Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 18.2 Megapixels
Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor
Lens type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5 aspheric elements)
Clear Image Zoom (Movie)
4K:Approx. 45x,HD:Approx. 60x 1
Optical Zoom
28x
ANGLE OF VIEW (35MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT) (STILL IMAGE)
84deg.-3deg.30min.(24-720mm 2) 3
Focal length
f=4.25-118mm
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
18M Approx.120x / 10M Approx.161x / 5.0M Approx.226x / VGA Approx.459x / 13M(16:9) Approx.120x / 2.1M(16:9) Approx.306x 1
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Approx. 120x 1
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
18M Approx.60x / 10M Approx.80x / 5.0M Approx.113x / VGA Approx.459x / 13M(16:9) Approx.60x / 2.1M(16:9) Approx.153x 1
Screen Type
7.5cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 180 degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Auto/EVF
Field Coverage
100%, 4K Movie: Approx.97%
Magnification
Approx. 0.5x with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1(diopter) (35mm equiv.)
Dioptre Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Screen Type/Number of Dots
0.2-type electronic viewfinder(OLED), 638,400dots
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)
Spd Priority Cont. Approx. 10 fps, Cont. Shooting Approx. 3 fps 4 5 6
Number of Recognised Scenes
[Still Image]:Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33, [Movie]:44
Focus Area
Wide,Center,Flexible Spot (S/M/L),Expanded Flexible Spot
Shooting Mode
Auto(Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto),Program Auto,Aperture Priority,Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure,MR(Memory Recall) 1,2,Movie Mode(Program Auto,Aperture Priority,Shutter Speed Priority,Manual Exposure),Sweep Panorama,Scene Selection
Steadyshot
Optical
Steadyshot (For Movie)
Yes (Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF,Continuous AF( Movie Only)
WB Micro Adjustment
G7-M7 (57 steps) , A7-B7 (29 steps)
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200(Extendable to ISO6400)
Drive Modes
Single,Continuous shooting,Spd Priority Cont,Self-timer,Self-timer(cont.),Cont.-bracketing,Single-bracketing,White balance bracketing,DRO bracketing
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4" - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1" - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000) / Manual (30" - 1/2000) 7
Scene Selection
Portrait,Macro,Landscape,Sunset,Night Scene,Handheld Twilight,Night Portrait,Anti Motion Blur,Pet,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,Entire Screen Avg,Highlight
LOCK ON AF
yes
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
high ISO NR:Normal/Low, Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Image Control
Contrast,Saturation,Sharpness,Creative Style,Color Space,Quality(RAW / RAW&JPEG ( Extra fine, Fine, Standard) / JPEG ( Extra fine, Fine, Standard)
Self-Timer
Off / 10sec. / 5sec. / 2sec. / 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. / 5 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec.
White Balance Modes
Auto,Daylight,Shade,Cloudy,Incandescent,Fluor.: Warm White,Fluor.: Cool White,Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight,Flash,C.Temp./Filter,Custom1,Custom2,Custom3,Custom Setup
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto(ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200(Extendable to ISO6400),Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 8/12800 8 9
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 9lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Image Processing Engine
yes (BIONZ X)
Aperture
iAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W)) / Program Auto(F3.5-F6.3(W) ) / Manual(F3.5-F8.0(W)) / Aperture Priority(F3.5-F8.0(W)) / Shutter Priority(F3.5-F6.3(W))
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Flash Type
Built-in, manual pop-up
Bracketing
yes
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.3m to 5.4m(11 13/16 inches to 17 feet 8 19/32 inches)(W) / Approx.2.5m to 3.0 m(8 feet 2 27/64 inches to 9 feet 10 7/64 inches)(T)
AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
Flash Mode
Flash Off / Autoflash / Fill Flash / Slow Sync. / Rear Sync.
Colour Space (Still)
sRGB,Adobe RGB
Proxy Recording
Yes
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
3:2mode:16M(4,896×3,264)/8.9M(3,648×2,432)/4.5M(2,592×1,728),4:3mode:18M(4,896×3,672)/10M(3,648×2,736)/5M(2,592×1,944)/VGA(640×480),16:9mode:13M(4,896×2,752)/7.5M(3,648×2,056)/2.1M(1,920×1,080),1:1mode:13M(3,664×3,664)/7.5M(2,736×2,736)/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.2.31,MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format),[Movie]:XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Micro,Memory Stick Micro (Mark2),microSD Memory Card,microSDHC Memory Card,microSDXC Memory Card 10
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
PAL/NTSC Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i)/ 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i), XAVC S 4K: 30p 100M(3,840x2,160/30p)/ 30p 60M(3,840x2,160/30p)/ 24p 100M(3,840x2,160/24p)/ 24p 60M(3,840x2,160/24p), XAVC S HD: 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/60p)/ 60p 25M(1,920x1,080/60p)/ 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/30p)/ 30p 16M(1,920x1,080/30p)/ 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/24p)/ 120p 100M(1,920x1,080/120p)/120p 60M(1,920x1,080/120p)
Movie Recording Mode (PAL)
PAL/NTSC Selector:[PAL] AVCHD: 24M FX(1,920x1,080/50i)/ 17M FH(1,920x1,080/50i), XAVC S 4K: 25p 100M(3,840x2,160/25p)/ 25p 60M(3,840x2,160/25p)/ XAVC S HD: 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/50p)/ 50p 25M(1,920x1,080/50p)/ 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/25p)/ 25p 16M(1,920x1,080/25p)/ 100p 100M(1,920x1,080/100p)/ 100p 60M(1,920x1,080/100p)
DCF/DPOF
DCF/DPOF/EXIF/MPF
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVC S:LPCM 2ch,AVCHD:Dolby Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)
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
Bluetooth
Yes(Ver.4.1)
Power Source
DC3.6V(supplied battery)/ DC5.0V(supplied AC adaptor)
BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 370 / Approx. 185min., Monitor (When Auto Monitor off is set to 2sec):Approx. 460 / Approx. 230min., ViewFinder:Approx. 300 / Approx. 150min. 12
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES ACTUAL SHOOTING)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 55min., ViewFinder:Approx. 55min. 13 14 15
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.5W with LCD monitor and approx. 1.8W with viewfinder(CIPA standard)
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES CONTINUOUS SHOOTING)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 95min., ViewFinder:Approx. 100min. 13 14
Battery System
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,Automatic Image Rotation,Cont Shoot Grouping
Shooting Functions
Eye AF,Face Detection,Face Registration,Smile Shutter,Grid Line,Digital Level Gauge,WB Bracketing,DRO Bracketing,Zebra,Marker Display,Micref Level,Zoom Assist,My Menu Setting,Self-portrait timer
TRILUMINOS Color
Yes 16
4K image output
Yes
Operating Temperature
0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
Print
Exif Print,PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (APPROX.)
102.0mm x 58.1mm x 35.5mm(4 1/8 in. x 2 3/8 in. x 1 7/16 in.)
WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT)
Approx. 243g (8.6oz) (Battery and Memory Card are included)/Approx. 217g (7.7oz) (Body Only)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1,AC Adaptor,Micro USB cable,Wrist Strap,Instruction Manual