Sony Alpha SLT-A35 (α35) DSLR Technical Specifications

Jun 8, 2011, Sony has Announced Alpha SLT-A35 (α35) DSLR and published the full Technical Specifications officially:

A35 DSLR Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications of Sony Alpha SLT-A35 (α35) DSLR

TypeInterchangeable Lens Digital Camera with built-in flash
Lens CompatibilitySony A-mount lenses. Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses.
Image Sensor
TypeExmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor with RGB primary color filters
SizeAPS-C type(23.5 x 15.6mm)
Effective PixelsApprox. 16.2 megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 16.5 megapixels
Anti-Dust FunctionCharge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and Image Sensor-Shift mechanism
Recording System (still image)
Recording formatJPEG (DCF v.2.0, Exif v.2.3, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible, RAW (Sony ARW 2.2 format), RAW & JPEG
Image size (pixels)Aspect Ratio:3:2 L: 4912 x 3264 (16 M),

M: 3568 x 2368 (8.4 M),

S: 2448 x 1624 (4 M)

Aspect Ratio:16:9

L: 4912 x 2760 (14 M),

M: 3568 x 2000 (7.1 M),

S: 2448 x 1376 (3.4 M)

Aspect Ratio:Sweep Panorama

Wide: Horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), Vertical 2160 x 5536


Standard: Horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), Vertical 2160 x 3872


Aspect Ratio:3D Sweep Panorama

Wide: 7152 x 1080 (7.7 M), Standard: 4912 x 1080 (5.3 M), 16:9:

1920 x 1080 (2.1 M)

Image quality modesRAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Other featuresPicture Effect: 7 types (11 variations): Pop Color, Retro Photo, High-key, High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera,

Posterization (Color, B/W), Partial Color (Red, Yellow, Blue,


Creative Style: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W

(contrast, saturation, sharpness adjustable in +/-3 steps)

Dynamic Range functions: Off, D-Range Optimizer (Auto, Lv 1 –

5), Auto HDR (Auto Exposure Diff., Adjustable Exposure Diff.:

up to 6 EV between 1 – 6 EV in 1 EV steps)

Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Recording system (movie)
Recording formatAVCHD/MP4
Image size (pixels)[1080 50i-compatible / PAL]* AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50i recording, 25 fps image sensor output/

Average bit rate 17 Mbps)

MP4: 1440 x1080 (25 fps / Average bit rate 12 Mbps),

640 x 480 (25 fps / Average bit rate 3 Mbps)

MediaMemory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG  Duo / SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory card
Noise reduction
Noise reductionLong exposure NR: On/Off selectable, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.

High ISO NR: Auto/Weak selectable

White Balance
White Balance modesAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C. temp./Filter (2500- 9900k with 19-step Magenta/Green


Focus System
TypeTTL phase detection system
SensorCCD line sensors
Focus Point15 points (3 point cross type)
Sensitivity Range-1 EV to +18 EV (at ISO 100 equivalent)
Focus modesAF/MF selectable. AF modes: Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF
Focus areaWide, Spot, Local (15 local areas selectable)
Other featuresPredictive control, Focus lock, AF illuminator (Built-in flash, Range: approx. 1-5m)
Exposure Control
MeteringSensor1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering-2 EV to +17 EV (at ISO 100 conversion with F1.4 lens)
ModesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
ExposureModesAUTO, AUTO Advanced (AUTO+), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M),

Sweep Panorama (2D/3D), Tele Zoom Continuous Advance

Priority AE

ScenePortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night view, Hand-held Twilight
Exposure±2EV (in 0.3EV steps)
Bracketing3 continuous exposures, in 0.3/0.7EV steps
AE LockAvailable with AE lock button. AE is also locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode.
ISO SensitivityAUTO (ISO100-1600), ISO100 to 12800 selectable (in 1 EV steps, Recommended Exposure Index), Multi Frame NR

(extendable up to ISO25600)

TypeScreen size: 1.2 cm (0.46 type), effective display size: 1.1 cm (0.43 type), electronic viewfinder (color), Xtra Fine
Total no. of dots1,440,000 dots equivalent
Effective no. of dots1,152,000 dots equivalent
Brightness controlAuto / Manual (3 steps between -1 and +1)
Field coverage100%
Magnification1.10x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m )
Diopter Adjustment-4.0 to +4.0 m
Eye PointApprox. 19mm from the eyepiece lens, 18mm from the eyepiece frame (CIPA standard)
Type of MirrorFixed, Translucent type
DisplayHistogram display, real-time image adjustment display (reflects Picture Effect, exposure compensation, white balance, creative

style), Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

LCD monitor
Type7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT, Xtra Fine LCD with TruBlack technology
Total no. of dots921,600 dots
Brightness controlManual (5 steps between -2 and +2)/ Sunny Weather
Field coverage100%
DisplayHistogram display, real-time image adjustment display (reflects Picture Effect, exposure compensation, white balance, creative

style), Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Other features
Other featuresFace detection (up to 8 faces detectable automatically), Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps), Help guide
TypeElectronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter speeds1/4000 – 30 sec.,Bulb
Flash sync. speed1/160 sec.
SteadyShot  INSIDE
TypeImage-sensor shift mechanism
Compensation effectEquivalent to approx. 2.5 to 4 steps in shutter speeds (varies according to shutting conditions and lens used)
Drive Modes
Drive modesSingle-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable)
Continuous shooting (approx.)Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode: max. 7 fps (approx. 1.4x magnification), Continuous mode: max. 5.5 fps

* Varies according to shooting conditions and memory card used

No. of frame recordable* (approx.)JPEG (Standard / Fine): 18 / 14 (29 / 21 in Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode), RAW: 6, RAW & JPEG: 6

* Varies according to shooting conditions and memory card used

* Continuous Advance (Hi) in Drive mode

TypeBuilt-in, Auto Pop-up
Guide No.10 (in meters at ISO 100)
Flash coverage18mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
ControlADI, Pre-flash TTL
Flash compensation± 2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps
Flash Bracketing3 exposures in 0.3/0.7 EV steps
Flash modesFlash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable for Autoflash and Fill-flash mode),


Hi-Speed Sync.*,

* With external Flash HVL-F58AM, HVL-F56AM,


PlaybackSingle (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 6/12-frame index view, Enlarged

display mode (L: 11.8x, M: 8.8x, S: 6x), Image orientation

(On/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Auto Review

(10/5/2 sec Off selectable), Folder selectable (still image),

slow-forward (movie), fast-forward/fast-rewind (movie)

Output and Compatible OS
HD outputHDMI mini connector (Type-C), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, DVDirect compatible
Compatible OS (USB connection)Windows XP*SP3,Windows Vista** SP2,Windows 7 Mac OS X(v10.3-v10.6)

*64-bit and Starter Editions are not supported.

**Starter Edition is not supported.

MicrophoneBuilt-in stereo microphone or ECM-ALST1 / ECM-CG50 (sold separately)
SpeakerBuilt-in, monaural, Volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7
Compatible standardsExif Print、Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
BatteryOne rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Battery performanceApprox. 440 shots with finder, approx. 420 shots with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
External powerAC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)
WeightApprox. 473 g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included)

Approx. 415 g (Body only)

Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 124.4 x 92 x 84.7 mm
Operating temperature32 - 104 degrees F (0 - 40 degrees C)

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