Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review

Features, specs and full review of the 24.3MP Sony Alpha SLT-A65V DSLR camera

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V DSLR

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review - this amazing digital SLR camera offers great performance at a very good price. The 24.3MP sensor of the SLT-A65V captures the moment in the best way possible.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V offers wide variety of functions that make this camera quite a versatile tool. For instance it can shoot amazing quality Full HD videos with stereo sound (including 24p Cinema Mode) and maximum resolution of 1920x1080.
Another great feature is the built in GPS supports the function Geo tagging.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V DSLR camera
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V back side view

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V has plenty of present shooting modes as well as wide variety of manual adjustments. The continuous shooting mode makes amazing full-resolution quality pictures at up to 10 frames per second.
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V offers you full manual control over focus and exposure modes.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review - video

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V price varies around $1000 but you can easily find it cheaper in some online tech stores.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V specifications:

  • Camera type: Digital SLR
  • Sensor resolution: 24.3 MP
  • Screen size: 3-inch display

Optical sensor
Sensor size: 15.6 x 23.5mm
Sensor type: Exmor APS HD CMOS

Lens system
Lens For SD Body only
Auto Focus type TTL phase detection


  • Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
  • Exposure compensation ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Range EV -2-17 ( ISO 100 )
  • Exposure Metering Center-Weighted, Multi-Segment, Spot
  • Exposure Modes Aperture-Priority, Bulb, Manual, Program, Shutter-Priority
  • Light Sensitivity ISO 100 - 16000, ISO auto (100-1600)
  • Light Sensitivity Max 16000

Camera flash
Flash Type Pop-up Flash
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Camera Flash Features AF Illuminator, Flash +/- Compensation, Wireless Off-Camera Control
Flash Modes Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro

Memory / Storage
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card


  • Viewfinder Type OLED
  • Viewfinder - Field Coverage 100%
  • Viewfinder Magnification 1.09x
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.5"
  • Dioptric Correction Range -4 to +3

Display Type LCD
Display Rotation Rotating
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color
Display Size 3"

Microphone Type Microphone - built-in - stereo
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo

File Format
Digital Video Format AVCHD, H.264
Still Image Format JPEG, MPO, MPO + JPEG, RAW

Video resolution
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080

Connector Types 1 x HDMI output, 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x remote control
Expansion Slot 1 x Memory Stick PRO Duo, 1 x SD Memory Card

Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific

Environmental parameters

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


  • Depth 3.2 in.
  • Height 3.9 in.
  • Width 5.2 in.
  • Weight 19.15 Oz.

Other features
Additional Features 1080p Full HD Movie Recording, 24p Cinema Mode, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, AE/FE Lock, AF Lock, AUTO+ (Advanced AUTO) mode, Auto HDR Mode, Automatic Brightness Adjustment, Automatic Face Tracking, Brightness Control, Built-In GPS, Built-In Help Guide, Contrast Control, DPOF Support, Date/Time Stamp, Depth-Of-Field Preview Button, Digital Image Rotation, Digital Noise Reduction, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) Recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Exif Print Support, Eye-Start AF System, High ISO NR, Highlight Point Display, Histogram Display, Illumination Correction, LCD Live View Mode, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, NR Slow Shutter, Orientation Detection, PRINT Image Matching, Predictive Focus Control, Quick AF Full HD movie recording, Quick AF Live View, RGB Primary Color Filter, Saturation Control, Shade Correction, Shadow Point Display, Sharpness Control, Smart Teleconverter, Smile Capture, Sweep Panorama Technology, Translucent Mirror technology, USB 2.0 Compatibility
Face Detection Yes

System Requirements for PC Connection
Operating System Supported Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.6, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3


  • Color: black
  • Shooting Programs Handheld twilight, Landscape, Macro, Night portrait, Night view, Portrait mode, Sports mode, Sunset
  • Special Effects Black & White, HDR Painting, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Partial color, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid
  • White Balance Automatic, Custom, Presets
  • Continuous Shooting Speed 10 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Video Capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps, H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps, H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps


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