Sony E mount
NO
Sony α mount
YES
Minolta & Konica Minolta α/MAXXUM/DYNAX lenses
YES
All types of Sony E lenses
NO
All types of Sony α lenses
YES
Image sensor type
Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
Image sensor colour filter
R, G, B, Primary color
Size (mm)
23.2 x 15.4mm (APS-C size)
Effective Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 20.1
White balance bracketing
3 frames, Selectable 2 steps
ISO Sensitivity Setting
ISO100 - 16000 equivalent
White balance: types of color temperature
2500 - 9900 k (G7 to M7,15-step) (A7 to B7,15-step)
White balance: preset selection
Auto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent, Flash
Automatic White Balance
YES
White balance: custom setting
YES
Total sensor Pixels (megapixels)
Approx. 20.4
*SteadyShot INSIDE was previously known as Super SteadyShot
SteadyShot INSIDE scale (in viewfinder)
NO
SteadyShot INSIDE capability
Approx. 2.5 to 4.5 steps in shutter speeds *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
System: Sensor-shift mechanism
YES
Camera-Shake warning (in viewfinder)
NO
Charge protection coating
YES
Focus Lock
YES
Predictive Focus Control
YES
Eye Start AF System (on off selectable)
YES
AF Area: Local focus area selection
YES
Contrast AF system
NO
AF Illuminator range (meters)
Approx. 1-5
AF Area: Multi Point
NO
AF Area: Flexible Spot
NO
Sensor
15 points (3 points cross type)
AF Modes
Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF
AF Illuminator
YES (built-in, Flash type)
TTL phase-detection system
YES
AF Area: Center Weighted
NO
AF Area: Wide focus area
YES (auto with 15 areas)
Sensitivity Range (at ISO 100 equivalent); EV
-1 to 18
AF Area: Spot
YES
Exposure: Program Auto
YES
Exposure: Shutter priority
YES
Light metering: Center weighted
YES
AE Bracketing
With 0.3 EV, 0.7 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3 frames
Superior Auto
YES
Exposure: Scene selection
YES
Sweep Panorama
YES
Exposure: Aperture priority
YES
Light metering: Spot
YES
Exposure: iAUTO
YES
Exposure: Automatic
YES
Anti Motion Blur
NO
AE Lock
YES
Light metering type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Exposure compensation
YES, +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Exposure: AUTO+
NO
Light metering: Multi segment
YES
Exposure: Manual
YES
Light metering cell
Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
Shutter Speed Range (seconds)
1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Flash Sync Speed (With Steady Shoot On); second
1/160
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Flash Sync Speed; second
1/160
Flash Metering System
ADI / Pre-flash TTL
Flash Mode
Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Rear flash sync, Red-eye reduction
Built-in-Flash Guide Number (in meters at ISO 100)
10
Flash Compensation
+/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Red-Eye Reduction
YES
Built-in-Flash Recycling Time (approx. time in seconds)
4
Flash Popup
Auto
Wireless flash mode
YES (with optional compatible accessory flash)
Field of View (%)
100
Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity)
0.88x
Focusing Screen
NO
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +4.0m-1
Eye Relief
Approx. 26.5mm from the eyepiece (Magnification setting : Maximum) Approx. 23mm from the eyepiece (Magnification setting : Standard)
Type
Electronic, Xtra Fine
Live View
YES
LCD Total Dot Number
460800
Tilting screen
YES
Brightness adjustable
YES
Screen Size
6.7cm(2.7type)
Monitor Type
TFT
Color Space (sRGB)
YES
Noise Reduction (Multi Frame NR)
YES
Color Space (Adobe RGB)
YES
Video Compression
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Still Image quality
RAW, RAW+JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Number of Continuous Advance
Tele-zoom Continuous Advance priority AE] Fine: 16 images/Standard: 19 images, Continuous shooting- Fine: 7 images/Standard: 8 images/RAW & JPEG: 5 images/RAW: 6 images
Color mode/DEC/Creative styles
Standard, Vivid, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness
3D Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(Focal length:16mm/18mm)
NO
Noise Reduction (Long exp.NR)
On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second
Panorama size:Max. degrees of sweep angle(focal length 16mm/18mm)
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)
Movie recording mode - MP4
1440 x 1080(Approx.25fps, 12Mbps(Average bit-rate)
Movie Recording Format
AVCHD / MP4
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), RAW & JPEG
Movie recording mode - AVCHD
1920 x 1080 (50i 24 Mbps, 50i 17 Mbps, 25p 24 Mbps, 25p 17 Mbps)
Image Size S (pixels)
2736 x 1824 (5M)
Image Size L - JPEG (pixels)
5456 x 3632 (20M)
Continuous-Advance Rate (approx. frames per second at maximum)
max. 8 fps
Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Image Size M (pixels)
3872 × 2576 (10M)
Drive Mode
Single, Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Bracket (continues, single, white balance bracket)
Dynamic Range Optimizer
Off, Auto, Advanced: Level
Audio recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Noise Reduction (High ISO NR)
YES
Index Playback
YES
White/Black Out Alert
YES
Image Rotation
YES
Auto Image Rotation
YES
Enlarge (Maximum magnification)
L: 15x, M: 11x, S: 7.7x
Exif
YES
Depth-of-Field Preview
YES
PictBridge
NO
Folder Name Mode
Standard and Date
Zone Matching
NO
Remote Release Terminal
YES
Exif Print
YES
Histogram Indicator
YES
File Number Memory
On/Off selectable
InfoLITHIUM Battery Indicator
YES
DPOF(Digital Print Order Format)
YES
Operating Temperature (degrees C)
0 - 40
Beep Sound
On/Off selectable
Indicator of remaining memory space
YES
IR Remote Control
NO
PRINT Image Matching III
YES
Menu Language
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Greek, Turkish
HD/HDMI® Out
YES
USB Mode
Mass-storage, MTP
Video Out
NO
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
YES
Stamina (battery life in CIPA condition)
Approx.690 shots (Viewfinder) / approx.700 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
Weight (g) (Body only)
Approx. 492
Supplied Battery
NP-FM500H
Battery System
NP-FM500H
Width (mm)
128.6
Depth (mm)
77.7
Height (mm)
95.5
  • SAL1855-2
  • SAL55200-2
  • Lens cap
  • Micro USB cable
  • Body cap
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Battery charger
  • Shoulder strap
  • Power cable