Sony Alpha 5100 Review - The Sony Alpha 5100 is one of the most feature-packed entry-level CSCs on the market, complete with a 179-point hybrid autofocus system and advanced video shooting capabilities

Product Overview

Overall rating:


Sony Alpha 5100

Image Quality:90%


  • Impressive video capture performance; Tough body; Good image quality and AF speeds


  • Touchscreen performance not as comprehensive as competitors; No microphone socket


Sony Alpha 5100 Review


Price as reviewed:

£549.00 (with kit lens)

Sony Alpha 5100 Review – Verdict

Sony Alpha 5100 product shot, front

The Sony Alpha 5100 is an impressive all-round camera, delivering a wide range of the Alpha 6000‘s performance and functionality but at a lower price point.

With regards to image quality it’s almost a dead ringer for the a6000, while a lot of the camera’s video functionality is also similar.

So if you can do without the viewfinder, as well as some of the more advanced camera controls, found on the a6000 you’ll be wise to consider the a5100 as it’s undoubtedly one of the very best in class.

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