Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Lens Mount
E-mount
Sensor Type
35 mm
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx.12.2 MP
Anti-Dust System
Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Sensor Type
35mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8mm), Exmor CMOS sensor
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio
3:2
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx.12.4 MP
Image Quality Modes
RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Picture Effect
13 modes: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration
Colour Space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps) (Style Box 1-6 also provided)
Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama
Wide: Horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: Horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
Image Size (pixels), 16:9
35mm full frame L: 4240 x 2384 (10M), M: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), S: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M), APS-C L: 2768 x 1560 (4.3M), M: 2128 x 1200 (2.6M), S: 1376 x 776 (1.1M)
Uncompressed RAW
Yes
Recording Format (Still images)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels), 3:2
35mm full frame L: 4240 x 2832 (12M), M: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), S: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M), APS-C L: 2768 x 1848 (5.1M), M: 2128 x 1416 (3.0M), S: 1376 x 920 (1.3M)
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)
RAW Output
14 bit
Colour Space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Movie Functions
Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), Time Code/User Bit, Picture Profile, Creative Style, Picture Effect, Rec Control, Dual Video Rec, Marker Setting, PAL/NTSC Selector,Gamma Display Assist
Picture Profile
Yes (Off / PP1-PP9) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode (Movie, Still, Cinema, Pro, ITU709 Matrix, White&Black, S-Gamut, S-Gamut3.Cine, S-Gamut3), Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Image Size (Pixels), NTSC
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p/100Mbps, 30p/60Mbps, 24p/100Mbps, 24p/60Mbps), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/50Mbps, 30p/50Mbps, 24p/50Mbps, 120p/100Mbps, 120p/60Mbps), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS, 60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH, 24p/24Mbps/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps, 30p/16Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30p/6Mbps)
Recording Format
XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4
Video Compression
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Image Size (pixels), PAL
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p/100Mbps, 25p/60Mbps), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/50Mbps, 25p/50Mbps, 100p/100Mbps, 100p/60Mbps), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH,25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps, 25p/16Mbps), 1280 x 720 (25p/6Mbps)
Audio Recording Format
XAVC S: LPCM, 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
High Frame Rate Recording
NTSC: 1920 x 1080 (24p/12Mbps, 30p/16Mbps), PAL: 1920 x 1080 (25p/16Mbps)
Clean HDMI output
NTSC: 3840 x 2160 (30p/24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60p/24p) / 1920 x 1080 (60i),YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit/ RGB 8bit, PAL: 3840 x 2160 (25p) / 1920 x 1080 (50p) / 1920 x 1080 (50i),YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit/ RGB 8bit
Storage Media Slot
Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo/ SD memory card
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo,Memory Stick Micro (M2),SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant), microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card
Multi Frame NR
Auto/ISO 100 to 409600
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable
AWB Micro Adjustment
G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps)
White Balance Modes
Auto WB / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 57 steps, A7 to B7: 29 steps) / Custom / Underwater
Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
AF Mode
Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus Type
Contrast-detection AF
Focus Sensitivity Range
EV -4 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Other Features
Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Focus lock; Eye-Start AF and AF micro adjustment (both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached), AF illuminator (built-in, LED type, range: Approx. 0.30-3m), AF ON
Focus Area
Wide (169 points for contrast-detection AF) / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone / Expand Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expand Flexible Spot)
Focus Point
169 points (contrast-detection AF)
Auto (AE) Bracketing
Bracket: Single/Bracket: Cont., 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1.0 EV increments.
Metering Mode
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Metering Sensor
Exmor CMOS sensor
AE Lock
Available with AE lock button. Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu.
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensitivity
EV -3 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100-102400 (expandable to ISO 50-409600), AUTO (ISO 100-12800, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-102400 equivalent (expandable to ISO 100-409600 equivalent), AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Scene Selection
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Modes
AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie / High Frame Rate (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) )
Viewfinder Type
XGA OLED, 1.3cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (colour)
Viewfinder Display
Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Number of Dots
2,359,296 dots
Magnification
Approx. 0.78x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1
Brightness Control (Viewfinder)
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Color Temperature Control
Manual (5 steps)
Eye Point
Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(CIPA standard)
Field Coverage
100%
Real-time Image Adjustment Display
On/Off
Total Number of Dots
1,228,800 dots
Focus Magnifier
35mm full frame: 4.2x, 8.3x, APS-C: 2.7x, 5.4x
Brightness Control (LCD)
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Zebra
Yes (selectable level + range or lower limit as custom setting)
Display Selecter (Finder/LCD)
Auto/Manual
Monitor Type
7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
LCD Display
Display Graphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge / Shooting information for viewfinder mode
Peaking MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)
On/Off
Adjustable Angle
Up approx. 107 degrees, down approx. 41 degrees
Lens Compensation
Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion
Image Processor
BIONZ X™
Smart zoom (Still Image)
M: Approx. 1.5x, S: Approx. 2.0x
Face Detection
On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)
Digital zoom (Still Image)
Approx. 4x
Auto Object Framing
Yes
PlayMemories Camera Apps™
Yes
Zoom Ring Rotate
Yes
Digital zoom (Movie)
Approx. 4x
Clear Image Zoom
Still / Movie: Approx. 2x
Silent Shooting
Yes, On/Off
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
Yes, On/Off
Shutter Speed
Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step) NTSC: Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode) PAL: Up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed
1/250 sec.
Shutter Type
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Steadyshot
Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)
Compensation Effect
4.5 stops (Based on CIPA standard. Pitch/Yaw shake only. With Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off)
Flash Modes
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync 1 , Wireless 1
Flash Compensation
+/-3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Flash Control
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Bracketing
3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0 EV increments.
External Flash Compatibility
Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe. Attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock Accessory Shoe.
FE Level Lock
Yes
Speed (approx. max.)
Speed Priority Continuous shooting: Max. 5fps, Continuous shooting: Max. 2.5fps 2
Drive Modes
Single shooting, Continuous shooting,Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)
No. of recordable frames (approx.)
Speed Priority Continuous shooting: 64 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Standard L), 31 frames (RAW), 26 frames (RAW & JPEG), 24 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)), 24 frames (RAW (Uncompressed) & JPEG) Continuous shooting: 100 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Standard L), 59 frames (RAW), 34 frames (RAW & JPEG), 29 frames (RAW (Uncompressed)), 28 frames (RAW (Uncompressed) & JPEG)
Self-Timer
10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer (Off/2 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/10 sec. delay)
Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information, Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 13.3x, M: 8.7x, S: 6.7x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still / Date / MP4 / AVCHD / XAVC S HD / XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect
Multi Interface Shoe
Yes
Wireless LAN (Built-In)
Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band), 3 Playback of still images and movies on smartphones, PCs and TVs
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K movie output, 4K still image playback
NFC™
Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
Multi / Micro USB Terminal
Yes 4
PC Interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Others
Auto-lock Accessory Shoe compatible with supplied shoe adaptor, Microphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector
Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M / XLR-K2M (sold separately)
Speaker
Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Memory Function
Yes (2 sets)
Custom Function Type
Custom key settings, Programmable setting
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 310 shots (viewfinder) / Approx. 370 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
External Power
AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)
Battery Life (Movies)
Actual: Approx. 55 min. (viewfinder) / Approx. 60 min. (LCD screen) (CIPA standard); Continuous: Approx. 95 min. (viewfinder) / Approx. 100 min. (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Dimensions (W x H x D)
126.9 x 95.7 x 60.3 mm
Weight (with battery and memory card included)
584 g (Body Only) / 627g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo)
Operating Temperature
32°-104°F / 0-40°C
Wireless & Network Capabilities
NFC One-touch functionality
  • Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50
  • Cable Protector
  • AC Adaptor AC-UUD11
  • Battery Charger BC-VW1
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Micro USB cable