• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 18.2 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 18.9 Megapixels

      • Sensor type

        1/2.3 (7.76mm) type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 4:3

      • Lens type

        Sony G Lens, 9 elements in 7 groups (including 4 aspheric elements)

      • Optical zoom

        10x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        AF approx. 5cm to infinity (W), approx. 150cm to infinity (T)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2 f=25-250 mm, Still images 16:9 f=27.5-275 mm, Movie16:9 f=27.5-385 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F3.3 (W) – 5.9 (T)

      • Screen type

        Segment LCD

      • Viewfinder

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

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still images: Superior Auto 44, Intelligent Auto 33, Movie: 33

      • Focus Area

        Multi Point AF

      • Shooting Mode

        Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Program Auto, Movie


        Still images: Optical, Movies: Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF, Touch AF, Multi Point AF

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto (ISO 100-1000 equivalent)

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto (4-1/1600), Program Auto (1-1/1600) (*2)

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern

      • Minimum Illumination

        Auto: 20 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Self-Timer

        10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor (White Balance 0), Fluor (White Balance 1), Flour (White Balance 2)

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

        ISO100-3200 (iAuto), ISO100-12800*4 (Superior Auto), Auto/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (Program Auto)*5 (*6)

      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 20 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern

      • Image Processing Engine


      • Aperture

        iAuto (F3.3/F8.0 (W)), Program Auto (F3.3/F8.0 (W))

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        4:3: 18M (4896 x 3672) / 5M (2592 x 1944), 16:9: 13M (4896 x 2752) / 2M (1920 x 1080)

      • Colour Space (Still)


      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG, Movies: MP4

      • Movie Resolution

        MP4: 16 M (1920 x 1080/30 fps)

      • Still Image Resolution

        4:3 mode: 18 M (4,896 x 3672)/5 M (2,592 x 1,944), 16:9 mode: 13 M (4,896 x 2,752)/2 M (1,920 x 1,080)

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick Micro™, Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark2), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card (*3)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        MP4 (up to 1,920 x 1,080/30 fps at 16 Mbps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        MP4: 16M (1920 x 1080/30fps)*4

      • Input and output terminals

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal*7, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)

      • Wireless capabilities

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • NFC

        Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

      • WI-FI


      • Wi-Fi® connectivity

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • Power Source

        DC3.6V (supplied battery)/DC5.0V (not supplied AC adaptor)


        Still images*9: approx. 220 / approx. 110min, Movie (actual shooting)*10 *11: approx. 25min. Movies (continuous shooting) *10 *13: approx. 65min. (In [MP4 16M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB. *5)

      • Supplied Battery

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes *1

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.1W

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN (supplied) / NP-BN1 (not supplied)

      • Shooting Functions

        Face Detection

      • Operating Temprature

        Approx. 0°C to 40°C (32F° to 104F°)

      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 62.4 x 61.8 x 33.3 mm


        Approx. 90 g (Body only), Approx. 105 g (With battery and Memory Stick micro)

      • Software

        PlayMemories Home

      • *

        *1 Not supplied AC Adaptor AC-UD10, *2 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., *3 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., *4 Achieved by using overlay burst shooting., *5 Available by firmware update, *6 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *7 Supports Micro USB compatible device., *8 Rechargeable battery pack NP-BN cannot be used with Cyber-shot that are supplied with NP-BN1., *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(QX series don't have the flash)., *10 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications). except QX series., *11 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by, power off., *13 Based on non-stop recording until the limit (29 minutes or 2GB) has been reached, and then continued recording again. Shooting functions such as zoom will not be available.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN*8, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Smartphone attachment, Instruction Manual