Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

Cyber Shot


Optical Zoom5x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom10x
Digital Zoom16M Approx.20x / 10M Approx.25x / 5M Approx.35x / VGA Approx.72x / 72M(16:9) Approx.20x / 2M(16:9) Approx.48x
Focal Length (f= mm)4.5-22.5
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion)25-125
Macro (cm)iAuto:AF (W:Approx.5cm(2'') to Infinity, T:Approx.100cm(39 3/8'') to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.5cm(2'') to Infinity, T:Approx.100cm(39 3/8'') to Infinity)
Filter Diameter (mm)NO
Conversion Lens compatibilityNO
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar LensYES
Sony GNO

Image Sensory

CCD TypeExmor R™ CMOS Sensor
Size (Inches)1/2.3 type(7.77mm)


Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels)Approx. 16.2
Bionz ProcessorYES
Face DetectionYES
Smile ShutterYES
Soft Skin ModeYES
Background DefocusYES
Backlight CorrectionYES
Picture EffectHDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Watercolor, Illustration
Sweep PanoramaNO
Intelligent Sweep PanoramaYES
Underwater Sweep PanoramaNO
3D Sweep PanoramaYES
Auto Focus Area (Multi Point)YES
Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted)YES
Auto Focus Area (Spot)YES
Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot)NO
Manual FocusNO
Aperture Auto ModeiAuto(F2.6/F8.0(W), 2 steps with ND Filter) / Program Auto(F2.6/F8.0(W), 2 steps with ND Filter)
Aperture Priority ModeNO
Aperture Manual ModeNO
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec)iAuto(4" - 1/1600) / Program Auto(1" - 1/1600)
NR Slow ShutterNO
Hand Shake AlertNO
Exposure Control± 2.0EV, 1/3EV step
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set
Automatic White BalanceYES
Light Metering (Multi Pattern)YES
Light Metering (Centre weighted)YES
Light Metering (Spot)YES
Sharpness SettingNO
Saturation SettingNO
Contrast SettingNO
ISO Sensitivity (REI)Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800
Scene SelectionSoft Snap / Soft Skin / Anti Motion Blur / Backlight Correction HDR / Night Portrait / Night Scene / High Sensitivity / Handheld Twilight / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / Gourmet / Pet Mode / Landscape


SteadyShot capabilityYES
Optical SteadyShot capabilityYES

Auto Focus System

AF IlluminatorAuto / Off


Flash ModeAuto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off
Red-Eye CorrectionAuto / On / Off
Auto Daylight Synchronized FlashNO
Distance limitations using Flash (m)ISO Auto: Approx.0.2m to 5.3m(7 7/8 inches to 17 feet 4 3/4 inches)(W) / Approx.1.0m to 2.2 m(3feet 3 3/8 inches to 7 feet 2 5/8 inches)(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.7.5 m(24 feet 7 3/8 inches)(W)

LCD/ Viewfinder

LCD Screen Size (inches)7.5cm(3.0type)
LCD Total Dots Number921.6
LCD Monitor TypeTFT Xtra Fine
Auto Bright MonitoringNO
Optical ViewfinderNO
Electrical ViewfinderNO


Recording MediaMemory Stick™ Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo™ / Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (high speed) / Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™ / Memory Stick Micro* / Memory Stick Micro (mark 2)*
Recording Media IISD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card / SDXC Memory Card / microSD Memory Card* / microSDHC Memory Card*
Recording FormatJPEG
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System)YES
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)YES
Burst Mode (shots)Approx.10 fps
Burst Interval (approximately sec)Approx.0.1 sec.(10 shots)
Still Image size (18 M 4896×3672)NO
Still Image size (16M 4608 x 3456)YES
Still Image size (14M 4320 x 3240)NO
Still Image size (13M 4224 x 3168)NO
Still Image size (12M 4000 x 3000)NO
Still Image size (10M 3648 x 2736)YES
Still Image size (9.0M, 3456 x 2592)NO
Still Image size (8.0M, 3264 x 2448)NO
Still Image size (7.2M 3072 x 2304)NO
Still Image size (5.0M, 2592 x 1944)YES
Still Image size (3.1M, 2048 x 1536)NO
Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480)YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 1920 x 1080)YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4896x2752)NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4608 x 2592)YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4,320 x 2,432)NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4000 x 2248)NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode, 4000 x 2672)NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432)NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3456 x 2304)NO
2D PanoramaHR(10,480 x 4,096) / Wide(7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920) / Standard(4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920)
3D PanoramaWide(7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920) / Standard(4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920) / 2M(1,920 x 1,080) / Sweep Multi Angle:2M(1,920 x 1,080)
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 60p Approx.28Mbps)NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50i Approx.24Mbps)NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50i Approx.17Mbps)YES
Moving Image Size (1440x1080 25fps Fine Approx.12Mbps)YES
Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Fine Approx.9Mbps)NO
Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Standard Approx.6Mbps)NO
Moving Image Size (1280x720 25fps Fine Approx.6Mbps)YES
Moving Image Size (640x480 30fps Approx.3Mbps)NO
Moving Image Size (640x480 25fps Approx.3Mbps)YES
Moving Image Size (320x240 30fps)NO
Moving Image Size (AVCHD 1920 x 1080(50i, Interlace) Approx.24Mbps(Average bit-rate))YES
Moving Image Size (AVCHD 1920 x 1080(50i, Interlace) Approx.17Mbps(Average bit-rate))YES
Moving Image Size (AVCHD 1440 x 1080(50i, Interlace) Approx.9Mbps(Average bit-rate))YES
Moving Image Size (MP4/AVI 1440 x 1080 Approx.25fps Progressive) Approx.12Mbps(Average bit-rate))YES
Moving Image Size (MP4/AVI 1280 x 720 Approx.25fps Progressive) Approx.6Mbps(Average bit-rate))YES
Moving Image Size (MP4/AVI 640 x 480 Approx.25fps Progressive) Approx.3Mbps(Average bit-rate))YES

Playback/ Edit

HD (High Definition) PlaybackUnder 16M(4,608 x 3,456)
Slideshow PlaybackYES
Slideshow with MusicYES
Slideshow MovieYES
Playback ZoomYES (8x)
Cue & Review (MPEG)YES
Index Playback16 / 25 images
Image RotationYES
Auto Image RotationYES
Auto grouping and & Best Picture RecognitionYES


Battery Remaining IndicatorYES
Histogram IndicatorYES
Exposure Warning IndicatorNO
Disk / Memory Stick remaining indicatorNO
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol)NO
Print Image MatchingYES
Shop Front ModeNO
Start up time (approximately sec)Approx. 1.4 sec.
Menu LanguageEnglish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian


Multi use Terminal with HDMicroUSB, Hi-Speed USB(USB2.0), Mini HDMI
Multi use TerminalNYES
USB 2.0 Hi-SpeedYES

Power/ Others

Battery SystemLithium N
Supplied BatteryNP-BN
Stamina (battery life) with the supplied battery(s) in normal shooting conditionApprox. 240 / Approx. 120min
Battery for ClockNO
Weight (g)Approx. 98g (3.5oz.)
Weight with Accessories (g)Approx. 114g (4.0oz.)
Supplied SoftwarePlayMemories Home
Supplied AccessoriesRechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BN), AC Adaptor (AC-UB10/UB10B), Micro USB, Wrist Strap, Paint Pen, Instruction Manual, AC Power Cord


Width (mm)92.2
Height (mm)52.0
Depth (mm)19.1


*Requires adaptor (not supplied)


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