Sensor Type
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)/Approx.10.6M pixels(4:3)
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9) 1
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9), f=35.5-426.0mm(4:3)
Lens Cover
Lens Cap
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video)
f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9) 1
Filter Diameter
Iris Diaphragm
7 blades
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
ND Filter
OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Minimum Focus Distance
Approx.1cm(Wide), Approx.100cm(Tele), Approx.13/32inch(Wide), Approx.39 3/8inch(Tele)
Focal Distance
Digital Zoom
160x 2
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
24x 3
Field of View
Viewfinder Type
1.0cm(0.39type) OLED/ Color 1, 440, 000dots equivalent
Screen Type
8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) 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
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Dial)
Focus Area
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Magnified display for precise manual focus (Movie Mode:x2/x4, Photo mode:x6.3/x12.6), Peaking Display
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift(Dial/Touch Panel)
Backlight Compensation
Manual Iris Control
Gain Control
Manual Exposure Assist
Zebra Pattern Display
Auto Iris Control
Metering Modes
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Dial/Menu)
Minimum Illumination
Standard:3 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), Low Lux 1.7lux(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
Yes(G7-M7 15steps, A7-B7 15steps)
White Balance Modes
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
Media Type
XAVC S : SDXC Memory Card(Class 10), 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)
L:20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968x3352), M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024x2824), S:2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968x3352) 6, 14.2 megapixels 16:9(5024x2824) 6, 2.1 megapixels 16:9(1920x1080) 6
Recording Format (Video)
XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolution
XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD:1920x1080/50p(PS), 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:20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968 x 3352), 15.0 megapixels 4:3 (4464 x 3352), M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824), 10.6 megapixels 4:3 (3760 x 2824), S:2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Video Recording Rate (ABR/VBR)
XAVC S HD Approx.50Mbps 7, HD PS:Approx.28Mbps/FX:Approx.24Mbps/FH:Approx.17Mbps/HQ:Approx.9Mbps/LP:Approx.5Mbps 7 8, MP4: Approx.3Mbps 7
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Monoral Speaker
My Voice Canceling
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) 9, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator 10, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 10, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 11
Mic Level Control
Scene Selection
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
High Speed Rec
Yes 9 12
Other Features
Face Detection, Cinematone, Golf Shot(Yes) 10, Smooth Slow Rec(Yes) 10, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black) 13, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On) 6, Red Eye Reduction(Yes(w/ Optional Flash Accessory)), Direct Copy(Yes ) 14
NightShot Infrared System
Slow Playback
Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Highlight Movie Maker
Highlight Playback 10, Highlight Scenario(Save/Playback/Erase), Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) ) 15
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
STD Output
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 16
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 16
Headphone Jack
Stereo Minijack
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 17
Charge on camcorder (charging time with supplied battery)
Yes(Approx. 2h 20min) 18
Power Consumption (Viewfinder)
HD:3.2W 19
Power Requirements
6.8V/7.3V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Battery Type
InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series) 20
USB Power Supply
Yes(1.5A or more is recommended)
Power Consumption (LCD)
HD:3.5W 19
USB Charging
DC 5V 1500mA
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
Approx.81mm x 83.5mm x 196.5mm(Approx.90mm x 83.5mm x 223.5mm(including Lens Hood)) 21 22, Approx.3 1/4inch x 3 3/8inch x 7 3/4inch(Approx.3 5/8inch x 3 3/8inch x 8 7/8inch(including Lens Hood)) 21 22
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx.870g(NP-FV50(supplied battery))/Approx.870g(NP-FV50A) 23, Approx.910g(NP-FV70A) 23, Approx.965g(NP-FV100A) 23, Approx.1lb 14.7oz(NP-FV50(supplied battery))/Approx.1lb 14.7oz(NP-FV50A) 23, Approx.2lb 0.1oz(NP-FV70A) 23, Approx.2lb 2oz(NP-FV100A) 23
Weight (main unit only)
Approx.790g, Approx.1lb 11oz
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV50) (1) 24, AC Adaptor (1) 24, Power Cord (1) 24, "Operating Guide"(1) 24, HDMI(micro) Cable (1) 24, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 24, Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025)) (1) 24, Lens Hood (1) 24, Lens Cap (1) 24