Full-frame DSLR camera is the first from Sony, the Sony Alpha 900, was introduced in 2008. And since then Sony seemed to forget the camera with a full frame sensor camera and focus on developing technology Translucent Mirror (DSLT). But it yielded good results because the whole camera DSLT Sony is now quite popular in the market. Brought back the desire of the professional photographers who will miss a full frame camera from Sony, the manufacturer of Japan’s re-release a full frame camera the Sony Alpha A99.
Unlike other full frame camera, the Sony Alpha A99 is a full frame camera that carries the world’s first Translucent Mirror Technology. Armed with Exmor R CMOS sensor resolution of 24.3 megapixels, this camera is also supported by the BIONZ processor for image processing and video support.
The use of technology and BIONZ processor Translucent Mirror Sony Alpha A99 makes can shoot at speeds up to 10fps, produces RAW images with 14-bit output, and can record video in Full HD resolution and has a high sensitivity up to ISO 25,600.
Sony’s new technologies do not forget presented. Like for example autofocus system that carries the dual AF. Dual AF focus system combines 19 points with phase detection autofocus sensor that can determine a continuous focus. As a result, Sony Alpha A99 can focus very quickly and accurately. Besides, there were features autofocus AF-D which is useful to define a continuous focus for easy shooting a moving subject. This new feature is suitable and can be used with a range of Sony lenses as Sony SAL2470Z, SAL2875, SAL50F14, SAL300F28G2, SAL70400G and SAL500F4G. And with the latest firmware update, Sony will be able to increase the number of lens supports autofocus AF-D is.
To compose a photo, the Sony Alpha A99 complete with holes electric viewfinder XGA OLED Tru-Finder as yours NEX-7 and the flexible LCD screen that can be folded and rotated to shoot with an extreme angle.
Besides reliable to photograph, Sony Alpha A99 is designed for optimal video recording. This is evidenced by the presence of anti-noise multi-controller on the front of the body and 2 memory card slot that supports Memory Stick Pro Duo and SD / SDHC / SDXC. Both slots may be used directly in the recording video simultaneously. If one has the storage media is full, the camera will automatically switch to a second storage media without disturbing the camera to stop filming.
Sony Alpha A99 marketed in October 2012 with a price tag of U.S. $ 2,800 (body, without lens).
Overview Specifications Sony Alpha A99:
Sensor: Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm) CMOS 24.3 megapixels
Screen: TFT LCD swivel Xtra Fine color (1.229 million dots)
Video: Full HD 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
Memory: Memory Stick PRO Duo / Pro-HG Duo; SD, SDHC and SDXC
Battery: Lithium-Ion NP-FM500H (500 photos by CIPA)
Size: 147 x 111 x 78 mm
Weight: 812 grams