• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 21.1 Megapixels

      • Number of Pixels (Gross)

        Approx. 18.2 Megapixels

      • Sensor type

        1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

      • Lens type

        Sony G Lens, 11elements in 10 groups(including 5 aspheric elements)

      • Optical zoom

        20x(Optical Zoom during movie recording)


        82 deg.–5 deg. (25–500 mm) 1

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        Up to 306x (VGA)

      • Digital Zoom

        Still images: 18M approx.80x, 10M approx.107x, 5M approx.151x, VGA approx.306x, 13M(16:9) approx.80x, 2M(16:9) approx.204x, Movies: approx. 80x (*1)

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to infinity, T: approx. 200cm (6.56 ft.) to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to infinity, T: approx. 200cm (6.56 ft.) to infinity)

      • Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent

        Still images: 3:2: f=26-520mm, 4:3: f=25-500mm, 16:9: f=27-540mm, 1:1: f=29-580mm, Movies: 16:9: f=27-540mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=27-690mm (SteadyShot Active), f=29-780mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active), 4:3: f=33-660mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=33-840mm (SteadyShot Active), f=36-950mm (SteadyShot Intelligent Active)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)

        F3.5 (W) - 6.5 (T)

      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 80

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        Still images: 18M approx.40x / 10M approx.53x / 5M approx.75x / VGA approx.306x / 13M(16:9) approx.40x / 2M(16:9) approx.102x, Movies: approx. 40x (*1)

      • Brightness Control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Screen type

        7.5cm (3.0-type) (4:3) / 460,800 dots / ClearPhoto / TFT LCD

      • Viewfinder

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

        Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots) (*5)

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still imagess: Superior Auto: 44, Intelligent Auto: 33, Movies: Intelligent Auto:33

      • Focus Area

        Wide, Center

      • Shooting Mode

        Program Auto, Movie Mode (Intelligent Auto/Scene Selection), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto


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

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto: (ISO80-1000 Level)/High Sensitivity: (ISO80-2000 Level)

      • Drive Modes

        Single, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer(cont.), Self-portrait

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto (1/4 – 1/1600), Program Auto (1 – 1/1600) (*4)

      • Scene Selection

        High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

      • Minimum Illumination

        Auto: 20 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)/High Sensitivity: 10 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Picture Effect

        Still images: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature Watercolor, Illustration, Movies: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono.

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR, Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO100-12800

      • Image Control

        Quality (Fine/Standard)

      • Self-Timer

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

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom

      • Flash Red-Eye Correction


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

        Auto: (ISO80-1600), 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200, Multi Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-1600),100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400*2 /12800 *2 (*3)

      • Auto Image Rotation


      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto: 20 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30) / High Sensitivity: 10 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)

      • Image Processing Engine

        BIONZ X™

      • Aperture

        iAuto (F3.5/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter), Program Auto (F3.5/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

      • AF Illuminator


      • Flash Mode

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

      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: approx. 0.2m to 4.3m (W), approx. 2.0m to 2.4 m (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 6.1m (W), approx. 3.4m (T)

      • Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)

        3:2: 16M (4896x3264) / 8.9M (3648x2432) / 4.5M (2592x1728), 4:3:18M (4896x3672) / 10M (3648x2736) / 5M (2592x1944) / VGA, 16:9: 13M (4896x2752) / 7.5M (3648x2056) / 2.1M (1920x1080), 1:1: 13M (3664x3664) / 7.5M (2736x2736) / 3.7M (1920x1920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (7152x1080 / 4912x1920), Standard (4912x1080 / 3424x1920), 360° (11520x1080)

      • Colour Space (Still)


      • Panorama (Recording)

        Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

      • Recording Format

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

      • Still Image Resolution

        3:2 mode: 16 M (4,896 x 3,264)/8.9 M (3,648 x 2,432)/4.5 M (2,592 x 1,728); 4:3 mode: 18 M (4,896 x 3,672)/10 M (3,648 x 2,736)/5 M (2,592 x 1,944)/VGA; 16:9 mode: 13 M (4,896 x 2,752)/7.5 M (3,648 x 2,056)/2.1 M (1,920 x 1,080); 1:1 mode: 13 M (3,664 x 3,664)/7.5 M (2,736 x 2,736)/3.7 M (1,920 x 1,920); Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920), Standard (4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920), 360 (11,520 x 1,080)

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-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 (*7)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/50p at 28 Mbps)/MP4 (up to 1,440 x 1,080/30fps at 12 Mbps)/VGA (up to 640 x 480/30fps at 12 Mbps)

      • Movie Recording Mode

        AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/50p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/50i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/50i), MP4: 12M(1440x1080/25fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/25fps)

      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

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

      • Input and output terminals

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

      • Wireless capabilities

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • NFC

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

      • WI-FI

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

      • Wi-Fi® connectivity

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality

      • Power Source

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


        Still images*9: approx. 470 / approx. 235min, Movies (actual shooting)*10 *11: approx. 70min(In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB), Movies (continuous shooting)*10: approx. 100 min(In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB.)*12

      • 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)


      • Battery System

        Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)

      • Playback Functions

        Beauty Effect, BRAVIA™ Sync (Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Slideshow, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, TRILUMINOS Color*13, 4K image output

      • Shooting Functions

        Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Grid Line

      • Index Playback

        9 / 25 images

      • Operating Temprature

        Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)

      • Playback Zoom

        Depends on Image Size

      • Photo Creativity


      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        Approx. 96.0 x 54.9 x 25.7 mm


        Approx. 137 g (Body only), Approx. 164 g (With battery and media)

      • *

        *1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2 Achieved by using "By Pixel Super Resolution" technology and overlay burst shooting., *3 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *4 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. , *5 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode.,*6 With Adaptor (optional), *7 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. , *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 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., *13 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission function for both still images and movies.

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code