Sony recently added a new single-lens translucent (SLT) camera to its lineup of Alpha cameras. The company's SLT lineup of cameras is known for donning a DSLR like look, but varies in terms of functionality.
The a68 features Sony's patented 4D Focus system and works with A-mount lenses. Sony has launched the cameras in Europe, and priced the body of the camera for approximately Rs. 42,800, and approximately Rs. 50,000 for a bundled pack with an 18-55mm, F3.5-5.6 SAM II kit lens.
In terms of features and specs, Sony a68 features a 24-megapixel Exmor sensor, and the 79-point autofocus system. It has an ISO range of 100-25,600, supports full-HD video recording up to 50Mbps in XAVC S format. The camera is powered by Bionz X image processor.
As for its screen, the Sony a68 camera has a 2.7-inch TFT LCD display which offers a resolution of 460,000 dots. The display can be tilted. In addition to that, it features an electronic viewfinder on an OLED panel which comes with a resolution of 1.4 million dots, and can cover 100 percent frame. Customers can use this camera with Sony's all 34 A-mount lenses.
The Sony a68 features fixed mirror set up inside unlike a traditional DSLR, which makes it different from them. Moreover, it has phase-detection autofocus (AF) for continuous AF, which can result in 8FPS on burst mode. In addition to that, you get a rear and front control wheel which can be used for quick setting adjustments, 10 customizable buttons, a built-in flash, SteadyShot Inside technology for image stabilization, and compatibility with microphones and other accessories.