Sony Alpha a65 DSLR (Body Only)

Product Code: SYSLTA65V

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Sony Alpha a65 DSLR (Body Only)

Product Code: SYSLTA65V

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  • Featuring a 24.3 megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor and the Bionz™ image processing engine

  • 0.50” XGA OLED EVF with 2359,000 dots resolution

  • Full HD video mode with variable frame rates and full manual exposure control

  • 3” LCD TFT tilting monitor featuring TruBlack™ technology and 921,600 dots resolution

  • Features body-based SteadyShot INSIDE™ image stabilization

  • 10 fps continuous shooting speed

  • Comes bundled with the 18-135mm f/ 3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens that offers a 35mm equivalent focal length of 27-202.5mm

Alpha a65 DSLR (Body Only) features a 24.3 effective megapixel Exmor™ APS HD sensor and Sony’s Bionz™ image processing engine. The SLT (Single-lens Translucent) camera is capable of producing a fast continuous drive speed of 10 fps, shoot full HD video and comes with a TFT LCD monitor sporting TruBlack™ technology and 921,600 dots resolution. SLT technology and the presence of phase detection AF allows the camera to have continuous AF during all of the shooting modes (including video).


Lens Compatibility :

Sony A-mount lens

Camera Type :

Sony A-mount interchangeable lens digital camera


Lens Type :

Standard Zoom

Lens Mount Type :

Sony A-mount

Aperture (Max.) :

f/3.5 - 6.3

Aperture (Min.) :

f/22 - 40

Focal Length (35mm equivalent) :

APS: 27-202.5mm (35mm Equivalent: 18-135mm)

Filter Diameter :


Lens Groups-Elements :

13 groups, 15 elements

Minimum Focus Distance :

1' 6" (45cm)

Aperture Blade :

7 blades (Circular aperture)

Aspheric Elements :

3 aspheric

Distance Encoder :


Distance Scale :


Lens Weight :

14.1 oz (398g)

Magnification :

x 0.25

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), Automatic AF(AF-A) selectable, Manual Focus

Focus Area :

Wide (auto,15 points)/Zone/Spot/Local selectable

Focus Sensitivity :

EV -1 to 18 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)

Focus Features :

Predictive control(AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock, Eye-start AF

AF Illuminator :

Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' - 15' (1m-5m)


Flash Compensation :

±2.0EV?1/3EV steps?

Flash Coverage :

FOV coverage up to 18 mm (in the focal length)

Recycling Time :

Approx. 3 sec.

Flash Bracketing :

0.3/0.7EV steps, 3 frames

Flash Metering System :

ADI flash / 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, Off

Flash Type :

Built-in, Pop-up Auto

Guide Number :

10 (in meters at ISO100)

Weights and Measurements

Dimensions (Approx.) :

Approx. 5-1/4 × 3-7/8 × 3-1/4" (132.1 x 97.5 x 80.7mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions

Weight (Approx.) :

Approx. 1 lb 3.1 oz (543g) (excl battery, lens & media) Approx. 1 lb 5.9 oz (622g) (w/battery & media)

Service and Warranty Information

Limited Warranty Term :

1 Year Parts & Labor

Imaging Sensor

Imaging Sensor :

Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)

Processor :

BIONZ™ image processor

Anti Dust :

Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism

Pixel Gross :

Approx. 24.7 megapixels

Effective Picture Resolution :

Approx. 24.3 megapixels

Focal Length Conversion Factor :


Color Filter System :

RGB primary color filters


Type :

0.50" XGA OLED EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (2,359k dots)

Diopter Adjustment :

-4.0m-1 to +3.0m-1

Field of View :


Magnification :

1.09x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 )

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 :

+/-3.0EV?1/3EV steps)

Exposure Settings :

AUTO,AUTO Advanced (AUTO+), Scene Selection (SCN), Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama (3D), Continuous Advance Priority AE (10fps), Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)

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

Picture Effect(s) :

11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature

D-Range Optimizer :

Yes: (Auto, Level, Off)

Auto Exposure Lock :

Yes (AE Lock button)

Color Temperature :

2500 - 9900 k with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7)

Creative Style :

Standard, Vivid, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))

Exposure Bracketing :

Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, /1/3EV, 2/3EV increments, 3 frames


Auto (ISO 100-1600); Selectable ISO100 - 16000 equivalent

Noise Reduction :

Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second)

High ISO NR:


White Balance Mode :

Auto,Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White) , Flash, Setting the color temperature, Color Filter, Custom

Advanced Features

Auto High Dynamic Range :

Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)

Embedded GPS :


Sweep Panorama :

Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical, and 3D Panorama

Face Detection :

On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

Smile Shutter™ technology :

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Image Stabilization :

SteadyShot INSIDE in-body image stabilization


Battery Type :

InfoLITHIUM® NP-FM500H (7.2V)

Number of Still Images :

Approx. 510 images with viewfinder, 560 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)


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 size: 6000 x 3376 (20M)

M size: 4240 x 2400 (10M)

S size: 3008 x1688 (5.1M)

Still Image Size 3:2 :

L size: 6000 x 4000 (24M)

M size: 4240 x 2832 (12M)

S size: 3008 x 2000 (6M)

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 / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))

Video Mode :

AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps

Video Signal :

NTSC color, EIA standards

Audio Format :

Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC

Microphone/Speaker :

Built-in Stereo Microphone

Still Image File Format :

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)

LCD Display

LCD Type :

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

Angle Adjustment :

Tilt angle: Down: Approx. 180 degrees

Rotation angle:180 degrees counterclockwise and 90 degrees clockwise.

Brightness Control :

Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)

Coverage :


Live View :

Continuous Live View (LCD/EVF Auto, selectable)

Real-time image adjustment display :


Histogram :

Yes (On/off)

Grid Display :

Yes (On/off)

Customization :

Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Drive System

Burst Buffer :

JPEG Standard (18 shots) JPEG Fine (17 shots) RAW (13 shots) RAW+JPEG (11 shots)

Continuous Shooting Speed :

Continuous (Hi: up to 8fps,Low: up to 3fps) Continuous Priority AE (10fps)

Drive Mode :

Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR1 Sold Separately)

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


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 compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX 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, MTP)


Supplied Software :

PMB (Picture Motion Browser) v5.2; Image Data Converter SR v3.2; Image Data Lightbox SR v2.2

Operating System Compatibility :

Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1; Mac OS X (v10.3-?10.6), PMB is not compatible with Mac OS. Camera (via USB), Image Data Converter, and Image Data Lightbox software are compatible with Mac OS.

  • SAL1855 lens, lens cap

  • Shoulder Strap

  • CD-ROM

  • Battery Charger

  • Body Cap

  • Rechargable Battery (NP-FM500H)

  • USB Cable

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