• 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