Sony HVL-F32M is a new entry-level flash for Alpha cameras

Sony has a new entry-level flashgun called the HVL-F32M with wireless slave functions and a dust & moisture-sealed body.

Sony HVL-F32M

Sony has a new low-end flashgun called the HVL-F32M. Sitting somewhere between the F20M and F48M, it takes two AA batteries, has a tilting, swivelling head and a body sealed against dust and moisture. You can use it with Multi-interface Shoe as an on-camera flash, or remotely as a wireless slave.

Sony HVL-F32M


  • Guide number of 32
  • ADI flash metering
  • High-speed sync
  • Advanced wireless slave
  • Auto white balance
  • Vertically tilts from -8° to 90°
  • Swivels 90° left; 180° right
  • Multi-Interface Shoe
  • Flip-down wide diffuser panel
  • Takes two AA batteries

On the rear is a backlit LCD control panel. The HVL-F32M has a locking hotshoe foot.

Sony HVL-F32M

The Sony HVL-F32M is listed for $299.99 / £249.00 and expected to ship on 12 November 2014. See the Sony web site for more information, or visit their stands in Hall 5.2 at Photokina this week.

David Selby
David is a keen photographer and has been editor of Lighting Rumours since 2010. When not writing about lighting, he works as a data scientist at the University of Manchester, UK.