Sony E-mount
YES
Sony A-mount
NO
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES (Requires α-Mount adaptor) *xi-lenses are not compatible
All types of Sony A-mount lenses
YES (Requires α-Mount adaptor)
All types of Sony E-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
NO
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 16000 equivalent
White balance: types of color temperature
YES (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
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility
NO
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
NO
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)
NO
Charge protection coating
coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Focus Lock
YES
Predictive Focus Control
YES
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES(with LA-EA2)
AF Area: Local focus area selection
NO
Contrast AF system
YES
AF Illuminator range (meters)
Approx. 0.5m - Approx. 3.0m (E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS)
AF Area: Multi Point
YES (25 points)
AF Area: Flexible Spot
YES
Sensor
25 points
AF Modes
Single-shot AF, Continuous AF
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in LED type)
TTL phase-detection system
NO
AF Area: Center Weighted
YES
AF Area: Wide focus area
NO
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
0 to 20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
AF Area: Spot
NO
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
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Anti Motion Blur
YES
AE Lock
AE Lock: AE is locked when focus is locked . AEL lock button (toggle/hold)
Light metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-5EV with 1/3EVsteps)
Exposure: AUTO+
NO
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Light metering cell
Exmor™ CMOS Sensor
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Flash Sync Speed; second
1/160
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Mode
Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync, Wireless
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
6
Flash Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Red-Eye Reduction
NO
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Flash Popup
NO
Wireless flash mode
YES
Field of View (%)
100
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
1.09x
Focusing Screen
NO
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +4.0 diopter, -4.0 to +1.0 diopter
Eye Relief
Approx. 23mm from the Eyepiece lens
Type
Electronic
Live View
YES
Rotating screen
NO
LCD Total Dot Number
921.600
Tilting screen
YES
Brightness adjustable
YES
Screen Size
7.5cm(3.0type)
Monitor Type
Xtra Fine TruBlack LCD
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
Noise Reduction (Multi Frame NR)
NO
Color Space (Adobe RGB)
YES
Video Compression
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW + JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W, Sepia, Saturation, Sharpness
3D Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(Focal length:16mm/18mm)
Wide: 7152 x 1080 (7.7M), Standard: 4912 x 1080 (5.3M), 16:9: 1920 x 1080 (2.1M)
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 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
Movie recording mode - MP4
1440 x 1080(25fps, 12 Mbps), VGA(640 x 480, 30fps. 3Mbps)
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, 28M, PS), 1920 x 1080(50i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080(50i, 17M, FH), 1920 x 1080(25p, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080(25p, 17M, FH)
Image Size S (pixels)
3008 X 2000 (6M)
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
6000 X 4000 (24M)
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
Speed priority continuous shooting: 10 fps
Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™,Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Image Size M (pixels)
4240 X 2832 (12M)
Drive Mode
Single, Continuous, Speed-priority Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Self-timer continues (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Auto, Advanced: Level
Audio recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)
YES
Index Playback
YES
White/Black Out Alert
NO
Image Rotation
YES
Auto Image Rotation
YES
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x
Exif
Exif Ver.2.3
Depth-of-Field Preview
NO
PictBridge
NO
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
Zone Matching
NO
Remote Release Terminal
NO
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
YES (Compatiable RMT-DSLR-1 is not supplied)
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. 335 shots with 2GB Memory Card, Image Size 24M (3:2)
Supplied Battery
NP-FW50
Battery System
NP-FW50
Width (mm)
119.9
Depth (mm)
42.6
Height (mm)
66.9
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Cleaning cloth