- 20.1MP Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor
- BIONZ X™ engine for superb detail and noise reduction
- 180° tiltable LCD screen for perfect self-portraits
- PlayMemories Camera Apps™ expand creativity
- Simple sharing and control with Wi-Fi® and NFC One-touch
Capture amazing detail with the 20.1MP Mirrorless camera that is so versatile, it works for both casual photo enthusiasts and professionals. With its self-portrait-friendly zoom lever and 180°-tilting screen that lets you see the shots as you take them, this camera makes quality photography look easy. Plus, share your amazing pictures faster than ever to your social network directly from the camera via WiFi and one-touch NFC connectivity.
Go From Snapshot to Photograph
The same sensor format found in other conventional DSLRs is used on the a5000 offering 13x the area of a typical point-and-shoot image sensor. The 20.1MP APS-C sensor delivers an exceptional combination of high resolution, high sensitivity and gorgeous blurred backgrounds to give even simple shots an artistic touch.
Share Your Photos with Friends and Family Instantly
Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to control your camera with your compatible smartphone or tablet and the PlayMemories Camera Apps5. Frame your shot on your device's LCD, snap the shutter, and then transfer the images directly to your mobile device for quick editing and uploading. And with NFC (near field communication) technology, connecting has never been easier. Simply tap the camera to an NFC-enabled device, and you're ready to shoot and share without wires or hassles.
Shoot Full HD Movies
Capture HD Movies in your choice of standard 60i or cinematic 24p frames per second, all at Full HD 1920x1080 resolution. The AVCHD codec delivers stunning Blu-ray picture quality while the PC-friendly MP4 codec lets you compress to smaller 1080/30p files for easier upload to the Internet.
Built-in Pop-up Flash
Perfect when an extra burst of light is needed to get the shot, the pop-up flash combined with high ISO sensitivity makes shooting in just about any challenging lighting situation a breeze.
180-degree Tiltable LCD
Change your view with a tiltable LCD touchscreen that flips up 180-degrees without sacrificing compactness. Take stunning self-portraits, perfectly framed low angle shots, and incredibly precise composed pictures.
PlayMemories Camera Apps
Personalize your camera by adding new features of your choice with PlayMemories Camera Apps. PlayMemories Camera Apps offers a variety of apps to enhance your photos without ever needing advance photo editing skills. Choose apps for portraits, detailed close-ups, sports, time lapse, motion shot and more. Use apps that shoot, share and save photos using Wi-Fi that make it easy to control and view your camera from smartphone, and post directly to Facebook.
Sony E-mount lenses
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6mm) Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.1 megapixels
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100-16000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-16000, selectable lower limit and upper limit) Movies: ISO 100-6400 equivalent (1/3 EV step) / AUTO (ISO 100-6400 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 420 shots (LCD monitor)
3.0" TFT LCD (460,800 dots)
- Sony Alpha a5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm OSS Lens (Black)
- NP-FW50 Lithium ion rechargeable battery AC-UB10 USB AC charger (in-camera battery charging)
- Mini-B USB cable
- shoulder strap