Sony Alpha A68 (ILCA-68)

Market Status: Available in India | Launch: November, 2015 |
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Sony Alpha A68 (ILCA-68)
Mega Pixel
24.2 Mega Pixel
NP-FM500H Battery
Non Touch Screen
ISO 100 - 25600
Shutter Speed
1/4000 Shutter Speed
Crop Frame Sensor
  • Built in Flash
  • Tiltable LCD Screen

Sony Alpha A68 (ILCA-68) Unique Features

The Sony Alpha A68 features Translucent Mirror Technology, which enables full-time continuous AF. Because of the translucent mirror technology, the camera uses an electronic viewfinder (EVF), and this features a 1.44million dot resolution. The camera features full manual controls, an intelligent Auto mode, scene modes, plus 3 custom shooting modes. Besides, it also features focus points covering a wide area of the frame, with 79 focus points. Thus, generating the images with outstanding focus.

Pros / Cons


Fast continuous shooting
Great image quality
Accurate 79-point AF


Small, low-res screen that isn’t touch-sensitive.
No Wi-Fi

Sony Alpha A68 (ILCA-68) Specifications

Brand Sony
Camera Model α68 / Alpha 68 / Alpha A68 / A68 (ILCE-68)
Camera Type DSLR
Launch Year November, 2015
Market Status Available in India
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Image Sensor Size (W x H) APS-C (35.6×23.8 mm), Crop Frame
Effective Pixels 24.2 Megapixels
Total pixels 24.8 Megapixels
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2
ISO Rating ISO 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 9
Custom White Balance Yes
Autofocus Point 79
Processor Bionz X
Minimum Shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum Shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, Focal-plane Shutter
Lens Mount Sony A-mount
Compatible lenses Sony A-mount Lenses
Focal Length 1x
Viewfinder Type Electronic Viewfinder (OLED Tru-Finder)
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification approx 0.88x (-1m-1, with 50 mm Lens at Infinity)
Viewfinder Eyepoint Approx. 26.5 mm from the eyepiece lens, 23 mm from the eyepiece frame
Viewfinder Diopric adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m-1
Display Size 2.7 inch
Display Type TFT Color, Tilting LCD Monitor
Touchscreen No
Screen Dots 460,800 dots
Built in Flash Yes
External Flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash Type Auto Pop-Up
Flash Coverage 12.00 m
Battery Model NP-FM500H Li-ion Battery
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion
Battery Life Approx. 580 shots
HDMI Yes (Micro-HDMI Type-D)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Remote control Yes (wired)
Memory Card Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compliant), Memory Stick Pro Duo/XC-HG Duo
Image File Format JPEG, RAW
Video File Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264 / Full HD
Dimension (W x H x D) 142.6 x 104.2 x 82.8 mm (5.63 x 4.09 x 3.19 inch)
Weight 675 g (with batteries)

Sony Alpha A68 (ILCA-68) Details

The Sony Alpha A68 is launched in India. This device comes with dimension as 8.3 x 14.3 x 10.4 cm (W x H x D), and weighs approx. 675 g (Including battery and card). The entry-level DSLR delivers better imaging performance and superior quality images and videos through better imaging technologies, including 24.2 MP APS-C(Crop frame)  Exmor CMOS sensor, and the BIONZ X image processor. It offers a high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 8 frames per second.

     The Alpha A68 features a 2.7-inch tiltable LCD screen, that lets you shoot at 180 degree angle. It features the world's highest number of 79 AF (Auto Focus) points covering a wide AF area with 4D focus, which helps in focusing the moving objects in an outstanding way. It offers auto White balance with the imaging sensor. The camera uses Translucent Mirror Technology, which enables full-time continuous AF. Because of the translucent mirror technology, the camera uses an electronic viewfinder (EVF), and this features a 1.44million dot resolution. The presence of touch Fn feature, assign frequently used functions to the customisable buttons of your choice.

      With the BIONZ X image processor, the standard ISO speed reaches 25600, that allows you to achieve crisp and sharp images in which noise is effectively suppressed. The A68 also features an Imaging Edge app suite that can maximise image quality, improve production efficiency and help you finely adjust RAW-based images. This entry level Sony Alpha A68 is priced at Rs. 48,900 in Indian market.

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