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Sony A5100 vs A5000 Specifications Comparison

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Sony has announced the Sony A5100 mirrorless camera which is the world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sensor, built-in flash and Wi-Fi connectivity.

To see the difference between Sony A5100 and Sony A5000 mirrorless cameras we have put together A5100 vs A5000 specs comparison table below.

The Sony A5100 features the same 24.3MP sensor with powerful BIONZ X image processor, boasts a fast Hybrid AF with 179 focal plane phase-detection AF points as the A6000, comes with a 3″ LCD that flips up 180 degrees for taking self-portraits.

Sony A5000 features a 20.1MP EXMOR APS-C CMOS sensor, Bionz X processor, a 3″ 460K-dot LCD that flips forward for easy self-portraits and built-in Wi-Fi.

Sony A5100 vs A5000 Specifications Comparison


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Sony A5100 vs A5000 mirrorless cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature A5100 A5000
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 20 MP
Sensor Type APS-C APS-C
Sensor Size 23.5×15.6mm 23.2×15.4mm
Image Size 6000 x 4000 5456 x 3632
Image Processor Bionz X Bionz X
In-body Image Stabilizer No No
Viewfinder No No
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Continuous Shooting Speed 6 FPS 4 FPS
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 sec 1/4000 to 30 sec
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-256,000 ISO 100-16,000
Autofocus System 179 points 25 points
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60i/24p)
LCD Resolution 921,000 dots 460,800 dots
Exposure Compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 420 shots
USB Version 2.0 2.0
Dimensions 110 x 63 x 36 mm 110 x 63 x 36 mm
Weight 283g 269g
MSRP Price $548.00 $498.00

Sony A5100 Mirrorless Camera Price

The a5100 will be available in your choice of black or white next month for $550 body only or $700 with the 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens.

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