• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.4 Megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 21.1 Megapixels

      • Sensor type

        1/2.3 type (7.82 mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

      • Lens type

        ZEISS® Vario Sonnar T* Lens, 15 elements in 10 groups (including 1superED glass element, 2ED glass element and 3aspheric element)

      • Optical zoom

        50x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)


        84 deg-2 deg (24–1200 mm) 1

      • Aperture Type

        7 blades

      • Focal length


      • Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)

        iAuto:AF (W: approx. 1cm to infinity, T: approx. 240cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx.1cm to infinity, T: approx. 240cm to infinity)

      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 810x (VGA)

      • Digital Zoom

        Still: 20M: approx. 200x: 10M: approx. 284x, 5M: approx. 400x, VGA: approx. 810x, 15M (16:9): approx. 200x, 2M (16:9): approx. 540x;Movie: approx. 200x (*1)

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        iAuto: AF (W: approx. 1cm to infinity, T: approx. 240cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 1cm to infinity, T: approx. 240cm to infinity)

      • Filter diameter

        Yes (φ55)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2: f=25-1250mm, Still images 4:3: f=24-1200mm, Still images 16:9: f=26-1300mm, Still images 1:1: f=28.5-1425mm, Movie 16:9: f=26.5-1325mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=28-1850mm (SteadyShot Active), f=31-1900mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active), Movie4:3: f=32.5-1625mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5-2300mm (SteadyShot Active), f=38-2350mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F2.8 (W) - 6.3 (T)

      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 200

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        20M: approx. 100x, 10M: approx. 142x, 5M: approx. 200x, VGA: approx. 810x, 15M(16:9): approx. 100x, 2M(16:9): approx. 270x (*1)

      • Screen type

        7.5cm (3.0 type)(4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

      • MF Assist Magnification

        8.1x, 16.2x

      • Adjustable Angle

        Up by approx. 90 degrees, down by approx. 60 degrees

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)


      • Brightness Control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Field Coverage


      • Dioptre Adjustment


      • Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots

        Electrical type (0.5cm (0.2 type), 201,600 dots equivalent)

      • Viewfinder

        0.2-type electronic viewfinder

      • Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)

        Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots) (*5)

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still: Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33, Movie: 44

      • Focus Area

        Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L)

      • Shooting Mode

        Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR (Memory Recall) 1/2, Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto


        Still: Optical, Movie: intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF, DMF, Manual Focus, Continuous AF (Advanced sports & Movie Only)

      • WB Micro Adjustment

        G7-M7, A7-B7

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/lower limit), 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200

      • Drive Modes

        Single, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer(cont.), Self-portrait, Cont.-bracketing, White balance bracketing

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto (4-1/4000), Program Auto (1-1/4000), Aperture Priority (8-1/2000), Shutter Priority (30-1/4000), Manual (30-1/4000) (*4)

      • Scene Selection

        High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode

      • Dynamic Range Functions

        Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV step)

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

      • Minimum Illumination

        Auto: 4 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Picture Effect

        Still: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterisation, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration, Movie: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterisation, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono.

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR, High ISO NR: Normal/Low, Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO100-12800

      • Image Control

        Quality (Fine/Standard)

      • Self-Timer

        Off, 10 sec., 2 sec., portrait 1, portrait 2

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Flourescent White Balance 1, Flourescent White Balance 2, Flourescent White Balance 3, Incandescent, Flash, C.Temp/Filter, Custom

      • Flash Red-Eye Correction


      • ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)

        Auto (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/lower limit), 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200;Multi-Frame NR: Auto (ISO80-3200),100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400*2 /12800 *2 (*3)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 4 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Image Processing Engine

        BIONZ™ X

      • Aperture

        iAuto (F2.8-F6.3 (W)), Program Auto (F2.8-F6.3 (W)), Aperture Priority (F2.8-F8.0 (W)), Shutter Priority (F2.8-F6.3 (W)), Manual (F2.8-F8.0 (W))

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

        Built-in, manual pop-up

      • Bracketing


      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.5m to 8.5m (W), approx. 2.4m to 3.5m (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 12.0m (W), approx. 5.1m (T)

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

        Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Advanced Flash, Rear Sync., Wireless (with optional compliant flash)

      • Colour Space (Still)


      • Panorama (Recording)

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)

        3:2 mode: 18M (5184 x 3456), 8.9M (3648 x 2432), 4.5M (2592 x 1728, 4:3 mode: 20M (5184 x 3888), 10M (3648 x 2736), 5M (2592 x 1944), VGA;16:9mode: 15M (5184 x 2920), 7.5M (3648 x 2056), 2.1M (1920 x 1080);1:1 mode: 15M (3888 x 3888), 7.5M (2736 x 2736), 3.7M (1920 x 1920);Sweep Panorama: Wide (7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920), Standard (4912 x 1080, 3424 x 1920);Sweep Panorama: 360 (11520 x 1080)

      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0,Exif Ver. 2.3, MRF Baseline compliants), Movie: AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4

      • Movie recording mode

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

      • Still Image Resolution

        3:2 mode:18 M (5,184×3,456) / 8.9 M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5 M (2,592×1,728), 4:3 mode: 20 M (5,184×3,888) / 10 M (3,648×2,736) / 5 M (2,592×1,944) / VGA, 16:9 mode: 15 M (5,184×2,920) / 7.5 M (3,648×2,056) / 2.1 M (1,920×1,080), 1:1 mode: 15 M (3,888×3,888) / 7.5 M (2,736×2,736) / 3.7 M (1,920×1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920) /Standard (4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920) / Sweep Panorama:360 (11,520×1,080)

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed), Memory Stick PROHG Duo™, Memory Stick Micro*6, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)*6, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card*6, microSDHC Memory Card*6, microSDXC Memory Card*6 (*7)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/50p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,440 x 1,080/25fps at 12 Mbps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        AVCHD: 28M PS(1920 x 1080/50p), 24M FX (1920 x 1080/50i), 17M FH (1920 x 1080/50i), 24M FX (1920 x 1080/25p), 17M FH (1920 x 1080/25p), MP4: 12M (1440 x 1080/25fps), 3M VGA (640 x 480/25fps)

      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

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

      • Input and output terminals

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal*8, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe*14

      • Wireless capabilities

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • NFC

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

      • WI-FI

        Yes (IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band))

      • Wi-Fi® connectivity

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • Power Source

        DC3.6V (supplied battery)/DC5.0V (supplied AC adaptor)


        Still images*9: approx. 300 shots, approx. 150min. (EVF: approx. 380 / approx. 190min), Movies (actual shooting)*10*11: approx. 50min (EVF: approx. 55min). (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15min. and max. file size is 2GB), Movies (continuous shooting)*10: 85min (EVF: approx. 95min). (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15min. and max. file size is 2GB. )*12

      • Supplied Battery

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (Power supply during shooting/playback requires separately sold AC-UD10.)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.4W (EVF: approx. 1.1W)

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)

      • Playback Functions

        BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, TRILUMINOS Color*13, 4K image output (still image only)

      • Shooting Functions

        Face Detection, Grid Line, Smile Shutter, Digital Level Gauge (pitch), WB Bracket, MF Assist, Micref Level

      • Index Playback

        9 / 25 images

      • Operating Temprature

        Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)

      • Playback Zoom

        Depends on Image Size

      • Photo Creativity


      • Playmemories Camera Apps


      • GPS

        Yes (only GPS)

      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        129.6 x 93.2 x 114.8 mm, 129.6 x 93.2 x 103.2 mm (from front of lens to monitor); 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 5/8 in., 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. (from front of lens to monitor)


        Approx. 633 g (Body only), approx. 660 g (With battery and Memory Stick Duo™)

      • *

        *1 Optical zoom from the wide side, *2 Achieved by using "By Pixel Super Resolution" technology and overlay burst shooting, *3 REI=Recommended Exposure Index *4 When ISO sensitivity is higher than IS0 3200, the slowest shutter speed limit is 1/4 sec. Manual setting of ISO sensitivity to lower than ISO 3200 is necessary to set shutter speed slower than 1/4. (except RX series models). *5 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode. *6 With Adaptor (optional) *7 For movies, compatible Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo,Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card or microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card (Class 4 or faster speed is recommended) can be used. *8 Supports Micro USB compatible device. *9 The LCD screen is turned on, shooting once every 30 seconds, the zoom is switched alternately between the W and T ends the flash strobes once every two times, the power turns on and off once every ten times. *10 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications,default setting). *11 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom (except RX1), stand-by, power off. *12 Based on non-stop recording until the limit (29 minutes or 4GB) has been reached, and then continued recording again. Shooting functions such as zoom will not be available. *13 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission function for both still images and movies. *14 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached. *15 Services vary by country.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Shoulder Strap, Shoe Cap, Lens Cap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code