Summary

Highly Recommended awardThe Alpha A5100 is Sony's entry-level mirrorless camera, but by coupling the powerful autofocus system from the higher-end A6000 with 6fps burst shooting, it could well be your best bet for capturing action on a budget. Kids or pets running around? Sports fanatic? The A5100 will track them as they cross the frame and deliver a higher percentage of focused shots than any camera at this price.

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The following images were taken with a final production Sony Alpha A5100, fitted with the Sony 16-50mm power kit zoom lens and the FE 70-200mm f4G OSS telephoto zoom.The A5100 was set to its best quality 24 Megapixel resolution and Fine quality compression with Auto White Balance and the Standard Creative Style style unless otherwise stated. Image stabilisation was enabled for hand-held shots and disabled for tripod based shots.All of the images below are available to download in larger or their original formats for analysis. Click on the desired image to access the files at Flickr.

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/15, Aperture:3.5, ISO Sensitivity:800, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/50, Aperture:3.5, ISO Sensitivity:800, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/25, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/6, Aperture:3.5, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/60, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:800, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/30, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:3200, Focal length:18.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/40, Aperture:3.5, ISO Sensitivity:1600, Focal length:18.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/5, Aperture:3.5, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:0.4, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:50.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:4, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:2, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:200, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:0.5, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:800, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/4, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:1600, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/8, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:3200, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/15, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:6400, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/30, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:12800, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/60, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:25600, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/15, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:1600, Focal length:50.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/50, Aperture:3.5, ISO Sensitivity:1600, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/13, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:1600, Focal length:48.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/13, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:1600, Focal length:20.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/250, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/250, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:31.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/200, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:50.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/400, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:50.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/400, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/640, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/640, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:50.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/800, Aperture:5.6, ISO Sensitivity:100, Focal length:16.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/3200, Aperture:4.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:200.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/3200, Aperture:4.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:200.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/3200, Aperture:4.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:200.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/2500, Aperture:4.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:200.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/2500, Aperture:4.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:70.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/2500, Aperture:4.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:140.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/800, Aperture:8.0, ISO Sensitivity:400, Focal length:159.0 mm

 

Above: Model:ILCE-5100, Model:ILCE-5100, Shutter speed:1/400, Aperture:8.0, ISO Sensitivity:200, Focal length:200.0 mm

 

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