Sony Alpha SLT-A68

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 23.5 x 15.6 mm
  • 24 megapixels
  • 6000;4000 px
  • Sony/Minolta Alpha
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 2.7 in
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Sony Alpha SLT-A68 Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatAPS-C
Sensor size23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor photo detectors25 Mpx
Effective pixels24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Max resolution6000, 4000
Other resolutions4240x2832, 3008x2000, 6000x3376, 4240x2400, 3008x1688


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
White balance presets9
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported file formatsJPEG, RAW
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountSony/Minolta Alpha
Digital zoom8 x
Contrast autofocus
Focal length multiplier1.5×
Contrast Detect , Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Number of focus points79
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)79
Image stabiliserBuilt-in
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDTilting
Screen typeTFT LCD
Screen size2.7 in
Screen dots460800
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution1440000 px
Viewfinder magnification0.88 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
AE frames3, 5
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash range472.44 in
External flash
Continuous drive8.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Fill-in Flash, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, Wireless Sync, High-speed Sync, Redeye Reduction
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 12
Speed (JPEG)8 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Supported file formatsMPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Video recording


Body typeMid-size SLR
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.34 lb
Width5.63 in
Height4.09 in
Length3.19 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo


Battery typeLi-Ion


USB version2.0
Microphone port
Headphone port
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor

Sony Alpha SLT-A68 Online reviews

Sony A68 Review | PhotographyBLOG
Expert review of the Sony A68 camera with sample photos, test shots, videos and more...Read more

Sony A68 Review: Preview
Sony surprises with a new mid-level SLT camera providing a combination of A58 and A77 II features. See our Sony A68 preview for all the details!Read more

Sony Alpha A68 review | TechRadar
Inheriting features from the more advanced A77 II, the A68 appears as a capable, cut-price alternative for the advanced...Read more