Sensor type
1 / 5.8 type (3.1 mm) back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx. 2.29 Megapixels (16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx. 2.29 Megapixels (16:9)/approx. 1.71 Megapixels (4:3)
Image processor
BIONZ X™ image processor
Lens type
ZEISS® Vario-Tessar®
Lens Cover
Manual
Aperture
F1.8-F4.0
Focal Distance
f = 1.9-57.0 mm
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video)
f=26.8–804.0 mm (16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8–804.0 mm (16:9), f=32.8–984.0 mm (4:3)
Minimum focus distance
approx. 1 cm (Wide), approx. 80 cm (Tele), approx. 0.40 (Wide), approx. 31.5 (Tele)
Optical zoom
30x
Clear Image Zoom
60x 2
Digital zoom
350x 3
Screen type
6.7 cm (2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide (16:9)
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/ Intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Auto/Manual (Menu)
Focus Area
Full range Focus
Mode
Auto, Manual (Menu)
Metering Modes
Multi-segment
LOW LUX Mode
Yes
Auto Iris Control
F1.8 - F10
Manual Iris Control
F1.8 - F10
Backlight Compensation
Yes (Auto)
Gain Control
Auto
Minimum Illumination
Standard: 6 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed), Low Lux: 3 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed)
Auto Control Range
1/6–1/10000
Standard
1/25–1/10000
Manual Iris Control (photo mode)
1/25–1/10000
Manual Shutter
1/6–1/10000
White Balance Modes
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor
Media Type
XAVC S HD: Micro SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Recording Format (Video)
AVCHD format ver. 2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
Video Resolution
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/50p (PS), 50i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/50i (HQ, LP), MP4: 1280 x 720 25p, XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/50p, 25p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
AVCHD PS: approx. 28 Mbps/FX: approx. 24 Mbps/FH: approx. 17 Mbps/HQ: approx. 9 Mbps/LP: approx. 5 Mbps 6 7, MP4: approx. 3 Mbps 6, XAVC S HD: approx. 50 Mbps 6
Recording Format (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline-compliant)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L: 9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032 x 2272), 6.9 Megapixels 4:3 (3024 x 2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640 x 480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
L: 9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032 x 2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture)
2.1 MP 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032 x 2272) 8, 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080) 8
Microphone
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 9, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 10, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48 kHz/16 bit) 11
Mic Level Control
Yes (2 steps)
Speaker
Monaural Speaker
Scene Selection
Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
Other Features
Face Detection, Fader Effect(s) (White/Black) 9, Intelligent Auto (Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light), Smile Shutter (Off/Dual Capture/Always On) 8
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Slow Playback
Forward: 1/5 speed, Reverse: 1/2 speed
Highlight Movie Maker
Yes 9, Highlight BGM (Pre-installed 6 music files, Music transfer compatible 12
Motion Shot Video
Yes
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Light Output
Up to 13 lumen
Resolution Output
640 x 360
Projected Image Size
10 type - 100 type
Endurance (battery life)
approx. 1h10min(Supplied Battery)
Projector Input
Yes (HDMI micro) 13
Wi-Fi®
Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band) ) 14
NFC™
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Live Streaming
yes 15
Multi Camera Control
yes
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 16
Projector Input
Yes (HDMI micro) 13
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi Terminal
STD Output
Composite Video Out (AV CABLE (sold separately))
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Battery type
NP-BX1
Power Consumption (LCD)
HD: 2.2 W 17
Power Requirements
3.6 V (battery pack), 5.0 V (AC Adaptor)
Charge on Camcorder (charging time with supplied battery)
Yes (approx. 2 h 35 min) 18
USB Charging
DC 5 V 800 mA
USB Power Supply
Yes (Recording/Playback (supplied AC Adaptor AC-UUD11))/(Playback (not supplied AC Adaptor limiting 500 mA))
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
approx. 59.0 mm (W) × 59.5 mm (H) × 128.0 mm (D) 19 20, approx. 2.38 (W) × 2.38 (H) × 5.13 (D) 19 20
Weight (main unit only)
approx. 210 g, approx. 7.4 oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
approx. 235 g (NP-BX1) 21, approx. 8.3 oz (NP-BX1) 21
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1) (1) 22, AC Adaptor (1) 22, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 22, HDMI (micro) Cable (1) 22, Operating Guide (1) 22