• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.1 Megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 20.4 Megapixels

      • Sensor type

        1/2.3 type (7.76 mm) Super HAD CCD™

      • Lens type

        Vario-Tessar 8 elements in 7 groups(including 5 aspheric elements)

      • Optical zoom

        8x(Optical Zoom during movie recording)


        82 deg–12 deg 30 min (25–200 mm) 1

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 64x (VGA)

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: Precision Digital Zoom approx.32x / Smart Zoom ( 10M approx.11x / 5M approx.15x / VGA approx.64x / 2M(16:9) approx.21x), Movies: Precision Digital Zoom approx. 32x (*1)

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        iAuto:AF(W:approx. .5cm(0.16 ft.) to infinity, T:approx. 150cm(4.92 ft.) to infinity), Program Auto:AF(W:approx. .5cm(0.16 ft.) to infinity, T:approx. 150cm(4.92 ft.) to infinity)

      • Filter diameter


      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images: 4:3: f=26-130mm, 16:9: f=28-224mm, Movies: 16:9: f=28-224mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=28-314mm (SteadyShot Active), 4:3: f=34-272mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=34-381mm (SteadyShot Active)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F3.3 (W) – 6.3 (T)

      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Precision Digital Zoom Approx. 32x

      • Brightness Control

        5 (Bright) / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1 (Dark)

      • Screen type

        6.7cm(2.7-type)(4:3) / 230,400 dots / ClearPhoto / TFT LCD

      • Viewfinder

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

        Approx.0.8 fps (100 shots) (*4)

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still imagess: 33

      • Shooting Mode

        Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection, Picture Effect


        Still images: Optical, Movies: Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation

      • Focus Mode

        Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, SpotAF, Tracking Focus, Face Tracking Focus

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto: (ISO250-ISO1250 Level)

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto (2 - 1/1, 600), Programme Auto (1 - 1/1, 600) (*3)

      • Scene Selection

        High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode

      • Dynamic Range Functions

        Dynamic Range Optimizer (Standard/Off/Plus)

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

      • Minimum Illumination

        Auto: 22.0 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Picture Effect

        Still images: Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Panoramas: Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Movies: Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        360 Sweep Panorama

      • Self-Timer

        Off , 10sec., 2sec., portrait1, portrait2

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting), Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set

      • Flash Red-Eye Correction


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

        Auto/80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (*2)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 22.0 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Image Processing Engine


      • Aperture

        iAuto (F3.3/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter), Program Auto (F3.3/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter)

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

      • Flash type

        Sorry, this data isn’t available

      • External Flash Mode

        Auto/Flash On/Slow Synchro/Flash Off/Advanced Flash

      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.3m to 2.8m (W), approx. 1.5m to 2 m (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 5.3m (W), approx. 3.3m (T)

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

        Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        4:3: 20M (5152 x 3854) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2592 x 1944) / VGA , 16:9: 15M (5152 x 2896) / 2M (1920 x 1080) / Sweep Panorama: 360° (11520 x 1080) / Wide (7152 x 1080/4912 x 1920) / Standard (4912 x 1080 / 3424 x 1920)

      • Colour Space (Still)


      • Recording Format

        Still images: JPEG, Movie: MP4

      • Movie Resolution

        MP4: 9 M Fine (1,280 x 720/30fps), 6 M STD (1,280 x 720/30fps), 3 M VGA (640 x 480/30fps)

      • Internal Memory

        Approx. 27 MB

      • Still Image Resolution

        4:3 mode: 20 M (5,152 x 3,864)/10 M (3,648 x 2,736)/5 M (2,592 x 1,944)/VGA; 16:9 mode: (15 M) (5,152 x 2,896)/2 M (1,920 x 1,080)/Sweep Panorama: 360 (11,520 x 1,080)/Wide (7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920)/Standard (4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920)

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ , Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO-HG 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*5 (*6)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        9 M (1,280 x 720/30fps)/VGA (up to 640 x 480/30fps at 12 Mbps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        MP4:9M Fine(1280 x 720/30fps) / 6M STD(1280 x 720/30fps) / 3M VGA(640 x 480/30fps)

      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

        MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 1ch

      • Input and output terminals

        Multi (AV/USB), Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)

      • Wi-Fi® connectivity

      • Power Source

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


        Still images*8: approx. 210 / approx. 100min, Movies (actual shooting)*9 *10: approx. 40min. (In [MP4 9M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB), Movies (continuous shooting)*9: approx. 95min (In [MP4 9M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB. )

      • Supplied Battery

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (Shooting*7 , Playback)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.2W

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN (supplied) / NP-BN1 (not supplied)

      • Playback Functions

        Retouch (Trimming, Unsharp Masking), Beauty Effect, Date view, Slideshow with Music

      • Shooting Functions

        Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Grid Line

      • Index Playback

        16/25 images

      • Operating Temprature

        Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)

      • Playback Zoom


      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5 mm


        Approx. 104 g (Body only), Approx. 120 g (With battery and media)

      • Software

        PlayMemories Home

      • *

        *1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *3 When ISO sensitivity is higher than IS0 3200, the slowest shutter speed limit is 1/4 sec. Manual setting of ISO sensitivity to lower than ISO 3200 is necessary to set shutter speed slower than 1/4. , *4 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode.,*5 With Adaptor (optional), *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 Not supplied AC Adaptor AC-UD10, *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, stand-by, power off., *11 Rechargeable battery pack NP-BN cannot be used with Cyber-shot that are supplied with NP-BN1.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN*11, Multi USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code