α5100 E-mount camera with APS-C sensor
Fast Hybrid Autofocus
Advanced yet intuitive focus control gives you class-leading clarity and contrast for stills and movies—and means you never have to miss a shot.
Sony launches a new age of autofocus
4D FOCUS enables superior autofocus performance in four dimensions: wide autofocus coverage (2D height and width), fast autofocus speed (3D depth) and enhanced predictive tracking (4D time).
24.3 MP APS-C Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Gapless on-chip micro lenses produce optimised light gathering and minimal noise.
Advanced BIONZ X™ image processor
An upgraded engine provides superior noise reduction for low-light shots, plus truer colour and detail.
High ISO range
Extended sensitivity lets you shoot natural, nuanced photos in dim light, or indoors without a flash.
Your subject made sharp, every shot
Freeze the moment with perfect focus
The α5100 compact camera employs multiple autofocus modes to ensure stunning shots every time. Track moving subjects, adjust the autofocus frame and achieve pinpoint focal accuracy.
Cinematic Full-time AF tracking
The α5100 maintains focus on your subject while shooting with Fast Hybrid AF.
Extensive 179-point AF coverage
Track your subject through the entire frame with 179 phase-detection AF points.
Touch panel focus for quick clarity
An intuitive touchscreen lets you select a focus area without using the lens ring.
Blazing fast BIONZ X image engine
3x faster than its predecessor, creating images with less noise and finer detail.
Sound as crisp as the picture
The super-sharp XAVC S format features linear PCM audio recording.
Focus at your fingertips
Simply tap your subject on the touchscreen to focus—or take a photo.
Two formats, total coverage
Simultaneously record top-quality and web-friendly files.
A range of lenses at the ready
Take full advantage of your E-mount interchangeable lens camera. Start building a kit of lenses customised to your shooting needs.
Imaging Edge™ Remote, Viewer, and Edit
Elevate your photography with Imaging Edge desktop applications. Use "Remote" to remotely control shooting; "Viewer" to quickly preview, rate, and select photos from large image libraries; and "Edit" to develop RAW data into high-quality photos for delivery. Get the best from Sony RAW files, and manage your productions more efficiently.
Capture One for Sony
Capture One Express (for Sony) is a free award-winning editing software that provides RAW development, easy management and powerful editing tools. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for even more editing tools and tethered shooting capability.
Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.
- Lens Compatibility
- Sony E-mount lenses
- Sensor Type
- Sensor Type
- APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor
- Number Of Pixels (Effective)
- ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
- ISO 100–25600
- Battery Life (Still Images)
- Up to 400 shots
- Monitor Type
- 3.0" wide type TFT LCD
What's in the Box
Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, AC Adaptor (AC-UB10), Shoulder strap, Body cap, Micro USB cable, Kit Lens Options: Power zoom lens kit (SELP 1650) or Zoom Lens Kit (SEL 55210)