• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
  • Leica TL
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Predecessor:   Leica T (Typ 701)
T (Typ 701) vs TL
Successor:   Leica TL2
TL vs TL2
General
Model Number: DSLR-A330 TL
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $649.00 $1699.99
Street Price: $529.99 $1,186.36
Date Available: 2009-06-15 2016-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.0 oz (765 g)
includes batteries
13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.8 in.
(128 x 97 x 71 mm)
5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 10.2 16.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.12 microns 4.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 64  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 535  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2896 x 1936 (5.6 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2896 x 1632 (4.7 MP, Other),
1920 x 1088 (2.1 MP, Other)
4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.4 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format:   MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony Alpha (Minolta A) Leica L bayonet
Lens: Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm  
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm  
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - ?? (T)  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point TTL phase detection (one cross-type sensor) with eye-start AF Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.74x mag., 19.7mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.0 diopter Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.49x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.74x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 12.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 12500
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 100 - 12500
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 40-segment honeycomb pattern, center-weighted, spot Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait/Night View Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Wireless, High-Speed sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 10.0 m / 32.8 ft. 4.5 m / 14.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW .DNG RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory:   3,200.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wireless Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): DC input, min-HDMI Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.49  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.73  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 13  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.4 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 18 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.183 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.24 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.107 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Optical Viewfinder: Full Autofocus Wide Area AF lag = 0.203s Live View: Full Autofocus Single Area AF lag = 0.191s Pre-focused lag: 0.107s  
Startup Time: 0.6 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.1 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 510 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FH50 Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FH50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Software/USB Driver CD-ROM Leica App (free download remote control and picture transfer in Apple App Store/Google Play Store).
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac OS X (v. 10.13+)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: SteadyShot Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization, Live View, Tilting LCD. Available in black, silver and titanium.