• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.2 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 20.9 Megapixels

      • Sensor type

        1.0 type (13.2 x 8.8mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

      • Lens type

        ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T*, 7 elements in 6 groups (4 aspheric elements including AA lens)

      • Optical zoom

        3.6x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)

      • Aperture Type

        Iris diaphragm (7 blades)

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        AF approx. 5cm to infinity (W), approx. 55cm to infinity (T)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2 f=28-100 mm, Still images 4:3 f=30-108 mm, Still images 16:9 f=29-105 mm, Still images 1:1 f=36-127 mm, Movie16:9 f=33-120 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F1.8 (W) - 4.9 (T)

      • Screen type

        Segment LCD

      • Viewfinder

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

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still images: 33, Movie: 44

      • Focus Area

        Multi Point AF

      • Shooting Mode

        Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority*4, Movie


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

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF, Manual Focus, Touch AF, Multi Point AF

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto (ISO 160-3200 equivalent)

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto (4-1/2000), Program Auto (1-1/2000), Aperture Priority (8-1/2000), Shutter Priority (30-1/2000)*2 (*3)

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern

      • Minimum Illumination

        Auto: 3.2 lux (Shutter Speed 1/60)

      • Self-Timer

        10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor (Warm White), Fluor (Cool White), Fluor (Day White), Fluor (Daylight), C. Temp.

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

        ISO160-6400 (iAuto), ISO160-25600 (Superior Auto)*5 , Auto/160/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800 (Program Auto)*2 , Auto/160/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800 (Aperture Priority)*2 , Auto/160/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800 (Shutter Priority)*2 (*6)

      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 3.2 lux (Shutter Speed 1/60)

      • Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern

      • Image Processing Engine


      • Aperture

        iAuto (F1.8/F11), Program Auto (F1.8/F11), Aperture Priority (F1.8/F11), Shutter Priority (F1.8/F11)*4

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        3:2: 20M (5472 x 3648) / 5M (2736 x 1824) / 4:3:18M (4864 x 3648) / 5M (2592 x 1944), 16:9: 17M (5472 x 3080) / 4.2M (2720 x 1528), 1:1: 13M (3648 x 3648) / 3.7M (1920 x 1920)

      • Colour Space (Still)


      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG, Movies: MP4

      • Movie Resolution

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

      • Still Image Resolution

        3:2 mode: 20 M (5472 x 3648)/5 M (2736 x 1824)/4:3 mode:18 M (4864 x 3648)/5 M (2592 x 1944)/16:9 mode: 17 M (5472 x 3080)/4.2 M (2720 x 1528)/1:1 mode: 13 M (3648 x 3648)/3.7 M (1920 x 1920)

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick Micro™, Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark2), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card (*4)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

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

      • Movie Recording Mode

        MP4: 16M (1920x1080/30fps)*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 *12: approx. 55min. (In [MP4 16M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB.*2)

      • 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. 62.5 x 62.5 x 55.5 mm


        Approx. 165 g (Body only), Approx. 179 g (With battery and Memory Stick micro)

      • *

        *1 Not supplied AC Adaptor AC-UD10, *2 Available by firmware update, *3 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., *4 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., *5 Achieved by using overlay burst shooting., *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., *12 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