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Sensor type
1 / 2.5 type (7.20 mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9)/approx. 6.22 Megapixels (4:3)
Image processor
BIONZ X™ image processor
Lens type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar® T*
Filter diameter
55 mm
Lens Cover
Auto
Aperture
F 2.0 - 3.8
Focal Distance
f = 4.4-88 mm
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video)
f=26.8-536.0 mm (16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8–536.0 mm (16:9) f=32.8–656.0 mm (4:3)
Minimum focus distance
approx. 1 cm (Wide), approx. 80 cm (Tele), approx. 0.39 (Wide), approx. 31.5 (Tele)
Iris Diaphragm
6 blades
Optical zoom
20x
Clear Image Zoom
4K: 30x HD: 40x 2
Digital zoom
250x 3
Screen type
7.5 cm (3.0 type) Clear Photo LCD display (460 800 dots) 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
Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ w/ Intelligent Active mode (5-axis) 6
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Auto / Manual (Touch Panel)
Focus Area
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Fast Intelligent AF
Yes
Lock-On AF
Yes 7
Manual Focus Assist
Magnified display for precise manual focus, Peaking Display
Mode
Auto, Flexible Spot (Touch Panel), Manual (Menu)
Metering Modes
Multi-segment / Spot
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift (Touch Panel)
LOW LUX Mode
Yes
Auto Iris Control
F2.0-F11
Manual Iris Control
F2.0-F11
Manual Exposure Assist
Zebra Pattern Display
Backlight Compensation
Yes (Auto)
Gain Control
Auto
AGC Limit
Yes
Minimum Illumination
4K: Standard: 9 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed) HD: Standard: 6 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed), 4K: Low Lux 1.8 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed) HD: Low Lux 1.2 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed)
Auto Control Range
1/6–1/10000
Standard
1/50–1/10000
Manual Iris Control (photo mode)
1/25–1/10000
Manual Shutter
1/6–1/10000
Smooth Slow
1/215–1/10000
White Balance Modes
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor
White Balance Shift
Yes
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL 8
Flash Compensation
Yes (3 steps) 8
Flash Mode
Auto/On/OFF 8
Media Type
Internal Flash Memory, XAVC S 4K (100 Mbps): SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, UHS-I U3 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K (100 Mbps): SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, UHS-I U3 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, Class 10 or Higher)/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)
Internal Media
Flash Memory 64 GB 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: 3840 x 2160/25p, 24p, XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/50p (PS), 25p (FX, FH), 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: approx. 100 Mbps 10, XAVC S 4K: approx. 60 Mbps 10, XAVC S HD: approx. 50 Mbps 10, AVCHD PS: approx. 28 Mbps/FX: approx. 24 Mbps/FH: approx. 17 Mbps/HQ: approx. 9 Mbps/LP: approx. 5 Mbps 10 11, MP4: approx.3 Mbps 10
Recording Format (Still Image)
DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440 x 3056), 12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080 x 3056), M: 8.3 MP 16:9 (3840 x 2160), 6.2 MP 4:3 (2880 x 2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640 x 480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
M: 8.3 MP 16:9 (3840 x 2160), S: 2.1 MP 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture)
XAVC S 4K: 8.3 MP 16:9 (3840 x 2160), XAVC S HD: 2.1 MP 16:9 (1920 x 1080), AVCHD: 2.1 MP 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Time-Lapse Capture)
4K: L (8.3 M, 3840 x 2160)/HD: S (2.1 M, 1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840 x 2160) 12, S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080) 7 13 12
Microphone
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48 kHz/16 bit) 14, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator 15, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 15, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 16
Mic Level Control
Yes(31 steps)
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
Yes (On/Off)
My Voice Cancelling
Yes
Speaker
Monaural Speaker
High Speed Rec
Yes (100p/1920 x 1080, 100/60 Mbps)
Time-lapse Capture
Yes, Shooting Interval (1/2/5/10/30/60 s), Shot Number(1–999), Capture Image Size (4K: L (8.3 M, 3840 x 2160)/HD: S (2.1 M, 1920 x 1080)), AE Mode (AE Lock/AE Tracking)
Scene Selection
Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
Time Code/User Bit
Yes
Other Features
Face Detection 7, Cinematone, Golf Shot 15, Smooth Slow Rec 15, Fader Effect(s) (White/Black) 17, 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 13 12, Red Eye Reduction (Yes 8), Direct Copy
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
Yes 15, Highlight background music (Pre-installed 6 music files, Music transfer compatible 18)
Motion Shot Video
Yes 19
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Wi-Fi®
Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band) ) 20
NFC™
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Live Streaming
yes 21
Multi Camera Control
yes
Accessory Shoe
Yes (Multi Interface Shoe)
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 22
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 23
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal 23
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) 24
Power Consumption (LCD)
4K: 4.9 W 25
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) 26
USB Charging
DC 5 V 1,500 mA
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 142.5 mm (Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 166.5 mm (NP-FV70)/Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 173 mm (NP-FV70A) (including supplied battery)) 27 28, Approx. 2.88 x 3.25 x 5.63 (Approx. 2.88 x 3.25 x 6.63 (NP-FV70)/Approx. 2.88 x 3.25 x 6.88 (NP-FV70A) (including supplied battery)) 27 28
Weight (main unit only)
Approx. 510 g, Approx. 1 lb 2.0 oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx. 560 g (NP-FV50A) 29, Approx. 610 g (NP-FV70)/Approx. 600 g (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery) 29, Approx. 660 g (NP-FV100A) 29, Approx. 1 lb 3.8 oz (NP-FV50A) 29, Approx. 1 lb 5.5 oz (NP-FV70)/Approx. 1 lb 5.2 oz (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery) 29, Approx. 1 lb 7.3 oz (NP-FV100A) 29
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1) 30, AC Adaptor (1) 30, Power Cord (1) 30, Operating Guide (1) 30, HDMI (micro) Cable (1) 30, micro USB Cable (1) 30