Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.1 Megapixels
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 21.0 Megapixels
Sensor Type
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) Exmor RS CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
Lens type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens)
Clear Image Zoom (Movie)
4K: Approx. 4.35x;HD: Approx. 5.8x
Optical Zoom
2.9x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
ANGLE OF VIEW (35MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT)
84deg.-34deg.(f=24-70mm 1) 2
Focal length (f=)
f=8.8-25.7mm
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
20M Approx.11x / 10M Approx.16x / 5.0M Approx.23x / VGA Approx.44x 3
ND Filter
Auto / On (3 steps) / Off
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 5 cm (0.17 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 30 cm (0.99 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5 cm (0.17 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx.30 cm (0.99 ft.) to Infinity)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F1.8 (W) -2.8 (T)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Digital Zoom Approx.11 3
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
20M Approx. 5.8x / 10M Approx. 8.2x / 5.0M Approx. 11x / VGA Approx. 44x 3
Screen Type
7.5 cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
MF Assist Magnification
5.3x,10.7x
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 180 degrees, down by approx. 45degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Auto / EVF (Manual) / Monitor (Manual)
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather
Field Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.59x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m(diopter) (35mm equiv.)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Screen Type/Number of Dots
0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED) , 2,359,296dots
Eye Point
Approx.20mm from the eyepiece, 19.2mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (diopter) (CIPA standard)
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Continuous Shooting Hi: approx. 24 fps, Continuous Shooting Mid: approx. 10 fps, Continuous Shooting Low: approx. 3.5 fps 4 5 6
Number of Recognised Scenes
Still Image:Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33, Movie:44
Focus Area
Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF) , 25 points (contrast-detection AF) ) , Center, Flexible Spot (S / M / L) , Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock on AF (Wide / Center / Flexible Spot (S / M / L) / Expanded Flexible Spot)
Shooting Mode
AUTO (Intelligent Auto / Superior Auto) , Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3,M1,M2,M3,M4, movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure) , HFR Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure) , Panorama, Scene Selection
STEADYSHOT (STILL IMAGE)
SteadyShot:Optical, Optical SteadyShot Active Mode (for Movie):Yes (Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF, DMF, Manual Focus
WB Micro Adjustment
YesG7 to M7,57-stepA7 to B7,29-step
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto: (ISO125Level-ISO12800Level, selectable with upper / lower limit) , 125 / 160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500 / 640 / 800 / 1000 / 1250 / 1600 / 2000 / 2500 / 3200 / 4000 / 5000 / 6400 / 8000 / 10000 / 12800
Electronic Shutter
iAuto (4" - 1 / 32000) / Program Auto (30" - 1 / 32000) / Manual (30" - 1 / 32000) / Aperture Priority (30" - 1 / 32000) / Shutter Priority (30" - 1 / 32000)
Drive Modes
Single, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (cont.) , Cont.-bracketing 7, Single-bracketing 7, White balance bracketing 7, DRO bracketing 7
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
Shutter Speed
iAuto(4" - 1/2000) / Program Auto(30" - 1/2000) / Manual(Bulb, 30" - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority(30" - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority(30" - 1/2000) 8
Scene Selection
Portrait, sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Fireworks, High Sensitivity
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto / Level 1-5) , Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV step) )
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Picture Profile
off / PP1-PP7 (Black Level, Gamma (movie, Still, Cine1-2, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2) , Black Gamma, Knee, colour Mode, colour Level, colour Phase, colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset)
LOCK ON AF
Yes
Picture Effect
Still Image:Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial, Color, High, Contrast, Mono., Soft, Focus, HDR, Painting, Richtone, Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration, Movie:Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono.
Panorama (Shooting)
Sweep Panorama
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On / Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 / 3 s , high ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off , Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO200-25600
Image Control
Contrast , Saturation , Sharpness , Creative Style , Colour Space (sRGB / Adobe RGB) , Quality (RAW / RAW&JPEG / Extra fine / Fine / standard)
Self-Timer
10s / 5s / 2s / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10s 5s or 2s delay selectable / Bracketing shots with 10s 5s or 2s delay selectable
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Warm White, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, C.Temp. / Filter, Custom
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto(ISO125-12800, selectable with upper / lower limit),125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO80/100),Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600 9
Auto Image Rotation
Yes
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 1.2lux (Shutter Speed 1 / 30")
Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Image Processing Engine
Yes (BIONZ X)
Aperture
iAuto (F1.8 / F11 (W) ) / Program Auto (F1.8 / F11 (W) ) / Manual (F1.8 / F11 (W) ) / Shutter Priority (F1.8 / F11 (W) ) / Aperture Priority (F1.8 / F11 (W) )
Exposure Compensation
+ / - 3.0EV, 1 / 3EV step
Flash Type
Built-in, manual pop-up
Bracketing
Yes
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.4m to 10.2m (1.31 ft. to 33.46 ft.) (W) / Approx. 0.4m to 6.5m (1.31 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T), ISO12800: up to Approx. 20.4m (66.93 ft.) (W) / Approx. 13.0m (42.65 ft.) (T)
AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
Flash Mode
Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off
Colour Space (Still)
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
Image Size:3:2mode:20M(5,472×3,648) / 10M(3,888×2,592) / 5M(2,736×1,824),4:3mode:18M(4,864×3,648) / 10M(3,648×2,736) / 5M(2,592×1,944) / VGA,16:9mode:17M(5,472×3,080) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 4.2M(2,720×1,528),1:1mode:13M(3,648×3,648) / 6.5M(2,544×2,544) / 3.7M(1,920×1,920) ,Sweep Panorama:Wide(12,416×1,856/5,536×2,160),Standard(8,192×1,856/3,872×2,160), Image Size during Movie:16:9mode:17M(5,472×3,080) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 4.2M(2,720×1,528)
Recording Format
Still Image:JPEG(DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.31,MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie:XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible, MP4
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo(High Speed), Memory Stick PROHG Duo, Memory Stick Micro 10, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) 10, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card(UHS-I), SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I), microSD Memory Card 10, microSDHC Memory Card 10, microSDXC Memory Card 10 11
HFR
RecordingNTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode XAVC S HD:50p 50M(1,920x1,080/250fps), 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/500fps), 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/1000fps) / 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/250fps), 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/500fps), 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/1000fps), NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] mode XAVC S HD:60p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps) / 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps) / 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps)Sensor Readout Number of effective pixelsQuality Priority:240fps/250fps(1,824x1,026),480fps/500fps(1,676x566),960fps/1000fps(1,136x384)/Shoot Time Priority:240fps/250fps(1,676x566),480fps/500fps(1,136x384),960fps/1000fps(800x270)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/24p), XAVC S 4K: 30p 100M(3,840x2,160/30p) / 30p 60M(3,840x2,160/30p) / 24p 100M(3,840x2,160/24p) / 24p 60M(3,840x2,160/24p), XAVC S HD:60p 50M(1,920x1,080/60p) / 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/30p) / 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/24p) / 120p 100M(1,920x1,080/120p) / 120p 60M(1,920x1,080/120p), MP4: 28M(1,920x1,080/60p) / 16M(1,920x1,080/30p) / 6M(1,280x720/30p)
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size) during Movie
16: 9mode: 17M (5,472x3,080) / 7.5M (3,648x2,056) / 4.2M (2,720x1,528)
Movie Recording Mode (PAL)
NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/50p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/50i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/50i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/25p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/25p), XAVC S 4K: 25p 100M(3,840x2,160/25p) / 25p 60M(3,840x2,160/25p), XAVC S HD:50p 50M(1,920x1,080/50p) / 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/25p) / 100p 100M(1,920x1,080/100p) / 100p 60M(1,920x1,080/100p), MP4: 28M(1,920x1,080/50p) / 16M(1,920x1,080/25p) / 6M(1,280x720/25p)
DCF/DPOF
DCF/DPOF/EXIF/MPF
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVCS: LP cm 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) , MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
NFC
NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
WI-FI
Yes (IEEE802.11b / g / n (2.4GHz band) )
Input and Output Terminals
Multi / Micro USB Terminal, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) , Micro HDMI 12
Interfaces
Yes
Power Source
DC3.6V (supplied battery) / DC5.0V (supplied AC Adaptor)
BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 220 / Approx. 110min., ViewFinder:Approx. 210 / Approx. 105min. 13
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES ACTUAL SHOOTING)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 35min., ViewFinder:Approx. 35min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB) 14 15
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Shooting, Playback,)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 2.6W with LCD monitor and approx. 3.0W with viewfinder (CIPA standard)
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES CONTINUOUS SHOOTING)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 65min., ViewFinder:Approx. 65min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB) 16 14
Battery System
Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1
Playback Functions
BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI) , 9 / 25-frame index view, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Forward / Rewind (movie) , Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, Beatuty Effect
Shooting Functions
Eye AF, Face Detection, Face Registration, Still Image Recording (during movie recording) , Smile shutter, Grid Line, Quick Navi, Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll) , WB Bracket, DRO Bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Marker Display, Micref Level, Step Zoom / Quick Zoom, Self-portrait timer, TC / UB, Photographer Name & Copyright, ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed, PC Remote Controll, Gamma Disp. Assist, AF Track Sensitivity, AF Drive Speed
TRILUMINOS Color
Yes 17
4K image output
Yes
Operating Temperature
0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
Photo Creativity
Yes
Playmemories Camera Apps
Yes
Print
Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (APPROX.)
101.6x58.1x41.0 mm(4 in. × 2 3/8 in. × 1 5/8 in.)
WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT)
Approx. 299g (10.5oz.)(Battery and Memory Stick Duo are included) / Approx. 272g (9.6oz.)(Body Only)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC AdaptorAC-UUD12
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Strap adapter
  • Instruction Manual