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  • Sony Alpha a68 DSLR Camera (Body Only) (SONA68)

Sony Alpha a68 DSLR Camera (Body Only)

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Make the feeling last a lifetime

With 4D FOCUS, you'll never miss that perfect moment

Capture unforgettable moments for posterity with the α68. The world's highest2 number of phase-detection AF points (79) covering a wide AF area will catch moments that last for a lifetime. 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 optimize operability.


What's in the Box

Sony Alpha a68 DSLR Camera (Body Only)
  • NP-FM500H InfoLithium Battery (7.2V, 1600mAh)
  • BC-VM10 Battery Charger
  • ALC-B55 SLR Camera Body Cap
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Multi Interface Shoe Cap
  • Eyepiece Cup
  • Micro-USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty


Superb AF performance

The world's highest3 number of phase-detection AF points (79) covering a wide AF area for ultimate accuracy and tracking performance.

24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
Sensational sensor and processor

The Exmor® CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine achieve high image quality and wide sensitivity range.

BIONZ X™ processing engine
Versatile, convenient control

The top display panel and rear control wheel make functions quick and easy to access and use.

Fast-moving subjects meet their match

79-point high-density phase-detection AF system4 covers more action

Get superior autofocus reliability with 79 high-density AF points, including 15 cross-type points. Translucent Mirror Technology enables precise phase-detection AF even with continuous shooting and movie modes.

World's most3 AF points

79 phase-detection AF points provide wide frame coverage and ultimate tracking accuracy.

Fast AF speed

Distance measuring phase-detection sensor for instant subject focus.

Steadfast AF tracking

Advanced algorithm maintains clear focus for up to 8 fps5continuous shooting.

Translucent Mirror Technology
Proprietary Translucent Mirror Technology

Sony’s unique design replaces a DSLR moving mirror with a fixed translucent mirror, which allows ultrafast shooting with continuous use of accurate phase-detection AF.

Capture moments perfectly

High image quality and wide ISO range for stills/movies

The large Exmor CMOS image sensor with approximately 24.2 MP6 provides for high image resolution, delicate tonal gradation and expressive bokeh. And the BIONZ X featuring advanced image reproducing technologies and processes vast data from the sensor at high speed for more realistic images. The duo is a perfect match for shooting in the wide ISO range of 100-256007 and producing beautifully sharp, clear results.

24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
24.2 MP6 APS-C CMOS Sensor

A large APS-C size Exmor CMOS image sensor with approximately 24.2 MP6effective resolution.

BIONZ X™ processing engine

Supports a number of state-of-the-art image processing technologies that add up to superior overall image quality.

Supports 50Mbps XAVC S8 format

For high image quality and minimal noise, you can record movies in the high-bit-rate XAVC S8 format, which enables Full HD image recording at 50 Mbps (60p/50p9, 30p/25p9, 24p).

Designed for fast, efficient operation


Lens Mount Sony Alpha/ Minolta
Camera Format APS-C / (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 24.8 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Max Resolution 24 MP: 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.5 x 15.6 mm
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4, XAVC S
Audio: AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM
Bit Depth 14-bit
Dust Reduction System Yes
Memory Card Type SD
Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo
Memory Stick Pro Duo
Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Automatic (A), Continuous-servo AF (C), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection:79, 15 cross-type
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Viewfinder Size 0.39"
Viewfinder Pixel Count 1,440,000
Viewfinder Eye Point 26.5 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.88x
Diopter Adjustment - 4 to +3 m
Display Screen 2.7" Rear Screen Tilting LCD (460,800)
Screen Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-25600
Shutter Type: Mechanical
Speed: 1/4000 - 30 second
Remote Control RMT-DSLR2 (Optional)
Metering Method Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Manual, Memory Recall, Movie, Programmed Auto, Scene Selection, Shutter Priority, Sweep Panorama
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Continuous Shooting Up to 8 fps at 24 MP
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade
Flash Modes Auto
Hi-Speed Sync
Rear Sync
Red-eye Reduction
Slow Sync
Built-in Flash Yes
Max Sync Speed 1 / 160 seconds
Flash Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC
File Size 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
Video Format High Definition
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps (50 Mbps)
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps (50 Mbps)
High Definition
1920 x 1080i / 59.94 fps
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps
High Definition
1920 x 1080p / 29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p / 23.98 fps
1440 x 1080
1280 x 720
640 x 480
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frame Rate @ 1920 x 1080: 30 fps, 24 fps
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 - 12800
Focus Auto
Continuous Auto
Video Clip Length 1920 x 1080
29 min. 59 seconds
Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Optional External Mic: With Video, Stereo + Mono
Continuous Shooting Up to 8 fps
Self Timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds
Connectivity 1/8" Microphone, Multi Interface Terminal
Wi-Fi Capable No
Battery 1x NP-FM500H Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1650 mAh
AC Power Adapter AC-PW10AM (Optional)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.3" / 142.6 x 104.2 x 82.8 mm
Weight 1.53 lb / 696 g body only
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 6.8 x 6.3"

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