• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 18.2 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, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 60x

      • Optical zoom

        30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)


        84deg.-3deg.30min.(24-720mm 1) 2

      • Aperture Type

        5 blades

      • Focal length


      • Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)

        iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity)

      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 120x (VGA)

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: 18M approx.120x, 10M approx.161x, 5.0M approx.226x, VGA approx.459x, 13M(16:9) approx.120x, 2.1M(16:9) approx.306x, Movie: approx. 120x

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 250cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 250cm to infinity)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2 f=25-750mm, Still images 4:3 f=24-720mm, Still images 16:9f=26.5-795mm, Still images 1:1 f=27.5-825mm, Movie16:9 f=26.5-795mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=28-1180mmmm (SteadyShot Active), f=31-1210mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive), Movie4:3 f=32.5-975mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5-1450mm (SteadyShot Active), 38-1480mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F3.5 (W) – 6.4 (T)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        Still images: 18M approx.60x / 10M approx.80x / 5.0M approx.113x / VGA approx.459x / 13M(16:9) approx.60x / 2.1M(16:9) approx.153x, Movie: approx.60x(*1)

      • Brightness Control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Screen type

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

      • MF Assist Magnification

        7.7x, 15.3x

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)


      • Field Coverage


      • Magnification

        Approx. 0.5x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.)

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots

        0.2-type electronic viewfinder

      • Brightness Control

        Auto, Manual(5steps)

      • Viewfinder

        0.2-type electronic viewfinder

      • Eye Point

        Approx.20mm from the eyepiece, 19.2mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(diopter) (CIPA standard)

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

        Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)(*5)(*9)

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

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

      • Focus Area

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

      • Shooting Mode

        Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR(Memory Recall) 1/2/3, Movie Mode(Program Auto,Aperture Priority,Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection



      • Creative Style

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

      • Focus Mode

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

      • WB Micro Adjustment

        G7-M7, A7-B7

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200

      • Drive Modes

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

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

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

      • Scene Selection

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

      • 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: 6lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • LOCK ON AF


      • Picture Effect

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

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format) 3

      • Noise Reduction

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

      • Image Control

        Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Quality (Fine/Standard)

      • Self-Timer

        Off, 10sec., 5sec., 2sec., 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable, 3 consecutive bracketing shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set

      • Flash Red-Eye Correction


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

        Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200,Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400*3 /12800*3(*2)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 6 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Image Processing Engine

        BIONZ™ X

      • Aperture

        iAuto (F3.5-F6.3 (W)), Program Auto (F3.5-F6.3 (W)), Manual (F3.5-F8.0 (W)), Aperture Priority (F3.5-F8.0 (W)), Sutter Priority (F3.5-F6.3 (W))

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

        Built-in, manual pop-up

      • Bracketing


      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.3m to5.4m(11 13/16 inches to 17 feet 8 19/32 inches)(W), approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(8feet 2 27/64 inches to 9 feet 10 7/64 inches)(T)

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

        Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Flash Off, Rear Sync.

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        3:2mode:16M (4896 x 3264) / 8.9M (3648 x 2432) / 4.5M (2592 x 1728), 4:3mode:18M (4896 x 3672) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2592 x 1944) / VGA, 16:9mode:13M (4896 x 2752) / 7.5M (3648 x 2056) / 2.1M (1920 x 1080), 1:1mode:13M (3664 x 3664) / 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), 360 (11520 x 1080)

      • Colour Space (Still)


      • Recording Format

        JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0,Exif Ver. 2.3,MRF Baseline complians), XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4

      • Movie recording mode

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

      • Still Image Resolution

        3:2 mode: 16M (4,896×3,264) / 8.9M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5M (2,592×1,728), 4:3 mode: 18M (4,896×3,672) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) / VGA, 16:9 mode: 13M (4,896×2,752) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 2.1M (1,920×1,080), 1:1 mode: 13M (3,664×3,664) / 7.5M (2,736×2,736) / 3.7M (1,920×1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920), Standard (4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920), 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*7, Memory Stick™ Micro (Mark2), SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I), microSD Memory Card*7, microSDHC Memory Card*7, microSDXC Memory Card*7 (*6)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        NTSC Mode: AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 28 Mbps)/XAVC S (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 50 Mbps)/MP4 (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60fps at 28 Mbps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        PAL: AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/50p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/50i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/50i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/25p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/25p) / XAVC S: 50p 50M(1920x1080/50p) / 25p 50M(1920x1080/25p) / MP4: 28M(1920x1080/50fps) / 16M(1920x1080/25fps) / 6M(1280x720/25fps), NTSC: AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/60p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/60i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/60i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/24p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/24p) / XAVC S: 60p 50M(1920x1080/60p) / 30p 50M(1920x1080/30p) / 24p 50M(1920x1080/24p)/ MP4: 28M(1920x1080/60fps) / 16M(1920x1080/30fps) / 6M(1280x720/30fps)

      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

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

      • 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))

      • Input and output terminals

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

      • Power Source

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


        Still images*15: Monitor:approx. 390 / approx. 195min., ViewFinder:approx. 360 / approx. 180min., Movies (actual shooting)*16 *17: Monitor:approx. 70min., ViewFinder:approx. 75min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.), Movies (continuous shooting)*16 : Monitor:approx. 105min., ViewFinder:approx. 115min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.)*18

      • Supplied Battery

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.4W with LCD monitor and approx. 1.5W with viewfinder(CIPA standard)

      • 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, Beauty Effect

      • Shooting Functions

        Face Detection, Face Registration, Smile Shutter, Grid Line, Quick Navi, Digital Level Gauge (roll), WB Bracketing, DRO Bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Marker Display, Micref Level, Step Zoom, Quick Zoom, Self-portrait timer

      • 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)


        Approx. 102.0mm x 58.1mm x 35.5mm


        Approx. 218g (7.7oz) (Body Only), Approx. 245g (8.6oz) (Battery and Memory Stick Duo™)

      • *

        *1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *3 Achieved by using overlay burst shooting., *4 Achieved by using "By Pixel Super Resolution" technology and overlay burst shooting., *5 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)., *6 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode., *7 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots., *8 Self-Timer is available., *9 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. , *10 with Adaptor (optional), *11 For movies, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), or microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card of Class 4 or faster is necessary., *12 Product software update may be necessary., *13 Supports Micro USB compatible device., *14 not supplied AC Adaptor AC-UD10, *15 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., *16 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications,default setting). , *17 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom (except RX1), stand-by, power off., *18 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., *19 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission function for both still images and movies., *20 Shooting interval of maximum recoded pixels., *21 Rechargeable battery pack NP-BN cannot be used with Cyber-shot that are supplied with NP-BN1, *22 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached., *23 This camera can play back only the files recorded by itself., *24 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots. *without CMOS models, *25 Services vary by country.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code