Sony Alpha a68 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Make the feeling last a lifetime
With 4D FOCUS, you'll never miss that perfect moment
Capture unforgettable moments for posterity with the α68. The world's highest1 number of phase-detection AF points (79) covering a wide AF area will catch moments that last for a lifetime. The Exmor® CMOS sensor™ and BIONZ X™ image processing engine deliver the imaging impact that you aim for. Dials, controls and displays make shooting more intuitive and immediate to optimize operability.

- Superb AF performance
The world's highest2 number of phase-detection AF points (79) covering a wide AF area for ultimate accuracy and tracking performance.

- Sensational sensor and processor
The Exmor® CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine achieve high image quality and wide sensitivity range.

- Versatile, convenient control
The top display panel and rear control wheel make functions quick and easy to access and use.


Fast-moving subjects meet their match
79-point high-density phase-detection AF system3 covers more action
Get superior autofocus reliability with 79 high-density AF points, including 15 cross-type points. Translucent Mirror Technology enables precise phase-detection AF even with continuous shooting and movie modes.

- World's most2 AF points  
79 phase-detection AF points provide wide frame coverage and ultimate tracking accuracy.

- Fast AF speed
Distance measuring phase-detection sensor for instant subject focus.

- Steadfast AF tracking
Advanced algorithm maintains clear focus for up to 8 fps4 continuous shooting.

Proprietary Translucent Mirror Technology
Sony’s unique design replaces a DSLR moving mirror with a fixed translucent mirror, which allows ultrafast shooting with continuous use of accurate phase-detection AF.

Capture moments perfectly
High image quality and wide ISO range for stills/movies
The large Exmor CMOS image sensor with approximately 24.2 MP5 provides for high image resolution, delicate tonal gradation and expressive bokeh. And the BIONZ X featuring advanced image reproducing technologies and processes vast data from the sensor at high speed for more realistic images. The duo is a perfect match for shooting in the wide ISO range of 100-256006 and producing beautifully sharp, clear results. 

- 24.2 MP5 APS-C CMOS Sensor
A large APS-C size Exmor CMOS image sensor with approximately 24.2 MP5 effective resolution.

- BIONZ X™ processing engine
Supports a number of state-of-the-art image processing technologies that add up to superior overall image quality.

Supports 50Mbps XAVC S format
For high image quality and minimal noise, you can record movies in the high-bit-rate XAVC S7 format, which enables Full HD image recording at 50Mbps (30p/25p8,24.2p).

Designed for fast, efficient operation
- Top Display Panel
- Rear Control Wheel
- Control Wheel

Operability and easy customization
Tiltable LCD screen
Tilt the LCD screen to shoot from most angles, max. 135° up and 55° down, including over your head or on the ground. The 2.7-type screen displays clear, brilliant images. Low reflectivity deepens blacks and sharpens contrast. Brightness is adjustable.

Smart viewfinder for better photos
The bright, high-contrast OLED Tru-Finder™ makes it easier to expertly plan and preview shots, as it reproduces real-time image data with rich tonal gradation and faithful color.

Ultimate precision and craftsmanship
Broaden your photographic horizons with an expanded line-up of superb lenses. The α68 empowers you to fully enjoy the renowned performance of professional-grade glass from Sony and ZEISS®.

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need
Professional options open up new horizons.
Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories9 specially designed for this model.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Glazer's SKU 11619
Manufacturer Sony
MFG SKU ILCA68K
Features -
In The Box - Sony Alpha a68 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens
- DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II Lens
- NP-FM500H InfoLithium Battery (7.2V, 1600mAh)
- BC-VM10 Battery Charger
- ALC-B55 SLR Camera Body Cap
- Shoulder Strap
- Multi Interface Shoe Cap
- Eyepiece Cup
- Micro-USB Cable
Product Specs
Imaging
Lens Mount Sony Alpha/ Minolta
Camera Format APS-C / (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 24.8 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Max Resolution 24 MP: 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.5 x 15.6 mm
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4, XAVC S
Audio: AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM
Bit Depth 14-bit
Dust Reduction System Yes
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo
Memory Stick Pro Duo
Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Automatic (A), Continuous-servo AF (C), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection:79, 15 cross-type
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Viewfinder Size 0.39"
Viewfinder Pixel Count 1,440,000
Viewfinder Eye Point 26.5 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.88x
Diopter Adjustment - 4 to +3 m
Display Screen 2.7" Rear Screen Tilting  LCD (460,800)
Screen Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-25600
Shutter Type: Mechanical
Speed: 1/4000 - 30 second
Remote Control RMT-DSLR2 (Optional)
Metering Method Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Manual, Memory Recall, Movie, Programmed Auto, Scene Selection, Shutter Priority, Sweep Panorama
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Continuous Shooting Up to 8 fps at 24 MP
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Fill-in
Hi-Speed Sync
Off
Rear Sync
Red-eye Reduction
Slow Sync
Wireless
Built-in Flash Yes
Max Sync Speed 1 / 160 seconds
Flash Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC
File Size 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
Video Format High Definition
XAVC S
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps (50 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps (50 Mbps)
High Definition
AVCHD
1920 x 1080i / 59.94 fps
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps
High Definition
MP4
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps
1440 x 1080
1280 x 720
640 x 480
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frame Rate @ 1920 x 1080: 30 fps, 24 fps
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 - 12800
Focus Auto
Manual
Continuous Auto
Video Clip Length 1920 x 1080
29 min. 59 seconds
Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Optional External Mic: With Video, Stereo + Mono
Performance
Continuous Shooting Up to 8 fps
Self Timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds
Connectivity 1/8" Microphone, Multi Interface Terminal
Wi-Fi Capable No
Power
Battery 1x NP-FM500H Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1650 mAh
AC Power Adapter AC-PW10AM (Optional)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.3" / 142.6 x 104.2 x 82.8 mm
Weight 1.34 lb / 610 g body only
Kit Lens
Focal Length 18 - 55mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 27 - 82.5 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22 - 36
Angle of View 77.4° - 29.4°
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84" (25 cm)
Magnification 0.34x
Elements/Groups 8/7
Diaphragm Blades 7
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread Front: 55 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.82 x 2.72" (71.6 x 69 mm)
Weight 7.83 oz (222 g)
Mail In Rebate Label No
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