShot® INSIDE (Image Stabilization)

System For still images: Image Sensor-Shift mechanism, For movies: Electronic
Compensation Approx. 2.5 - 4.5 steps decrease in shutter speeds (varies according to conditions and lens used)


LCD Monitor 3.0-inch (100% field of view), 1228800-dot TFT
Image Sensor Exmor CMOS image sensor
Metering 1200-zone evaluative
Sensitivity EV -2 - 17 (at ISO 100 with F1.4 lens, in all metering modes)
Coverage 100%

AF System

Focus Modes Single-shot AF (AF-S), Automatic AF (AF-A), Continuous AF (AF-C), Depth Map Assist Continuous AF (AF-D) selectable
Main Features Focus areas selection (wide area / 19-point local frame selection / fixed centre spot focus), predictive focus for moving subjects, auto-tracking focus point, focus lock, Eye-start AF
Type TTL phase-detection system
Sensor CCD line sensors
Sensitivity Range -1 to 18 EV (at ISO 100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
AF Illuminator Range: Approx.1 - 7m

AE System

Exposure Modes AUTO(iAUTO, Superior Auto), Program AE(P), Aperture priority(A), Shutter-speed priority(S), Manual(M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection, Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE
Scene Selector Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night scene, Hand-held Twilight
Metering Type 1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor "Exmor" CMOS sensor
Exposure Compensation +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable)
AE Lock Yes


Type Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec, bulb
Flash Sync Speed 1/250 sec


Type Electronic viewfinder (color), Xtra Fine
Magnification Approx. 0.71 x (with 50mm lens at infinity)
Diopter Control -4.0 to +3.0m


Exposure Bracketing Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
White Balance Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable
Continuous Shooting Rate Hi: Up to 6 fps in Continuous Advance Priority AE mode. Lo: Up to 2.5 fps in Continuous mode
Continuous Shooting Limit Extra FINE 14, FINE 18, STD 20, RAW 13, RAW+JPEG 11


Battery NP-FM500H
External Power Source AC Adaptor AC-PW10AM (optional)
Battery Performance Approx. 410 shots(Viewfinder) / Approx. 500 shots(LCD) (CIPA measurement)


PC Interface miniB, Hi-speed USB (USB2.0) (Mass-storage (Multi LUN), MTP, PC remote)
HDMI Out HDMI mini connector (Type-C), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD
Sync. Terminal Yes


Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 147 × 111.2 × 78.4 mm (excl. protrusions)
Weight Approx. 733 g (body only)

Operating Temperature

Range 0° - 40° C

Source: Sony DSLR Alpha SLT-A99V