Sensor type
1/2.3 type (7.82 mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 18.2 Megapixels
Number of Pixels (Gross)
Approx. 21.1 Megapixels
Lens type
ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F3.5 (W) – 6.4 (T)
Focal length
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 250cm to infinity), Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm to infinity, T: approx. 250cm to infinity)
Optical zoom
30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
Still images: 18M approx.60x / 10M approx.80x / 5.0M approx.113x / VGA approx.459x / 13M(16:9) approx.60x / 2.1M(16:9) approx.153x, Movie: approx.60x(*1)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 120x (VGA)
Aperture Type
5 blades
Digital Zoom
Still images: 18M approx.120x, 10M approx.161x, 5.0M approx.226x, VGA approx.459x, 13M(16:9) approx.120x, 2.1M(16:9) approx.306x, 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=26.5-795mm, Still images 1:1 f=27.5-825mm, Movie16:9 f=26.5-795mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=28-1180mmmm (SteadyShot Active), f=31-1210mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive), Movie4:3 f=32.5-975mm (SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5-1450mm (SteadyShot Active), 38-1480mm (SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focus Range (From the Focal Plane)
iAuto: AF (W: approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: approx. 250cm (8.20 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
7.7x, 15.3x
Viewfinder Screen Type/Number of Dots
0.2-type electronic viewfinder
Field Coverage
Approx. 0.5x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.)
Eye Point
Approx.20mm from the eyepiece, 19.2mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(diopter) (CIPA standard)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
0.2-type electronic viewfinder
Brightness Control
Auto, Manual(5steps)
Image Processing Engine
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, Continuous AF(Advanced sports & Movie Only), DMF, Manual Focus
Focus Area
Wide, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
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 same as selected range in Auto), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400*3 /12800*3(*2)
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper/lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 6 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set
WB Micro Adjustment
G7-M7, A7-B7
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4-1/2000), Program Auto (1-1/2000), Aperture Priority (8-1/2000), Shutter Priority (30-1/2000), Manual (30-1/2000)(*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
Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, 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
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
Scene Selection
Portrait, Advanced Sports Shooting, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur, Pet Mode, Gourmet, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Soft Skin, High Sensitivity
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)(*5)(*9)
Off, 10sec., 5sec., 2sec., 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable, 3 consecutive bracketing shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Drive Modes
Single, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer(cont.), Cont.-bracketing, Single-bracketing, White balance bracketing, DRO bracketing
Panorama (Shooting)
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format) 1
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: 6lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Flash Red-Eye Correction
Flash Mode
Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Flash Off, Rear Sync.
Flash type
Built-in, manual pop-up
AF Illuminator
Flash Range
ISO Auto: approx. 0.3m to5.4m(11 13/16 inches to 17 feet 8 19/32 inches)(W), approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(8feet 2 27/64 inches to 9 feet 10 7/64 inches)(T)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo, Memory Stick™ PRO Duo, Memory Stick™ PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick™ PROHG Duo, Memory Stick™ Micro*7, Memory Stick™ Micro (Mark2), SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I), 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 complians), XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible, MP4
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVC S:LPCM 2ch, AVCHD:Dolby® Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator), MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Colour Space (Still)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
NTSC Mode: AVCHD (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 28 Mbps)/XAVC S (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60p at 50 Mbps)/MP4 (up to 1,920 x 1,080/60fps at 28 Mbps)
Movie Recording Mode
PAL: AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/50p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/50i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/50i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/25p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/25p) / XAVC S: 50p 50M(1920x1080/50p) / 25p 50M(1920x1080/25p) / MP4: 28M(1920x1080/50fps) / 16M(1920x1080/25fps) / 6M(1280x720/25fps), NTSC: AVCHD: 28M PS(1920x1080/60p) / 24M FX(1920x1080/60i) / 17M FH(1920x1080/60i) / 24M FX(1920x1080/24p) / 17M FH(1920x1080/24p) / XAVC S: 60p 50M(1920x1080/60p) / 30p 50M(1920x1080/30p) / 24p 50M(1920x1080/24p)/ MP4: 28M(1920x1080/60fps) / 16M(1920x1080/30fps) / 6M(1280x720/30fps)
Movie recording mode
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)
Still Image Resolution
3:2 mode: 16M (4,896×3,264) / 8.9M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5M (2,592×1,728), 4:3 mode: 18M (4,896×3,672) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) / VGA, 16:9 mode: 13M (4,896×2,752) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 2.1M (1,920×1,080), 1:1 mode: 13M (3,664×3,664) / 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), 360 (11,520×1,080)
Number of Recording Pixels (Image Size)
3:2mode:16M (4896 x 3264) / 8.9M (3648 x 2432) / 4.5M (2592 x 1728), 4:3mode:18M (4896 x 3672) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2592 x 1944) / VGA, 16:9mode:13M (4896 x 2752) / 7.5M (3648 x 2056) / 2.1M (1920 x 1080), 1:1mode:13M (3664 x 3664) / 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), 360 (11520 x 1080)
Input and output terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal*8 , Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI
NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Yes (IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band))
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. 1.4W with LCD monitor and approx. 1.5W with viewfinder(CIPA standard)
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)
Still images*15: Monitor:approx. 390 / approx. 195min., ViewFinder:approx. 360 / approx. 180min., Movies (actual shooting)*16 *17: Monitor:approx. 70min., ViewFinder:approx. 75min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.), Movies (continuous shooting)*16 : Monitor:approx. 105min., ViewFinder:approx. 115min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.)*18
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
Playmemories Camera Apps
Photo Creativity
Shooting Functions
Face Detection, Face Registration, Smile Shutter, Grid Line, Quick Navi, Digital Level Gauge (roll), WB Bracketing, DRO Bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Marker Display, Micref Level, Step Zoom, Quick Zoom, Self-portrait timer
Playback Functions
BRAVIA™ Sync(Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Auto Orientation, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Motion Shot Video, Beauty Effect
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. 102.0mm x 58.1mm x 35.5mm
Approx. 218g (7.7oz) (Body Only), Approx. 245g (8.6oz) (Battery and Memory Stick Duo™)
*1 Optical zoom from the wide side., *2 REI=Recommended Exposure Index, *3 Achieved by using overlay burst shooting., *4 Achieved by using "By Pixel Super Resolution" technology and overlay burst shooting., *5 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)., *6 You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode., *7 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots., *8 Self-Timer is available., *9 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. , *10 with Adaptor (optional), *11 For movies, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), or microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card of Class 4 or faster is necessary., *12 Product software update may be necessary., *13 Supports Micro USB compatible device., *14 not supplied AC Adaptor AC-UD10, *15 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., *16 Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications,default setting). , *17 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom (except RX1), stand-by, power off., *18 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., *19 Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission function for both still images and movies., *20 Shooting interval of maximum recoded pixels., *21 Rechargeable battery pack NP-BN cannot be used with Cyber-shot that are supplied with NP-BN1, *22 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached., *23 This camera can play back only the files recorded by itself., *24 Speed will be slowing after taking some shots. *without CMOS models, *25 Services vary by country.
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code