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Sony ILCE-5000 Alpha A5000 SLR Camera Black 16-50mm Lens 20

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  • SDHC Memory Card
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo


The world's smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera, the ILCE-5000 features a 20.1 effective megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and powerful BIONZ X image processor for pro performance. A 180° tiltable LCD screen lets you experiment with new angles and shots.

  • 20.1 MP Exmor HD APS sensor

    Get detail and enlargements. Thanks to the large 20.1 megapixel APS-C sensor size and Sony Exmor APS HD CMOS technology, the camera achieves high resolution and DSLR quality images with no penalty in low-light sensitivity or sensor noise.
  • BIONZ X image processing engine

    Expect high quality results with Sony's processing engine: truer color rendering, better noise reduction and fast burst mode shooting.
  • Low light situations not a problem

    Built-in pop-up flash in a compact camera body is appropriate when an extra burst of light is needed to get the shot. Combine with high ISO sensitivity - from 100 to 16000 ISO - to enable shooting in just about any setting.
  • Face detection/Smile shutter

    Set the a5000 to recognize faces and smiles. Face Detection locates up to eight faces in a composition then adjusts exposure, white balance and other settings based on these faces. Smile Shutter - adjustable in three levels - automatically takes a shot when smiles in the scene are detected.
  • Full HD 1080/60i/24p or 1080/30p MP4 movies

    Record high quality Full HD video in either 60i or 24p frames per second. Records in your choice of 60i/24p Blu-Ray quality AVCHD format or in PC-friendly 1080/30p MP4 format.
  • Convenient Power zoom lens with motor zoom lever and body control

    A convenient zoom lever on the body of the camera allows for effortless one-handed operation and smooth zooming even when shooting self-portraits, bringing compact camera convenience to the realm of interchangeable-lens models.
  • Auto Object Framing fills the frame with your subject

    Give your photos a professional look with Auto Object Framing. Featuring advancements like two-person portrait capability along with Face Detection and Tracking Focus, Auto Object Framing not only turns ordinary photos into stunning compositions but does so automatically recognizing the scene then cropping accordingly.
  • Up to 420 Shots of battery life

    Take up to 420 shots on a single charge with Sony lithium ion Stamina battery power. Sony's InfoLITHIUM battery system enables you to see the per cent of power remaining, so you can keep shooting in confidence.
  • Beautifully composed self-portraits made easy

    The a5000's tiltable LCD screen flips up 180 degree to make shooting self-portraits a snap. Include other people, experiment with interesting angles or shoot against famous landmarks. When you press the shutter, the camera does all the work.



Product Description
Sony a5000 ILCE-5000L - digital camera 16-50mm lens
Product Type
Digital camera - mirrorless system
Lens Included
16-50mm lens
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
Image Processor
Wireless Interface
Wi-Fi, NFC
Sensor Resolution
20.1 Megapixel
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Lens System
Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 16 - 50 mm - f/3.5-5.6 PZ OSS
Focus Adjustment
Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance
25 cm
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Optical (Steady Shot)
Camera Flash
Pop-up flash
LCD display - 3"
Supported Battery
1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh (included)
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7
Dimensions (WxDxH)
10.96 cm x 3.57 cm x 6.28 cm
210 g

Detailed Specification


Product Type
Digital camera - mirrorless system
Lens Included
16-50mm lens
Enclosure Colour
Sensor Resolution
20.1 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type
Total Pixels
20,400,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution
20,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size
APS-C (23.2 x 15.4 mm)
Field of View Crop Factor
ISO (Max)
Native ISO
Sensor Dust Reduction
Sensor Features
Anti-Dust coating
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Processor
Image Stabiliser
Optical (Steady Shot)
Face Detection
HDR Mode
Auto HDR mode
Surround Sound
Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
Print Standard
DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching
Auto Focus
TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
Digital Video Format
AVCHD, H.264
Image Recording Format
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
HDMI, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
Connectivity Features
Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity
ISO 100 - 16000, ISO auto (100-16000)
Exposure Metering
Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Metering Zones
Exposure Modes
Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Shooting Programs
Landscape, portrait mode, macro, night portrait, night scene, sports mode, sunset, handheld twilight, anti-motion blur
Special Effects
Black & White, Sepia, Vivid, sunset, soft focus, landscape, portrait, Water Colour, miniature, Retro, partial colour, Toy camera, Posterisation, High contrast monochrome, Pop Colour, HDR Painting, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key
White Balance
Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets
Incandescent, cloudy, Flash, daylight, shade, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (warm white), Underwater, 2500K - 9900K, fluorescent light (daylight white)
Shutter Type
Mechanical electronically-controlled
Max Shutter Speed
1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed
30 sec
Exposure Compensation
±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing
3 steps
White Balance Bracketing
X-sync Speed
1/160 sec
Exposure Range
EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Lens System

Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 16 - 50 mm - f/3.5-5.6 PZ OSS
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
24 - 75mm
Focus Adjustment
Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance
25 cm
Max View Angle
83 degree(s)
Zoom Adjustment
Manual (by ring), motorised drive
Lens Construction
8 groups / 9 elements
Filter Size
40.5 mm
Lens Mounting Type
Sony E-mount
ED glass, aspherical lens, Lens Barrel Retraction Function

Camera Flash

Camera Flash
Pop-up flash
Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
Flash Modes
Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red-Eye Reduction
AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed
2.5 frames per second, 3.5 frames per second
Self-Timer Delay
10 sec, 2sec
Additional Features
Built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, sharpness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, saturation control, Sweep Panorama technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, USB charging, built-in help guide, 25p Cinema Mode, peripheral illumination correction, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Anti-motion Blur Mode, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), High ISO NR, Superior Auto mode, Clear Image Zoom, noise reduction over long exposures, Lens Distortion Correction, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, BRAVIA Sync function, PhotoTV HD, Auto Object Framing


3" LCD display
Display Format
460,800 pixels
Display Form Factor
Display Features
Contrast control, display brightness control


Microphone Operation Mode


Connector Type
USB 2.0 , HDMI output


Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Included Accessories
Lens hood, dust cap, body cap, lens cap, shoulder strap, AC power adaptor, micro-USB cable


Battery Type
Sony NP-FW50 Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific
1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh (included)
Battery Life Details
Photo shooting - 420 shots , Video recording - 2.5 hours

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
Supported Memory Cards
SD Memory Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
Image Storage
JPEG 5456 x 3632 , JPEG 5456 x 3064 , JPEG 3872 x 2576 , JPEG 3872 x 2176 , JPEG 2736 x 1824 , JPEG 2736 x 1536
Video Capture
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 24Mbps , AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 17Mbps , AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps - 24Mbps , AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps - 17Mbps , H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 25 fps - 12Mbps , H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps - 3Mbps

Dimensions & Weight

10.96 cm
3.57 cm
6.28 cm
210 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C
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