Sensor type
1/2.3 type (7.82 mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.4 Megapixels
Number of Pixels (Gross)
Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
Lens type
Sony G, 11 elements in 10 groups (including 5 aspheric elements)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F3.5 (W) – 6.3 (T)
Focal length
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 200cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 200cm to infinity)
Optical zoom
30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
Still images: 20M approx. 60x/10M approx. 85x / 5M approx. 120x/VGA approx. 486x/15M (16:9) approx. 60x/2M (16:9) approx. 162x, Movie: approx.60x(*1)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 486x (VGA)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Approx. 120
Digital Zoom
Still images: 20M approx. 120x, 10M approx. 170x, 5M approx. 240x, VGA approx. 486x, 15M (16:9) approx. 120x, 2M (16:9) approx. 324x, Movie: approx. 120x
Focal Length (f=) 35mm format equivalent
Still images 3:2 f=25-750mm, Still images 4:3 f=24-720mm, Still images 16:9f=26-780mm, Still images1: 1 f=28.5-855mm, Movie16:9 f=26.5-795mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=26.5-1080mm (SteadyShot Active), f=30.5-1170mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive), Movie4:3 f=32.5-975mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=32.5-1320mm (SteadyShot Active), 37-1430mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)
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)
Screen type
7.5cm (3.0 type)(4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps)
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
MF Assist Magnification
Image Processing Engine
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, Semi Manual, Manual Focus, Continuous AF(Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Area
Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200,Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400*3 /12800*3(*2)
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto: (ISO80-1000 level)/High Sensitivity: (ISO80-2000 level)
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 20 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30) / High Sensitivity: 10 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, C.Temp./Filter, Custom
WB Micro Adjustment
G7-M7, A7-B7
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4-1/1600), Program Auto (1-1/1600), Aperture Priority (8-1/1600), Shutter Priority (30-1/1600), Manual (30-1/1600)(*4)
iAuto (F3.5-F6.3 (W)), Program Auto (F3.5-F6.3 (W)), Manual (F3.5-F8.0 (W)), Aperture Priority (F3.5-F8.0 (W)), Sutter Priority (F3.5-F6.3 (W))
Image Control
Quality (Fine/Standard)
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR, high ISO NR:Normal/Low, Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Off, Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0-6.0EV, 1.0EV step)
Shooting Mode
Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR(Memory Recall), Movie Mode(Intelligent Auto, Scene Selection), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Advanced Sports Shooting, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Approx. 10fps (for up to 10 shots)(*5)(*9)
Off , 10sec., 2sec., portrait 1, portrait 2
Drive Modes
Single, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer(cont.), Self-portrait, Cont.-bracketing, White balance bracketing
Panorama (Shooting)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Picture Effect
Still Image: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration, Movie: Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono.
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia
Auto Image Rotation
Number of Recognised Scenes
Still images: Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33, Movie: 44
Minimum Illumination
Auto: 20lux (Shutter Speed 1/30), High Sensitivity: 10lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Flash Red-Eye Correction
Flash Mode
Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Advanced Flash /Rear Sync., Wireless (with optional compliant flash)
Flash type
Built-in, manual pop-up
AF Illuminator
Flash Range
ISO Auto: approx. 0.25m to 5.6m (0.82 ft. to 18.37 ft.) (W), approx. 2.0m to 3.0m (6.56 ft.. to 9.84 ft.) (T), ISO3200: up to approx. 7.9m (25.91 ft.) (W), approx. 4.2m (13.78 ft.) (T)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™(high speed), Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™, Memory Stick Micro*7 Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)*7, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card*7 microSDHC Memory Card*7, microSDXC Memory Card*7 (*6)
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0,Exif Ver. 2.3,MRF Baseline compliants), AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
AVCHD:Dolby® Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator), MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Colour Space (Still)
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
3:2 mode: 18M (5184 x 3456), 8.9M (3648 x 2432), 4.5M (2592 x 1728), 4:3 mode: 20M (5184 x 3888), 10M (3648 x 2736), 5M (2592 x 1944), VGA, 16:9 mode: 15M (5184 x 2920), 7.5M (3648 x 2056), 2.1M (1920 x 1080), 1:1 mode: 15M (3888 x 3888), 7.5M (2736 x 2736), 3.7M (1920 x 1920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (7152 x 1080/4912 x 1920) /Standard (4912 x 1080/3424 x 1920), Sweep Panorama: 360 (11520 x 1080)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/50p at 28 Mbps)/MP4 (up to 1,440 x 1,080/25fps at 12 Mbps/VGA (up to 640 x 480/25fps at 3 Mbps)
Movie Recording Mode
AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/50p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/50i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/50i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/25p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/25p), MP4: 12M(1440x1080/25fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/25fps)
Movie recording mode
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Still Image Resolution
3:2 mode: 18M (5,184 × 3,456) / 8.9M (3,648 × 2,432) / 4.5M (2,592 × 1,728);4:3 mode: 20M (5,184 × 3,888) / 10M (3,648 × 2,736) / 5M (2,592 × 1,944) / VGA;16:9 mode: 15M (5,184 × 2,920) / 7.5 M (3,648 × 2,056) / 2.1M (1,920 × 1,080); 1:1 mode: 15M (3,888 × 3,888) / 7.5M (2,736 × 2,736) / 3.7M (1,920 × 1,920) / Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152 × 1,080/4,912 × 1,920) /Standard (4,912 × 1,080/3,424 × 1,920) / Sweep Panorama: 360 (11,520 × 1,080)
Panorama (Recording)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)
3:2mode:18M (5184 x 3456) / 8.9M (3648 x 2432) / 4.5M (2592 x 1728) / 4:3mode:20M (5184 x 3888) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2592 x 1944) / VGA / 16:9mode:15M (5184 x 2, 920) / 7.5M (3648 x 2056) / 2.1M (1920 x 1080) / 1:1mode:15M (3888 x 3888) / 7.5M (2736 x 2736) / 3.7M (1920 x 1920) / Sweep Panorama:Wide (7152 x 1080/4912 x 1920) /Standard (4912 x 1080/3424 x 1920) / Sweep Panorama:360 (11520 x 1080)
Input and output terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal*8 , Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe
NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Yes (IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band))
Wi-Fi® connectivity
Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality
Wireless capabilities
Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality
Power Source
DC3.6V (supplied battery)/DC5.0V (supplied AC adaptor)
Battery System
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 (supplied)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.2W
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Power supply during shooting/playback requires separately sold AC-UD10.)
Battery Life(Still Images)
Still images*15: approx. 380 / approx. 190min, Movies (actual shooting)*16 *17: approx. 55min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB) Movies (continuous shooting)*16 , approx. 90min[example]. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB. )*18
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
Playmemories Camera Apps
Photo Creativity
Shooting Functions
Face Detection, Grid Line, Smile Shutter, Digital Level Gauge (pitch), WB Bracket, MF Assist, Micref Level
Playback Functions
BRAVIA™ Sync(Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, TRILUMINOS Color*19 , 4K image output(still image only)
Operating Temprature
Approx. 0-40°C (32-104°F)
Index Playback
9 / 25 images
Playback Zoom
Depends on Image Size
Yes (Only GPS)
Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (CIPA)
Approx. 108.1 x 63.6 x 38.3 mm
Weight (CIPA)
Approx. 246 g (Body only), 272 g (With battery and Memory Stick Duo™)
*1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *3 Achieved by using "By Pixel Super Resolution" technology and overlay burst shooting., *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. (except RX series models)., *5 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode., *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 with Adaptor (optional), *8 Supports Micro USB compatible device., *9 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots. *without CMOS models., *10. Services vary by country.
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Shoe Cap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code