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