Sony Alpha 65

Sony Alpha 65 Ups

  • New high-definition and high-sensitivity digital sensor
  • New auto-focus system (ultra-fast in video mode)
  • Continuous shooting at 10 frames/s thanks to the semi-transparent mirror
  • Greatly improved Electronic Viewfinder (compared to the A33, A35 and A55)

Sony Alpha 65 Downs

  • The Electronic Viewfinder, very useful inside and in low light, is fairly limited outside and under high-contrast conditions

Sony Alpha 65 Features

  • CMOS/EXMOS APS-C 24.3 MP digital sensor
  • Sensitivity: ISO 100-16000 (ISO 25600 ISO through DHR in multi-exposure, JPEG only)
  • 1200-zone exposure matrix
  • Dynamic Range Optimization (DRO) to ensure good exposure in high-contrast situations
  • Shutter speed: 30s – 1/4000s
  • New BIONZ processor
  • Dust-cleaning of the sensor
  • In-body stabilization
  • Continuous shooting: 10 fps over 15 RAW images or 24 JPEG images or 12 fps if you accept some loss of controls
  • Electronic ViewFinder Resolution: 2,300,000 points
  • Viewfinder with 100% coverage and 1.1x magnification, 19mm eye-point
  • Electronic ViewFinder: imroved OLED type with horizontal level
  • AF system: 15-zone (with 1 central cross and 2 lateral crosses)
  • Full HD video capture mode (1080i @ 24-25-60 fps)
  • A/S/M/P exposure modes applicables to video recording
  • LiveView mode
  • Quick AF LiveView, to provide a good continuous AF in LiveView mode and in video grabbing mode
  • Face detection
  • Mode Panorama par balayage (Sweep Panorama)
  • Built-in GPS localization for in-photo and in-video geo-tagging (like on the Sony Alpha 55)
  • HDMI and USB 2.0 outputs
  • Tilt-only 3″ LCD screen (921,600 pixels)
  • Electronic zoom: x1.4 or x2.0 (named electronic teleconverter)
  • Flash: Popup with GN 12
  • On-screen Help Guide
  • Dual memory slot: compatible with MemoryStick Duo Pro and SD/SDHC/SDXC
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  • New battery (and additional/optional vertical grip)
  • Camera body in dense polycarbonate
  • Weight: 622g (with card & battery)

Sony Alpha 65 List price

  • 900 € / $ 850 / £ 000 (body only)
  • 1050 € / $ 999 / £ 000 in kit with 18-55mm zoom
  • Announced in August 2011, available from early-October 2011
  • Buy it from B&H (The Professional’s Source)
  • Buy from Amazon

Sony Alpha 65 Reviews

Important notice: Understanding that the Sony SLT-A65 is using the same digital sensor as the Sony SLT-A77, it may be interesting to also check the reviews and tests of the Sony SLT-A77.



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