Article ID : S1Q0198 / Last Modified : 09/11/2008

How many images can I take with my Sony® Handycam® Camcorder 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 camcorder model and shooting conditions
  • These numbers are based on the assumption the Memory Stick media is formatted in the camcorder.
  • Before you purchase Memory Stick media, be sure to verify it is compatible with your Sony Camcorder.

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
6.1M
(2,848 x 2,136)
Fine 10 21 42 76 155 315 650 1,250 2,550 5,200
Standard 26 53 105 190 390 800 1,600 3,200 6,400 13,000
3.0M
( 2,304 x 1,296)
Fine 21 42 85 150 310 640 1,300 2,600 5,200 10,500
Standard 54 105 215 395 800 1,600 3,350 6,600 13,000 27,000
4.0M
(2,304 x 1,728)
Fine 16 32 64 115 235 480 990 1,950 3,900 7,900
Standard 40 81 160 295 600 1,200 2,500 4,900 9,500 20,000
3.4M
(2,136 x 1,602)
Fine 18 37 74 130 270 550 1,100 2,250 4,500 9,200
Standard 46 93 185 335 690 1,400 2,850 5,700 11,000 23,000
4.6M
(2,848 x 1,602)
Fine 13 28 56 100 205 420 860 1,700 3,400 6,900
Standard 34 70 135 250 510 1,050 2,150 4,250 8,500 17,000
3.1M
(2,048 x 1,536)
Fine 19 40 80 140 295 600 1,200 2,400 4,900 9,900
Standard 51 100 205 370 760 1,550 3,150 6,300 12,500 25,500
2.3M
(2,016 x 1,134)
Fine 27 56 110 200 410 840 1,700 3,400 6,800 13,500
Standard 69 135 280 500 1,000 2,100 4,300 8,500 17,000 34,500
1.9M
(1,600 x 1,200)
Fine 32 65 130 235 480 980 2,000 3,950 8,000 16,000
Standard 81 160 325 590 1,200 2,450 5,000 9,500 20,000 40,500
1.7M
(1,512 x 1,134)
Fine 36 72 145 260 530 1,050 2,200 4,400 8,900 18,000
Standard 88 175 355 640 1,300 2,650 5,500 10,500 21,500 44,000
0.7M
(1,152 x 864)
Fine 81 160 325 590 1,200 2,450 5,000 9,500 20,000 40,500
Standard 190 390 780 1,400 2,850 5,900 12,000 23,500 48,000 97,000
1.0M
(1,152 x 864)
Fine 61 120 245 445 900 1,800 3,750 7,400 15,000 30,000
Standard 150 325 650 1,150 2,400 4,900 10,000 19,500 40,000 81,000
VGA
(648 x 480)
Fine 190 390 780 1,400 2,850 5,900 12,000 23,500 48,000 97,000
Standard 485 980 1,970 3,550 7,200 14,500 30,000 59,000 115,000 240,000