Digital E-mount 24.3 Mega Pixel Camera (Black) with SELP1650 Lens
Shoot incredibly sharp and focused photos every time with supremely fast AF performance with wide coverage and Touch AF.
Achieve beautiful and lifelike images with the latest-generation 24.3-megapixel*1 Exmor™ APS-C CMOS image sensor and BIONZ X™, ensuring you never miss a detail again.
Look picture perfect effortlessly with Touch Shutter, Soft Skin Effect and at any angle with the Selfie 180° Flip Monitor.
Capture expressive Full HD footage in high bit-rate XAVC S format, enhanced by extremely accurate focusing and smooth subject tracking with Fast Hybrid AF.
Experience feature-rich convenience in the world's smallest interchangeable-lens digital camera*2. Its built-in flash, zoom lever and compact size with ergonomic grip make for easier shooting wherever you are.
Enjoy one touch sharing for mobile with Wi-Fi® and NFC™, enabling you to download*3 a multitude of PlayMemories Camera Apps™ with fun and creative features. Edit and share your favourite moments with your loved ones and friends seamlessly.
TIPA Award 2015 Best CSC Entry Level Sony α5100
*1 Approximate effective megapixels *2 Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with an APS-C equivalent image sensor, built-in flash and Wi-Fi® as of August 2014, based on Sony research. *3 Requires a valid sony Entertainment Network account. App availability varies by region. Some apps require a fee.
TIPA Award 2015 Best CSC Entry Level Sony ILCE-5100
Forget everything you knew about autofocus. With Sony's state-of-the-art 4D Focus, you'll be able to capture every moving subject with astonishing clarity like never before. The 4D Focus combines fast autofocus speed, wide coverage and steadfast tracking through a sophisticated AF algorithm. In this instance, the α5100 interchangeable lens camera comes equipped with remarkably fast AF performance at a mere 0.07# second and 179 wide-area focal plane phase-detection AF points, so you don't have to miss a perfect photo opportunity again. Experience a truly game-changing autofocus that never lets go of any moment worth capturing.
# Measured in July 2014 using CIPA internal measurement method with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens mounted and Pre-AF off.
A Perfect Pairing For Sharp, Detailed Images
With three times the processing speed of earlier models, the new BIONZ X™ image processor reproduces textures and details in real life, and suppresses visual noise in specific areas to ensure sharp images. This results in realistic images with rich tonal gradations and a natural three-dimensional appearance. Together with the new 24.3MP APS HD CMOS sensor which improves light sensitivity, expect exceptionally low noise images throughout the entire range.
Perfectly Composed Selfies At Any Moment
Be camera ready from any angle with the convenient 180° tiltable LCD screen and touch shutter. Simply flip up the LCD screen and adjust the magnification with the zoom lever for easy self-shooting. Compose your selfies beautifully at any angle, wherever you are. Together with Soft Skin Effect which intelligently enhances skin tone, you'll always look picture perfect.
Full HD Resolution For Professional Results
Achieve film-like results with little effort with the α5100's Full HD movie shooting in high bit-rate XAVC S format. Enjoy not just crystal clear picture quality but superior sound recording as well. Its Fast Hybrid AF* provides extremely accurate focusing and smooth subject tracking, allowing precise shooting under any condition.
* Activated when the Fast Hybrid AF-compatible lens is mounted.
A Plethora Of Features In A Tiny Body
Enjoy smooth operation for any kind of shooting with a built-in flash feature and zoom lever for seamless magnification on your subjects - all the feature-rich convenience in the world's smallest interchangeable lens digital camera.*
* Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with an APS-C equivalent image sensor, built-in flash and Wi-Fi® as of August 2014, based on Sony research.
Share Images With One Touch
Share photos and MP4 movies in an instant by simply touching the camera to your friend's Android™ smartphone or tablet.* This remarkably convenient wireless feature is made possible by built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC (Near Field Communication) technology that also works with pre-installed Smart Remote Control# to enable remote control of your camera from the smartphone or tablet.
* Requires installation of the latest free downloadable PlayMemories Mobile app (www.sony.net/pmm/). # If the mobile device is not compatible with NFC, the camera can still connect via Wi-Fi®.
Lock-on AF tracks moving subjects with precision and clarity by continuously adjusting target frame size based on various subject characteristics, dramatically increasing the in-focus rate.
Eye AF is extremely accurate for tracking moving subjects and focusing on the subjects' eyes, freeing you to concentrate on the content of the scene for a perfect portrait photo.
ISO Sensitivity: 100 - 25600
The extremely high ISO range lets you shoot natural, nuanced photos in dim light or indoors without a flash.
Auto HDR (High Dynamic Range)
Auto HDR expands the dynamic range of your images from dark shadows to bright highlights to capture all the tonal gradations seen by your naked eye. It instantly shoots three exposures and composites the best details from each in the highlights, mid-tones and shadows to create a single image with an extremely wide dynamic range.
Peaking Function + MF Assist For Easy And Accurate Manual Focusing
MF Assist and Peaking enlarge screen images to make manual focusing easier. It helps to achieve focusing precision by detecting and highlighting the most in-focus area with a user-selected colour.
A Wide Selection Of Interchangeable Lenses
Enhance your photographic enjoyment with our range of 54 interchangeable lenses, including a growing assortment of E-mount and A-mount options. Adding on an A-mount adaptor lets you use Sony α system A-mount lenses with your E-mount camera. Discover high-quality lenses to suit any shooting situation.
Sony's range of memory cards offers a wealth of entertainment possibilities and serves as a perfect companion for photographers. Transfer and share information or use it with Sony cameras, PSP, or Xperia™ smartphones or tablets.