Sony announced a new entry-level Sony a68 A-mount camera featuring low light ‘4D focus’ and reminding us that A-mount is not dead!
Sony A68 features a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor. Like Sony’s APS-C a77II and full-frame a99 cameras, it uses a hybrid electronic OLED viewfinder with 100 percent coverage and a 2.7-inch TFT LCD that tilts 135 degrees up and 55 degrees downwards. It’s translucent mirror allows what Sony calls “4D Focus” with a 79-point phase-detection AF that works continuously at up to 8fps, even in low-light.
Other features include an Exmor CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 100-25600 and 1080p video with 50Mbps XAVC S recording. As with stills, movie shooting also benefits from continuous autofocus. It’s also got 10 customizable buttons and SteadyShot image stabilization works with all 34 A-mount lenses.