• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
  • Sony Alpha SLT-A58
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Sony A68
A58 vs A68
General
Model Number: HS50EXR A58
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $549.95 $600.00
Street Price: $339.00 $598.00
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2013-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 28.5 oz (808 g) 25.8 oz (731 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.3 x 4.0 x 5.7 in.
(135 x 101 x 146 mm)
5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in.
(129 x 96 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 20.1
Sensor Format: 1/2 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 30.72mm2 (6.4mm x 4.8mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.39 microns 4.31 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score:   74
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   23.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   753
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
5456 x 3632 (19.8 MP, 3:2),
5456 x 3064 (16.7 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2576 (10.0 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW (.RAF), RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.0 4.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (60p/30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
320x112 (480p)
1920x1080 (60i or 24p (24/17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with stereo sound AVCHD / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3)/MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Sony Alpha (Minolta A)
Lens: Fujinon Super EBC, 17 elements in 12 groups, Super EBC coating, manual zoom Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,000mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.4 - 185mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 42.00x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/11 f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
 
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 55.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2.0x Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: Center, Multi, Area, Tracking Phase Detection: 15 points (3 points cross type); Wide (auto, 15 points), Zone, Spot, Local; Enhanced Object Tracking; Eye Start AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.26-inch, 920K-dot color LCD, 100% coverage, with eye sensor EVF type; 1/2-inch, 1.44M-dot OLED Tru-Finder, 100% coverage, 0.88x magnification (0.57x 35mm eq.), 26.5mm from the eyepiece lens / 23mm from the eyepiece frame eye point, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 920,000 dots 1,440,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.57x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.88x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom:   15.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 16000
Minimum ISO (native): 125 100
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * ISO6400 : image size M or lower, ISO12800 : image size S Auto (100-3200), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000; (Multi-frame NR mode up to ISO 25600)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes (Portrait, Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text); Advanced Filters (Toy Camera, Miniature, Pop Color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic Tone, Partial Color, Soft Focus); Panorama, Film Simulation; Multiple Exposures Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight; Picture Effects: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature; Sweep Panorama, Anti Motion Blur, Multi Frame Noise Reduction
Self Timer: 2, 10, Auto seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable for Auto flash and fill-flash mode), Wireless, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 10.0 m / 32.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Wide : Approx. 30cm - 8.0m / 1ft. - 26.2ft. Telephoto : Approx. 2.5m - 4.0m / 8.2ft. - 13.1ft. Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Multi Interface Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.RAF), RAW+JPEG RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with stereo sound AVCHD / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3)/MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Included Memory: 25.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired Optional wired RM-VPR1
Connections (extended): MIni (Type C) HDMI port, external mic jack Type-D Micro HDMI, DC Input, 3.5mm Stereo Micophone Jack, Multi/Micro USB (remote)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.51
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.55
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   2
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.57
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.0 4.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 8
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   5
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.082 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.33 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.054 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Full Autofocus Shutter Lag, Wide-area Mode = 0.139s
Startup Time:   1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 600 shots 700 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   690 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter 4
OS Compatibility:   Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7 SP1/8; Mac OS X v10.5 or later. (Software is Windows only.)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New EXR CMOS II Sensor with Phase Detection, Intelligent Hybrid Autofocus, Focus Peaking, Manual 42x Optical Zoom Lens (24-1000mm eq.), Optical Image Stabilization, 3.0" Variable Angle LCD, Full HD Movie 1080p/60fps with continuous phase detection AF and stereo sound, Film Simulation Modes, Multiple Exposures, Advanced Filters. New 20.1MP Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization, 2.7" 406K-dot tilting LCD, OLED Tru-Finder EVF, 5fps full-resolution burst mode (up to 8fps in Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode), new Lock-on autofocus, Full HD 1080i60 movies, Multi Interface Hot Shoe, new area-specific noise reduction. U.S. availability and pricing TBD.