Sony A-mount
YES
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES
All types of Sony A-mount lenses
YES
Image sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Size (mm)
23.5 x 15.6mm (APS-C size)
Effective Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 24.3
White balance bracketing
3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 16000 equivalent
White balance: types of color temperature
2500 - 9900 k (G7 to M7,15-step) (A7 to B7,15-step)
White balance: preset selection
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash
Automatic White Balance
YES
White balance: custom setting
YES
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 24.7
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE capability
Approx. 2.5 EV - 4.5 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
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
YES
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)
NO
Charge protection coating
YES
Focus Lock
YES
Predictive Focus Control
YES
AF Area: Local focus area selection
YES (15 local areas)
Contrast AF system
NO
AF Illuminator range (meters)
Approx. 1-5
AF Area: Multi Point
NO
AF Area: Flexible Spot
NO
Sensor
15 points (3 points cross type)
AF Modes
Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in flash)
TTL phase-detection system
YES
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES
AF Area: Center Weighted
NO
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 15 areas)
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
-1 to 18
AF Area: Spot
YES
Exposure: Program Auto
YES
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
AE Bracketing
With 1/3 EV / 2/3 EV increments, 3 frames
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
Sweep Panorama
YES (2D, 3D)
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Exposure: iAUTO
NO
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Anti Motion Blur
NO
AE Lock
YES
Light metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step)
Exposure: AUTO+
YES
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Light metering cell
Exmor™ CMOS Sensor
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed (With Steady Shoot On); second
1/160
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Flash Sync Speed; second
1/160
Flash Metering System
ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash metering
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Rear flash sync. High Speed sync.
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
10
Flash Compensation
+/-2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
3
Flash Popup
Auto
Wireless flash mode
YES (with optional compatible accessory flash)
Field of View (%)
100
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
1.09x
Focusing Screen
NO
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0 diopter
Eye Relief
Approx. 27mm from the Eyepiece lens
Type
Electronic
Live View
YES
Rotating screen
YES
LCD Total Dot Number
921.600
Tilting screen
YES
Brightness adjustable
YES
Screen Size
7.5cm / 3" Wide
Monitor Type
Xtra Fine TruBlack LCD
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
Noise Reduction (Multi Frame NR)
YES
Color Space (Adobe RGB)
YES
Video Compression
MPEG-4 AVC, H.264
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW+JPEG, Fine, Standard
Number of Continuous Advance
Fine: 17 images/Standard: 18 images/RAW & JPEG: 11 images/RAW: 13 images
3D Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(Focal length:16mm/18mm)
Wide: 7152 x 1080 (7.7 M), Standard: 4912 x 1080 (5.3 M), 16:9: 1920 x 1080 (2.1 M)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second
Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(focal length 16mm/18mm)
Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Movie recording mode - MP4
1440 x 1080(Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.12Mbps(Average bit-rate) / VGA(640 x 480, Approx.25fps, Progressive), Approx.3Mbps(Average bit-rate)
Color mode / DEC / Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W
Movie Recording Format
AVCHD / MP4
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)
Movie recording mode - AVCHD
1920 x 1080 (50p recording, 28 Mbps, 50i 24 Mbps, 50i Mbps, 25p 24 Mbps, 25p 17 Mbps)
Image Size S (pixels)
3008x2000 (6M)
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
6000 x 4000 (24M)
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
max. 10 fps
Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Image Size M (pixels)
4240×2832 (12M)
Drive Mode
Single, Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Bracket (continues, single, white balance bracket)
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Auto
Audio recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)
YES
Index Playback
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Image Rotation
YES
Auto Image Rotation
YES
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L size: 13.6x, M size: 9.9x, S size: 6.8x
Exif
Exif Ver.2.3
GPS
YES
Depth-of-Field Preview
YES
PictBridge
NO
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
Zone Matching
NO
Remote Release Terminal
YES
Exif Print
YES
Histogram Indicator
YES
File Number Memory
On/Off selectable
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES
DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)
YES
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0 - 40
Beep Sound
On/Off selectable
Indicator of remaining memory space
YES
IR Remote Control
NO
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Menu Language
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Greek, Turkish
USB Mode
Mass-storage, MTP
Video Out
NO (analogue video out)
HD / HDMI® Out
YES
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx. 510 shots(Viewfinder) / approx. 560 shots(LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Weight (g) (Body only)
Approx. 543
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Battery System
NP-FM500H
Width (mm)
132.1
Depth (mm)
80.7
Height (mm)
97.5
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  • Body cap
  • Power cable
  • USB cable
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Lens cap