Product Code: 1530930

Sony Alpha A37 Digital SLT Camera Body

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The Sony Alpha A37 Digital SLT Camera Body is the successor of the Sony A35 SLT and sits next to the Sony A57. The Sony Alpha A37 features Sony's revolutionary Translucent Mirror Technology for lightning-quick shooting of 7 frames per second and precise auto-focus for both still-photos and Full 1080p HD movie shooting, via either the 2.7” Tilt LCD or electronic viewfinder (EVF). The 16.1 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor captures the moment in the finest detail, even under dim lighting, and with a wide ISO range of 100-16,000 you can shoot handheld without any noise creeping in to your shots. Framing is a simple, pleasurable experience thanks to Sony's high-resolution Tru-Finder electronic viewfinder, including a high 1440l dot resolution, 100% field of view and stunning contrast. The Auto Portrait Framing mode is a smart in-built feature that creates professional looking portraits for you by using a number of algorithms such as Face Detection and the compositional ‘Rule of Thirds'.

The main features of the Sony Alpha A37 Digital SLT Camera

  • 16.1 effective megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
  • High-speed shooting up to 7fps with Full-time Continuous AF in Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode, thanks to the Translucent Mirror Technology
  • Responsive, accurate 3-cross 15-point phase detection autofocus
  • High-resolution Tru-Finder™ with 100% coverage
  • AVCHD (50i/25p) ensures smooth, high quality video
  • Auto Portrait Framing for getting a top-quality portrait
  • Tiltable LCD making low/high-angle shooting easier
  • High sensitivity with wide ISO 100-16000 range
  • Clear Image Zoom doubles effective focal length while maintaining full pixel count
  • Great results made easy with Superior Auto mode
  • Full 1080 HD Movie in 50i/25p (AVCHD/MP4)
  • AF - 15 points, 3 type cross sensors
  • Auto HDR
  • Picture Effect - 11 modes, 15 effects
  • 3D Sweep Panorama

Explore the creative world of high-quality imaging and interchangeable lenses with the new SLT-A37 camera with Translucent Mirror Technology from Sony. Light and easy to use, the temptingly-priced a37 broadens artistic options for anyone who’s stepping up from their point-and-shoot compact camera.

Unique to Sony, Translucent Mirror Technology delivers a potent combination of speedy shooting, non-stop phase detection autofocus and continuous live image preview, even when you’re shooting Full HD video (50i/25p). The precision 3-cross 15-point AF system, with tracking autofocus, keeps faces and fast-moving subjects in sharp focus. From action-packed sports to spontaneous family portraits, you’ll capture all the drama and beauty of that special moment.

Translucent Mirror Technology also lets the a37 grab split-second action with a burst of sharply-focused images. Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode magnifies the central portion of the sensor’s image, delivering a crisply-detailed burst of still images at up to seven frames per second - even when your subject’s moving.

Framing and focusing is a pleasure through the high-resolution Tru-Finder™, which matches or exceeds the abilities of many optical viewfinders. With a high 1440k dot resolution, excellent contrast and 100% field of view, this high-performance electronic viewfinder offers the same detail and clarity as the recently-launched SLT-A57. There’s also a special mode to assist comfortable Tru-Finder™ operation for spectacle wearers.

It’s easy to give your shots that professional polish. Adjustments to exposure and other creative picture settings can be previewed in real time, either via the Tru-Finder™ or the tilt-angle 6.7 cm (2.7") Clear Photo LCD screen.

The a37 helps inexperienced photographers craft top-quality portraits without effort. Auto Portrait Framing mode identifies your subject’s position, trimming the scene to create beautifully composed, high-resolution portraits using the compositional ‘rule of thirds’. Unique to Sony, By Pixel Super Resolution Technology ensures that cropped, zoomed portraits retain a full pixel count to flatter your subject.

Getting close to the action used to mean packing a more powerful lens, but now you can enjoy high-quality close-ups with 2x Clear Image Zoom, doubling effective magnification of your lens. By Pixel Super Resolution Technology maintains superb image detail, tones and textures. Ideal for travel and everyday shooting, it’s a great way to boost your maximum focal length without carrying extra hardware.

The 16.1 effective megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor inside the a37 captures finely-detailed, low noise stills and Full HD video. It’s teamed with the latest BIONZ image processor that extends sensitivity to a generous ISO 100-16000 range, broadening options for atmospheric low-light shooting without flash. Shared with all a SLT cameras, SteadyShot INSIDE cuts the effects of camera shake by up to 4.0 stops for clearer handheld images with any A-mount lens.

The a37 takes the guesswork out of choosing the right camera settings for virtually any shooting situation. Superior Auto mode intelligently recognises a wide range of scenes and subjects, adjusting exposure and other picture settings for effortlessly accomplished results.

Key specifications

  • Type: Interchangeable lens digital camera with Translucent Mirror Technology
  • Lens Compatibility : A-mount lens system. Operation also confirmed with Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses
  • Image Sensor : APS-C type (23.5 x15.6 mm) Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor with 16.1 effective megapixels
  • Processor: BIONZ™ image processor
  • ISO Sensitivity Range : ISO 100 – 16000 (still images)
  • HD movie record : Full HD AVCHD 1920 x 1080 50i*/25p; MP4 1440 x 1080 25fps / *25fps image sensor output
  • Electronic Viewfinder : TruFinder™ electronic viewfinder with approx. 1,440k dots effective resolution (max.) and 100% coverage
  • LCD : 6.7 cm (2.7") Clear Photo LCD with 230k dot resolution; tilts up or down
  • Digital Zoom : Clear Image Zoom: approx. 2x (still images)
  • Smart Zoom: approx. 1.4x/2x (still images)
  • Digital Zoom: approx. 4x (still images / movies)
  • SteadyShot™ INSIDE : YES
  • Autofocus System : TTL 15-point phase detection AF system with 3 cross sensors; Object Tracking AF
  • Picture Effect: 11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Colour, B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature
  • Continuous Burst Shooting: Up to 7 frames per second (Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode) / Up to 5.5 frames per second (full resolution)
  • Battery life (still images): Approx. 450 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 500 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA measurement)
  • Built-in Flash: GN10 (in metres at ISO 100)
  • Other features: Auto Portrait Framing and Self-Portrait; Face Detection and Smile Shutter; Superior AUTO; Sweep Panorama (2D/3D); Auto HDR; DRO; Hand-held Twilight mode; Creative Styles
  • Media: Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo; SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 124.4 mm × 92 mm × 84.7 mm (excluding protrusions)
  • Weight: Approx. 448g (body only)/ Approx. 506g (with battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo)
  • Supplied software: PlayMemories Home; Image Data Convertor
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Product Specification

Autofocus Points 15
Battery Model NP-FW50
Connectivity USB 2.0, Mini HDMI
Exposure Modes 11 modes, 15 effects
File Formats JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG, AVCHD, MPEG-4
Flash Guide Number 10
Flash Metering ADI / Pre-flash TTL
Flash Sync Speed 1/160 sec
Flash Type In-Built
Frames Per Second 7
ISO Maximum 25600
ISO Minimum 100
Lens Mount Sony A-mount
Megapixels 16.1
Memory Card Format SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Screen Resolution (Pixels) 230400
Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Type CMOS
Shutter Speed, Maximum 1/4000 sec
Shutter Speed, Minimum 30 sec
Weight (g) 506
Manufacturer Link Sony
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Item Value (Cash Price) £299.00
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Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £299.00
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Monthly Instalments 35 x £11.71
Final Instalments £11.53
Total Amount Payable £421.38
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

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  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
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