• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 42.4 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 43.6 megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (total)

        43.6 MP

      • Sensor type

        35mm full frame (35.9 x 24.0mm), Exmor R™ CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

      • Lens type

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

      • Max. Magnification (Standard/Macro)

        0.15x (When the macro switching ring is set to "0,3m-∞"), 0.26x (When the macro switching ring is set to "0,2m-0,35m")


        63deg. (35mm 1) 2

      • Aperture Type

        Iris diaphragm (9 blades)

      • Focal length


      • Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)

        AF approx. 30cm to infinity (When the macro switching ring is set to "0,3m-∞"), approx. 20cm to 35cm (When the macro switching ring is set to "0,2m-0,35m")

      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 8x

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: 42M approx. 4x, 18M approx. 6.2x, 11M approx. 8x, Movie: approx. 4x

      • Optical Variable Low-Pass Filter


      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        AF approx. 24cm to infinity (When the macro switching ring is set to "0,3m-∞"), approx. 14cm to 29cm (When the macro switching ring is set to "0,2m-0,35m")

      • Filter diameter

        49 mm

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images 3:2 : f=35mm, Still images 16:9 : f=37mm, Still images 1:1 : f=44mm, Still images 4:3 : f=38mm, Movie 16:9 : f=44mm (SteadyShot On), f=37mm (SteadyShot Off)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)


      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        Still images: 2x, Movie: 2x

      • Screen type

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

      • MF Assist Magnification

        5.0x, 12.5x

      • Adjustable Angle

        Up approx. 109 degrees, down approx. 41 degrees, at max.

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)


      • Brightness Control

        Auto / Manual (5 steps) / Sunny Weather mode

      • Field Coverage


      • Magnification

        Approx. 0.74x (with 50 mm lens equiv. at infinity, -1m-1)

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots

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

      • Brightness Control

        Auto/Manual (5 steps)

      • Viewfinder

        0.39-type electronic viewfinder(OLED)

      • Eye Point

        Approx. 19 mm from the eyepiece lens, 18.4 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)

      • Uncompressed RAW


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

        Speed priority continuous shooting: approx. 5fps, Continuous shooting: approx. 2.5fps (AF-S)*2*3

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

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

      • Focus Area

        Wide (399 points for phase-detection AF, 25 points for contrast-detection AF), Centre, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot, Lock-on AF (Wide, Centre, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expand Flexible Spot)

      • Shooting Mode

        AUTO (Intelligent Auto, Superior 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


        Electronic type (for movies)

      • 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 (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

      • WB Micro Adjustment

        Yes (G7 to M7 (57 steps), A7 to B7 (29 steps))

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        ISO 100-25600 equivalent (1/3 EV step), AUTO (ISO 100-25600 equivalent, selectable upper/lower limit)

      • Drive Modes

        Single, Continuous shooting, Speed priority continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (cont.), Cont.-bracketing*4, Single-bracketing*4, White balance bracketing*4, DRO bracketing*4, LPF bracketing*4

      • Focus Type

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

      • Shutter Speed

        Program Auto (30-1/4000* sec.), Aperture Priority (30-1/4000* sec.), Shutter Priority (30-1/4000* sec.), Manual Exposure (Bulb, 30-1/4000* sec.), iAuto (4-1/4000* sec.) *At F5.6 or greater aperture value. Fastest limit at F2 is 1/2000 sec.

      • Raw Output

        14 bit

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Sports Action, 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: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV 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, 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 of shutter speeds longer than 1 s, High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off, Multi Frame NR: Auto/ISO 100-102400

      • Image Control

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

      • Self-Timer

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

        On / Off

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

        ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV step) (expandable to ISO 50/64/80/32000/40000/51200/64000/80000/102400), AUTO (ISO 100-102400, selectable upper/lower limit), Multi Frame NR: ISO 100-102400 (1 EV step), AUTO (ISO 100-102400, selectable upper/lower limit)*1

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

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

      • Image Processing Engine


      • Aperture


      • Exposure Compensation

        +/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

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

      • Bracketing

        Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 2/3, or 1.0 EV increments.

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        3:2 : L: 42M (7952 x 5304) / M: 18M (5168 x 3448) / S: 11M (3984 x 2656), 4:3 : L: 38M (7072 x 5304) / M: 16M (4592 x 3448) / S: 9.4M (3536 x 2656), 16:9 : L: 36M (7952 x 4472) / M: 15M (5168 x 2912) / S: 8.9M (3984 x , 240), 1:1 : L: 28M (5296 x 5296) / M: 12M (3440 x 3440) / S: 7.1M (2656 x 2656), Sweep Panorama : Standard (3872 x 2160 / 8192 x 1856) / Wide (5536 x 2160 / 12416 x 1856)

      • Colour Space (Still)

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)

        [3:2] L: 42M (7,952 x 5,304) / M: 18M (5,168 x 3,448) / S: 11M (3,984 x 2,656), [4:3] L: 38M (7,072 x 5,304) / M: 16M (4,592 x 3,448) / S: 9.4M (3,536 x 2,656), [16:9] L: 36M (7,952 x 4,472) / M: 15M (5,168 x 2,912) / S: 8.9M (3,984 x 2,240), [1:1] L: 28M (5,296 x 5,296) / M: 12M (3,440 x 3,440) / S: 7.1M (2,656 x 2,656), [Sweep Panorama] Standard (3,872 x 2,160 / 8,192 x 1,856) / Wide (5,536 x 2,160 / 12,416 x 1,856)

      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie: XAVC S, 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*6, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)*6, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card*6, microSDHC Memory Card*6, microSDXC Memory Card*6 (*5)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 28 Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 28 Mbps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        NTSC: AVCHD: 28M PS (1920 x 1080/60p) / 24M FX (1920 x 1080/60i) / 17M FH (1920 x 1080/60i) / 24M FX (1920x1080/24p) / 17M FH (1920 x 1080/24p), XAVC S HD: 60p 50M (1920 x 1080/60p) / 30p 50M (1920 x 1080/30p) / 24p 50M (1920 x 1080/24p) / 120p 50M (1280 x 720/120p), MP4: 28M (1920 x 1080/60p) / 16M (1920 x 1080/30p) / 6M (1280x720/30p);PAL: 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), XAVCS HD: 50p 50M (1920 x 1080/50p) / 25p 50M (1920 x 1080/25p) / 100p 50M (1280 x 720/100p), MP4: 28M (1920 x 1080/50p) / 16M (1920 x 1080/25p) / 6M (1280 x 720/25p)

      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

        XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby® Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator), MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch

      • Wireless capabilities

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

      • NFC

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

      • WI-FI

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

      • Input and output terminals

        Multi / Micro USB Terminal*7, Micro HDMI, Microphone (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Multi Interface Shoe*13

      • Power Source

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


        Still images*8 Monitor: approx. 220 shots / approx. 110 min., Viewfinder: approx. 200 shots / approx. 100 min., Movies (actual shooting)*9*10 Monitor: approx. 30 min., Viewfinder: approx. 30 min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.), Movies (continuous shooting)*9 Monitor: approx. 50 min., Viewfinder: approx. 50 min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.)*11

      • Supplied Battery

        Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (supplied AC adaptor)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 2.5W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.7W with viewfinder (CIPA standard)

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)

      • Playback Functions

        BRAVIA™ Sync (Control for HDMI), Single (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Panorama scrolling, Auto Review (10s/5s/2s/off), Forward, Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, TRILUMINOS Colour*12 /4K still image playback

      • Shooting Functions

        Smart Teleconverter (approx. 1.4x, 2x), Eye AF, Lock-on AF, Face Detection, Face Registration, Smile shutter, Grid Line, Quick Navi, Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll), Exposure Bracketing, White Balance Bracketing, DRO Bracketing, Flash Bracketing, LPF bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Marker Display, Photographer Name & Copyright, ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed, PC Remote Control, Auto Object Framing

      • Index Playback

        9 / 25 images

      • Operating Temprature

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

      • Playback Zoom

        Depends on Image Size

      • Playmemories Camera Apps


      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 113.3 mm x 65.4 mm x 72.0 mm


        Approx. 480 g (Body only), Approx. 507 g (with battery and Memory Stick Duo™)

      • *

        *1 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *2 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode. *3 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots. *4 Self-Timer is available. *5 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. *6 with Adaptor (optional) *7 Supports Micro USB compatible device. *8 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. *9 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications,default setting). *10 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom (except RX1), stand-by, power off. *11 Based on non-stop recording until the limit (29 minutes or 4GB) has been reached, and then continued recording again. Shooting functions such as zoom will not be available. *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. *14 Services vary by country.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC Adaptor AC-UUD11/UUD12, Micro USB cable, Shoulder strap, Lens cap, Shoe cap, Cleaning Cloth, Instruction Manual, Battery charger(BC-DCX), Eyepiece cup