• Wireless and network capabilities

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        Approx. 142.6mm x 104.2mm x 80.9 mm

      • Weight (with battery and memory card included)

        Approx. 647 g (Body Only) / 726 g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo™)

      • Lens compatibility

        Sony A-mount lenses, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta lenses confirmed

      • Lens Mount


      • Sensor type


      • Number Of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 24.3 megapixels

      • Anti-Dust System

        Charge protection coating on image sensor and image sensor shift mechanism

      • Sensor

        APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) Exmor® CMOS sensor with primary colour filters

      • Image Sensor Aspect Ratio


      • Number of Pixels (total)

        Approx. 24.7 megapixels

      • Smart zoom (Still Image)

        M: Approx. 1.4x, S: Approx. 2.0x

      • Digital zoom (Still Image)

        L: Approx. 4x, M: Approx. 5.7x, S: Approx. 8x

      • Digital zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 4x

      • Image Quality Modes

        RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

      • Picture Effect

        13 modes: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast, Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, WaterColor, Illustration

      • Colour Space

        sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps) (Style Box 1-6 also provided)

      • Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama

        Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)

      • Image Size (pixels), 16:9

        L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10M), S:3008 x 1688 (5.1M)

      • Recording Format (Still images)

        JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

      • Image Size (pixels), 3:2

        L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)

      • Dynamic Range Functions

        Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser (Auto/Level(1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range(Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6EV, 1.0EV step))

      • Movie Functions

        Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, AF Tracking Duration, AF Drive Speed, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable), Creative Style, Picture Effect

      • Image Size (Pixels), NTSC

        AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps*1/PS, 60i/24Mbps*1/FX, 60i/17Mbps*2/FH, 24p/24Mbps*1/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (30fps/12Mbps*2), 640 x 480 (30fps/3Mbps*2)

      • Recording Format (Movie)

        AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4

      • Video Compression

        AVCHD:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

      • Image Size (pixels), PAL

        AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps*1/PS, 50p/28Mbps*1/PS, 60i/24Mbps*1/FX, 50i/24Mbps*1/FX, 60i/17Mbps*2/FH, 50i/17Mbps*2/FH, 24p/24Mbps*1/FX /25p/24Mbps*1/FX, 24p/17Mbps*2/FH, 25p/17Mbps*2/FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (30fps/12Mbps*2, 25fps/12Mbps*2), 640 x 480 (30fps/3Mbps*2, 25fps/3Mbps*2)

      • Audio Recording Format

        AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch

      • Lens Compensation

        Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion

      • Image processor

        BIONZ X™

      • Face Detection

        On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)

      • Auto Object Framing

        Yes (Still images)

      • Smart Teleconverter

        Approx. 1.4x / 2x

      • Clear Image Zoom

        Still / Movie: Approx. 2x

      • Storage Media Slot

        Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo™/ SD Memory card

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick PRO Duo™ , Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™ , Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

      • Multi Frame NR

        Auto / ISO100 to 51200

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.

      • AWB Micro Adjustment

        G7 to M7 (15 steps), A7 to B7 (15 steps)

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight), Flash, Color temperature (2500 to 9900K) and Color Filter (G7 to M7, A7 to B7), Custom (1 / 2 / 3), Custom Set

      • Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • AF Mode

        Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Automatic AF (AF-A), Direct Manual Focus

      • Focus Type

        TTL Phase-detection AF

      • Focus Sensitivity Range

        EV -2 to 18 (at ISO 100 equivalent)

      • Other Features

        Eye AF, Lock-on AF, Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus lock, AF Range Control, AF micro adjustment

      • Focus Area

        Wide, Zone, Centre, Flexible Spot, Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock-On AF (Wide, Zone, Centre, Flexible Spot, Expanded Flexible Spot)

      • Focus Mode

        Autofocus, Manual focus selectable

      • Type

        Built-in flash

      • Focus Point

        79 points (15 points cross type)*3 , with center F2.8 sensor

      • AF Illuminator range

        Approx. 1 m - 5 m / Approx. 3.3 to 16.4 feet

      • Focus Sensor

        CCD line sensors

      • Auto (AE) Bracketing

        Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, With 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 1.0EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3/5 frames

      • Metering Mode

        Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps)

      • Metering Sensor

        Exmor™ CMOS Sensor

      • AE Lock

        Available with AE lock button. AE is also locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode. (Auto/On/Off selectable)

      • Metering Type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Metering Sensitivity

        EV -2 to EV 17 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F1.4 lens attached)

      • ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

        Still Images: ISO 100 - 25600 (1/3 EV steps), (ISO numbers up from ISO50 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-25600, selectable lower and upper limits), Movies: ISO100 - 12800 equivalent (1/3 EV steps), AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable lower and upper limits)

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight

      • Exposure Modes

        AUTO (Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie (P/A/S/M), Programmed AE (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter-speed Priority (S), Manual (M), Memory Recall (MR1/2/3)

      • Viewfinder Type

        1.3cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder

      • Viewfinder Display

        Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital level gauge, Histogram

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Number of Dots

        2,359,296 dots

      • Magnification

        Approx. 1.09x (35mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.71x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1)

      • Brightness Control (Viewfinder)

        Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)

      • Colour Temperature Control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Eye Point

        Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)

      • Field Coverage


      • Real-time Image Adjustment Display


      • Total Number of Dots

        1,228,800 dots

      • Focus Magnifier

        5.9x, 11.7x

      • Brightness Control (LCD)

        Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

      • Monitor Type

        7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive

      • LCD Display

        Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital level gauge, Histogram, Shooting information for viewfinder mode

      • Peaking MF

        Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

      • Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)


      • Adjustable Angle

        Tilt angle: Up by approx. 150 degrees, down by approx. 180 degrees, Rotation angle: 180 degrees clockwise, 90 degrees counterclockwise.

      • Flash Sync. Speed

        1 / 250 sec.*4

      • Electronic Front Shutter Curtain

        Yes (On/Off)

      • Shutter Speed

        Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec/Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)

      • Shutter Type

        Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

      • SteadyShot

        For still images: Image Sensor-Shift mechanism, For movies: Electronic

      • Flash Modes

        Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Rear Sync.,Wireless*4, High Speed sync.*4

      • Flash Type


      • Flash Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

      • Flash Control

        ADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual flash

      • External Flash Compatibility

        Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe. Attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock Accessory Shoe.

      • Wireless Control

        Yes (wireless flash with lighting ratio control)

      • FE Level Lock


      • Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)

        12 fps (in Continuous Advance Priority AE)

      • Speed (approx. max.)

        Continuous Advance Priority AE: Maximum 12fps, Continuous shooting Hi: Max. 8fps, Continuous shooting Lo: Max. 3fps*5

      • Drive Modes

        Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (10 sec. delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)

      • No. of recordable frames (approx.)

        Continuous Advance Priority AE mode: 53 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 60 frames (JPEG Fine L), 64 frames (JPEG Standard), 26 frames (RAW), 25 frames (RAW & JPEG), Continuous shooting: 56 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 75 frames (JPEG Fine L), 93 frames (JPEG Standard), 28 frames (RAW), 26 frames (RAW & JPEG)*5*6

      • Playback Modes

        Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 18.8x, M: 13.3x, S: 9.4x), Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x, Display Rotation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, off), Folder selection (Still), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect

      • NFC™

        Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)

      • Multi Interface Shoe


      • Wireless LAN (Built-In)

        Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band))*7

      • Interfaces

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Multi Interface Shoe, Microphone minijack, Sync Terminal, Wired remote terminal

      • HD Output

        HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA™ Sync (control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K Still Image playback

      • Multi / Micro USB Terminal


      • PC Interface

        Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

      • Others

        Sync. Terminal, Microphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), DC IN Terminal, Wired remote terminal, Wireless Remote Control (RMT-DSLR2 (sold separately))

      • Compatible OS

        Windows Vista®*9 SP2, Windows® 7 SP1, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Mac OS X (v. 10.7-10.9)

      • Microphone

        Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M/ECM-CG50 (sold separately)

      • Speaker

        Built-in, monaural, volume settings in 16 steps between 0 and 15

      • Compatible Standards

        Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      • Memory Function

        Yes (3 sets)

      • Custom Function Type

        Custom key settings, Programmable setting

      • Battery Life (Still Images)

        Approx. 410 shots (viewfinder) / Approx. 480 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)*10

      • External Power

        AC Adaptor AC-PW10AM (optional)

      • Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)

        Actual*11*12: Approx. 110 min with viewfinder, Approx. 120 min with LCD monitor (CIPA standard), Continuous*11 *13: Approx. 175 min with viewfinder, Approx. 175 min with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)

      • Supplied Battery

        NP-FM500H Rechargeable battery pack

      • Range

        32-104°F / 0-40°C

      • **

        *1 Maximum bit rate., *2 Average bit rate., *3 The number of AF points will differ depending on the lens and shooting mode., *4 With compatible external flash., *5 Varies according to shooting conditions or memory card used., *6 Continuous drive (Hi) in Drive mode., *7 (Configuration method/Access method) WPS or manually/infrastructure mode. When connecting to smartphones, the camera can always work as a base without a wireless access point. (Security: WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK)., *8 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached., *9 Starter Edition is not supported., *10 With the LCD monitor turned on, shoot once every 30 seconds, operate zoom alternately between W and T ends, flash strobe once every two shots, turn power off and on once every ten shots., *11 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications)., *12 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off., *13 The total movie recording time. When the limit of the continuous movie recording time (29 minutes) is reached, let the camera continue movie recording by pressing the MOVIE button again. No other operations such as zoom are performed., *14 Supports Micro USB compatible device.

    • Lens SAL1650, Lens hood, Lens cap, Lens rear cap, Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FM500H, Battery Charger BC-VM10A, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable