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)
23.5x15.6mm (APS-C size)
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Image sensor type
CMOS EXMOR
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 3200 equivalent, ISO numbers up to ISO6400 can be set as expanded ISO range
White balance bracketing
3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
Automatic White Balance
YES
Total sensor Pixels (Mega Pixels)
13.03
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 (Mega Pixels)
12.24
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 - 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 (11 local areas)
Predictive Focus Control
YES (with moving subjects in AF-A and AF-C)
AF Area: Spot
YES (dual-center cross sensor and F2.8 sensor type)
AF Illuminator range (meters)
7
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in LED)
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, DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 11 areas)
Sensor
11 points with central Dual-Cross sensor and F2.8 type sensor
Focus Lock
YES (with Shutter button or AF button)
Light metering type
TTL
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-3.0 EV, 0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
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 / 0.5 EV / 0.7 EV increments, 3 or 5 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)
1/8000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed (With Super Steady Shoot Off); second
1/250, 1/200
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Flash Popup
Manual
Slow Synchronization
YES (instant access with AEL button)
Flash Metering System
ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash metering
Wireless flash mode
YES (with compatible Sony Alpha system flash)
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
12
Flash Compensation
+/-3.0 EV (0.3EV/0.5EV steps selectable)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear flash sync. Wireless off camera flash and high speed synchronization with compatible Sony Alpha system flash
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
3
Automatic Flash
YES
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
0.9x
Eye Relief
Approx. 25 mm from the eyepiece, Approx. 21 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter
Focusing Screen
Spherical Acute Matte
Diopter Adjustment
-3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Field of View (%)
95
Type
Fixed eye-level system with glass pentaprism
LCD Total Dot Number
921.600
Brightness adjustable
YES
Monitor Type
TFT Xtra fine with hybrid technology
Screen Size
3
LCD on/off
YES
Recording Format
Jpeg, RAW, cRaw
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
Hi: 5 fps Low: 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, D-Range bracketing
Delete Function
Single, multiple, or all frames in a folder / memory card can be deleted. Folders can be deleted in the File Browse mode
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, AdobeRGB, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night view, Autumn leaves, B/W, Sepia
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW+JPEG, cRAW, cRAW+JEPG, Standard (JPEG), Fine (JPEG), Extra Fine (JPEG)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second, High/Normal/Low, available at the ISO set to 1600 or above
Recording Media
Dual CF and Memory Stick Duo slot. Compatible CF Type I / II / MicroDrive; MS Duo / MS Pro Duo and MS-PRO HG
Image Size M (pixels)
3104 x 2064
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Standard / Advanced / Advanced manual (5 lvl) / DRO Brancketing
RAW (pixels)
4288 x 2856
Number of Continuous Advance
RAW: max. 17 frames; RAW+JPEG: Max.11 frames; cRAW: 24 frames; JPEG Fine and Std: No limit (performance depends on media write speed and shooting condition etc)
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
4272 x 2848
Image Size S (pixels)
2128 x 1424
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Index Playback
YES (4,9 or 25 frames and folder browser function)
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
x13(L) x10(M) x6.7(S)
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
YES
Beep Sound
On/Off selectable
Battery Remaining Indicator
YES
Remote Release Terminal
YES
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0 - 40
IR Remote Control
YES; For shooting and viewing with TV (provided)
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES (in %)
File Number Memory
On/Off selectable
Menu Language
English / French / German / Spanish / Italian / Portugese / 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
YES, HDMI type C minijack 1920x1080i 59.94/50Hz , 1280x720p 59.94/50Hz, 720x480p 59.94Hz, 720x576p 50Hz
USB Mode
Mass Strage (PC connection) / PTP(PictBridge) / PC Remote
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
Video Out
YES (PAL or NTSC)
Battery System
NP-FM500H
Weight (g)
Approx. 690g
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
650
Height (mm)
104.8
Width (mm)
141.7
Depth (mm)
79.7