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Sony A-mount
NO
Sony E-mount
YES
All types of Sony A-mount lenses
YES (Requires α-Mount adaptor)
All types of Sony E-mount lenses
YES
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES (Requires α-Mount adaptor) *xi-lenses are not compatible
Image sensor type
CMOS sensor
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Size (mm)
23.5 x 15.6mm (APS-C size)
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 24.7
Effective Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 24.3
Automatic White Balance
YES
White balance: preset selection
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash
White balance: custom setting
YES
White balance: types of color temperature
YES (G7 to M7,15-step) (A7 to B7,15-step)
White balance bracketing
NO
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 16000 equivalent
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)
NO
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE capability
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility
NO
Charge protection coating
coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
TTL phase-detection system
NO
Contrast AF system
YES
Sensor
25 points
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
0 to 20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES(with LA-EA2)
AF Area: Wide focus area
NO
AF Area: Spot
NO
AF Area: Local focus area selection
NO
AF Area: Multi Point
YES (25 points)
AF Area: Center Weighted
YES
AF Area: Flexible Spot
YES
AF Modes
Single-shot AF, Continuous AF
Predictive Focus Control
YES
Focus Lock
YES
AF Illuminator
YES (with built-in LED type)
AF Illuminator range (meters)
Approx. 0.5m - Approx. 3.0m (E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS)
Light metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Light metering cell
Exmor™ CMOS Sensor
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Exposure: Program Auto
YES
Exposure: iAUTO
YES
Exposure: AUTO+
NO
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
Sweep Panorama
YES (2D, 3D)
Anti Motion Blur
YES
AE Lock
AE Lock: AE is locked when focus is locked . AEL lock button (toggle/hold)
Exposure compensation
YES (+/-5EV with 1/3EVsteps)
AE Bracketing
With 1/3 EV / 2/3 EV increments, 3 frames
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed; second
1/160
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
6
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Flash Mode
Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync, Wireless
Wireless flash mode
YES
Red-Eye Reduction
NO
Flash Popup
NO
Type
Electronic
Focusing Screen
NO
Field of View (%)
100
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
1.09x
Eye Relief
Approx. 23mm from the Eyepiece lens
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +1.0 diopter
Live View
YES
Screen Size
7.5cm(3.0type)
Monitor Type
Xtra Fine TruBlack LCD
LCD Total Dot Number
921.600
Brightness adjustable
YES
Tilting screen
YES
Rotating screen
NO
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
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
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) 
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
6000 X 4000 (24M)
Image Size M (pixels)
4240 X 2832 (12M)
Image Size S (pixels)
3008 X 2000 (6M)
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)
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)
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW + JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Movie Recording Format
AVCHD / MP4
Video Compression
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Audio recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
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)
Movie recording mode - MP4
1440 x 1080(25fps, 12 Mbps), VGA(640 x 480, 30fps. 3Mbps)
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second
Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)
YES
Noise Reduction (Multi Frame NR)
NO
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
Color Space (Adobe RGB)
YES
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W, Sepia, Saturation, Sharpness
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Auto, Advanced: Level
White/Black Out Alert
NO
Index Playback
YES
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x
Image Rotation
YES
Auto Image Rotation
YES
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES
Histogram Indicator
YES
Exif
Exif Ver.2.3
Exif Print
YES
PictBridge
NO
Menu Language
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Greek, Turkish
Zone Matching
NO
Depth-of-Field Preview
NO
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Remote Release Terminal
NO
IR Remote Control
YES (Compatiable RMT-DSLR-1 is not supplied)
DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)
YES
Indicator of remaining memory space
YES
Beep Sound
On,Off selectable
File Number Memory
On,Off selectable
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0 - 40
Video Out
NO (analogue video out)
HD/HDMI™ Out
YES
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
USB Mode
Mass-storage, MTP
Battery System
NP-FW50
Supplied Battery
NP-FW50
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx. 335 shots with 2GB Memory Card, Image Size 24M (3:2)
Width (mm)
119.9
Height (mm)
66.9
Depth (mm)
42.6
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Cleaning cloth