• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.2 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 20.9 megapixels

      • Sensor type

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

      • Lens type

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

      • Optical zoom

        3.6x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)


        75 deg–24 deg (28–100 mm 1) 2

      • Aperture Type

        Iris diaphragm (7 blades)

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 54x (VGA)

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: 20M approx. 14x, 10M approx. 20x, 5M approx. 28x, VGA approx. 54x, Movie: 14x*1

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 55cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 55cm to infinity)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2 : f=28-100 mm, Still images 16:9 : f=29-105 mm, Still images 4:3 : f=30-108 mm, Still images 1:1 : f=36-127 mm, Movie 16:9 : f=29-105 mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=33-120 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode), Movie 4:3 : f=36-128 mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=41-146 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F1.8 (W) - 4.9 (T)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        Still images: 20M approx. 7.2x / 10M approx. 10x / 5M approx. 14x / VGA approx. 54x*1

      • Brightness Control

        Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather

      • Screen type

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

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)


      • Viewfinder

        Optional (sold separately)

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

        Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 10 fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 2.5 fps (AF-S) *4*5

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still images: 33, Movie: 44

      • Focus Area

        Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, Flexible Spot AF, Flexible Spot AF(Tracking Focus), Flexible Spot AF(Face Tracking Focus)

      • Shooting Mode

        Superior Auto, Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection


        Still images: Optical, Movie: Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti Rolling type)

      • Creative Style

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

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto: (ISO 160 Level - ISO 3200 Level, selectable with upper/lower limit), 160/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

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

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Sports Action, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Fireworks, High Sensitivity

      • Dynamic Range Functions

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

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

      • Picture Effect

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

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Sweep Panorama

      • Image Control

        NR Level setting, Color Mode, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Color Space, Quality (RAW/RAW&JPEG/Fine/Standard), Long Exposure NR, High ISO NR (Normal/High/Low)

      • Self-Timer

        Off , 10sec., 2sec., Self-portrait, Self-timer(Cont)

      • White Balance Modes

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

      • Flash Red-Eye Correction


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

        Auto (ISO160-12800, selectable with upper/lower limit),160/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800 (Extendableto ISO100/125),Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO160-25600), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600*3 (*2)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 3.2l ux (Shutter Speed 1/60 s)

      • Image Processing Engine


      • Aperture

        iAuto (F1.8/F11 (W)), Program Auto (F1.8/F11 (W)), Manual (F1.8/F11 (W)), Shutter Priority (F1.8/F11 (W)), Aperture Priority (F1.8/F11 (W))

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

        Built-in, auto pop-up

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

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

      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.3m to 15.0m (W), approx. 0.55m to 5.7m (T), ISO12800: up to approx. 30.0m (W), approx. 11.3m (T)

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        3:2 : 20M (5472 x 3648) / 10M (3888 x 2592) / 5M (2736 x 1824) / 4:3mode:18M (4864 x 3648) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2592 x 1944) / VGA, 16:9 : 17M (5472 x 3080) / 7.5M (3648 x 2056) / 4.2M (2720 x 1528), 1:1 : 13M (3648 x 3648) / 6.5M (2544 x 2544) / 3.7M (1920 x 1920), Sweep Panorama : Wide (12416 x 1856/5536 x 2160)/Standard (8192 x 1856/3872 x 2160)

      • Colour Space (Still)

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)

        16:9: 17M (5472 x 3080), 4.2M (2736 x 1544), 4:3: 13M (4112 x 3080) , 3.2M (2064 x 1544)

      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie: AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4

      • Compatible Recording Media

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

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/50p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,440 x 1,080/25 fps at 12 Mbps) / VGA (up to VGA 640 x 480/25p at 3 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), MP4: 12M(1440x1080/25p) / 3M(VGA 640x480/25p);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)

      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

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

      • NFC

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

      • WI-FI


      • Input and output terminals

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal*8, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Micro HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe*13

      • Wi-Fi® connectivity

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • Power Source

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


        Still images*9: approx. 350 shots / approx. 175min, Movies (actual shooting)*10*11: approx. 45min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB), Movies (continuous shooting)*10: approx. 80min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB)

      • 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. 1.5W

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)

      • Playback Functions

        Control for HDMI, Picture Effect(Watercolor, Illustration), 3D Viewing Mode, TRILUMINOS Colour*12

      • Shooting Functions

        Face Detection, Still Image Recording (during movie recording), Smile Shutter, Grid Line, Memory Recall, MF Assist, Auto Bracket, WB Bracket, Peaking, Auto Framing, Step Zoom

      • Operating Temprature

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

      • Playback Zoom

        Depends on Image Size

      • Photo Creativity


      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 101.6 x 58.1 x 38.3 mm


        Approx. 254 g (Body only), Approx. 281 g (with 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 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode. *5 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots. *6 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. *7 with Adaptor (optional), *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, stand-by, power off. *12 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission function for both still images and movies. *13 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC Adaptor AC-UB10/UB10B/UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Strap adapter, Shoe Cap, Instruction Manual