• Lens Compatibility

        Sony E-mount lenses

      • Camera Type

        Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

      • Effective no. of Pixels

        Approx. 16.1 Megapixels

      • Type

        APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor

      • Total no. of Pixels

        Approx. 16.5 megapixels

      • Picture Effects

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

      • Recording Format

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

      • Dynamic Range

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

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)

        L: 4,912 x 3,264 (16M), M: 3,568 x 2,368 (8.4M), S: 2,448 x 1,624 (4M)

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)

        L: 4,912 x 2,760 (14M), M: 3,568 x 2,000 (7.1M), S: 2,448 x 1,376 (3.4M)

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation (-3 to +3steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3steps))

      • Image Quality Modes

        RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

      • Color Space

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

      • Image Size (MP4)

        1440 x 1080 (30fps/12Mbps)

      • Recording Format

        AVCHD, MP4

      • Video Compression

        AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)

      • Image Size (AVCHD)

        1920 x 1080 (60i/24Mbps/FX, 60i/17Mbps/FH, 24p/24Mbps/FX, 24p/17Mbps/FH

      • Image Size (VGA)

        640 x 480 (30fps/3Mbps)

      • Audio Recording Format

        Dolby Digital (AC-3)/MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch

      • Memory Stick

        Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo

      • SD Memory Card

        SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card

      • High ISO NR


      • Long exposure NR

        On/Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.

      • Modes

        Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C.Tem (2500 to 9900K), C.Filter (G7 to M7 15-step, A7 to B7 15-step), Custom

      • Focus Modes

        Autofocus, DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus

      • Focus Area

        Multi Point (25 points)/Center-weighted/Flexible Spot

      • Sensitivity Range

        EV0-EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

      • Other Features

        Tracking Focus, Focus lock, Built-in AF illuminator (Distance: approx. 0.3m-3.0m with E PZ16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)

      • Autofocus mode

        AF-S: Single-shot AF, AF-C: Continuous AF*1

      • Type

        Contrast-detection AF

      • Exposure Bracketing

        With 0.3 EV, 0.7 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3 frames

      • Exposure Modes

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

      • Exposure Compensation

        Still images: +/- 3.0EV (0.3EV steps), Movies: +/- 2.0EV (0.3EV steps)

      • Sensitivity Range

        EV0-EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

      • AE Lock

        AE is locked when the shutter button is half pressed (ON/OFF is available in MENU)

      • ISO Sensitivity

        Still images: ISO200 to 16000, AUTO (ISO200 to 3200), Movies: ISO200 to 3200 equivalent, AUTO (ISO200 to 3200 equivalent)

      • Metering System Type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Metering Modes

        Multi-segment, center-weighted, spot

      • Scene Selection

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

      • Adjustable Angle

        Up by approx. 180 degrees

      • Brightness Control

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

      • Total no. of Dots

        460,800 dots

      • LCD Monitor Type

        7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT

      • Real-time Image Adjustment


      • Histogram


      • Face Detection

        Up to 8 faces detectable automatically

      • MF Assist


      • Precision Digital Zoom

        Approx. 4x

      • Smile Shutter

        Selectable from 3 steps

      • Shooting Tips


      • Help Guide


      • Type

        Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

      • Shutter Speeds

        Still images: 1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4(1/3 steps)

      • Flash Sync. Speed

        1/160 sec.

      • Self-Timer

        10/2 sec delay selectable, 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable

      • Shooting Modes

        Single-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Bracketing

      • No. of Frame Recordable (Approx.)

        Fine: 9 frames, Standard: 9 frames, RAW:5 frames, RAW&JPG: 4 frames*2 *3

      • Continuous Shooting (Approx.)

        Continuous mode: max. 2.5 fps, Speed Priority Continuous shooting: max. 4 fps*2

      • 6/12-frame Index View


      • Slideshow


      • Enlarged Display Mode

        L: 13x, M: 9.9x, S: 6.8x, Panorama (Standard): 19x, Panorama (Wide): 29x

      • Single

        Yes (with or without shooting information RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning)

      • Image Orientation

        On/Off selectable

      • Compatible OS (USB Connection)

        Windows XP*4 SP3, Windows Vista*5 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Mac OS X (v10.5-10.8)

      • HD Output

        HDMI Micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD

      • PC Interface

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-speed USB (USB2.0): Mass-storage, MTP

      • Speaker

        Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7

      • Microphone

        Built-in stereo microphone

      • Guide No.

        6 (in meters at ISO 200), 4 (in meters at ISO 100 equivalent)

      • Flash Compensation

        +/- 2.0EV (0.3EV steps)

      • Control

        Pre-flash TTL

      • Type

        Built-in flash

      • Flash Modes

        Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync,

      • Flash Coverage

        16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)

      • Recycling Time

        Approx. 3 sec

      • Compatible Standards

        Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      • External Power

        AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)

      • Battery

        One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50

      • Battery Performance

        Approx. 480 images (CIPA standard)

      • Weight (With Battery & Memory Stick PRO Duo)

        Approx. 269 g

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        Approx. 109.9mm x 62mm x 34.6mm

      • Weight (Body Only)

        Approx. 210 g