Sensor Type
1/2.5 type(7.20mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx. 6.22 Megapixels(4:3)
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9) 1
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) f=32.8-656.0mm(4:3)
Lens Cover
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video)
f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) 1
Filter Diameter
Iris Diaphragm
6 blades
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Minimum Focus Distance
approx.1cm(Wide), approx.80cm(Tele), approx.13/32inch(Wide), approx.31 1/2inch(Tele)
Focal Distance
Digital Zoom
250x 2
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
4K : 30x HD : 40x 3
Field of View
Viewfinder Type
0.6cm(0.24 type)/Color 1 555 200dots equivalent
Diopter adjustment
Yes (-4.0 to +3.0 m-1), Yes (-4.0 to +3.0 mstyle name="sup"-1/style)
Screen Type
7.5cm(3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921 600dots) Wide(16:9)
Marker/Grid Display
Grid Line 4
Touch Panel
Brightness Control
Yes(Menu) 5
Angle Adjustment
Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Image Stabilization Type
Balanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Intelligent Active mode(5-axis) 6
Manual Focus Assist
Magnified display for precise manual focus, Peaking Display
Focus Area
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Fast Intelligent AF
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Lock-On AF
Yes 7
Focus Mode
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Ring)
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift(Touch Panel/Ring)
Backlight Compensation
Manual Iris Control
Gain Control
Manual Exposure Assist
Zebra Pattern Display
Auto Iris Control
Metering Modes
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Menu/Ring)
Minimum Illumination
4K:Standard:9 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed) HD:Standard:6 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), 4K:Low Lux 1.8lux(1/25 Shutter Speed) HD:Low Lux 1.2lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), NightShot:0 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed)
AGC Limit
Manual Shutter
Manual Iris Control (Photo mode)
Smooth Slow
Auto Control Range
White Balance Shift
White Balance Modes
Flash Compensation
Yes(3 steps) 8
Flash Mode
Auto/On/OFF 8
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL 8
Media Type
XAVC S 4K(100Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, UHS-I U3 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(60Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, Class10 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, Class10 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture)
XAVC S 4K: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), XAVC S HD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), AVCHD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160) 9, S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) 7 10 9
Recording Format (Video)
XAVC S format:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolution
XAVC S 4K : 3840x2160/25p, 24p, XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD : 1920x1080/50p(PS), 25p(FX, FH), 24p(FX, FH), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p
Recording Format (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440x3056), 12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080x3056), M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), 6.2 Megapixels 4:3 (2880x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Time-Lapse Capture)
4K:L(8.3M, 3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M, 1920x1080)
Video Recording Rate (ABR/VBR)
XAVC S 4K: approx.100Mbps 11, XAVC S 4K: approx.60Mbps 11, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps 11, AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps 11 12, MP4: approx.3Mbps 11
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Monaural Speaker
My Voice Canceling
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) 13, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator 14, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 14, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 15
Mic Level Control
Scene Selection
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
Time-lapse Capture
Yes, Shooting Interval(1/2/5/10/30/60sec), Shot Number(1-999), Capture Image Size(4K:L(8.3M, 3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M, 1920x1080)), AE Mode(AE Lock/AE Tracking)
High Speed Rec
Yes(100p/1920x1080, 100/60Mbps)
Other Features
Face Detection 7, Cinematone, Golf Shot 14, Smooth Slow Rec 14, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black) 16, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On ) 7 10 9, Red Eye Reduction(Yes 8), Direct Copy
Time Code/User Bit
NightShot Infrared System
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Slow Playback
Forward:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Trimming Playback
Motion Shot Video
Yes 17
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Highlight Movie Maker
Yes 14, Highlight background music(Preinstalled 6 music file
Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) ) 18
Multi Camera Control
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Live Streaming
yes 19
STD Output
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 20
Microphone Input
Stereo Minijack
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Accessory Shoe
Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal 20
Headphone Jack
Stereo Minijack
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 21
Charge on camcorder (charging time with supplied battery)
Yes(approx. 3h 25min) 22
Power Consumption (Viewfinder)
4K:4.9W 23
Power Requirements
6.8V/7.3V(battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Battery Type
InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series) 24
Power Consumption (LCD)
4K:4.9W 23
USB Charging
DC 5V 1500mA
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 161mm(Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 166.5mm(NP-FV70)/Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 173mm(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) 25 26, Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 3/8inch(Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 5/8inch(NP-FV70)/Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 7/8inch(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) 25 26
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx.585g(NP-FV50A) 27, Approx.635g(NP-FV70)/Approx.625g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 27, Approx.680g(NP-FV100A) 27, Approx.1lb 4.6oz(NP-FV50A) 27, Approx.1lb 6.4oz(NP-FV70)/Approx.1lb 6oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 27, Approx.1lb 8.0oz(NP-FV100A) 27
Weight (main unit only)
Approx.535g, Approx.1lb 2.9oz
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1) 28, AC Adaptor (1) 28, Power Cord (1) 28, Operating Guide(1) 28, HDMI(micro) Cable (1) 28, micro USB Cable (1) 28