Lens Mount
E-mount
Lens compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor type
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6 mm), Exmor® CMOS sensor
Aspect Ratio
3:2
Anti-Dust System
Charge protection coating on optical filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 25.0 megapixels
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Image Size (pixels) [Sweep Panorama]
Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
Image Size (pixels) [3:2]
L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)
Image Quality Modes
RAW, RAW & JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard), JPEG (Extra fine, Fine, Standard)
IMAGE SIZE (PIXELS) [1:1] 
L: 4000 x 4000 (16M), M: 2832 x 2832 (8.0M), S: 2000 x 2000 (4.0M)
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels) [16:9]
L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M)
Uncompressed RAW
-
14bit RAW
Yes
Colour Space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Colour
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimiser (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Picture Profile
Yes (Off/PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Picture Effect
13 types: Posterisation (Colour), Posterisation (B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key, Soft Focus (High/Mid/Low), HDR Painting (High/Mid/Low), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto/Top/Middle (H)/Bottom/Right/Middle (V)/Left), Watercolour, Illustration (High/Mid/Low)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Image Size (pixels), PAL
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (25p, 60M), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (100p, 100M), 1920 x 1080 (100p, 60M), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 25M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 16M), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17M, FH)
Recording Format
XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant
Movie Functions
Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Proxy Recording (1280 x 720 (Approx. 9 Mbps)), TC/UB (TC Preset/UB Preset/TC Format/TC Run/TC Make/UB Time Rec), Auto Slow Shutter, REC Control, Clean HDMI Info. (ON/OFF selectable), Gamma Disp. Assist
Picture Effect
Posterization (Colour), Posterization (B/W), Pop Colour, Retro Photo, Partial Colour (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key
Video Compression
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Picture Profile
Yes (Off/PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Image Size (pixels), NTSC
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 100M), 3840 x 2160 (30p, 60M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 60M), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (120p, 100M), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 50M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 25M), 1920 x 1080(30p, 16M), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17M, FH)
Colour Space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Colour when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Colour
Image frame rate
NTSC mode: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps, PAL mode: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps, 50fps, 100fps,
Audio Recording Format
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
HDMI Output
3840 x 2160 (30p), 3840 x 2160 (25p), 3840 x 2160 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (60i), 1920 x 1080 (50p), 1920 x 1080 (50i), 1920 x 1080 (24p), YCbCr 4:2:2 8 bit/RGB 8 bit
Image size (frame rate)
NTSC mode: 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p), PAL mode: 1920 x 1080 (50p, 25p)
Memory Card Slot
Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo™/SD memory card
Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant), microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card
Location information Link from smartphone
Yes
Multi Frame NR
Auto/ISO 100 to 102400
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
Priority Set in AWB
Yes
SHUTTER AWB LOCK 
Yes (Shut. Halfway Down/Cont. Shooting/Off)
AWB Micro Adjustment
Yes (G7 to M7, 57-step)(A7 to B7, 29-step)
Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
White Balance Modes
Auto/Daylight/Shade/Cloudy/Incandescent/Fluorescent (Warm White/Cool White/Day White/Daylight)/Flash/Underwater/Colour Temperature (2500 to 9900K) and colour filter (G7 to M7 (57-step), A7 to B7 (29-step))/Custom
Focus Point
425 points (phase-detection AF)/425 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor
Exmor® CMOS sensor
Focus Sensitivity Range
EV -2 to EV 20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF) 1
AF Illuminator range
Approx. 0.3- approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Other Features
Eye-start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached (sold separately)), Object Tracking, Eye AF (Right/Left Eye Select), AF micro adjustment with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 (sold separately), Predictive control, Focus lock, Swt.V/H AF Area, AF Area Regist., Circ. of Focus Point
AF Illuminator
Yes (with Built-in LED type)
Focus Mode
AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C (Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus type with LA-EA3 (Sold separately)
phase-detection
Focus Area
Wide (425 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF))/Zone/Centre/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Centre/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Metering Sensitivity
EV-2 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Exposure Bracketing
Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1.0 EV increments.
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Scene Selection
Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Modes
AUTO (iAuto/Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Movie (Programmed AE (P)/Aperture priority (A)/Shutter-speed priority (S)/Manual (M)), Slow and Quick Motion (Programmed AE (P)/Aperture priority (A)/Shutter-speed priority (S)/Manual (M)), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100–32000 (ISO numbers up to ISO 102400 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100–6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100–32000 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100–6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Metering Mode
Multi-segment, Centre-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire Screen Avg., Highlight
Exposure Compensation
+/-5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
AE Lock
Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)
Metering Sensor
Exmor® CMOS sensor
Field Coverage
100%
Brightness Control (Viewfinder)
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Colour Temperature Control
Manual (5 steps)
Viewfinder Type
1.0 cm (0.39-type) electronic viewfinder (colour)
Number of Dots
2,359,296 dots
Finder Frame Rate Selection
NTSC mode: STD 60fps/HI 120fps, PAL mode: STD 50fps/HI 100fps
Magnification
Approx. 1.07x (35 mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.70x) with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1
Display Contents
Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Digital Level Gauge, Histogram
Eye Point
Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 21.4 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0-+3.0 m-1
Quick Navi
Yes
Display Content
Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram, For viewfinder, Monitor Off
Others
WhiteMagic, Grid Line (Rule of 3rds Grid/Square Grid/Diag. + Square Grid/Off), Movie Marker (Centre/Aspect/Safety Zone/Guideframe)
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)
On/Off
Touch Panel
Yes
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Number of Dots
921,600 dots
Monitor Type
7.5 cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT
Zebra
Yes (selectable level + range or lower limit as custom setting)
Focus Magnifier
Yes Focus Magnifier (5.9x, 11.7x)
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 180 degrees, Down by approx. 74 degrees
Peaking MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Colour: White/Red/Yellow/Blue)
Clear Image Zoom
Still images: Approx. 2x, Movies: Approx. 1.5x (4K), Approx. 2x (HD)
PlayMemories Camera Apps™
-
Others
Interval Recording, Smile Shutter: Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps), Touch Shutter, Touch Focus: Yes (Touch Focus/Touch Pad/Touch Tracking), ISO AUTO Min. SS, Bright Monitoring, Set File Name, Help guide, Area Setting, Shop Front Mode, Zoom Ring Rotate
Eye-Fi ready
-
Self-Portrait Self-Timer
Yes
Digital zoom
Smart zoom (Still images): M: Approx. 1.4x, S: Approx. 2x, Digital zoom (Still images): L: Approx. 4x, M: Approx. 5.7x, S: Approx. 8x, Digital zoom (Movie): Approx. 4x
Face Detection
Modes: Face Priority in AF (On/Off), Face Priority in Multi Metering (On/Off), Regist. Faces Priority (On/Off), Face registration, Max. number of detectable: 8
Flash Sync. Speed
1/160 sec. 2
Shutter Speed
Still images:1/4000 to 30 seconds, Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Silent Shooting
Yes (ON/OFF)
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
Yes (ON/OFF)
Type
Not supported (image stabilisation supported on lens)
Recycling Time
Approx. 4 sec
Flash Modes
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless control 3,Hi-speed sync 3
Control
Pre-flash TTL
Flash coverage
16 mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Flash Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Wireless Control
Yes (Light signal: Available with Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync. /Radio signal: Available with Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Hi-speed sync.)
FE Level Lock
Yes
Guide No.
6 (in meters at ISO 100)
Type
Built-in flash
External Flash Compatibility
Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatibility with the Auto-lock accessory shoe
Flash Bracketing
3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0 EV increments.
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)
Continuous shooting: Hi+: 11fps, Hi: 8fps, Mid: 6fps, Lo: 3fps 4
Self-Timer
10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer (Off/2 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/10 sec. delay)
No. of recordable frames (approx.)
JPEG Extra fine L: 99 frames, JPEG Fine L: 115 frames, JPEG Standard L: 116 frames, RAW: 46 frames, RAW&JPG: 44 frames 5 4
Drive Modes
Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracket: Single, Bracket: Cont., White Balance bracket, DRO bracket
Photo Capture
Yes
Modes
Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 12/30-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama (Standard): 19.2x, Panorama (Wide): 29.1x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Date/Still/AVCHD/XAVC S HD/XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect, Rating, Disp. Cont. Shoot Grp
Bluetooth®
Yes (Bluetooth® Standard Ver. 4.1 [2.4GHz band])
Wireless LAN (Built-In)
Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band) 6, View on smartphone, Remote control via smartphone, Send to computer, View on TV
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA® Sync (Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K movie output/4K still image PB
Headphone Terminal
-
NFC™
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible), One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Mic Terminal
Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Multi Interface Shoe
Yes 7
PC Remote
Yes
DC IN Terminal
-
PC Interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 8
Vertical Grip Connector
-
Sync Terminal
-
Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone or XLR-K2M/XLR-K1M/ECM-XYST1M (sold separately)
Speaker
Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Type
Custom key settings, Programmable Setting (Body 3 sets/memory card 4 sets), My Menu, My Dial, Reg Cust Shoot Set
Setting
Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Power consumption with Viewfinder
Still images: approx. 2.4 W (with E PZ 16–50 mm F3.5–5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 3.5 W (with E PZ 16–50 mm F3.5–5.6 OSS lens attached)
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 360 shots (Viewfinder)/Approx. 410 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard) 9
External Power
AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)
Battery Life (Movie, continuous recording)
Approx. 125 min (Viewfinder)/Approx. 125 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
USB Power Supply
Yes
Battery Life (Movie, actual recording)
Approx. 70 min (Viewfinder)/Approx. 75 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard) 10
Power consumption with LCD screen
Still images: approx. 2.1 W (with E PZ 16–50 mm F3.5–5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 3.5 W (with E PZ 16–50 mm F3.5–5.6 OSS lens attached)
Internal Battery Charge
Yes
Supplied Battery
One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Operating Temperature
32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 120.0 mm x 66.9 mm x 59.7 mm, Approx. 120.0 mm x 66.9 mm x 49.9 mm (from grip to monitor)/Approx. 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8, Approx. 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 (from grip to monitor)
Weight (with battery and memory card included)
Approx. 403 g/Approx. 14.3 oz.
  • Power cord
  • Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50
  • AC Adaptor: AC-UUE12
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Micro USB cable