Sony Alpha A560 digital camera
Alpha A560
at a glance
4592 x 3056
3.0" lcd viewer
MS PRO (HG) duo, SD, SDHC
NP-FM500H Li-ion
Sony Alpha A560 review summary
camera date Aug 10  
pixels / class 14.6M  SLR digital camera
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Sony Alpha A560 specifications
lens / zoom  Sony Alpha, Minolta A
focus / macro  auto | manual
metering mode  multi-segment, center weighted, spot
aperture  auto | manual
white balance  auto, 6 presets, color temperature, custom
shutter  auto | manual / 30s - 1/4000s, B
exposure  +/- 2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
flash / mode  hot shoe; pop-up - 6 modes / GN 12 (iso 100, meters)
viewfinder  ttl optical
iso ratings  200 - 12800 in 1EV steps, 25600 in Multi-Frame NR Mode
image size  4592x3056, 3344x2224, 2288x1520
image format  raw, jpeg (exif 2.21)
image compr.  fine, standard
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s, 2s
video options  AVCHD / MP4, with audio - 1920x1080 (60fps, 30fps); 1440x1080, 640x480 (30fps)
audio options  
connectivity  usb 2 HS; hdmi mini
storage  MS PRO (HG) duo, SD, SDHC
platform  
extra features  imager size 23.4mm x 15.6mm
histogram display
live view
PictBridge compatible
anti dust system
sensor shift image stabilization
tiltable lcd screen
Sony Alpha A560 links
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
03Mar11 Sony DSLR-A560 review at Imaging-resource
10Dec10 Sony DSLR-A560 review at DigitalCameraInfo
News, guides, hints & tips
24Aug10 Sony DSLR-A560 press summary
Forum discussions
dpreview.com Sony Talk Forum
imaging-resource.com  Sony Forum
steves-digicams.com Sony Forum
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Sony Alpha A560 announcement clippings


The A560 enables exciting new possibilities for framing and viewing the highest-quality still images and video.

Articulating up or down for comfortable framing in any shooting position, the bright 7.5 cm (3.0") Xtra Fine LCD offers a bright, high contrast view with superb detail and colours.

As an additional refinement, new Focus Check Live View mode simplifies critical assessment of the finest image details. A real-time ‘feed' from the main sensor can be viewed on the LCD monitor, with switchable magnification allowing close-up confirmation of delicate manual focus adjustments. Contrast AF method is selectable in focus check Live View mode.

DSLR enthusiasts will also welcome the bright, high contrast optical viewfinder with 95% frame coverage that provides a supremely detailed view while composing still images.  Depth of field preview is now available at the touch of a button.


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