• Lens compatibility

        Sony E-mount lenses

      • Lens Mount

        E-mount

      • Sensor type

        35 mm

      • Number Of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 36.4 megapixels

      • Anti-Dust System

        Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism

      • Sensor

        35mm full-frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor

      • Image Sensor Aspect Ratio

        3:2

      • Number of Pixels (total)

        Approx. 36.8 megapixels

      • Image Quality Modes

        RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

      • Picture Effect

        13 modes: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, WaterColor, Illustration

      • Colour Space

        sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps) (Style Box 1-6 also provided)

      • Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama

        Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)

      • Image Size (pixels), 16:9

        35mm full frame L: 7360 x 4144 (30M), M: 4800 x 2704 (13M), S: 3680 x 2072 (7.6M), APS-C L: 4800 x 2704 (13M), M: 3680 x 2072 (7.6M), S: 2400 x 1352 (3.2M)

      • Recording Format (Still images)

        JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

      • Image Size (pixels), 3:2

        35mm full frame L: 7360 x 4912 (36M), M: 4800 x 3200 (15M), S: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M), APS-C L: 4800 x 3200 (15M), M: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M), S: 2400 x 1600 (3.8M)

      • Dynamic Range Functions

        Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1–5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step)

      • RAW Output

        14 bit

      • Colour Space

        xvYCC standard (x.v.Color™when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

      • Movie Functions

        Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable)

      • Image Size (Pixels), NTSC

        AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS, 60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH, 24p/24Mbps/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (30fps/12Mbps), 640 x 480 (30fps/3Mbps)

      • Recording Format (Movie)

        AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4

      • Video Compression

        AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

      • Image Size (pixels), PAL

        AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH), MP4: 1440 x 1080 (25fps/12Mbps), 640 x 480 (25fps/3Mbps)

      • Audio Recording Format

        AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch

      • Storage Media Slot

        Multi slot for Memory Stick Duo™/ SD Memory card

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

      • Multi Frame NR

        Auto/ISO 100 to 51200

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR: On/Off selectable, available for shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable

      • AWB Micro Adjustment

        G7 to M7 (15 steps ), A7 to B7 (15 steps )

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto WB/Daylight/Shade/Cloudy/Incandescent/Fluorescent (Warm White/Cool White/Day White/Daylight)/Flash/Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 15 steps, A7 to B7: 15 steps)/Custom/Underwater

      • Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • AF Mode

        Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

      • Focus Type

        Contrast-detection AF

      • Focus Sensitivity Range

        EV 0 to EV 20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

      • Other Features

        Lock-on AF, Eye AF, Focus lock, Eye-start AF and AF micro adjustment (both only available with optional LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached), AF illuminator (built-in, LED type, range: Approx. 0.30-3m), AF ON

      • Focus Area

        Multi Point (25 points) / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone

      • Type

      • Focus Point

        25 points

      • AF Illuminator range

        Approx. 0.3 m–approx. 3.0 m (with FE 28–70 mm F3.5–5.6 OSS attached)

      • Focus Sensor

        Exmor® CMOS sensor

      • Auto (AE) Bracketing

        With 3 frames in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV or 3.0 EV increments, with 5 frames in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV or 2/3 EV increments

      • Metering Mode

        Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

      • Metering Sensor

        Exmor® CMOS sensor

      • AE Lock

        Available with AE lock button. Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu.

      • Metering Type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Metering Sensitivity

        EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

      • ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

        Still images: ISO 100-25600 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 can be set as expanded ISO range), AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 200-25600 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 200-6400 equivalent)

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur

      • Exposure Modes

        AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie

      • Viewfinder Type

        XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (colour)

      • Viewfinder Display

        Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0 m-1

      • Number of Dots

        2,359,296 dots

      • Magnification

        Approx. 0.71 x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1)

      • Brightness Control (Viewfinder)

        Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)

      • Colour Temperature Control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Eye Point

        Approx. 27 mm from the eyepiece lens, 22 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard)

      • Field Coverage

        100%

      • Real-time Image Adjustment Display

        On/Off

      • Total Number of Dots

        921,600 dots

      • Focus Magnifier

        35 mm full frame: 7.2x, 14.4x, APS-C: 4.7x, 9.4x

      • Brightness Control (LCD)

        Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

      • Display Selector (Finder/LCD)

        Auto/Manual

      • Monitor Type

        7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive

      • LCD Display

        Graphic Display, Display All Info., No Disp. Info., Histogram, Digital Level Gauge, Shooting information for viewfinder mode

      • Peaking MF

        Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

      • Quick Navi

        Yes

      • Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)

        On/Off

      • Adjustable Angle

        Up by approx. 90 degrees, down by approx. 45 degrees

      • Lens Compensation

        Peripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion

      • Image processor

        BIONZ X™

      • Smart zoom (Still Image)

        35mm full frame: M:approx 1.5x, S: approx 2x, APS-C: M: approx 1.3x, S: approx 2x

      • Face Detection

        On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)

      • Touch Shutter

        Yes

      • Digital zoom (Still Image)

        35mm full frame: L: approx 4x, M: approx 6.1x, S: approx 8x APS-C: L:approx 4x, M:approx 5.2x, S:approx 8x

      • Auto Object Framing

        Yes

      • PlayMemories Camera Apps™

        Yes*1

      • Self-Portrait

        Yes (3 sec delay/OFF selectable)

      • Smile Shutter

        Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

      • Digital zoom (Movie)

        35mm full frame: approx 4x, APS-C: approx 4x

      • Clear Image Zoom

        Still/Movie: Approx. 2x

      • Flash Sync. Speed

        1/160 sec.*8

      • Shutter Speed

        Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), NTSC: Up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto Slow Shutter mode), PAL: Up to 1/50 in AUTO mode (up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode)

      • Shutter Type

        Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

      • SteadyShot

        Not supported (image stabilisation supported on lens)

      • Compensation Effect

        Not supported (image stabilisation supported on lens)

      • Flash Modes

        Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync*2, Wireless*2

      • Flash Type

        Optional

      • Flash Compensation

        +/- 3.0EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

      • Flash Control

        Pre-flash TTL

      • 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

      • Speed (approx. max.)

        Continuous shooting: Max. 1.5fps, Speed Priority Continuous shooting: Max. 4.0fps (*3)

      • Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)

        4 fps (in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode)

      • Drive Modes

        Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (10 sec. Delay, 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)

      • Playback Modes

        Single (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 23.0x, M: 15.0x, S: 11.5x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still / Date / MP4 / AVCHD), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect

      • Multi Interface Shoe

        Yes

      • Wireless LAN (Built-In)

        Yes

      • Interfaces

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Multi Interface Shoe, Microphone minijack, Headphone minijack, Vertical Grip Connector

      • HD Output

        HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA™ Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback

      • NFC™

        Yes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)

      • Multi / Micro USB Terminal

        Yes*4

      • PC Interface

        Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

      • Others

        Auto-lock Accessory Shoe compatible with supplied shoe adaptor, Microphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal (3.5 mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector

      • Microphone

        Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-CG50/XLR-K1M (sold separately)

      • Speaker

        Built-in, monaural

      • Compatible Standards

        Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      • Memory Function

        Yes (2 sets)

      • Custom Function Type

        Custom key settings, Programmable setting

      • Battery Life (Still Images)

        Approx. 270 shots (viewfinder) / Approx. 340 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)

      • Internal Battery Charge

        Yes

      • Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)

        Actual*5*6: Approx. 60 min with viewfinder, Approx. 65 min with LCD screen (CIPA standard), Continuous*5*7: Approx. 90 min with viewfinder, Approx. 90 min with LCD screen (CIPA standard)

      • External Power

        AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (optional)

      • Supplied Battery

        NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        126.9 x 94.4 x 54.8 mm, 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 mm (from grip to monitor); (5 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4, 5 x 3 3/4 x 1 15/16; from grip to monitor)

      • Weight (with battery and memory card included)

        Approx. 407 g (Body Only) / Approx. 465 g (With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo™)

      • Range

        32–104°F/0–40°C

      • View on TV

        Yes

      • Wireless and network capabilities

        Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality, Downloadable camera apps

      • Upload to PC

        Yes

      • View on Smartphone

        Yes

      • Compatible OS

        Windows Vista®*9 SP2, Windows® 7 SP1, Windows® 8, Mac OS X (v. 10.6-10.8)

      • **

        *1 Services vary by country., *2 With compatible external flash, *3 Approximate. May vary depending on shooting conditions and media., *4 Supports Micro USB compatible device., *5 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications)., *6 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off., *7 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed., *8 With compatible Sony external flash. *9 Starter Edition is not supported.

      • *

        Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).

      • ***

        Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.

    • Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, AC Adaptor AC-UB10, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable