Sony A system

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

35mm AF digital SLR camera

Announced: Sep 2008
Mount: Minolta/Sony A
Format: 35.9 × 24mm
Resolution: 6048 × 4032 - 24 MP
Sensor type: CMOS
Image stabilizer: Yes

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

35mm AF digital SLR camera

Announced: Aug 2009
Mount: Minolta/Sony A
Format: 35.9 × 24mm
Resolution: 6048 × 4032 - 24 MP
Sensor type: CMOS
Image stabilizer: Yes

Sony SLT-A99

35mm AF digital SLT camera

Announced: Sep 2012
Mount: Minolta/Sony A
Format: 35.8 × 23.9mm
Resolution: 6000 × 4000 - 24 MP
Sensor type: CMOS
Image stabilizer: Yes

Sony SLT-A99 II

35mm AF digital SLT camera

Announced: Sep 2016
Mount: Minolta/Sony A
Format: 35.9 × 24mm
Resolution: 7952 × 5304 - 42 MP
Sensor type: CMOS
Image stabilizer: Yes

A 35mm full-frame SLR system created by Sony using Konica Minolta's technologies and assets after the latter decided to withdraw from camera business in March 2006.

The range of cameras includes both conventional SLR models with an optical viewfinder and SLT models with a translucent mirror and electronic viewfinder. All cameras are equipped with sensor-shift image stabilization. As for the lens lineup, it was inherited from Konica Minolta in 2005. Although new high-quality lens models have been released in cooperation with Zeiss, the whole lineup represents old Minolta developments, released under the Sony name and with an updated exterior.

Camera lineup

Minolta/Sony A mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 20 | Discontinued lenses are not shown
Fisheye lenses
Sony 16mm F/2.8 Fisheye (SAL16F28) 2006 
Ultra-wide angle prime lenses
Sony 20mm F/2.8 (SAL20F28)Pro 2006 
Wide-angle prime lenses
Sony Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 24mm F/2 ZA SSM (SAL24F20Z)Best 2010 
Sony 35mm F/1.4 G (SAL35F14G)Pro 2006 
Standard prime lenses
Sony 50mm F/1.4 (SAL50F14)Pro 2006 
Short telephoto prime lenses
Sony 85mm F/2.8 SAM (SAL85F28) 2010 
Medium telephoto prime lenses
Sony 135mm F/2.8 [T4.5] STF 2006 
Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm F/1.8 ZA (SAL135F18Z)Pro 2006 
Super telephoto prime lenses
Sony 300mm F/2.8 G SSM II (SAL300F28G2)Pro 2012 
Sony 500mm F/4 G SSM (SAL500F40G)Pro 2012 
Macro lenses
Sony 50mm F/2.8 Macro (SAL50M28)1:1 2006 
Sony 100mm F/2.8 Macro (SAL100M28)1:1Pro 2006 
Wide-angle zoom lenses
Sony Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F/2.8 ZA SSM (SAL1635Z)Pro 2008 
Sony ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F/2.8 ZA SSM II (SAL1635Z2)Pro 2015 
Standard zoom lenses
Sony Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F/2.8 ZA SSM (SAL2470Z)Pro 2008 
Sony ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F/2.8 ZA SSM II (SAL2470Z2)BestPro 2015 
Sony 28-75mm F/2.8 SAM (SAL2875)Pro 2009 
Telephoto zoom lenses
Sony 70-200mm F/2.8 G SSM II (SAL70200G2)BestPro 2013 
Sony 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6 G SSM (SAL70300G)Best 2008 
Sony 70-400mm F/4-5.6 G SSM II (SAL70400G2)BestPro 2013 

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