Number of Pixels (Effective)
20.1MP
Sensor Type
1.0"-type (0.52" x 0.35") Exmor RS® CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
Lens type
ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens
Clear Image Zoom (Movie)
4K: Approx. 4.35x; HD: Approx. 5.8x
Optical Zoom
2.9x
ANGLE OF VIEW (35MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT) (STILL IMAGE)
84 deg-34 deg (f = 24-70 mm)
Aperture Type
Iris diaphragm (7 blades)
Focal length (f=)
f = 8.8-25.7 mm
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 11x
Digital Zoom
[Still Image] 42M approx. 4x/18M approx. 6.2x/11M approx. 8x, [Movie] Approx. 4x
ND Filter
Auto/On (3 steps)/Off
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 0.17 ft (5 cm) to Infinity, T: Approx. 0.99 ft (30 cm) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 0.17 ft (5 cm) to Infinity, T: Approx. 30 cm (0.99 ft) to Infinity)
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F1.8 (W) – 2.8 (T)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
11x
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
Still Image: 20M Approx. 5.8x/10M Approx. 8.2x/5.0M Approx. 11x/VGA Approx. 44x
Screen Type
2.95 in (3.0type) (4:3) / 1,228,800 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
MS Assist Magnification
8.6x, 17.1x
Adjustable Angle
Up: approx. 180 degrees, down: approx. 45 degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Auto/EVF
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps)/Sunny Weather
Field Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.59x with 50-mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 (diopter) (35 mm equiv.)
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps)
Viewfinder
0.39-type electronic viewfinder (OLED)
Eye Point
Approx. 20 mm from the eyepiece, 19.2 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (diopter) (CIPA standard)
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 16 fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 5.5fps
Number of Recognized Scenes
[Still Image] Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33, [Movie] 44
Focus Area
Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expand Flexible Spot/Lock-on AF (Wide/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expand Flexible Spot)
Shooting Mode
Intelligent AUTO/Superior Auto; Program Auto; Aperture Priority; Shutter Speed Priority; Manual Exposure; MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3; Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure); HFR Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure); Panorama; Scene Selection
Steadyshot
[Still Image] Optical [Movie] Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation (Anti Rolling type)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, DMF, Manual Focus
WB Micro Adjustment
G7-M7,A7-B7
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto (ISO 125–12800, selectable with upper/lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800
Electronic Shutter
iAuto (4" - 1/32000)/Program Auto(30" - 1/32000)/Manual (30" - 1/32000)/Aperture Priority (30" - 1/32000)/Shutter Priority (30" - 1/32000)
Drive Modes
Single, Continuous shooting, Speed priority continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer (cont.), Cont.-bracketing , Single-bracketing , White balance bracketing , DRO bracketing , LPF bracketing
Focus Type
Contrast detection AF
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4" - 1/2000)/Program Auto (30" - 1/2000)/Manual (Bulb, 30" - 1/2000)/Aperture Priority (30" - 1/2000)/Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000)
Scene Selection
Portrait; Sports Action; Macro; Landscape; Sunset; Night Scene; Handheld Twilight; Night Portrait; Anti Motion Blur; Pet Mode; Gourmet; Fireworks; High Sensitivity
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0–6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern; Center Weighted; Spot
Exposure Control
Yes
Minimum Illumination
Movie: Auto: 1.2 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30)
Picture Profile
Off/PP1-PP7 (Black Level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-2, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Color Level, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset)
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, Rich-tone 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
Long exposure NR: On/Off, available of shutter speeds longer than 1/3 s High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
Image Control
Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Color Space (sRGB/Adobe® RGB), Quality (RAW/RAW & JPEG/Extra fine/Fine/Standard)
Self-Timer
10 s / 5 s / 2 s / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10 s 5 s or 2 s delay selectable/Bracketing shots with 10 s 5 s or 2 s delay selectable
White Balance Modes
Auto; Daylight; Shade; Cloudy; Incandescent; Fluor.: Warm White; Fluor.: Cool White; Fluor.: Day White; Fluor.: Daylight;Flash;C.Temp./Filter;Custom
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto (ISO 125-12800, selectable with upper/lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO80/100), Multi-Frame NR: Auto (ISO 125-12800), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Auto Image Rotation
Yes
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 1.2 lux (Shutter Speed 1/30")
Image Processing Engine
BIONZ X™
Aperture
iAuto (F1.8/F11(W))/Program Auto (F1.8/F11(W))/Manual (F1.8/F11(W))/Shutter Priority (F1.8/F11(W))/Aperture Priority (F1.8/F11(W))
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step
Flash Type
Built-in, manual pop-up
Flash Mode
Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off
Bracketing
Yes
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx. 0.4 m to 10.2 m (W)/Approx. 0.4 m to 6.5 m (T), ISO12800: up to approx. 20.4 m (W)/approx. 13.0 m (T)
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
[16:9] 17M (5,472 x 3,080)/7.5M (3,648 x 2,056)/4.2M (2,720 x 1,528)
Recording Format
Still Image: JPEG (DCF Ver 2.0, Exif Ver 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format); Movie: XAVG S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible MP4
Still Image Resolution
3:2 mode: 20M (5,472 x 3,648)/10M (3,888 x 2,592)/5M (2,736 x 1,824),4:3 mode:18M (4,864 x 3,648)/10M (3,648 x 2,736)/5M (2,592 x 1,944)/VGA,16:9 mode:17M (5,472 x 3,080)/7.5M (3,648 x 2,056)/4.2M (2,720 x 1,528),1:1 mode: 13M (3,648 x 3,648)/6.5M (2,544 x 2,544)/3.7M (1,920 x 1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (12,416 x 1,856/5,536 x 2,160), Standard (8,192 x 1,856/3,872 x 2,160)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo™; Memory Stick PRO Duo™; Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (High Speed); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo; Memory Stick Micro™ ; Memory Stick XC-HG Duo; Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark2); SD Memory Card; SDHC Memory Card (UHS-I); SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I); microSD Memory Card ; microSDHC Memory Card ; microSDXC Memory Card
HFR
NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode XAVC S HD: 50p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/250fps), 50p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/500fps), 50p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/1,000fps)/25p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/250fps), 25p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/500fps), 25p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/1,000fps), NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] mode XAVC S HD: 60p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/240fps), 60p 50M (1,920 x 1080/480fps), 60p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/960fps)/30p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/240fps), 30p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/480fps), 30p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/960fps)/24p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/240fps), 24p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/480fps), 24p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/960fps)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
[NTSC] AVCHD: 28M PS (1,920 x 1,080/60p) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/60i) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/24p) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/24p), XAVC S 4K: 30p 100M (3,840 x 2,160/30p) / 30p 60M (3,840 x 2,160/30p) / 24p 100M (3,840 x 2,160/24p) / 24p 60M (3,840 x 2,160/24p), XAVC S HD:60p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/60p) / 30p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/30p) / 24p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/24p) / 120p 100M (1,920 x 1,080/120p) / 120p 60M (1,920 x 1,080/120p), MP4: 28M (1,920 x 1,080/60p) / 16M (1,920 x 1,080/30p) / 6M (1,280 x 720/30p)
Movie Recording Mode (PAL)
[PAL] mode AVCHD: 28M PS (1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/50i) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/50i) / 24M FX (1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 17M FH (1,920 x 1,080/25p), XAVC S 4K: 25p 100M (3,840 x 2,160/25p) / 25p 60M (3,840 x 2,160/25p), XAVC S HD:50p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 25p 50M (1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 100p 100M (1,920 x 1,080/100p) / 100p 60M (1,920 x 1,080/100p), MP4: 28M (1,920 x 1,080/50p) / 16M (1,920 x 1,080/25p) / 6M (1,280 x 720/25p)
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch/AVCHD: Dolby® Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator)/MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Wireless Capabilities
Wi-Fi®, NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
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 , Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI
Power Source
DC 3.6 V (supplied battery)/DC 5.0 V (supplied AC Adapter)
BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)(CIPA) 
Still Images (CIPA): Monitor: Approx. 280/Approx. 140 min. Viewfinder: Approx. 230/Approx. 115 min; Movies (actual shooting): Monitor: Approx. 45 min., Viewfinder: Approx. 45 min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4 GB); Movies (continuous shooting) Monitor: Approx. 80 min. Viewfinder: Approx. 85 min. (In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4 GB)
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Shooting, Playback)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 1.9W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.3W with viewfinder (CIPA standard)
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; Beauty Effect; TRILUMINOS Color; 4K image output
Shooting Functions
Eye AF; Face Detection; Face Registration; Still Image Recording (during movie recording); Smile shutter; Grid Line; Quick Navi; Digital Level Gauge (pitch and roll); WB Bracket; DRO Bracketing; MF Assist; Peaking; Zebra; Marker Display; Micref Level; Step Zoom/Quick Zoom; Self-portrait timer; TC/UB; Photographer Name and Copyright; ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed; PC Remote Control
Index Playback
9 / 25 images
Operating Temperature
Approx. 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Playback Zoom
Depends on Image Size
Yes
Print
Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (APPROX.)
4 x 2.29 x 1.61 in
WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT)
9.56 oz (Body only), 10.51 oz (With battery and media)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC adapter AC-UB10C/UB10D
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Strap adapter
  • Instruction Manual