• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 24.3 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 24.7 megapixels

      • Sensor type

        35 mm full-frame (35.8 mm x 23.9 mm) Exmor™ CMOS Sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

      • Lens type

        ZEISS® Sonnar T*, 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical elements including AA lens)

      • Optical zoom

      • Max. Magnification (Standard/Macro)

        0.15x/0.26x (By Macro Switching Ring)


        63deg.(35mm 1) 2

      • Aperture Type

        Iris diaphragm (9 blades)

      • Focal length


      • Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)

        AF approx. 30cm to infinity (Normal mode), approx. 20cm to 35cm (Macro mode)

      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 9.1 x (4.6 MP)

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: 24M approx. 4x, 10M approx. 6.1x, 4.6M approx. 9.1x, Movie: approx. 4x

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        AF approx. 24cm to infinity (Normal mode), approx. 14cm to 29cm (Macro mode)

      • Filter diameter

        49 mm

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images3:2: f=35mm, Still images16:9: f=37mm, Movie16:9: f=44mm (SteadyShot On), f=37mm (SteadyShot Off), Movie4:3: f=48mm (SteadyShot On), f=45mm (SteadyShot Off)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)


      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 4x

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        Still images: 2x (*1)

      • Brightness Control

        Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather mode

      • Screen type

        7.5cm (3.0 type)(4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

      • Viewfinder

        Optional (sold separately)

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

        Speed Priority Continuous mode: approx. 5 fps, Continuous mode: approx. 2.5 fps (AF-S) (*3)

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still images: 33, Movie: 33

      • Focus Area

        Multi point AF (25 points), Centre-weighted AF, Flexible spot, Flexible spot (tracking focus), Flexible spot (face tracking)

      • Shooting Mode

        Program Auto (Program shift available), Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, MR (Memory Recall) 1/2/3, Movie, sweep shooting, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto


        Electronic type (for movies)

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia

      • Focus Mode

        Auto Focus (AF), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus (MF)

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto ISO 100-3200 equivalent, ISO 100-6400 equivalent (1/3 EV step)(*2)

      • Focus Type

        Contrast-detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

        Program Auto (30-1/4000* sec.), Aperture Priority (30-1/4000* sec.), Shutter Priority (30-1/4000* sec.), Manual (Bulb, 30-1/4000* sec.) *Maximum speed at F5.6 or greater aperture value. Maximum speed at F2.0 is 1/2000 sec.

      • Scene Selection

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

      • Dynamic Range Functions

        Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser (Auto/Level), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto exposure difference, Exposure difference level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

      • Metering Type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Picture Effect

        Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Posterisation, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Sweep Panorama

      • Noise Reduction

        Long Exposure NR(On /Off), High ISO NR(Normal / Low / Off), Multi Frame Noise Reduction

      • Image Control

        Color Mode, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Color Space(sRGB / Adobe RGB), Quality(RAW / RAW&JPEG / Extra fine / Fine / Standard), 14bit RAW

      • Self-Timer

        10 sec., 2 sec.

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Warm White, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, C.Temp./Filter, Custom

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

        ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step, expandable to ISO 50/64/80): Auto: ISO 100-25600, selectable with upper/lower limit, Multi Frame NR: Auto (ISO 100-25600, selectable with upper/lower limit), 100-102400 (1 EV step)(*2)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 1.5 lux(Shutter Speed 1/30")

      • Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

      • Image Processing Engine


      • Aperture


      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

        Built-in, manual pop-up

      • External Flash Mode

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

      • Bracketing

        1/3, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV steps, 3 or 5 frames selectable (1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV: only 3 frames)

      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto 0.75 m to 21.7 m, ISO 25600 up to 43.4 mm

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

        Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off, Wireless (requires compatible external flash units as master and slave), Guide No.: 6 (in metres at ISO100)

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        3:2: L: 24M (6000x4000) / M: 10M (3936x2624) / S: 4.6M (2640x1760), 16:9: L: 20M (6000x3376) / M: 8.7M (3936x2216) / S: 3.9M (2640x1488), Sweep Panorama: Standard (3872x2160/8192x1856) / Wide (5536x2160/12416x1856)

      • Colour Space (Still)

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Panorama (Recording)

        Standard (3872 x 2160/ 8192 x 1856) / Wide (5536 x 2160/12416 x 1856)

      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG, RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4

      • Movie recording mode

        NTSC: AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/60p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/60i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/60i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/24p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/24p), MP4: 12M(1440x1080/30p) / 3M(VGA 640x480/30p), PAL: AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/50p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/50i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/50i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/25p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/25p), MP4: 12M(1440x1080/25p) / 3M(VGA 640x480/25p)

      • Movie Resolution

        PAL/NTSC Selector: PAL 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 1080/25p) / 3M (VGA 640 x 480/25p) PAL/NTSC Selector: [NTSC] mode AVCHD: 28M PS (1920 x 1080/60p) / 24M FX (1920 x 1080/60i) / 17M FH (1920 x 1080/60i) / 24M FX (1920 x 1080/24p) / 17M FH (1920 x 1080/24p) MP4: 12M (1440 x 1080/30p) / 3M (VGA 640 x 480/30p)

      • Still Image Resolution

        [3:2] L: 24M (6000 x 4000) / M: 10M (3936 x 2624) / S: 4.6M (2640 x 1760); [16:9] L: 20M (6000 x 3376) / M: 8.7M (3936 x 2216) / S: 3.9M (2640 x 1488)

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed), Memory Stick™ PROHG Duo, Memory Stick™ Micro*5, Memory Stick™ Micro (Mark2)*5, Memory Stick™ XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card*5, microSDHC Memory Card*5, microSDXC Memory Card, (*4)

      • 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)

      • Input and output terminals

        Micro USB, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone (3.5 mm stereo mini jack) , Multi Interface Shoe

      • Power Source

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


        Still images: approx. 220 / approx. 110 min. (LCD quality: high)*6 approx. 270 / approx. 135 min. (LCD quality: standard)*6, Movie: approx. 30 min.*7 *8, approx. 60 min.*7 (*9)

      • Supplied Battery

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (supplied AC Adaptor )

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 2.0W

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)

      • Playback Zoom

        Depends on Image Size

      • Playback Functions

        Control for HDMI, Picture Effect (Watercolor, Illustration), Single (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mod, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Panorama scrolling, Auto Review (10sec./5sec./2sec./off), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect

      • Shooting Functions

        Smart Teleconverter (approx. 1.4x / 2x), Face Detection, Face Registration, Smile Shutter, Quick Navi, Grid Line, Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll), Exposure Bracketing, White Balance Bracketing, DRO Bracketing, Flash Bracketing, Peaking, MF Assist, Auto Portrait Framing

      • Operating Temprature

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

      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 113.3 x 65.4 x 69.6 mm


        Approx. 453 g (Body only), Approx. 482 g (with battery and Memory Stick Duo™)

      • **

        CIPA standard. The maximum continuous recording time is 29 min. In [MP4 12M] mode, the maximum continuous recording time is approx. 15 min. or recording stops automatically when the file size exceeds approx. 2 GB.

      • *

        *1 Still images only. *2 REI (Recommended Exposure Index) *3 You may not be able to shoot images in burst mode depending on the shooting mode. Speed slows down after taking some shots. Speed may vary depending on shooting conditions and media. *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 card (Class 4 or faster speed is recommended)/microSDXC card can be used. *5 With Adaptor (not supplied) *6 CIPA standard compliant. Shooting under the following conditions: The LCD screen is turned on, shooting once every 30 seconds, the flash strobes once every two times, the power turns on and off once every ten times. *7 CIPA standard. The maximum continuous recording time is 29 min. In [MP4 12M] mode, the maximum continuous recording time is approx. 15 min. or recording stops automatically when the file size exceeds approx. 2 GB. *8 Actual usage is simulated by repeating the following cycle: Power is turned on, recording is started, stand-by mode is entered, power is turned off. *9 The continuous recording time is measured by immediately restarting recording once the recording time exceeds approx. 29 min. and recording stops.

      • ***

        Actual usage is simulated by repeating the following cycle: Power is turned on, recording is started, stand-by mode is entered, power is turned off.

      • External Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.75 m to 21.7 m (approx. 2.5 feet to approx. 71.2 feet), ISO 25600: up to 43.4 m (142.4 feet)

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UD10, Micro USB cable, Shoulder strap, Lens cap, Shoe cap, Cleaning Cloth, Instruction Manual