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
Vario-Tessar 8 elements in 7 groups(including 5 aspheric elements)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F3.3 (W) – 6.3 (T)
Focal length
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)
Optical zoom
8x(Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 64x (VGA)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Precision Digital Zoom Approx. 32x
Filter diameter
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)
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)
Screen type
6.7cm(2.7-type)(4:3) / 230,400 dots / ClearPhoto / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
5 (Bright) / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1 (Dark)
Image Processing Engine
Still images: Optical, Movies: Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
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: (ISO250-ISO1250 Level)
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 22.0 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
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
Shutter Speed
iAuto (2 - 1/1, 600), Programme Auto (1 - 1/1, 600) (*3)
iAuto (F3.3/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter), Program Auto (F3.3/F8.0 (W), 2 steps with ND Filter)
Dynamic Range Functions
Dynamic Range Optimizer (Standard/Off/Plus)
Shooting Mode
Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, Program Auto, Movie Mode, Panorama, Scene Selection, Picture Effect
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Approx.0.8 fps (100 shots) (*4)
Off , 10sec., 2sec., portrait1, portrait2
Panorama (Shooting)
360 Sweep Panorama
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
Auto Image Rotation
Number of Recognised Scenes
Still imagess: 33
Minimum Illumination
Auto: 22.0 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
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)
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)
Recording Format
Still images: JPEG, Movie: MP4
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
Colour Space (Still)
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)
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)
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)
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
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-BN (supplied) / NP-BN1 (not supplied)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.2W
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Shooting*7 , Playback)
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
Shooting Functions
Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Grid Line
Playback Functions
Retouch (Trimming, Unsharp Masking), Beauty Effect, 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. 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5 mm
Approx. 104 g (Body only), Approx. 120 g (With battery and media)
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*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