Lets look on new compact mirrorless camera Sony Alpha A5000 with APS-C sensor ( 3:2 ratio ) with 20.1 MP resolution, Sony E bayonet for interchangeable lenses, new BIONZ X graphical processor and optical image stabilization with lenses, that support it. It can make photos with 5456 x 3632 pixels maximal resolution, saving them in JPEG ( DCF ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline ), RAW ( Sony ARW 2.3 ) and RAW+JPEG formats; supported video recording modes are Full HD 1920 x 1080 60/24, 1440 x 1080 30 and VGA 640 x 480 30 with saving in AVCHD 2.0 or MP4 ( with H.264 image encoding ) formats and stereo sound recording ( in AAC LC, AC3 or Dolby Digital 2ch formats ) via built-in microphones. ISO sensitivity levels are in 100 – 16000 range; camera has built-in flash and has no built-in viewfinder, its 3″ LCD screen can be tilted and has 460.8 K dots resolution, it has no touch functions.
Sony Alpha A5000 saves photos and videos on Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC and SDXC ( UHS-I ) flash memory cards; it supports wireless Wi-Fi and NFC connections for remote data transfers and control. It supports automatic and manual focus, diaphragm and exposure control and can be used for astronomical photos making via T-mount adapter. Following connectors are built into it : Micro USB for connection to computer ( with battery charhing ability ) and HDMI Micro Type D, it has no Hot Shoe connector; one charge of its Li-ion battery NP-FW50 W enough for approximately 420 photos, camera can be powered via AC-PW20 adapter. Its sizes are 109.6 ( width ) x 62.8 ( height ) x 35.7 ( depth ) mm and mass is 210 g; operating conditions are the same, as other cameras have : temperatures in 0 – 40 degrees on Celsius range and relative air humidity levels in 30 – 90 % range.
Package contains : Sony Alpha A5000 camera itself, Micro USB cable, Li-ion battery NP-FW50, recharger AC-UB10, bayonet cap, shoulder strap, warranty card and user’s guide; there are kits with included lenses and their caps. Camera is great, giving high-quality photos and videos, its price corresponds to its functions.