• 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)

        23.5 x 15.6 (APS-C size)

      • Image sensor colour filter

        R, G, B, Primary color

      • Image sensor type

        CMOS Sensor

      • ISO Sensitivity Setting

        ISO200 - 12800 equivalent

      • White balance bracketing

        3 frames, Selectable 2 steps

      • Automatic White Balance

        YES

      • Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)

        Approx. 12.9

      • White balance: types of color temperature

        2500 - 9900 k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation

      • White balance: preset selection

        Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash

      • White balance: custom setting

        YES

      • Effective Pixels (megapixels)

        Approx. 12.3

      • System: Sensor-shift mechanism

        YES

      • Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)

        YES

      • *SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known as Super SteadyShot

      • SteadyShot INSIDE capability

        Approx. 2.5 EV - 4 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)

        Approx. 1-5

      • 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

      • Light metering: Multi segment

        YES

      • AE Bracketing

        With 0.3 EV / 0.7 EV increments, 3 frames

      • 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

        Auto

      • 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, 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)

        0.80x

      • Eye Relief

        Approx.19mm 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, penta-Dach-mirror

      • Type

        YES - Quick AF and Manual Focus Check Live View

      • Other

        Smart Tele Converter / Face detection / Smile shutter *with Quick AF LV mode

      • Tilting screen

        YES - 2 way tilt

      • LCD Total Dot Number

        230.400

      • Brightness adjustable

        YES

      • Monitor Type

        Clear Photo LCD

      • Screen Size

        3

      • LCD on/off

        YES

      • Recording Format

        JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.21, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible, RAW (Sony ARW 2.1 format), RAW + JPEG

      • Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)

        Max.5 fps with viewfinder, max. 4 fps in live view mode (approx.)

      • Date/Time Print

        With PictBridge

      • Drive Mode

        Single, Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Continuous-advance AE bracketing, White Balance Bracketing, Remote commander

      • Delete Function

        Single, multiple, or all frames in a folder

      • Color mode/DEC/Creative styles

        Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W

      • Still Image quality

        RAW, RAW+JPEG, Fine, Standard

      • 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

        Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card

      • Image Size M (pixels)

        3104 x 2072 (6.4M)

      • Dynamic Range Optimizer

        Off, Auto, Advanced: Level

      • RAW (pixels)

        4272 x 2848

      • Number of Continuous Advance

        JPEG (L size, Fine): 12 images, RAW: 6 images, RAW+JPEG: 3 images

      • Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)

        4272 x 2848 (12M)

      • Image Size S (pixels)

        2128 x 1416 (3M)

      • Color Space (sRGB)

        YES

      • White/Black Out Alert

        YES

      • Index Playback

        YES (9, 4)

      • Enlarge (Maximum magnification)

        L size: 13.4x, M size: 10.1x, S size: 6.7x

      • 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

        YES (with RMT-DSLR1)

      • 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

        HDMI™ mini connector (Type C), BRAVIA Sync (Sync menu), PhotoTV HD

      • USB Mode

        Mass Storage (PC connection) / PTP(PictBridge)

      • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

        YES

      • Video Out

        NO

      • Battery System

        NP-FM500H

      • Weight (g)

        Approx. 597

      • Supplied Battery

        NP-FM500H

      • Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)

        Approx. 1000 images with viewfinder, approx. 520 images in live view mode

      • Height (mm)

        104

      • Width (mm)

        137

      • Depth (mm)

        84