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 15.6mm (APS-C size)
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Image sensor type
CMOS Sensor
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 12800 equivalent
White balance bracketing
3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
Automatic White Balance
YES
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 16.7
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. 16.2
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
Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism
YES
AF Area: Local focus area selection
YES (15 local areas)
Predictive Focus Control
YES (AF-A and AF-C)
AF Area: Spot
YES
AF Illuminator range (meters)
Approx. 1-5
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in flash)
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
-1 - 18
TTL phase-detection system
YES
Contrast AF system
YES - selectable in focus check live view mode
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES
AF Area: Flexible Spot
YES
AF Modes
Continuous, Single Shot, Automatic, Manual Focus
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 15 areas)
Sensor
15 points (3 points cross type)
Focus Lock
YES
AF Area: Multi Point
NO
AF Area: Center Weighted
YES
Light metering type
TTL metering (OVF), 1200-zone evaluative metering (LV)
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step)
Anti Motion Blur
NO
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Exposure: iAUTO
NO
Exposure: Program Auto
YES
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Sweep Panorama
YES (2D, 3D)
AE Bracketing
With 1/3 EV / 2/3 EV increments, 3 frames
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
Exposure: AUTO+
NO
AE Lock
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Light metering cell
40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC (OVF)
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed; 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 (1/3 EV steps)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Rear flash sync. High Speed sync.
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Automatic Flash
YES
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
Live View Type YES - Quick AF and Focus Check Live View
Other
Face detection / Smile shutter *with Quick AF and Focus Check LV mode
Tilting screen
YES - 2 way tilt
LCD Total Dot Number
921.600
Brightness adjustable
YES
Monitor Type
Xtra Fine LCD
Screen Size
7.5cm / 3"
LCD on/off
YES
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible, RAW (Sony ARW 2.2 format), RAW + JPEG
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
Max.5 fps with Viewfinder, max.3 fps in live view mode (approx.), max.7 fps in Speed-priority Continuous mode
Date/Time Print
YES
Drive Mode
Single, Continuous, Speed-priority Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer
Video Compression
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Delete Function
YES
Movie recording mode - MP4
YES, 1440 x 1080(Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.12Mbps(Average bit-rate) (PAL) / VGA(640 x 480, Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.3Mbps(Average bit-rate) (PAL)
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W
Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(focal length 16mm/18mm)
Image Size: Std Horizontal: 8,192 x 1,856(135deg/120deg) / Vertical: 3,872 x 2,160(101deg/90deg) Image Size: Wide Horizontal: 12,416 x 1,856(202deg/180deg) / Vertical: 5,536 x 2,160(142deg/126d
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW + JPEG, JPEG (Fine, Standard)
Movie Recording Format
AVCHD / MP4
3D Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(Focal length:16mm/18mm)
Image Size: 16:9 Horizontal: 1920 X 1080(69deg/62deg) Image Size: Std Horizontal: 4912 X 1080(178deg/158deg) Image Size: Wide Horizontal: 7152 X 1080(259deg/230deg)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On / Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second, YES
Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Image Size M (pixels)
3568 X 2368 (8.4M)
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Auto, Advanced: Level
Audio recording Format
Dolby® Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Number of Continuous Advance
JPEG (L size, Fine): 44 images, RAW: 22 images, RAW+JPEG: 20 images
Movie recording mode - AVCHD
YES, 1920 x 1080(50i, Interlace), Approx.17Mbps(Average bit-rate) (PAL)
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
4912 X 3264 (16M)
Image Size S (pixels)
2448 X 1624 (4M)
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Index Playback
YES (9,4)
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L size: 11.8x, M size: 8.8x, S size: 6x
Auto Image Rotation
YES
Image Rotation
YES
Information Display
YES
Depth-of-Field Preview
YES
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 / Greek / Turkish
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Indicator of remaining memory space
YES
PictBridge
NO
Histogram Indicator
YES
Exif Print
YES
Exif
2.3
HD/HDMI® Out
HDMI® mini connector (Type C), BRAVIA® Sync (Sync menu), Photo TV HD
USB Mode
Mass Storage (PC connection) / PTP
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
Video Out
NO (analogue video out)
Battery System
NP-FM500H
Weight (g)
Approx. 599
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx. 1050 images with Viewfinder, approx. 560 images in live view mode
Height (mm)
104
Width (mm)
137
Depth (mm)
84