Sony Alpha SLT-A55V Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Sony Alpha SLT-A55V Specs

Release Date in Singapore
DateSep 2010
Compatible memory cardsMS PRO Duo,MS Pro-HG,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric)921600 pixels
Vari-angle LCD displayYes
Built-in microphoneYes
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
Picture quality
Camera typeSLR Camera Body
Megapixel16.2 MP
Sensor typeCMOS
Maximum image resolution4912 x 3264 pixels
Still image resolution(s)2448 x 1624,3568 x 2368,4912 x 3264
Image stabilizerNo
Video recordingYes
Maximum video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
HD typeFull HD
Auto focusing (AF) modesContinuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockYes
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamYes
Flash modesAuto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash guide number10 m
White balanceAuto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade
Live viewYes
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery typeNP-FW50
Product colourBlack

Reviews of Sony Alpha SLT-A55V
Reviewed on 2011-04-26
The Sony A55 is the next big step for Sony, which busted onto the scene with the A300 and A350 DSLRs almost 3 years go with their fast live view autofocus. The A55′s live view autofocus is a step above pretty much everything else on the market, includ...
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Reviewed on 2011-02-17
The Sony A55 is a new kind of interchangeable lens camera, removing the optical viewfinder and moving mirror of a DSLR and replacing them with an electronic viewfinder and a fixed semi-translucent mirror. This combination allows the A55 to be smaller,...
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Reviewed on 2011-02-01
No, that’s not a typo—the “T” in the acronym refers to the new mirror system in the Sony alpha a55 and stands for “translucent.” This setup, available in this camera and the new alpha a33, uses a fixed mirror system with a “half translucent mirror” t...
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Reviewed on 2011-01-31
The Sony Alpha SLT-A55 is the flagship of a unique pair of ILCs that use a translucent mirror to provide full-time continuous autofocus during video recording and at very fast burst-rates. This unique design lets this camera use phase-detection autofoc...
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Reviewed on 2011-01-19
Can autofocus while shooting video, Fast continuous shooting mode, Very good image quality, Inviewfinder level, Multishot noise reduction,
No program shift, Electronic viewfinder only,
The first step in taking a photo is to point the camera in the right direction. But to know what that right direction is, you need a viewfinder. The problem with designing a viewfinder is that the lens on the camera is located in front of the image sen...
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Reviewed on 2010-12-15
This new Sony A55 is a taste of the future. I'll usually mention the A55, however, the Sony A33, Sony A55 and Sony A55V are the same thing. The A55V adds a built-in GPS, just like the iPhone and . The A33 is the same thing as...
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Reviewed on 2010-12-13
High resolution images, Access to high quality lens range, No vibration, High Frame Rate, AF in Movie Mode, GPS Module built in, Sony Alpha A55:
Metering gives very light images, Loss of quality at high ISO values, Resistance to concept of EVF
John Riley reviews the Sony Alpha A55.The second of Sony's new SLT cameras that utilise the Translucent Mirror technology, or a pellicle mirror if you prefer, that transmits 70% of the light to the sensor and 30% to the electronic viewfinder. This new ...
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Reviewed on 2010-11-30
Can autofocus while shooting video, Fast continuous shooting mode, Very good image quality, In-viewfinder level, Multi-shot noise reduction,
No program shift, Electronic viewfinder
The first step in taking a photo is to point the camera in the right direction. But to know what that right direction is, you need a viewfinder. The problem with designing a viewfinder is that the lens on the camera is located in front of the image sen...
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Reviewed on 2010-10-30
Extremely fast continuous-mode shooting at full resolution/image quality, (High-speed shooting isn't just for sports; is a real benefit for candid/kid photography as well), Live phase-detect autofocus during video recording, True (100% frame-accurate) ......
More exposure variability than we like to see, Overexposure bias in metering system under bright/high-key conditions, Maddening black-screen delay (15 seconds) after filling buffer, before you can review any photos, total buffer clearing time is very s......
The Sony Alpha A55 and A33 will accept both Memory Stick Pro Duo / Pro-HG Duo, and SD / SDHC / SDXC media, and are powered by InfoLithium battery packs.The Sony A55V and A33 will ship in the US market from mid-October 2010, with pricing of US$850 and US$7...
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Reviewed on 2010-10-28
At a time when many new interchangeable-lens cameras have been forgoing reflex mirrors altogether, Sony’s new Alpha 55 (and Alpha 33) take a radically different approach. Instead of ditching the mirror—and with it, speedy, reliable autofocus—Sony gave ...
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Reviewed on 2010-10-15
Excellent image quality. Extremely fast autofocusing in any mode. Continuous autofocus when recording video. Easy-to-use interface. High-quality LCD. GPS. HD video capture at 1080i60 in AVCHD (17Mbps). Choice of HD video codecs.
No optical viewfinder. Single-focus autofocus not available while recording video. No control over aperture and shutter speed while recording video. Audible lens noise in video capture.
On the surface, the 16.2-megapixel, Sony Alpha55 ($849.99 with 18-55mm lens) looks, feels, and shoots like a traditional D-SLR, but it's different on the inside. Sony uses Translucent Mirror Technology in the Alpha55, which gives the camera always-on a...
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Reviewed on 2010-10-04
Sony diverted from the standard DSLR script with the a55 and created an incredibly fast camera with good image quality, solid video capture and pro-level continuous shooting. Announced this past August for a September debut in the market (along with...
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Reviewed on 2010-09-16
Sony gave DCR a chance to test the new a55 last week in Jackson Hole, and we grabbed the opportunity by the horns. From fast-paced shooting at the rodeo to panorama sweeps in Yellowstone, we gave the a55 a trial run in some of the country's most specta...
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Reviewed on 2010-09-01
The Sony A55 has certainly created quite a buzz in the few weeks since its announcement in August. Part of the reason for this is because Sony orchestrated a very effective product launch in North Americ...
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Reviewed on 2010-08-24
Reliably good image quality at lower sensitivities, High ISO JPEG output usable up to ISO 12800 for smaller prints, Excellent LCD and good EVF, with efficient automatic switch, Versatile and capable (for its class) 15-point AF system, Accurate metering and focus, Very Good JPEG resolution, Very good (almost 9EV) dynamic range, Good quality HD video output, Swivel-screen useful for overhead- an...
Limited control in 10fps and movie modes, AF system not quite up to capturing fast action, No live view in 10fps/6fps shooting makes panning almost impossible, Slow (50 seconds) buffer clear time (RAW-mode), Little control over high ISO noise reduction ('auto' or 'weak'), Visible loss of detail at anything over ISO 400 (noise reduction too strong), Menu system a little confusing (hard to orient...
Sony's latest interchangeable lens cameras, the SLT Alpha A33 and A55 represent a significant technological milestone - not just for Sony but for the enthusiast camera market as a whole. The company has rejected the traditional DSLR design and inste...
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Reviewed on 2010-08-23
16-megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor, Full HD video, 10 fps shooting, Accurate focusing, Terrific EVF
Grip might be too small for some, Button placement not totally intuitive, Plan to go broke buying better lenses
Sony’s been on a roll this year with the introduction of NEX series of cameras, and now the Alpha A55V as well as its lower-priced sibling, the A33. Although they look like traditional DSLRs, the pair is radically different which we’ll detail on the fo...
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Reviewed on 2010-08-01
It’s been a great year for the DSLR. Not only have we seen the top models capture stills of amazing quality, leading to many serious workers questioning the need for medium format digital capture … and then, to many an amazed onlooker, we’ve seen TV s...
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Reviewed on 2011-01-04
If you have any misgivings about shooting video with a DSLR, it’s best to cast them aside now; while Sony’s Alpha A55 DSLR ($899 at Henry’s, with a 18-55mm lens) may be a great camera, it’s an even better video shooter too.Unlike previous models, Sony’...
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Reviewed on 2010-12-19
Selected as Popular Photography's camera of the year for 2010, the A55 brings together the best features of traditional DSLRs, the electronic viewfinder found on interchangeable lens compacts and the revolutionary phase-detection autofocus that enables...
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Reviewed on 2010-09-01
In Sony's about-to-be-released 16.2-megapixel SLT-A55V (which will be known as the A55) DSLR camera, the traditional SLR mirror is replaced with a semi-transparent pellicle mirror that is fixed in place instead of flipping up and down with each exposur...
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