Sony Alpha A99 vs Sony SLT-A99

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Sony Alpha A99
Sony SLT-A99

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Reasons For

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8% higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Sony SLT-A99 is a 0.77xx lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.06x higher than the Sony Alpha A99 (0.77xx). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

700 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Sony SLT-A99 is 700 shots, but the Sony Alpha A99 only takes 500 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Sony Alpha A99 is a 0.71xx lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.06x lower than the Sony SLT-A99 (0.77xx). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Only 500 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony Alpha A99 is a digital camera that takes 500 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Sony SLT-A99 only takes 700 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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1 Reason Against
Older by over two years
The Sony SLT-A99 is two years older than the Sony Alpha A99.

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23 months Ago 48 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
24.3MP 24.3MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 3936 x 2624
 3936 x 2216
 2640 x 1760
 2640 x 1488
 1728 x 1152
 12416 x 1856
 8192 x 1856
 5536 x 2160
 3872 x 2160
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 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 3376
 3936 x 2624
 3936 x 2216
 2640 x 1760
 2640 x 1488
 1728 x 1152
 12416 x 1856
 8192 x 1856
 5536 x 2160
 3872 x 2160
Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
 RAW
 JPG
 EXIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
35.8 x 23.9 35.8 x 23.9
Total Megapixel Count
24.7MP 24.7MP
Sensor Format
 Full-frame
 Full-frame

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
22 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
2.8 2.8
Maximum Focal Length
105mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
36mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
24 - 70 24 - 70
Lens
 Standard
 Standard
Lens Structure
17/13 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Sony A
 Sony A
Filter Size
77mm 82mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 19
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
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ISO Speed
 100
 25600
 25
 100
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Highlight-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Highlight-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Flash Metering Mode
Wireless triggering,With synchro cord Wireless triggering,With synchro cord

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 960
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 1024
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 960
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 1024
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
 AC3
 LC-AAC
 AAC++
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Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
1,228,800 pixels 1,228,800 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.71x 0.77x
BEST
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Movie
 Auto
 Program
 Movie
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Black&White
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 MPF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 MPF
 Exif
BEST
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
BIONZ BIONZ
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
733g 733g
Height
111.2mm 111.2mm
Depth
78.4mm 78.4mm
Width
147mm 147mm
Lens Weight
955g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length
111mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter
83mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
812g 812g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
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Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
NP-FM500H NP-FM500H
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,650mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
500 shots 700 shots
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Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 6000 x 4000
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB
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Other Features

Colour Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,500K
Image Effective Megapixels
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.32MP
Video Compression Format
 H.264
 H.264
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