APS-C CMOS sensor with 24.3 MP
Fast, hybrid AF 179-point phase detection
3 '' touch tilt LCD screen
WiFi® and One-touch NFC
BIONZ-X image processor
Continuous shooting at 6 fps
Record movies in Full HD
Press the Movie button and record sharp movies without noise. You can choose from 60p / 50p, 60i / 50i or 24p / 25p [FN_01}. Improved fast hybrid AF provides remarkably fast and accurate auto focus and tracking. With P / A / S / M modes you can control how the image looks, thanks to Clear Image Zoom you can zoom in with more clarity.
Follow fast-moving subjects with 179 AF points
The fast hybrid AF system of the Sony Alpha 179 5100 Body uses precise phase detection with AF points covering almost the entire image. They provide improved tracking, scene detection and size detection and fast-moving subjects are captured better. The combination of 25 high-speed, high-precision AF points with contrast detection you can be sure you capture everything.
Continuous shooting with autofocus
Capture the decisive moment, even if your subject shoots past the camera. Continuous shooting at 6 fps and superior AF tracking enable you to make full use of the superior tracking ability of the 179-point phase detection, and to track your subject with precision and anywhere on the screen. Continuous shooting makes for sharpness and clarity in situations where everything moves fast.
Show the best side of your subject, with very precise Eye AF. Even if you record someone and part of the camera is turned away at a shallow depth, Eye AF makes sure his or her face is in focus. You see a green box around the eye with priority, so you'll know the picture is sharp and you can press the button.
Includes a white 16-50mm power zoom lens, ready for any scenario at any distance.