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)
23.6 x 15.8 (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)
Approx. 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)
Approx. 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)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, 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 and Scene selection mode)
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
0.74x
Eye Relief
Approx. 20.8mm from the eyepiece lens
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
Type
YES - Quick AF Live view
Other
Smart Tele Converter
Tilting screen
YES - 2 way tilt
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)
Max. 3 fps with viewfinder, max. 2 fps in live view mode (approx.)
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 (5.6M)
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Standard / Advanced
RAW (pixels)
3872 x 2592
Number of Continuous Advance
JPEG (L size, Fine): Until memory card is full, RAW: 6 images, RAW+JPEG: 3 images
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
3872 x 2592 (10M)
Image Size S (pixels)
1920 x 1280 (2.5M)
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Index Playback
YES (25, 9, 4 or 5 last frames filmstrip)
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L size: 12x, M size: 9.1x, S size: 6.1x
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. 582
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx. 730 images with viewfinder, approx. 410 images in live view mode
Height (mm)
98.5
Width (mm)
130.8
Depth (mm)
74.7