Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

General

Device Type: 
DSLR
Manufacturer: 
Sony
Alternate Names: 
Sony Alpha DSLR-A290
Weight: 
456 g (1.00 lbs)
Dimensions: 
128.1 x 97.1 x 79.6 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 3.39 in.)
Release Date: 
Jul 15, 2010
Release Year: 
2010

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CCD
Sensor Size: 
23.5 x 15.7 mm (1.12")
Sensor Manufacturer: 
Sony
Effective Megapixels: 
14.2
Total Pixels: 
14.9
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Processor: 
Bionz

Exposure

ISO Settings: 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Max ISO: 
3200
Min ISO: 
100
Min Shutter Speed: 
30
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/4000
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Aperture Priority (Av): 
Yes
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
Yes

Lens

Auto Focus: 

Yes, TTL phase detection system

Digital Zoom: 
No
Focal Length Multiplier: 
1.5
Lens Thread/Mount: 
Sony A-mount

Flash

Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless

Viewfinder

Optical Viewfinder: 
Yes
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
Fixed eye-level, penta-Dach-mirror
Viewfinder Accuracy: 
95%

Display

Display Type: 
TFT Clear Photo
Display Size: 
2.7 in.
Display Resolution: 
230,400 pixels
Live View: 
No

Video

Video / Movie Mode: 
No

Storage

Memory Included: 
None
Memory Formats: 
MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC
Uncompressed Formats: 
RAW

Performance

Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
2.5 fps

Battery

Battery Type: 
Lithium-Ion NP-FH50 battery
Battery Power: 
6.8 V
Battery Standby: 
500 shots

Connectivity

Video Out: 
No
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
No
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
Yes

Other

Remote Control: 
Yes (Optional)
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
No
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