• Sony α mount

        YES

      • Compatibility with A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta

        YES

      • Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses

        YES

      • All types of Sony α lenses

        YES

      • Size (mm)

        23.6x15.8 (APS-C size)

      • Image sensor colour filter

        R, G, B, Primary color

      • Image sensor type

        CCD Sensor

      • ISO Sensitivity Setting

        ISO100 - 3200 equivalent

      • White balance bracketing

        3 frames, Selectable 2 steps

      • Automatic White Balance

        YES

      • Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)

        10.8

      • White balance: types of color temperature

        2500 - 9900 k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation

      • White balance: preset selection

        Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash

      • White balance: custom setting

        YES

      • Effective Pixels (megapixels)

        10.2

      • A/D Conversion (Bit depth)

        12

      • System: Sensor-shift mechanism

        YES

      • Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)

        YES

      • *SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known as Super SteadyShot

      • SteadyShot INSIDE capability

        Approximately 2.5 EV - 3.5 EV decrease in shutter speed (varies according to shooting conditions and lens used)

      • SteadyShot INSIDE compatibility

        All Sony DSLR lenses and A-Mount bayonet lenses from Minolta and Konica Minolta

      • SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)

        YES

      • Double anti dust system (anti-static coating and CCD shift mechanism)

        YES

      • AF Area: Local focus area selection

        YES (9 local areas)

      • Predictive Focus Control

        YES (with moving subjects in AF-A and AF-C)

      • AF Area: Spot

        YES (center cross sensor)

      • AF Illuminator range (meters)

        5

      • AF Illuminator

        YES (with built-in flash)

      • Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV

        0 - 18

      • TTL phase-detection system

        YES

      • Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)

        YES

      • AF Modes

        Continuous, Single Shot, Automatic, Manual Focus

      • AF Area: Wide focus area

        YES (auto with 9 areas)

      • Sensor

        9 points with centre cross sensor

      • Focus Lock

        YES (with Shutter button or AF button)

      • Light metering type

        TTL

      • Light metering: Center weighted

        YES

      • Exposure compensation

        YES (+/-2.0 EV, 0.3 EV step)

      • Exposure: Scene selection

        YES

      • Exposure: Aperture priority

        YES

      • Exposure: Manual

        YES

      • Exposure: Automatic

        YES

      • Exposure: Program Auto

        YES (with Program Shift)

      • Light metering: Multi segment

        YES

      • AE Bracketing

        With 0.3 EV / 0.7 EV increments, 3 frames; (in "Drive mode setting")

      • Exposure: Shutter priority

        YES

      • AE Lock

        YES

      • Light metering: Spot

        YES

      • Light metering cell

        40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC

      • Shutter Speed Range (seconds)

        1/4000 - 30 and bulb

      • Flash Sync Speed (With Super Steady Shoot Off); second

        1/160

      • Type

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

      • Flash Popup

        Automatic in Auto and Scene selection exposure modes. Pop up by pression flash button in other modes

      • Slow Synchronization

        YES

      • Flash Metering System

        ADI / Pre-flash TTL flash metering

      • Wireless flash mode

        YES (with optional compatible accessory flash)

      • Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)

        12

      • Flash Compensation

        +/-2.0 EV (0.3EV steps selectable)

      • Red-Eye Reduction

        YES

      • Flash Mode

        Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear flash sync. High Speed sync. with optional compatible accessory flash

      • Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)

        4

      • Automatic Flash

        YES (with AUTO, P and Scene selection mode)

      • Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)

        0.83x

      • Eye Relief

        Approx. 17.6 mm from the eyepiece

      • Focusing Screen

        Spherical Acute Matte

      • Diopter Adjustment

        -2.5 to +1.0 diopter

      • Field of View (%)

        95

      • Type

        Fixed eye-level system with roof mirror type

      • LCD Total Dot Number

        230.400

      • Brightness adjustable

        YES

      • Monitor Type

        Clear Photo LCD

      • Screen Size

        2.7

      • LCD on/off

        YES

      • Recording Format

        Jpeg, RAW, RAW+JPEG, 16:9 selectable

      • Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)

        3 fps

      • Date/Time Print

        With PictBridge

      • Drive Mode

        Single-frame advance, Continuous advance, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Single-frame advance AE bracketing, Continuous-advance AE bracketing, White Balance Bracketing

      • Delete Function

        Single, multiple, or all frames in a folder

      • Color mode/DEC/Creative styles

        Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Night view, Sunset, B/W, AdobeRGB

      • Still Image quality

        RAW, RAW+JPEG, Standard (JPEG), Fine (JPEG)

      • Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)

        On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second, On/Off, available at the ISO set to 1600 or above

      • Recording Media

        Compact Flash Type I / II / MicroDrive slot. Memory Stick Duo / MS Pro Duo and MS-PRO HG with optional adaptor

      • Image Size M (pixels)

        2896 x 1936

      • Dynamic Range Optimizer

        Off, Standard / Advanced

      • RAW (pixels)

        3880 x 2600

      • Number of Continuous Advance

        RAW: max. 6 frames; RAW+JPEG: Max.3 frames; JPEG Fine and Std: No limit (performance depends on media write speed and shooting condition etc)

      • Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)

        3872 x 2592

      • Image Size S (pixels)

        1920 x 1280

      • Color Space (sRGB)

        YES

      • White/Black Out Alert

        YES

      • Index Playback

        YES (9 or 5 last frames filmstrip)

      • Enlarge (Maximum magnification)

        x13(L) x10(M) x6.7(S)

      • Auto Image Rotation

        YES

      • Image Rotation

        YES

      • Information Display

        YES

      • Depth-of-Field Preview

        NO

      • Folder Name Mode

        Standard and Date

      • DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)

        YES

      • Zone Matching

        NO

      • Beep Sound

        On/Off selectable

      • Battery Remaining Indicator

        YES

      • Remote Release Terminal

        YES

      • Operating Temperature (degrees C)

        0 - 40

      • IR Remote Control

        NO

      • InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator

        YES (in %)

      • File Number Memory

        On/Off selectable

      • Menu Language

        English / French / German / Spanish / Italian / Portuguese / Dutch / Russian / Swedish / Danish / Norwegian / Finish / Polish / Czech / Hungarian

      • PRINT Image Matching III

        YES

      • Indicator of remaining memory space (CF)

        YES

      • PictBridge

        YES

      • Histogram Indicator

        YES

      • Exif Print

        YES

      • Exif

        2.21

      • HD/HDMI™ Out

        NO

      • USB Mode

        Mass Storage (PC connection) / PTP(PictBridge)

      • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

        YES

      • Video Out

        YES (PAL or NTSC)

      • Battery System

        NP-FM500H

      • Weight (g)

        Approx. 532

      • Supplied Battery

        NP-FM500H

      • Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)

        750

      • Height (mm)

        98.5

      • Width (mm)

        130.8

      • Depth (mm)

        71.3