Sony α mount
YES
Compatibility with A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta
YES
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES
All types of Sony α lenses
YES
Size (mm)
23.6x15.8 (APS-C size)
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Image sensor type
CCD Sensor
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 3200 equivalent
White balance bracketing
3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
Automatic White Balance
YES
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)
10.8
White balance: types of color temperature
2500 - 9900 k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation
White balance: preset selection
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash
White balance: custom setting
YES
Effective Pixels (megapixels)
10.2
A/D Conversion (Bit depth)
12
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
YES
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)
YES
*SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known as Super SteadyShot
SteadyShot INSIDE capability
Approximately 2.5 EV - 3.5 EV decrease in shutter speed (varies according to shooting conditions and lens used)
SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility
All Sony DSLR lenses and A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)
YES
Double anti dust system (anti-static coating and CCD shift mechanism)
YES
AF Area: Local focus area selection
YES (9 local areas)
Predictive Focus Control
YES (with moving subjects in AF-A and AF-C)
AF Area: Spot
YES (center cross sensor)
AF Illuminator range (meters)
5
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in flash)
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
0 - 18
TTL phase-detection system
YES
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES
AF Modes
Continuous, Single Shot, Automatic, Manual Focus
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 9 areas)
Sensor
9 points with centre cross sensor
Focus Lock
YES (with Shutter button or AF button)
Light metering type
TTL
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-2.0 EV, 0.3 EV step)
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Exposure: Program Auto
YES (with Program Shift)
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
AE Bracketing
With 0.3 EV / 0.7 EV increments, 3 frames; (in "Drive mode setting")
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
AE Lock
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Light metering cell
40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed (With Super Steady Shoot Off); second
1/160
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Flash Popup
Automatic in Auto and Scene selection exposure modes. Pop up by pression flash button in other modes
Slow Synchronization
YES
Flash Metering System
ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash metering
Wireless flash mode
YES (with optional compatible accessory flash)
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
12
Flash Compensation
+/-2.0 EV (0.3EV steps selectable)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear flash sync. High Speed sync. with optional compatible accessory flash
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Automatic Flash
YES (with AUTO, P and Scene selection mode)
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
0.83x
Eye Relief
Approx. 17.6 mm from the eyepiece
Focusing Screen
Spherical Acute Matte
Diopter Adjustment
-2.5 to +1.0 diopter
Field of View (%)
95
Type
Fixed eye-level system with roof mirror type
LCD Total Dot Number
230.400
Brightness adjustable
YES
Monitor Type
Clear Photo LCD
Screen Size
2.7
LCD on/off
YES
Recording Format
Jpeg, RAW, RAW+JPEG, 16:9 selectable
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
3 fps
Date/Time Print
With PictBridge
Drive Mode
Single-frame advance, Continuous advance, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Single-frame advance AE bracketing, Continuous-advance AE bracketing, White Balance Bracketing
Delete Function
Single, multiple, or all frames in a folder
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Night view, Sunset, B/W, AdobeRGB
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW+JPEG, Standard (JPEG), Fine (JPEG)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second, On/Off, available at the ISO set to 1600 or above
Recording Media
Compact Flash Type I / II / MicroDrive slot. Memory Stick Duo / MS Pro Duo and MS-PRO HG with optional adaptor
Image Size M (pixels)
2896 x 1936
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Standard / Advanced
RAW (pixels)
3880 x 2600
Number of Continuous Advance
RAW: max. 6 frames; RAW+JPEG: Max.3 frames; JPEG Fine and Std: No limit (performance depends on media write speed and shooting condition etc)
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
3872 x 2592
Image Size S (pixels)
1920 x 1280
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Index Playback
YES (9 or 5 last frames filmstrip)
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
x13(L) x10(M) x6.7(S)
Auto Image Rotation
YES
Image Rotation
YES
Information Display
YES
Depth-of-Field Preview
NO
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)
YES
Zone Matching
NO
Beep Sound
On/Off selectable
Battery Remaining Indicator
YES
Remote Release Terminal
YES
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0 - 40
IR Remote Control
NO
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES (in %)
File Number Memory
On/Off selectable
Menu Language
English / French / German / Spanish / Italian / Portuguese / Dutch / Russian / Swedish / Danish / Norwegian / Finish / Polish / Czech / Hungarian
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Indicator of remaining memory space (CF)
YES
PictBridge
YES
Histogram Indicator
YES
Exif Print
YES
Exif
2.21
HD/HDMI™ Out
NO
USB Mode
Mass Storage (PC connection) / PTP(PictBridge)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
Video Out
YES (PAL or NTSC)
Battery System
NP-FM500H
Weight (g)
Approx. 532
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
750
Height (mm)
98.5
Width (mm)
130.8
Depth (mm)
71.3