- Focal Length: 16 mm
- Resolution: 20.1 MP
- Screen size: 3 inches
- Sensor type: Exmor APS HD CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Wi-Fi: Yes
- NFC: Yes
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Red Eye Reduction: Yes
- Battery Type: Lithium
- LCD Info Display: TFT LCD
Sony ILCE-5000Y: Featuring 20.1MP Sensor, 3 Inch LCD and Bundled Lens Kit, under 44K
Sony has finally introduced the much awaited ILCE-5000Y, a high-end camera that comes at an affordable price tag of 43,900INR, inclusive of the bundled lens kits. Here is how the specs sheet looks like in detail:
The ILCE-5000Y boasts of a 20.1MP image sensor that works in unison with the pre-existing Sony E mount lens. The featured lens incorporates the primary color filter in addition to the Contrast detect AF mode. Other supported features include Autofocus and the direct manual focus with a focal length range of 16-50mm. Manual focus is also featured in addition to the multiple modes like continuous, contrast detection, focus lock and many more. The ILCE-5000Y also features the built-in AF illuminator besides 25 focus points to rely upon. In terms of zooming prowess, the ILCE-5000Y supports digital zoom up to 4X. The Exmor APS CMOS sensor offers HD quality and boasts of better defocusing effects. Paired along is the BIONZ X processor from Sony, featuring fantastic processing capabilities and detailed textures. The CMOS sensor measures 23.5x15.4mm in terms of dimensions. Red eye reduction is featured in addition to the face detection mode. 1200 zone metering mode is supported besides the burst shooting rate of up to 2.5 fps. ISO range for the ILCE-5000Y is 100-16000.
Photography and Videography
The ILCE-5000Y boasts of an extended shutter speed range of 30-1/4000 sec. Apart from this, the ILCE-5000Y also boasts of the Smile Shutter mode. This camera also features the electronically controlled shutter that supports the vertical traverse plane in addition to the Focal Plane. For the given camera, the shutter helps capture stills and movies seamlessly alongside the Auto slow shutter mode for better snapshots. The slow shutter speed is 1/25 sec for the given camera. 13 picture effects are included with the Mirrorless camera. The Photo Creativity mode is another important aspect associated with the ILCE-5000Y featuring Background adjustment and Defocusing schemes. Maximum ISO sensitivity limit of 16000 is featured, for clicking images even in low light conditions. Multiple shooting modes are supported in addition to the several white balancing schemes in Flash, Daylight and many more.
In terms of video formats, the ILCE-5000Y supports AVCHD, H.264 and may more. Supporting shooting options include Single, Continuous and Speed Priority. In terms of image formats, the ILCE-5000Y features RAW and multiple JPEG formats. Multiple aspect ratios in 16:9 and 3:2 are supported as well. Full HD video recording is allowed at 25 frames per second, using the Rapid Autofocus in play. The main highlight has to be the Auto Object framing.
Connectivity and Storage
In terms of connectivity, the ILCE-5000Y features built-in wireless and NFC besides the Smart Remote Access. Other specs include PC Remote, USB terminal and the Bravia Sync. In terms of storage SDXC, SD, SDHC and memory sticks are supported.
The ILCE-5000Y features a 3 inch LCD screen with a screen resolution of 460,800K dots.
Build and Battery
The ILCE-5000Y features a stylish chassis weighing 269g and is powered by a standard Lithium battery.
The ILCE-5000Y comes bundled with SELP1650 & SEL55210 Lens kits offering F3.5-5.6 as the lens aperture besides OSS compatibility and extended built-in flash support.