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Sensor type
13.2 mm x 8.8 mm (1.0-type) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx. 14.2 M pixels (16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
Approx. 14.2 M pixels (16:9)/Approx. 10.6 M pixels (4:3)
Image processor
BIONZ X™ image processor
Lens type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar® T*
Filter diameter
62 mm
Lens Cover
Lens Cap
Aperture
F2.8-F4.5
Focal Distance
f= 9.3–111.6 mm
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video)
f=29.0-348.0 mm (16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=29.0-348.0 mm (16:9), f=35.5-426.0 mm (4:3)
Minimum focus distance
Approx. 1 cm (Wide), Approx. 100 cm (Tele), Approx. 0.40 (Wide), Approx. 39.38 (Tele)
Iris Diaphragm
7 blades
ND Filter
OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Optical zoom
12x
Clear Image Zoom
4K: 18x HD: 24x 2
Digital zoom
160x 3
Viewfinder Type
1.0 cm (0.39 type) OLED/Colour 1,440,000 dots equivalent
Field of View
100%
Screen type
8.8 cm (3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K) Wide (16:9)
Touch Panel
Yes
Brightness Control
Yes (Menu) 4
Marker/Grid Display
Grid Line 5
Angle Adjustment
Opening Angle: max. 90°, Turning Angle: max. 270°.
Image Stabilization Type
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilisation 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
Mode
Auto, Flexible Spot (Touch Panel), Manual (Dial/Menu)
Metering Modes
Multi-segment / Spot
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift (Dial/Touch Panel)
LOW LUX Mode
Yes
Auto Iris Control
F2.8-F11
Manual Iris Control
F2.8-F11
Manual Exposure Assist
Zebra Pattern Display
Backlight Compensation
Yes (Auto)
Gain Control
Auto/Manual
AGC Limit
Yes
Minimum Illumination
4K: Standard: 6 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed) HD: Standard: 3 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed), 4K: Low Lux 3 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed) HD: Low Lux 1.7 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed), NightShot: 0 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed)
Auto Control Range
1/8–1/10000
Standard
1/50–1/10000
Manual Iris Control (photo mode)
1/50–1/10000
Manual Shutter
1/8–1/10000
Smooth Slow
1/250–1/10000
White Balance Modes
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
White Balance Shift
Yes (G7-M7 15 steps, A7-B7 15 steps)
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL 6
Flash Compensation
Yes (3 steps) 6
Flash Mode
Auto/On/Off 6
Media Type
XAVC S 4K (100 Mbps): SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(60 Mbps): SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or Higher), XAVC S HD: SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 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)
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 4K: 3840 × 2160/25p, 24p, XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/50p (PS), 24p (FX, FH), 50i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/50i (HQ, LP), MP4: 1280 x 720 25p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
XAVC S 4K 100 Mbps: Approx. 100 Mbps/60 Mbps: Approx. 60 Mbps 7, XAVC S HD Approx. 50 Mbps 7, AVCHD PS: Approx. 28 Mbps/FX: Approx. 24 Mbps/FH: Approx. 17 Mbps/HQ: Approx. 9 Mbps/LP: Approx. 5 Mbps 7 8, MP4: Approx.3Mbps 7
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 (1920 x 1080), 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640 x 480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
L: 20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968 x 3352) 9, M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824), S: 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968 x 3352) 9 10 11, 14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824) 10 11, 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080) 10 11
Microphone
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48 kHz/16 bit) 12, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator 13, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 13, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 14
Mic Level Control
Yes(31 steps)
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
Yes (On/Off)
My Voice Cancelling
Yes
Speaker
Monoral Speaker
High Speed Rec
Yes 15 16
Scene Selection
Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
NightShot Infrared System
Yes
Other Features
Face Detection, Cinematone, Golf Shot 13, Smooth Slow Rec 13, 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) 11, Red Eye Reduction (Yes (w/ Optional Flash Accessory)), Direct Copy (Yes ) 17
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Slow Playback
Forward: 1/5 speed, Reverse: 1/2 speed
Trimming Playback
Yes
Highlight Movie Maker
Highlight Playback 13, Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase), Highlight BGM (Pre-installed 4 music files, Music transfer)
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Wi-Fi®
Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band) ) 18
NFC™
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Accessory Shoe
Yes (Multi Interface Shoe)
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 19
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 20
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal 20
STD Output
Composite Video Out (AV CABLE (sold separately))
Microphone Input
Stereo Minijack
Headphone Jack
Stereo Minijack
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
DC IN
Yes
Battery type
InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series) 21
Power Consumption (LCD)
4K: 5.6 W 22
Power Consumption (Viewfinder)
4K: 5.3 W 22
Power Requirements
6.8 V/7.3 V (battery pack), 8.4 V (AC Adaptor)
Charge on Camcorder (charging time with supplied battery)
Yes (approx. 3 h 25 min) 23
USB Charging
DC 5 V 1,500 mA
USB Power Supply
Yes (1.5 A or more is recommended)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
Approx. 81 mm x 83.5 mm x 196.5 mm (Approx. 90 mm x 83.5 mm x 223.5 mm (including Lens Hood)) 24 25, Approx. 3.25 x 3.38 x 7.25 (Approx. 3.63 x 3.38 x 8.88 (including Lens Hood)) 24 25
Weight (main unit only)
Approx. 790 g, Approx. 1 lb 11 oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx. 870 g (NP-FV50A) 26, Approx. 915 g (NP-FV70)/Approx. 910 g (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery) 26, Approx. 965 g (NP-FV100A) 26, Approx. 1 lb 14.7 oz (NP-FV50A) 26, Approx. 2 lb 0.3 oz (NP-FV70)/Approx. 2 lb 0.1 oz (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery) 26, Approx. 2 lb 2 oz (NP-FV100A) 26
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1) 27, AC Adaptor (1) 27, Power Cord (1) 27, "Operating Guide" (1) 27, HDMI (micro) Cable (1) 27, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 27, Remote Commander (RMT-835 with Battery (CR2025)) (1) 27, Lens Hood (1) 27, Lens Cap (1) 27