Sony Alpha a68 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm SAM Lens

  • £700
  • £579.00

Approx Delivery 7-14 Days



  • TIPA 2016 Entry Level DSLR
  • 24.3MP APS-C Exmor# CMOS sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Translucent Mirror Technology
  • 2.7" Tiltable LCD
  • Full HD XAVC S Movie
  • In-body image stabilisation
  • 8 fps Shooting
  • 79 phase-detection AF points
  • Inc Sony 18-55mm SAM II Lens
  • Link to lenses for this camera

TIPA Award winner. The a68 the worlds highest2 number of phase-detection AF points (79) covering a wide AF area will catch the moment to last for a life time. The Exmor CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine deliver the imaging impact that you aim for. Dials, controls and displays make shooting more intuitive and immediate to optimise operability.
Sony Alpha a 68 Sonys latest model to feature native compatibility with Sony's extensive collection of A-mount lenses. Inheriting many pro-style features from the acclaimed a77 II, the a68 features Sony's unique 4D FOCUS system that delivers extraordinary AF performance under any shooting conditions # even in lighting as low as EV-2 where many other cameras struggle.

This system utilizes 79 autofocus points the most AF points on any interchangeable lens camera with a dedicated phase-detection AF sensor. Included are 15 cross points as well as a dedicated F2.8 AF sensor point for dimly-lit scenes. This all adds up to extremely fast, wide area AF with predictive tracking that locks faithfully onto fast-moving subjects. Additionally, the camera utilizes Sony's unique Translucent Mirror Technology to deliver constant AF tracking at up to 8 fps.

The camera features a 24 MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor with a wide ISO 100-25,600 sensitivity range, allowing it to produce outstanding image quality for both still images and video. The sensor is teamed with a powerful BIONZ X image processor that uses Detail Reproduction and Diffraction-reducing Technologies plus Area-specific Noise Reduction, resulting in pristine, finely detailed shots every time.

Full HD movies use the efficient XAVC S format, enabling high bit rate recordings at up to 50 Mbps with outstanding detail and low noise. With Translucent Mirror Technology, shooters can enjoy non-stop continuous autofocus with accurate subject tracking during video shooting, producing crisp, professional looking footage. With a powerful array of advanced controls and capabilities, the a68 has plenty to offer experienced amateurs as well as step-up photographers and first time interchangeable lens camera customers.

Framing stills and movies is a pleasure through the clear, bright OLED Tru-Finder, which features 100% frame coverage with high contrast and accurate color reproduction. Complementing the Tru-Finder, the 2.7-type LCD monitor tilts up to 135 degrees upwards or 55 degrees downwards for comfortable composition from a wide variety of shooting angles. Serious photo enthusiasts will also value the backlit top display that allows quick confirmation of camera settings, whether shooting handheld or on a tripod.

As found on the critically acclaimed a7 series, the a68 has a control wheel on the camera's rear that allows quick fingertip adjustment of camera settings, as well as 10 customizable buttons that frequently-used functions can be assigned to. There is also a front control dial for quick adjustments of settings and a sturdy grip to ensure a balanced shooting experience, even when using heavyweight prime or telephoto lenses.

The new camera features SteadyShot INSIDE stabilization to reduce the effects of camera shake and allow for blur-free handheld shooting at all focal lengths, with any compatible lens. Additionally, the inclusion of a Multi Interface Shoe and Multi Terminal lets users expand their creative options with a wide range of optional accessories, including flashes, lights, microphones and remote commanders.

Body
Megapixels / Type
24.2MP / Exmor CMOS
Sensor Size
APS-C
Image Processor
BIONZ X
Lens Mount
Sony A-Mount
Focus Points
79 Points
ISO Range
ISO 50#25600
Frames per Second
8fps
Movie Mode
HD 1080p 50/25/24fps
LCD size / type
2.7" / Tilting 460,800 Dots
Viewfinder / type
OLED 1.44m Dots
Flash type
Built-in & Hotshoe
Connectivity
USB, HDMI, WiFi & NFC
Image Stabilisation
Yes
Body Materials
Plastic
Size
142.6 x 104.2 x 82.8mm (W x H x D)
Weight
596g (Body)
Card type
Sony Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Battery
Weather sealed
No
Lens
Focal Length (35mm Equiv)
27-82.5mm
Max Aperture
f3.5-5.6
Minimum Aperture
f22-36
Minimum Focus (cm)
25
Lens Mount
Sony A-Mount
Sensor format
APS-C
Aperture blades
7
Dust / Moisture resistance
No
Stabilisation
No
Filter Thread (mm)
55
Size (mm)
71 x 69
Weight (g)
222
Colour
Black
Accessories Included
Caps
Hood
ALC-SH108

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