• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.1 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 20.9 megapixels

      • Sensor type

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

      • Lens type

        ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 5.8x

      • Optical zoom

        2.9x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)


        84 deg-34 deg (24-70 mm 1) 2

      • Aperture Type

        7 blades

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        20M Approx. 11x / 10M Approx. 16x / 5M Approx. 23x / VGA Approx. 44x

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: 20M approx. 11x, 10M approx. 16x, 5M approx. 23x, VGA approx. 44x, Movie: approx. 11x*1

      • ND-filter

        Auto / On (3 steps) / Off

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        AF approx. 5cm to infinity (W), approx. 30cm to infinity (T)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2: f=24-70mm, Still images 16:9 f=26-76mm, Still images 4:3: f=25-73mm, Still images 1:1 f=30.5-89mm, Movie 16:9: f=25.5-74mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=30-86mm (SteadyShot Active), f=33.5-95mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active), Movie 4:3: f=31-90mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=37-105mm (SteadyShot Active), f=41-117mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F1.8 (W) – 2.8 (T)

      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 11x

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        Still images: approx. 5.8x, Movie: approx. 5.8x (*1)

      • Screen type

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

      • Touch Panel


      • MF Assist Magnification

        5.0x, 12.5x

      • Adjustable Angle

        Up: approx. 180 degrees, down: approx. 45 degrees

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)


      • Brightness Control

        Auto/Manual (5 steps)

      • Field Coverage


      • Magnification

        Approx. 0.59x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 (35mm equiv.)

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots

        0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED), 1,440,000 dots

      • Brightness Control

        Auto/Manual (5 steps)/Sunny Weather

      • Eye Point

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

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

        Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 10 fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 2.9 fps (AF-S)*5, (*4)

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

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

      • Focus Area

        Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Lock on AF(Wide/Center/Flexible Spot(S/M/L))

      • Shooting Mode

        Superior Auto, Intelligent 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


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

      • Creative Style

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

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, DMF, Manual Focus

      • WB Micro Adjustment

        G7-M7, A7-B7

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto:(ISO125Level-ISO12800Level, selectable with upper/lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800

      • Drive Modes

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

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

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

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Fireworks, 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: 1.5lux (Shutter Speed 1/30 sec.)

      • LOCK ON AF


      • Metering Type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Picture Effect

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

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Sweep Panorama

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR: On/off, available for shutter speeds longer than 1/3 sec. / High ISO NR: High/Normal/Low/Multi Frame NR: Auto ISO200-25600

      • Image Control

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

      • Self-Timer

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

      • 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(ISO125-12800, selectable with upper/lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO80/100), Multi-Frame NR: Auto(ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600*3, (*2)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 1.2 lux(Shutter Speed 1/30")

      • Image Processing Engine

        BIONZ™ X

      • 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, manual pop-up

      • Bracketing


      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.4m to 10.2m (1.31 ft. to 33.46 ft.) (W), approx. 0.4m to 6.5m (1.31 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T), ISO12800: up to approx. 20.4m (66.93 ft.) (W), approx. 13.0m (42.65 ft.) (T)

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

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

      • 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)

        3:2 mode: 20M (5,472 × 3,648) / 10M (3,888 × 2,592) / 5M (2,736 × 1,824),4:3 mode:18M (4,864 × 3,648) / 10M (3,648 × 2,736) / 5M (2,592 × 1,944) / VGA,16:9 mode:17M (5,472 × 3,080) / 7.5M (3,648 × 2,056) / 4.2M (2,720 × 1,528),1:1 mode:13M (3,648 × 3,648) / 6.5M (2,544 × 2,544) / 3.7M (1,920 × 1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (12,416 × 1,856/5,536 × 2,160), Standard (8,192 × 1,856/3,872 × 2,160)

      • Recording Format

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

        NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 28M PS (1,920 x 1,080/60p) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/24p) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/24p), XAVC S:60p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/60p)/30p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/30p)/24p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/24p)/120p 50M (1,280 x 720/120p)/ MP4: 12M (1,440 x 1,080/30fps) / 3M VGA (640 x 480/30fps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        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) / 120p 50M(1280x720/120p) / MP4: 12M (1440x1080/30fps) / 3M VGA (640x480/30fps)

      • DCF/DPOF


      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

        XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: 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

        Yes (IEEE802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz band))

      • Input and output terminals

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

      • Interfaces


      • Power Source

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


        Still images*9 Screen: approx. 320 / approx. 160 min., ViewFinder: approx. 230/ approx. 115min., Movies (actual shooting)*10*11 Screen: approx. 50 min., ViewFinder: approx. 50 min. (In (MP4 12M) mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2 GB), Movies (continuous shooting)*10*12 Screen: approx. 85 min., ViewFinder: approx. 90 min. (In (MP4 12M) mode max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2 GB)


        Monitor: Approx. 50 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 50 min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2 GB) 3 4

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (Power supply during shooting/playback requires separately sold AC-UD10.)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.7W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.3W with viewfinder(CIPA standard)


        Monitor: Approx. 85 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 90 min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2 GB) 3

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)

      • Playback Functions

        BRAVIA™ Sync, 9/25-frame index view, Auto orientation, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, Beauty Effect, TRILUMINOS Colour*13, 4K image output

      • Shooting Functions

        Eye AF, Face Detection, Face Registration, Smile Shutter, Quick Navi, Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll), WB Bracketing, DRO Bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Micref Level, Step Zoom, Self-portrait timer

      • TRILUMINOS Color

        Yes 5

      • 4K image output

        yes (still image only)

      • Operating Temprature

        Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)

      • Photo Creativity


      • Playmemories Camera Apps

        Yes *14

      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 101.6 x 58.1 x 41.0 mm


        Approx. 263 g (Body only) / 290 g(with battery and Memory Stick Duo™)

      • *

        *1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *3Achieved by using overlay burst shooting., *4You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode., *5 Speed will slow down after taking some shots.*6For 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)*8Supports 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 shots, the power turns on and off once every ten shots., *10 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications)., *11 Indicated 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 2 GB) has been reached, and then continued recording again. Shooting functions such as zoom will not be available., *13 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission of both still images and movies., *14 Services vary by country.

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