• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.1 MP

      • Number of Pixels (total)

        Approx. 21.0 MP

      • Sensor type

        1.0-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) Exmor® RS CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

      • Lens type

        ZEISS Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens, 18 elements in 13 groups (6 aspheric elements including AA lens)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Movie)

        4K: Approx. 37.5x; HD: Approx. 50x

      • Optical zoom

        25x (optical zoom during movie recording)


        84 deg-4 deg 10 min (24-600 mm 1) 2

      • Focal length

        f=8.8-220 mm

      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        20M Approx. 100x/10M Approx. 140x/5M Approx. 200x/VGA Approx. 380x

      • ND-filter


      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        AF (W: Approx. 3 cm (0.10 ft) to infinity, T: Approx. 72 cm (2.36 ft) to infinity, f=250 mm (35 mm format equivalent): Approx. 140 cm (4.59 ft) to infinity, Focus range from the image sensor: AF (W: Approx. 18 cm (0.59 ft) to infinity, T: Approx. 92 cm (3.02 ft) to infinity, f=250 mm (35 mm format equivalent): Approx. 157 cm (5.16 ft) to infinity

      • Filter diameter

        72 mm

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)


      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Digital Zoom Approx. 100x

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        20M Approx. 50x/10M Approx. 70x/5M Approx. 100x/VGA Approx. 380x

      • Screen type

        7.5 cm(3.0-type)(4:3)/1,440,000 dots/Xtra Fine/TFT LCD

      • MF Assist Magnification


      • Display Panel (On Top)


      • Adjustable Angle

        Up by approx. 109 degrees, down by approx. 41 degrees

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)

        Auto/EVF (Manual)/Monitor (Manual)

      • Field Coverage


      • Magnification

        Approx. 0.70x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 (diopter) (35 mm equiv.)

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots

        0.39-type electronic viewfinder (XGA OLED), 2,359,296 dots

      • Brightness Control

        Manual (5 steps)/Sunny Weather

      • Eye Point

        Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece, 21.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (diopter) (CIPA standard)

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

        Continuous Shooting Hi: approx. 24fps, Continuous Shooting Mid: approx. 10fps, Continuous Shooting Low: approx. 3.5fps 3 4 5

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still Image: Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33; 44

      • Focus Area

        Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)); Centre; Flexible Spot (S/M/L); Expanded Flexible Spot; Lock on AF (Wide/Centre/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)

      • Shooting Mode

        AUTO (Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto); Program Auto; Aperture Priority; Shutter Speed Priority; Manual Exposure; MR (Memory Recall) [body 3 sets/memory card 4 sets]; Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure); HFR Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure); Panorama; Scene Selection


        Optical; Yes (Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type)

      • 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; Automatic AF; Continuous AF; DMF; Manual Focus

      • WB Micro Adjustment

        YesG7 to M7, 57-stepA7 to B7, 29-step

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto: (ISO100–ISO12800 Level, selectable with upper/lower limit), 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800

      • Electronic Shutter

        iAuto (4"–1/32000)/Program Auto (30"–1/32000)/Manual Exposure (30"–1/32000)/Aperture Priority (30"–1/32000)/Shutter Priority (30"–1/32000)

      • Drive Modes

        Single; Continuous shooting (Hi/Mid/Lo); Self-timer; Self-timer (cont.); Cont. bracketing 6; Single bracketing 6; White balance bracketing 6; DRO bracketing 6

      • Focus Type

        Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto (4"-1/2000*)/Program Auto (30"-1/2000*)/Manual Exposure (Bulb, 30"-1/2000*)/Aperture Priority (30"-1/2000*)/Shutter Priority (30"-1/2000*); *At F8 or greater aperture value. Fastest limit at F2.4 is 1/1000. 7

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait; Sports Action; Macro; Landscape; Sunset; Night Scene; Handheld Twilight; Night Portrait; Anti Motion Blur

      • Dynamic Range Functions

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

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern; Centre Weighted; Spot (Standard/Large); Entire Screen Avg.; Highlight

      • Picture Profile

        off/PP1-PP9 (Black Level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-2, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset)

      • LOCK ON AF


      • 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

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR: On/Off, available for shutter speeds longer than 1/3 s; High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off; Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO100-25600

      • Image Control

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

      • Self-Timer

        10 s / 5 s / 2 s / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10 s. 5 s or 2 s delay selectable / Bracketing shots with 10 s 5 s or 2 s 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

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

        Auto (ISO100–12800, selectable with upper/lower limit),100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO64/80), Multi-Frame NR: Auto (ISO100–12800),100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 2.4 lux (shutter speed 1/30)

      • Image Processing Engine

        Yes (BIONZ X®)

      • Aperture

        iAuto (F2.4/F11)/Program Auto (F2.4/F16)/Manual (F2.4/F16)/Shutter Priority (F2.4/F11)/Aperture Priority (F2.4/F16)

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

        Auto/Flash On/Slow Synchro/Rear Sync. /Flash Off/Wireless (with optional compatible flash)

      • External Flash Mode

        Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the optional shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe

      • Bracketing


      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: Approx.1.0 m to 10.8 m (3.28 ft. to 35.43 ft.) (W) / Approx. 1.0 m to 6.5 m (3.28 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T), ISO12800: up to Approx. 20.8 m (68.24 ft.) (W) / Approx. 12.8 m (41.99 ft.) (T)

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

        Built-in, manual pop-up

      • Colour Space (Still)

        sRGB, Adobe® RGB

      • Proxy Recording


      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)

        Still Image: 3:2 mode: 20M (5472×3648)/10M (3888×2592)/5M (2736×1824), 4:3 mode: 18M (4864×3648)/10M (3648×2736)/5M (2592×1944)/VGA, 16:9 mode: 17M (5472×3080)/7.5M (3648×2056)/4.2M (2720×1528), 1:1 mode: 13M (3648×3648)/6.5M (2544×2544)/3.7M (1920×1920); 16:9 mode: 17M (5472×3080)/7.5M (3648×2056)/4.2M (2720×1528)

      • Recording Format

        Still Image: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format); XAVC S; AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick Duo 8; Memory Stick PRO Duo 8; Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed) 8; Memory Stick PROHG Duo 8; Memory Stick Micro 9 8; Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) 9 8; SD Memory Card 8; SDHC Memory Card (UHS-I) 8; SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I) 8; microSD Memory Card 9 8; microSDHC Memory Card 9 8; microSDXC Memory Card 9 8

      • HFR

        Recording NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode XAVC S HD: 50p 50M (1920x1080/250fps), 50p 50M (1920x1080/500fps), 50p 50M (1920x1080/1000fps)/25p 50M (1920x1080/250fps), 25p 50M (1920x1080/500fps), 25p 50M (1920x1080/1000fps) NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] mode XAVC S HD:60p 50 M (1,920x1,080/240fps), 60p 50 M (1,920x1,080/480fps), 60p 50 M (1,920x1,080/960fps)/30p 50 M (1,920x1,080/240fps), 30p 50 M (1,920x1,080/480fps), 30p 50 M (1,920x1,080/960fps)/24p 50 M (1,920x1,080/240fps), 24p 50 M (1,920x1,080/480fps), 24p 50 M (1,920x1,080/960fps) Sensor Readout Number of effective pixelsQuality Priority: 240fps/250fps (1,824x1,026), 480fps/500fps (1,824x616), 960fps/1000fps (1,244x420)/Shoot Time Priority: 240fps/250fps (1,824x616), 480fps/500fps (1,292x436), 960fps/1000fps (912x308)

      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size) during Movie

        16:9 mode: 17M (5472×3080)/7.5M (3648×2056)/4.2M (2720×1528)

      • DCF/DPOF


      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

        XAVC S:LPCM 2ch; AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)

      • Input and output terminals

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal 10, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone (3.5 mm stereo mini jack), Multi Interface Shoe, Headphones

      • Interfaces


      • NFC

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

      • WI-FI

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

      • Bluetooth®

        Yes (Bluetooth® Standard Ver. 4.1 [2.4GHz band])

      • Power Source

        DC7.2 V (supplied battery) / DC5.0 V (supplied AC Adaptor)


        Monitor: Approx. 400/Approx. 200 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 370/Approx. 185 min. 11


        Monitor: Approx. 75 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 75 min. 12 13

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (Shooting, Playback)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 2.2 W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.4 W with viewfinder


        Monitor: Approx. 135 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 135 min. 14 12

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50

      • Playback Functions

        BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI); 9/25-frame index view; Auto Orientation; Slide Show; Forward/Rewind (Movie); Delete; Protect; Motion Shot Video; Photo Capture; Automatic Image Rotation; Cont. Shoot Grouping

      • Shooting Functions

        Eye AF; Face Detection; Face Registration; Still Image Recording (during movie recording); Smile shutter; Grid Line; Quick Navi; Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll); WB Bracket; DRO Bracketing; MF Assist; Peaking; Zebra; Marker Display; Audio Level Display; Audio Out Timing; Step Zoom/Quick Zoom; TC/UB; Photographer Name & Copyright; ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed; PC Remote Control; Zoom Assist; Focus Hold; Gamma Disp. Assist; [Mov]AF Track Sensitivity; [Mov]AF Drive Speed; Set File Name; Focus Range Limiter 15

      • TRILUMINOS Color

        Yes 16

      • 4K image output


      • Operating Temprature

        0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.

      • Playmemories Camera Apps


      • Print

        Exif Print; PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        132.5 x 94.0 x 145.0 (5 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 5 3/4) 132.5 x 94.0 x 127.4 mm(5 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 5 1/8) (from front of lens to monitor)


        Approx. 1095 g (2 lb 6.7 oz) (Battery and SDXC Card included)/Approx. 1050 g (2 lb 5.1 oz) (Body Only)

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50
    • AC Adaptor AC-UUD12
    • Micro USB cable
    • Shoulder strap
    • Lens cap
    • Shoe Cap
    • Lens hood
    • Eyepiece Cup
    • Instruction Manual