• Sony α mount

        YES

      • Compatibility with A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta

        YES

      • Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses

        YES (DT lens compatibility is not guaranteed)

      • All types of Sony α lenses

        YES (DT lens compatibility is not guaranteed)

      • Size (mm)

        35.9 x 24

      • Image sensor colour filter

        R, G, B, Primary color

      • Image sensor type

        Exmor CMOS sensor

      • ISO Sensitivity Setting

        ISO200 - 3200 equivalent, ISO numbers up from ISO100 to ISO6400 can be set as expanded ISO range

      • White balance bracketing

        3 frames, Selectable 2 steps

      • Automatic White Balance

        YES

      • Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)

        Approx. 25.7

      • 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. 24.6

      • 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

        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 sensor 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 dual-cross sensor)

      • AF Illuminator range (meters)

        Approx. 1 - 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)

        NO

      • AF Modes

        Continuous, Single Shot, Automatic, Manual Focus, Direct Manual Focus

      • AF Area: Wide focus area

        YES (auto with 9 areas)

      • Sensor

        9 points with centre dual-cross sensor + 10 assist focus points

      • Focus Lock

        YES

      • Light metering type

        TTL

      • Light metering: Center weighted

        YES

      • Exposure compensation

        YES (+/-3.0 EV, 0.3 EV, 0.5 EV steps selectable)

      • Exposure: Scene selection

        NO

      • Exposure: Aperture priority

        YES

      • Exposure: Manual

        YES

      • Exposure: Automatic

        YES

      • Exposure: Program Auto

        YES (with Program Shift)

      • Light metering: Multi segment

        YES

      • AE Bracketing

        0.3 EV / 0.5 EV / 0.7 EV / 2.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames selectable (2.0 EV only 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)

        1/8000 - 30 and bulb

      • Flash Sync Speed (With Steady Shoot Off); second

        1/250, 1/200

      • Type

        Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

      • Flash Popup

        NO

      • Slow Synchronization

        YES

      • Flash Metering System

        ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash metering

      • Wireless flash mode

        YES (only with optional accessory HVL-F58AM or HVL-F20AM)

      • Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)

        NO

      • Flash Compensation

        +/-3.0 EV (0.3 EV, 0.5 EV steps selectable)

      • Red-Eye Reduction

        NO

      • 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)

        NO

      • Automatic Flash

        YES (with AUTO mode)

      • Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)

        0.74x

      • Eye Relief

        Approx. 20mm from the eyepiece lens

      • Diopter Adjustment

        -3.0 to +1.0 diopter

      • Field of View (%)

        Approx. 100

      • Type

        Fixed eye-level system with optical glass type pentaprism

      • Type

        NO

      • Other

        NO

      • Tilting screen

        NO

      • LCD Total Dot Number

        921.600

      • Brightness adjustable

        YES

      • Monitor Type

        Xtra Fine LCD

      • Screen Size

        3

      • LCD on/off

        YES

      • Recording Format

        JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG, 16:9 selectable

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

        Hi: Max. 5 fps, Lo: Max. 3 fps

      • Date/Time Print

        With PictBridge™

      • Drive Mode

        Single, Continuous, 10sec. / 2sec. Self-timer, Single AE bracketing, Continuous AE bracketing, White Balance Bracketing, DRO Advanced Bracketing, Mirror lock up, Remote commander

      • Delete Function

        Single, multiple, or all frames in a folder

      • Color mode/DEC/Creative styles

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night view, Autumn leaves, B/W, Sepia

      • Still Image quality

        RAW, cRAW, RAW+JPEG, cRAW+JPEG, Extra fine(JPEG), Fine(JPEG), Standard(JPEG)

      • Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)

        On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second, High/Normal/Low/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 Duo

      • Image Size M (pixels)

        4400 x 2936 (13M)

      • Dynamic Range Optimizer

        Off, Standard / Advanced: Auto / Advanced: Level

      • RAW (pixels)

        6048 x 4032

      • Number of Continuous Advance

        JPEG (L size, Fine): 105 images, RAW: 12 images, RAW+JPEG: 10 images

      • Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)

        6048 x 4032 (24M)

      • Image Size S (pixels)

        3024 x 2016 (6.1M)

      • 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: 19x, M size: 14x, S size: 9.4x

      • Auto Image Rotation

        YES

      • Image Rotation

        YES

      • Information Display

        YES

      • Depth-of-Field Preview

        YES (selectable intelligent preview or optical preview by pressing Depth-of-field preview button)

      • 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 (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 / Finnish / 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™ mini connector 1920x1080i 59.94/50Hz , 1280x720p 59.94/50Hz, 720x480p 59.94Hz, 720x576p 50Hz

      • USB Mode

        Mass Storage (PC connection) / PTP (PictBridge™) / Remort PC

      • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

        YES

      • Video Out

        YES (PAL or NTSC)

      • Battery System

        NP-FM500H

      • Weight (g)

        Approx. 850

      • Supplied Battery

        NP-FM500H

      • Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)

        Approx. 880 images

      • Height (mm)

        116.9

      • Width (mm)

        156.3

      • Depth (mm)

        81.9