Sony Alpha A380 - the new DSLR-camera with a turning screen

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Sony introduced its new DSLR-camera Alpha A380, which is designed to replace the A350 model. The difference between them is not very principled and are more evolutionary in nature. The camera is equipped with 14.2-MP CCD-matrix of APS-C with the support of the stabilization based on the shift matrix. Also, a 2.7-inch swivel ekranchik with the possibility of sighting (feature Quick AF Live View).

The manufacturer claims that it has processed the camera menu, so that newcomers to digital photography will be quite easy to master this camera. Automatic mode is complementary to the dynamic range optimizer, which analyzes every part of the plot by adjusting the value of exposure for beautiful images with well developed balanced shadows and clear detail in the light.

Specifications Sony Alpha A380:

  • The Matrix: CCD, 23,5 x 15,7 mm (size APS-C), 14,2 MP;
  • Setting the sensitivity of ISO: equivalent to ISO100 - 3200;
  • Compatible with lenses: Minolta and Konica Minolta with a bayonet-type, a system of replaceable lenses Sony α;
  • Protection against dust: a dual system of protection against dust (antistatic coating and a mechanism for matrix shift);
  • Autofocus System: 9 points with a cross point at the center;
  • Scale sensitivity (ISO 100 equivalent, at), EV: 0 - 18;
  • Cell exposure meter: 40 sites located in a hundred;
  • Exposure Adjustment: Step + / -2,0 EV, 0,3 EV;
  • Fork AE: with step 0,3 EV / 0,7 EV, 3 frames;
  • Shutter: electronically controlled, vertical approach, shtorno-slot type;
  • The range of shutter speed (sec.): 1 / 4000 - 30 long;
  • The leading number of built-in flash (in meters at ISO 100): 10;
  • Flash compensation: + / -2,0 EV (0,3 EV step selection);
  • Flash mode: auto, fill, on the rear curtain sync, high-speed synchronization with additional compatible flash;
  • Viewfinder Type: krysheobraznaya mirror at eye level pentaprism;
  • The field of view of an LCD display (%): 95;
  • Increase (with 50 mm lens, induced to infinity): 0,74 x;
  • LCD: 2.7 ", 230,400 pixels, with an adjustable angle of inclination;
  • Serial shooting mode: single frame, continuous shooting, Self in 10 seconds and 2 seconds, Self-continuous, continuous shooting mode breketinga, remote control;
  • Speed continuous shooting (the approximate maximum number of frames per second): max. 2.5 frames / sec. with viewfinder, max. 2 frames / sec. in "living pictures" (approx.);
  • Type of media: Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX / Memory Card SD / memory card, SDHC;
  • Language: English / French / German / Spanish / Italian / Portuguese / Dutch / Russian / Swedish / Danish / Norwegian / Finnish / Polish / Czech / Hungarian;
  • Output HD: Yes, mini HDMI;
  • Battery Stamina (duration of work on standard CIPA): approximately 500 images with viewfinder, approximately 230 images in "living pictures";
  • Dimensions: 128h97h71, 4 mm;
  • Weight: 490 g.