• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 20.1 Megapixels

      • Sensor Type

        1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

      • Lens type

        ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 5.8x

      • Optical Zoom



        84deg.-34deg.(24-70mm 1) 2

      • Focal length


      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        20M Approx.11x / 10M Approx.16x / 5M Approx.23x / VGA Approx.44x

      • ND-filter

        Auto / On(3 steps) / Off

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.17 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 30cm (0.99 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.17 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx.30cm (0.99 ft.) to Infinity)

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)


      • Digital Zoom (Movie)


      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        20M Approx. 5.8x / 10M Approx. 8.2x / 5M Approx. 11x / VGA Approx. 44x

      • Screen Type

        7.5cm(3.0type)(4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

      • Touch Panel


      • MS Assist Magnification


      • Adjustable Angle

        Up by approx. 180degrees, down by approx. 45degrees

      • Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)


      • Field Coverage


      • Magnification

        Approx. 0.59x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.)

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Screen Type/Number of Dots

        0.39-type electronic viewfinder(OLED), 1,440,000dots

      • Brightness Control

        Auto, Manual(5steps)

      • Eye Point

        Approx.20mm from the eyepiece, 19.2mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1(diopter) (CIPA standard)

      • Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)

        Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 10 fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 2.9 fps (AF-S) 3 4 5

      • Number of Recognised Scenes

        Still Image:Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33,Movie:44

      • Focus Area

        Wide,Center,Flexible Spot (S/M/L),Lock on AF(Wide/Center/Flexible Spot(S/M/L))

      • Shooting Mode

        Superior Auto,Intelligent 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


        Optical, For movie: Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF,Continuous AF,DMF,Manual Focus

      • WB Micro Adjustment


      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto:(ISO125Level-ISO12800Level, selectable with upper / lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800

      • Drive Modes

        Single,Continuous shooting,Speed priority continuous shooting,Self-timer,Self-timer(cont.),Single-bracketing,Cont.-bracketing,White balance bracketing,DRO bracketing

      • Focus Type

        Contrast detection AF

      • Shutter Speed

        iAuto(4" - 1/2000) / Program Auto(1" - 1/2000) / Manual(Bulb, 30" - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority(8" - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority(30" - 1/2000) 6

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait,Sports Action,Macro,Landscape,Sunset,Night Scene,Handheld Twilight,Night Portrait,Anti Motion Blur,Pet Mode,Gourmet,Fireworks,High Sensitivity

      • 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)

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi Pattern,Center Weighted,Spot

      • LOCK ON AF


      • 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.

      • Panorama (Shooting)

        Sweep Panorama

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR:On/Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1/3 sec.,high ISO NR:Normal/Low/Off,Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO200-25600

      • Image Control

        Contrast,Saturation,Sharpness,Creative Style,Color Space(sRGB / Adobe RGB),Quality(RAW / RAW&JPEG / Extra fine / Fine / Standard)

      • Self-Timer

        Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10sec. delay selectable

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto,Daylight,Shade,Cloudy,Incandescent,Fluor.: Warm White,Fluor.: Cool White,Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight,Flash,Underwater Auto,C.Temp./Filter,Custom

      • ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)

        Auto(ISO125-12800, selectable with upper / lower limit),125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendableto ISO80/100),Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600 7 8

      • Minimum Illumination (Movie)

        Auto:1.2lux(Shutter Speed 1/30")

      • Image Processing Engine

        yes (BIONZ X)

      • Aperture

        iAuto(F1.8/F11(W)) / Program Auto(F1.8/F11(W)) / Manual(F1.8/F11(W)) / Shutter Priority(F1.8/F11(W)) / Aperture Priority(F1.8/F11(W))

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step

      • Flash Type

        Built-in, manual pop-up

      • Bracketing


      • Flash Range

        ISO Auto: Approx.0.4m to 10.2m (1.31 ft. to 33.46 ft.) (W) / Approx. 0.4m to 6.5m (1.31 ft. to 21.33 ft.) (T), ISO12800: up to Approx. 20.4m (66.93 ft.) (W) / Approx. 13.0m (42.65 ft.) (T)

      • AF Illuminator

        Auto / Off

      • Flash Mode

        Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off

      • Colour Space (Still)

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)

        3:2mode:20M(5,472×3,648) / 10M(3,888×2,592) / 5M(2,736×1,824),4:3mode:18M(4,864×3,648) / 10M(3,648×2,736) / 5M(2,592×1,944) / VGA,16:9mode:17M(5,472×3,080) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 4.2M(2,720×1,528),1:1mode:13M(3,648×3,648) / 6.5M(2,544×2,544) / 3.7M(1,920×1,920) ,Sweep Panorama:Wide(12,416×1,856/5,536×2,160),Standard(8,192×1,856/3,872×2,160)

      • Recording Format

        Still Image:JPEG(DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.3,MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format),Movie:XAVC S,Movie:AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible,Movie:MP4

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick Duo 9,Memory Stick PRO Duo 9,Memory Stick PRO Duo(High Speed) 9,Memory Stick PROHG Duo 9,Memory Stick Micro 10 9,Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) 10 9,Memory Stick XC-HG Duo 9,SD Memory Card 9,SDHC Memory Card(UHS-I) 9,SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I) 9,microSD Memory Card 10 9,microSDHC Memory Card 10 9,microSDXC Memory Card 10 9

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/24p),XAVC S:60p 50M(1,920x1,080/60p)/30p 50M(1,920x1,080/30p)/24p 50M(1,920x1,080/24p)/120p 50M(1,280x720/120p)/ MP4: 12M(1,440x1,080/30fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/30fps)

      • Movie Recording Mode (PAL)

        NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/50p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/50i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/50i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/25p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/25p),XAVC S:50p 50M(1,920x1,080/50p)/25p 50M(1,920x1,080/25p)/100p 50M(1,280x720/100p)/ MP4: 12M(1,440x1,080/25fps) / 3M VGA(640x480/25fps)

      • DCF/DPOF


      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

        XAVC S:LPCM 2ch,AVCHD:Dolby Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby Digital Stereo Creator),MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch

      • NFC

        NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing

      • WI-FI

        Yes(IEEE802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))

      • Input and Output Terminals

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal 11, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI 12

      • Interfaces


      • Power source

        DC3.6V(supplied battery) / DC5.0V(supplied AC Adaptor)


        Monitor:Approx. 320 / Approx. 160min., ViewFinder:Approx. 230 / Approx. 115min. 13


        Monitor:Approx. 50min., ViewFinder:Approx. 50min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB) 14 15

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (Shooting, Playback)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.7W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.3W with viewfinder(CIPA standard)


        Monitor:Approx. 85min., ViewFinder:Approx. 90min. (In [MP4 12M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 15 min. and max. file size is 2GB) 14

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1

      • Playback Functions

        BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI),9/25-frame index view,Auto Orientation,Slide Show,Forward/Rewind (Movie),Delete,Protect,Motion Shot Video,Beatuty Effect,Automatic Image Rotation

      • Shooting Functions

        Eye AF,Face Detection,Face Registration,Smile shutter,Quick Navi,Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll),WB Bracketing,DRO Bracketing,MF Assist,Peaking,Zebra,Micref Level,Step Zoom,Self-portrait timer

      • TRILUMINOS Color

        Yes 16

      • 4K image output

        yes(still image only)

      • Operating Temperature

        0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.

      • PlayMemories Camera Apps


      • Print

        Exif Print,PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        101.6x58.1x41.0 mm(4 in. × 2 3/8 in. × 1 5/8 in.)


        Approx. 290g (10.2oz.)(Battery and Memory Card are included) / Approx. 263g (9.3oz.)(Body Only)

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1,AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D,Micro USB cable,Wrist Strap,strap adapter,Instruction Manual