Sony Alpha A35

Sony Alpha A35 is a DSLR camera which has a 16.2-megapixels APS-C HD CMOS image sensor to produce high quality images without noise and blurred backgrounds in low light shooting. The camera features Full HD 1080/60i movies recording, 3D Sweep Panorama Mode, ISO 12800 sensitivity, Face Detection technology, Picture Effect mode with a 3.0” Xtra Fine LCD monitor that has high resolution of 921K dots, and more features. The camera measures (W x H x D) (124.4 x 92 x 84.7mm) with weight Approx. 14.6 oz (415g) (excl battery, lens & media).

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Sony Alpha A35 Features

16.2 megapixel APS HD CMOS Images sensor

Sony Alpha A35 offers a 16.2 megapixel APS HD CMOS Images sensor to provide high quality images without noise and blurred background in low light shooting. The APS-C size HD CMOS image sensor provides an amazing performance of high resolution, high sensitivity and blurred backgrounds make beautiful images resulting. By using Tele Zoom High Speed shooting mode, the camera offers speed up to 7 fps at 8.4 MP while maintaining continuous auto focus and auto exposure that lets you capture images of fast moving subject.


Full HD 1080/60i movies recording

The camera also allows you to record Full HD 1080/60i movies in AVCHD™ format including a 1080/30p high definition in PC-friendly MP4 format and standard definition 480/30p in MP4 format. With Quick AF Full HD Movie features, the camera provides high speed performance for tracking fast-moving subjects while recording a video. The Sony Alpha A35 has also a Phase Detection Auto Focus to supports the focus when recording HD movies as well as during still image capture including a eye-level finder for framing a scene and focus.


3.0-inch Xtra Fine LCD monitor

The Sony Alpha A35 has a 3.0-inch Xtra Fine LCD monitor with high resolution up to 921,000 dots and a special resin layer to suppress internal reflections, increasing contrast compared to conventional LCDs and provides an ease for view images and video. The camera also equipped with an Electronic Viewfinder which lets you preview of white balance, focus, depth of field, exposure and 100% framing accuracy of what you see before shoot them, it also give information on-screen displays.

Additional Features

+ Picture Effect mode
+ Auto HDR built into camera
+ Sweep Panorama™ Mode
+ RAW image capture
+ Face Detection technology
+ Built-in Auto Pop-Up Flash
+ Dynamic Range Optimizer (DRO)
+ AUTO+ (Advanced Auto) mode
+ Multi-frame NR



* Lens Compatibility : Sony A-mount lens

* Lens Mount : Sony A-mount

* Camera Type : Sony A-mount interchangeable lens digital camera

Imaging Sensor

* Imaging Sensor : Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.4 X 15.6mm)

* Processor : BIONZ™ image processor

* Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and Image Sensor-Shift mechanism

* Pixel Gross : Approx. 16.5 megapixels

* Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 16.2 megapixels

* Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x

* Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters

Optics/Lens Lens Mount Type : Sony A-mount

Focus Control

* Focus System : TTL phase detection AF (CCD line sensors)

* Focus Points : 15 points (3 points cross type)

* AF Modes : Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C), Auto selectable(AF-A)

* Focus Area : Wide, Spot, Local (15 local areas selectable)

* Focus Sensitivity : -1 EV to +18 EV (at ISO100 equivalent)

* Focus Features : Predictive Focus Control, Focus Lock

* AF Illuminator : Built-in flash, Range: approx. 3′ – 15′ (1m-5m)


* Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

* Color Space : sRGB, AdobeRGB

* Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

* Still Image Size 16:9 : L: 4912 x 2760 (14M), M: 3568 x 2000 (7.1M), S: 2448 x 1376 (3.4M)

* Still Image Size 3:2 : L: 4912 x 3264 (16M), M: 3568 x 2368 (8.4M), S: 2448 x 1624 (4M)

* Panorama Still Image Size : Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M) Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M) 3D Sweep Panorama: Horizontal Wide: 7152 X 1080 (7.7M) Horizontal Std.: 4912 X 1080 (5.3M) 16:9: 1920 X 1080 (2.1M)

* Video Format : AVCHD Ver. 1.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.64)

* Video Mode : AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/ 60i (59.94i Interlace recording, 29.97 progressive image sensor output) Approx. 17Mbps (Average bit-rate) MP4 HD: 1440 x 1080/ 30p (29.97 Progressive) Approx. 12Mbps (Average bit-rate) MP4 VGA: 640 x 480/ 30p (29.97 Progressive) Approx. 3Mbps (Average bit-rate)

* Video Resolution : 1920×1080/60i (59.94i, 29.97p sensor output)

* Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards

* Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch

* Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Stereo Microphone


* Type : 0.46″ Xtra Fine EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (1,440,000 pixels)

* Diopter Adjustment : -4.0 to +4.0m-1

* Field of View : 100%

* Magnification : 1.10x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 )


* Flash Compensation : +/-2EV in 0.3EV steps

* Flash Coverage : 18mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)

* Recycling Time : Approx. 4 sec.

* Flash Bracketing : 3 exposures in 0.3/0.7 EV steps

* Flash Metering System : ADI, Pre-flash TTL

* Flash Modes : Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable for Autoflash and fill-flash mode), Wireless

* Flash Type : Built-in, Pop-up Auto

* Guide Number : 10 (in meters at ISO100)

Exposure System

* Metering : Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering

* Metering Modes : Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

* Metering Sensitivity : -2EV to 17EV (at ISO 100 equivalent w/ f/1.4 lens)

* Exposure Compensation : ±2.0 EV (in 0.3 EV steps)

* Exposure Settings : Auto (AUTO), Auto Advanced (AUTO+), Program Auto (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama (2D/3D), Continuous Advance Priority AE

* Scene Mode(s) : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight

* Picture Effect(s) : 7 types (11 variations): Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R), Partial Color (G), Partial Color (B), Partial Color (Y), High-key, High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera

* D-Range Optimizer : Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level), Auto High Dynamic Range (Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6EV, 1.0EV step))

* Auto Exposure Lock : Yes (AE Lock button)

* Color Temperature : 2500 – 9900 k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation

* Creative Style : Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W (Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness adjustable in +/-3 steps)

* ISO : Auto: 100 – 1600; Selectable: 100 – 12800; Multi Frame NR (up to ISO 25600)

* Noise Reduction : Long exp. NR: (On/Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.) High ISO NR: (Auto/Weak) Multi Frame NR: (Auto/ISO100-25600)

* White Balance Mode : Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Setting the color temperature, Custom

LCD Display

* LCD Type : 3.0” TFT Xtra Fine™ LCD (921,600 pixels) w/TruBlack™ technology

* Brightness Control : Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)/Sunny Weather

* Coverage : 100%

* Live View : Continuous Live View (LCD/EVF Auto, selectable)

* Real-time image adjustment display : Reflects: exposure compensation, white balance, creative style

* Histogram : Yes (On/off)

* Grid Display : Yes (On/off)

* Customization : Grid, Histogram display, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Drive System

* Burst Buffer : JPEG Standard (18 shots) JPEG Fine (14 shots) RAW (6 shots) RAW+JPEG (6 shots) Tele-zoom High Speed Shooting (Standard: 28 shots; Fine: 21 shots)

* Continuous Shooting Speed : Continuous (up to 5.5 fps) Tele-zoom High Speed (7fps)

* Drive Mode : Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR1 Sold Separately), Bracketing

* Flash Sync Speed : 1/160 seconds

* Self-timer : 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay,

* Shutter Speeds : 1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb

* Shutter Type : Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

Advanced Features

* Advanced User Interface : Easy-to-understand Graphic Display and on-screen Help Guide User-friendly function menu

* Anti Motion Blur : 6-image layering

* Auto High Dynamic Range : Yes, (Off/On, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step)

* Sweep Panorama : Yes (2D/3D)

* Face Detection : Off, Auto, Child Priority, Adult Priority (up to 8 faces detectable)

* Smile Shutter™ technology : Yes – Off, Slight, Normal, Big

* Image Stabilization : SteadyShot INSIDE? in-body image stabilization


* Microphone Input : Yes

* Accessory Shoe : Yes (Alpha)

* BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes, via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV

* DVDirect : Yes, via USB

* HD Output : HDMI (TypeC mini)

* Memory Card Slot : Dual memory card slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media – SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

* PhotoTV HD : Yes, with BRAVIA Sync™ enabled HDTV and HDMI cable

* USB Port(s) : USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, PTP)

Weights and Measurements

* Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 4-7/8 x 3-5/8 x 3-1/3” (124.4 x 92 x 84.7mm) (W/H/D) excl grip & lens mount

* Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 14.6 oz (415g) (excl battery, lens & media) Approx. 23 oz (473g) (w/battery & media)


* Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® NP-FW50 (7.2V)

* Number of Still Images : Approx. 440 images with viewfinder, 420 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)


* Supplied Software : PMB (Picture Motion Browser) 5.2 Image Data Converter SR 3.2 Image Data Lightbox SR 2.2

* Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3 (64-bit and Starter Editions are not supported,Windows Image Mastering API(IMAPI)Ver.2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs.) Windows Vista SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported) Windows 7; Mac OS X(v10.4-?10.6) (Image Data Converter & Image Data Lightbox only, PMB is not Mac compatible)








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