Sony A5100 Optics

The A5100 is available bundled with the Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS kit lens. Please see our Sony A6000 Optics page for optical test results, and/or read our full review of this lens on See below for our Sony A5100 viewfinder coverage test results.

Viewfinder Test Results

Excellent coverage accuracy from LCD monitor.

LCD Monitor

The Sony A5100's LCD monitor shows slightly over 100% coverage in record mode in our tests. This is excellent performance, though not a surprise given the image is derived from the main imaging sensor.


The images above were taken from our standardized test shots. For a collection of more pictorial photos, see our Sony Alpha ILCE-A5100 Photo Gallery .

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