Latest in A5100

Image credit:

Sony Alpha 5100 is the smallest APS-C camera with a built-in flash

Zach Honig
08.18.14
7 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

If you've been holding out on purchasing an Alpha 6000 because you don't need an electronic viewfinder, Sony's got a mirrorless camera just for you. Internally, the Alpha 5100, which replaces the NEX-5T, is nearly identical to its pricier counterpart, with a 24.3-megapixel sensor and a BIONZ X processor. You also get a 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 power-zoom lens, bundled with the camera for $700 ($550 for the body only), and the same hybrid focusing system, letting you acquire a subject in as little as 0.07 second. It excludes an EVF, but the A5100 does have a 921k-dot display (with touch functionality this time) that flips forward 180 degrees for self-portraits. There's also built-in WiFi, XAVC S video capture and a top sensitivity of ISO 25,600. It ships next month in black and white.

Gallery: Sony Alpha 5100 hands-on | 17 Photos

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
7 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

The best consoles, games and accessories for students

The best consoles, games and accessories for students

View
Ewan McGregor will play Obi-Wan Kenobi again in a new 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor will play Obi-Wan Kenobi again in a new 'Star Wars' show

View
'Clone Wars' returns on Disney+ in February

'Clone Wars' returns on Disney+ in February

View
Watch the first trailer for Disney's 'The Mandalorian'

Watch the first trailer for Disney's 'The Mandalorian'

View
A first look at Disney+

A first look at Disney+

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr