Sony HVL-F20AM affordable and compact external flash

To help users take better shots with flash, Sony offers an affordable, compact external flash unit -HVL-F20AM that is simple to operate. Unlike a camera’s built-in flash, this external flash provides higher output (Guide Number 20), and enables users to bounce light off the ceiling to eliminate harsh shadows and achieve more even illumination when shooting indoors.

The Sony HVL-F20AM flash unit features automatic white balance correction. The Sony flash is powered by 2xAAA batteries. The flash measures 62 × 24 × 94.6mm, weigh 98g (body only) and will be available for approximately 3,650 yen ($38).