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Sony Alpha A290

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Alpha A290

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An update to the Sony A230 with an enhanced grip design and a larger 14mp sensor along with a HD output and only six grams heavier.
Availability
Discontinued No Data Edit
Year announced No Data Edit
General
Lens Mounts
  • Sony A
  • Sony Alpha
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Lens
Effective Magnification 1.5x Edit
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 14.2Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 4592 Edit
Pixels (H) 3056 Edit
Sensor Type CCD Edit
Sensor Size No Data Edit
Sensor Size (width) No Data Edit
Sensor Size (height) No Data Edit
Aspect Ratio
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    LCD Monitor
    LCD Monitor 2.7in Edit
    Brightness adjust Yes Edit
    Tilting screen No Edit
    Live view No Edit
    Screen resolution No Data Edit
    Touch Screen No Data Edit
    Focusing
    Focusing modes
    • Autofocus
    • Manual
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    Exposure Control
    Shutter speeds shortest 30sec Edit
    Shutter speeds longest 4000sec Edit
    B-setting Yes Edit
    Self Timer 10, 2 Edit
    Exp modes
    • Program
    • Aperture-Priority
    • Shutter-Priority
    • Manual
    • Scene modes
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    AE lock No Edit
    Metering
    • Multi Pattern
    • Spot
    • Centre-weighted - Average
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    ISO sensitivity 100 - 3200 Edit
    White balance
    • Auto
    • Manual
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    Digital filter No Edit
    Exposure Comp +/-2 Edit
    Auto Exposure Bracketing 0.3 EV / 0.7 EV increments, 3 frames Edit
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder field of view 95% Edit
    Depth of field preview No Edit
    Interchangable focusing screen No Edit
    Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
    Shooting Options
    Continuous shooting 2.5fps Edit
    Multiple exposure No Edit
    Sound recording No Edit
    Video
    Movie mode No Edit
    Video Resolution
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      Video FPS No Data Edit
      Stereo Sound No Data Edit
      Optical Zoom with Video No Data Edit
      Flash
      Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) 10m Edit
      Flash sync speed 1/160 Edit
      Flash modes
      • Auto
      • Fill-in
      • Slow sync
      • Rear Curtain
      • High speed sync
      • Wireless
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      Flash sync socket
      • Hot shoe
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      Flash compensation +/-2ev Edit
      Flash Range No Data Edit
      Other Features
      Number of Custom Functions 0 Edit
      Dust removal Yes Edit
      Image Stabilisation Yes Edit
      Histogram Yes Edit
      Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
      Video out No Edit
      Slide show mode No Edit
      Zoom playback 14x Edit
      GPS enabled No Data Edit
      Interface
      HDMI Yes Edit
      USB USB 2 Edit
      Firewire No Edit
      Platform
      • PC
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      Wi-Fi No Data Edit
      Ethernet No Data Edit
      NFC No Data Edit
      Storage
      Card Type
      • Memory Stick
      • SD
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      File Type
      • RAW
      • JPG
      • RAW + JPG
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      Internal Memory No Data Edit
      Power Source
      Battery Type NP-FH50 Edit
      CIPA Rating No Data Edit
      Box Contents
      Box Contents No Data Edit
      Dimensions
      Weight 456g Edit
      Width No Data Edit
      Height 97.1mm Edit
      Depth 79.6mm Edit

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