Article ID : S1Q0212 / 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
4.6M
(2,848 x 1,602)
Fine 13 27 55 95 200 415 850 1,650 3,350 6,500
Standard 32 65 130 235 480 980 2,000 3,950 8,000 16,000
6.1M
(2,848 x 2,136)
Fine 10 20 41 75 150 310 630 1,250 2,500 5,000
Standard 24 49 98 175 360 730 1,500 2,950 6,000 12,000
3.0M
(2,304 x 1,728)
Fine 20 41 83 150 305 620 1,250 2,500 5,100 10,000
Standard 48 98 195 355 720 1,450 3,000 5,900 11,500 24,000
4.0M
(2,304 x 1,728)
Fine 15 31 63 110 230 475 970 1,900 3,850 7,800
Standard 37 75 150 270 550 1,100 2,300 4,600 9,200 18,500
3.4M
(2,136 x 1,602)
Fine 18 37 74 130 270 550 1,100 2,250 4,500 9,200
Standard 42 85 170 305 630 1,250 2,600 5,200 10,000 21,000
3.1M
(2,048 x 1,536)
Fine 19 40 80 140 295 600 1,200 2,400 4,900 9,900
Standard 46 93 185 335 690 1,400 2,850 5,700 11,000 23,000
2.3M
(2,016 x 1,512)
Fine 27 54 105 195 400 820 1,650 3,300 6,600 13,500
Standard 65 130 260 470 960 1,950 4,000 7,900 16,000 32,000
3.0M
(2,016 x 1,134)
Fine 20 40 82 145 300 610 1,250 2,450 5,000 10,000
Standard 48 98 195 355 720 1,450 3,000 5,900 11,500 24,000
2.1M
(1,920 x 1,080)
Fine 29 59 115 215 435 890 1,800 3,600 7,200 14,500
Standard 69 135 280 500 1,000 2,100 4,300 8,500 17,000 34,500
2.8M
1,920 x 1,440)
Fine 22 45 91 165 335 680 1,400 2,750 5,500 11,000
Standard 54 105 215 395 800 1,600 3,350 6,600 13,000 27,000
Image Size and Quality Memory Stick Capacity
Size Quality 32MB 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
1.4M
(1,600 x 900)
Fine 42 85 170 305 630 1,250 2,600 5,200 10,000 21,000
Standard 97 195 390 710 1,400 2,950 6,000 11,500 24,000 48,500
1.9M
(1,600 x 1,200)
Fine 32 65 130 235 480 980 2,000 3,950 8,000 16,000
Standard 75 150 300 540 1,100 2,250 4,650 9,200 18,000 37,500
1.7M
(1,512 x 1,134)
Fine 36 72 145 260 530 1,050 2,200 4,400 8,900 18,000
Standard 81 160 325 590 1,200 2,450 5,000 9,500 20,000 40,500
1.2M
(1,440 x 810)
Fine 51 100 205 370 760 1,550 3,150 6,300 12,500 25,500
Standard 120 240 490 890 1,800 3,650 7,500 14,500 30,000 60,500
1.6M
(1,440 x 1,080)
Fine 39 78 155 280 570 1,150 2,400 4,750 9,600 19,000
Standard 88 175 355 640 1,300 2,650 5,500 10,500 21,500 44,000
0.7M
(1,115 x 648)
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 97,500
1.0M
(1,152 x 864)
Fine 61 120 245 445 900 1,800 3,750 7,400 15,000 30,000
Standard 150 300 600 1,000 2,050 4,200 8,600 17,000 34,000 69,500
0.9M
(1,080 x 810)
Fine 69 135 280 500 1,000 2,100 4,300 8,500 17,000 34,500
Standard 160 325 650 1,150 2,400 4,900 10,000 19,500 40,000 81,000
0.2M
(640 x 360)
Fine 240 490 980 1,750 3,600 7,300 15,000 29,500 60,000 122,000
Standard 485 980 1,970 3,550 7,200 14,500 30,000 59,000 115,000 244,000
VGA
(640 x 480)
Fine 190 390 780 1,400 2,850 5,900 12,000 23,500 48,000 97,500
Standard 485 980 1,970 3,550 7,200 14,500 30,000 59,000 115,000 244,000