The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the ILCE-5100L is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 179 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Sony device is a very good option!
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
The Sony ILCE-5100L, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony ILCE-5100L is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (23.5 x 15.6 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
Capture the drama - This Sony camera is is good partner for your craft. Filming in different situations requires a really good Image sensor and this camera packs one that measures at 23.5 x 15.6 mm mm which works very well for your needs.
The Sony ILCE-5100L has a sensor size of 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) which is crucial for capturing as much light information as possible when taking photographs of the cosmos. The ability to shoot and store images as RAW files and not just JPEG is important for this kind of photography. This model delivers on that!
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the ILCE-5100L is an easy recommendation for this.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 23.5 x 15.6 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony ILCE-5100L, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the ILCE-5100L is a breeze.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 23.5 x 15.6 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Sony has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the ILCE-5100L fits the bill.
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.5-5.6|
|Camera File System||DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF, RAW|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, RAW|
|Scene Modes||Anti Motion Blur, Hand-held Twilight, Landscape, Macro, Night portrait, Night Scene, Portrait, Sports action, Sunset|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 10 s|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±2EV (1/3 EV step)|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/160 s|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||179|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 3EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority (A), iAUTO, Manual (M), Movie (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) ), Programmed AE (P), Scene Selection, Shutter-speed priority (S), Superior Auto, Sweep Panorama|
|Light Metering||Center-weighted, Multi-segment, Spot|
|Camera Shutter Speed||30 - 1/4000 s|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick™ XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||AVCHD, MP4, XAVC S|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 480, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC LC, AC3, LPCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||8 x|
|Filter Size||40.5 mm|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||24 - 75 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||16 - 50 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Sony E|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||9/8|
|Maximum Aperture Number||36|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||75 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.5|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||24 mm|
|Number Of Diaphragm Blades||7|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||921600 pixels|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||23.5 x 15.6 mm|
|Total Megapixels||24.7 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||D|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|USB Connector Type||B|
|Battery Capacity||1080 mAh|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||400 shots|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery, USB|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Lens Diameter||64.7 mm|
|Lens Length||29.9 mm|
|Weight (including Battery)||283 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||6000 x 4000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||6000 x 4000, 4240 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 1688, 8192 x 1856, 3872 x 2160, 12416 x 1856, 5536 x 2160|