Sensor type
1/2.3 type (7.76 mm) Super HAD CCD™
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.1 Megapixels
Number of Pixels (Gross)
Approx. 20.4 Megapixels
Lens type
Sony Lens
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F3.4 (W) - 6.5 (T)
Focal length
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
iAuto: AF (W: approx. 1cm to infinity, T: approx. 350cm to infinity, Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 1cm to infinity, T: approx. 350cm to infinity)
Optical zoom
63x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 500x (VGA)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Approx. 126
Filter diameter
Yes (φ55)
Digital Zoom
Still: 20M: approx. 126x, 10M: approx. 89x, 5M: approx. 120x, VGA: approx. 500x, 2M (16:9): approx. 160x;Movie: Digital Zoom: approx. 126x (*1)
Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent
Still images 4:3: f= 24.5-1550mm, Still images 16:9: f=27.0-1700mm, Movie 16:9: f=32.1-2029mm, Movie 4:3: f=29.2-1849mm
Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)
iAuto:AF (W: approx. 1cm to infinity, T: approx. 350cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx.1cm to infinity, T: approx. 350cm to infinity)
Screen type
7.5cm (3.0 type)(4:3) / 460,800 dots / ClearPhoto / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
5 (Bright) / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1 (Dark)
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots
Electronic type (0.5cm (0.2 type), 201,600 dots equivalent)
Field Coverage
Dioptre Adjustment
0.2-type electronic viewfinder
Image Processing Engine
Focus Mode
Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, SpotAF, Tracking Focus, Face Tracking Focus
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto/80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (*2)
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto: (ISO100-ISO800 Level)
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 28 lux(Shutter Speed 1/30)
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Flourescent White Balance 1, Flourescent White Balance 2, Flourescent White Balance 3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push/One Push Set
Shutter Speed
iAuto (2-1/2000), Program Auto (1-1/2000), Manual (30-1/2000) (*3)
iAuto (F3.4/F8.1 (W),16 steps) (F6.5/8.0 (T), 5 steps)/ Program Auto (F3.4/F8.1 (W),16 steps) (F6.5/F8.0 (T), 5steps)
Dynamic Range Functions
Dynamic Range Optimizer (Standard/Off/Plus)
Shooting Mode
Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Shutter Speed Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, Scene Selection, Picture Effect
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode, Party Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Approx. 0.71 fps (100 shots) (*4)
Off, 10 sec., 2 sec., portrait 1, portrait 2
Panorama (Shooting)
360 Sweep Panorama
Picture Effect
Still: Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Panorama: Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key, Movie: Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key,
Auto Image Rotation
Number of Recognised Scenes
Still: 30
Minimum Illumination
Auto: 28 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Flash Red-Eye Correction
Flash Mode
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash
Flash type
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AF Illuminator
Flash Range
ISO Auto: approx. 0.4m to 8.8m (W), approx. 3.5m to 4.6m (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 12.4m (W), approx. 6.5m (T)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed), Memory Stick PROHG 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)
Recording Format
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
Colour Space (Still)
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
4:3 mode: 20M (5152 x 3864), 10M (3648 x 2736), 5M (2592 x 1944), VGA; 16:9 mode: 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)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
Movie Recording Mode
1280 x 720 (Fine)(1280 x 720/30fps), 1280 x 720(Standard)(1280 x 720/30fps), VGA (640 x 480/30fps)
Movie recording mode
360 Sweep Panorama
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)
Panorama (Recording)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Internal Memory
Approx. 55 MB
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)
Battery System
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.5W
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Shooting*7, Playback)
Still images*8: approx. 300 shots, approx. 150min., Movies (actual shooting)*9*10: approx.60min. (In 1280 x 720 (Fine) mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15min. and max. file size is 2GB / In 1280 x 720 (Standard) mode, max. continuous shooting time is 29 minutes. (limited by product specifications), Movies (continuous shooting)*9: approx. 120min. (In 1280 x 720 (Fine) mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15min. and max. file size is 2GB / In 1280 x 720 (Standard) mode, max. continuous shooting time is 29 minutes. (limited by product specifications)
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
Shooting Functions
Face Detection, Grid Line
Playback Functions
Date view, Slideshow with Music
Operating Temprature
Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)
Index Playback
16/25 images
Playback Zoom
Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (CIPA)
Approx. 129.6 x 95 x 122.3 mm
Approx. 628 g (Body only), approx. 655 g (With battery and Memory Stick Duo™)
*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 (except RX1), stand-by, power off.
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC Adaptor AC-UB10C, Multi USB cable, Shoulder Strap, Lens Cap, Instruction Manual