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Sony Alpha SLT-A57K 16.1 MP Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor DSLR with Translucent Mirror Technology, 3D Sweep Panorama and 18-55mm Zoom Lens by Sony

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  • 16.1 megapixels
  • Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor
  • Translucent Mirror Technology
  • High-speed 12 fps continuous shooting
  • AVCHD Version 2.0 (Progressive) Full HD Movie at 60p (50p)


Sony's Alpha Series 57 is a grand way to transition from compact to DSLR photography without compromising modes of simplicity. Sony A57 extends opportunities to exercise greater creativity. From snapshots to art, photography often depends on a moment.

Even when shooting in challenging conditions, the accelerated speed, supreme sensitivity and cutting-edge functionality of the a57 ensure beautiful results. Capture the decisive moment with up to 12 fps with continuous auto focus, and lock in every detail with the 16.1 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor the ultimate for gorgeous, high-resolution image quality, even in low lighting conditions. Whether you're stepping up to your first DSLR, or an avid enthusiast adding to your arsenal, discover the pleasure and creativity of class-above interchangeable lens photography and 1920×1080 HD moviemaking.

Take a peep through the Tru-Finder electronic viewfinder boasting 1.2 million dots for ultra-high resolution, images pop with richness, clarity and detail. Everything is easy to see with 1x magnification and 100% frame coverage. Plus, adjustable magnification optimizes visibility for those who use eyeglasses. Or you can use the brilliant 3″ LCD screen.

Shoot up to 10 frames per second in incredible detail with the 16.1 megapixel Sony Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, the camera achieves high resolution with no penalty in low-light sensitivity or sensor noise. Shoot up to an incredible 12 frames per second (in 2/3-mode) with continuous auto focus and auto exposure to capture the decisive moment. Even as a panorama.

Video Mode – AVCHD – 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS, 60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH – down to VGA Built-in multimode electronic Flash (Guide# 10) SteadyShot image stabilization Advanced User Interface – Easy-to-understand Graphic Display and on-screen Help Guide User-friendly function menu Storage slot acceps Memory Stick(R) PRO D

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