Article ID : S1Q0051 / Last Modified : 09/08/2008

How many images can I take with my Sony® Cyber-shot® Camera on the Memory Stick® media?

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General Notes

  • This chart lists the approximate number of images which can be saved to the Memory Stick media. The number of images may vary by camera model.
  • Fine Mode and Standard Mode are JPEG image quality recording modes on the Sony Cyber-shot camera.
  • Before you purchase Memory Stick media, be sure to verify it is compatible with your Sony Camera.
  • Some Sony Cyber-shot cameras may not accurately display the remaining media capacity.

Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, and Memory Stick PRO-HG Media
Image Size and Quality Memory Stick Capacity
Size Quality 32MB 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
10M Fine 6 12 25 45 94 192 394 779 1,563 3,170
Standard 12 25 51 91 188 384 789 1,559 3,127 6,340
8M (3,264 x 2,448) Fine 8 16 32 59 121 247 506 1,000 2,006 4,068
8M (3,264 x 2176) Standard 15 30 60 109 223 456 934 1,847 3,705 7,511
7M Fine 9 18 37 67 137 279 573 1,132 2,272 4,605
Standard 18 36 73 132 268 548 1,125 2,223 4,459 9,041
6M (2,816 x 2,112) Fine 10 21 42 77 157 322 660 1,305 2,617 5,306
6M (2,816 x1,872) Standard 19 39 79 142 290 592 1,215 2,401 4,816 9,764
5M (2,592 x 1,944) Fine 12 25 51 92 188 384 789 1,559 3,127 6,340
Standard 23 48 96 174 354 723 1,482 2,928 5,873 11,908
4M Fine 16 32 65 119 242 494 1,012 2,001 4,013 8,137
Standard 30 60 121 216 440 898 1,841 3,638 7,297 14,794
3M (2,048 x 1,536) Fine 20 41 82 148 302 617 1,266 2,501 5,017 10,171
Standard 37 74 149 264 537 1,097 2,250 4,447 8,919 18,082
2M (1,920 x 1,080) Fine 33 66 133 238 484 988 2,025 4,002 8,027 16,274
Standard 61 123 246 446 907 1,852 3,798 7,504 15,052 30,514
1M (1,280 x960) Fine 50 101 202 357 726 1,482 3,038 6,003 12,041 24,411
Standard 93 187 376 649 1,320 2,694 5,524 10,915 21,893 44,384
VGA (640 x 480) Fine 196 394 790 1,428 2,904 5,928 12,154 24,014 48,166 97,646
Standard 491 985 1,975 3,571 7,261 14,821 30,385 60,036 120,416 244,116

Memory Stick Micro (M2) Media
Image Size and Quality Memory Stick Capacity
Size Quality 64MB 256MB 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
10M Fine 12 45 93 186 393 778 1,563 3,170
Standard 24 91 186 373 787 1,557 3,127 6,340
8M (3,264 x 2,448) Fine 15 58 119 239 505 999 2,006 4,068
Standard 29 108 221 442 932 1,844 3,705 7,511
7M (3,072 x 2304) Fine 17 66 135 271 571 1,131 2,272 4,605
Standard 34 130 266 533 1,122 2,220 4,459 9,041
6M (2,816 x 2,112) Fine 20 76 156 312 658 1,303 2,617 5,306
Standard 37 140 287 575 1,212 2,398 4,826 9,764
5M (2,592 x 1,944) Fine 24 91 186 373 787 1,557 3,127 6,340
Standard 45 171 350 702 1,478 2,924 5,874 11,908
4M (2,304 x 1,728) Fine 31 117 239 479 1,010 1,998 4,013 8,137
Standard 58 213 436 872 1,836 3,634 7,298 14,794
3M (2,048 x 1,536) Fine 39 146 299 599 1,262 2,498 5,017 10,171
Standard 71 260 532 1,066 2,244 4,441 8,919 18,082
2M (1,632 x 1,224) Fine 63 234 479 959 2,020 3,997 8,027 16,274
Standard 117 439 899 1,799 3,788 7,495 15,052 30,514
SXGA (1,632 x 1,224) Fine 96 351 719 1,439 3,030 5,996 12,041 24,411
Standard 179 639 1,308 2,617 5,510 10,902 21,894 44,384
XGA (1,024 x768) Fine 163 585 1,199 2,399 5,051 9,993 20,069
Standard 269 1,004 2,055 4,112 8,659 17,131 34,405
VGA (640 x 480) Fine 377 1,405 2,877 5,757 12,122 23,984 48,167 97,646
Standard 942 3,514 7,194 14,394 30,306 59,961 120,418 244,116