Number of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 20.1 Megapixels
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 21.0 Megapixels
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, 18 elements in 13 groups (6 aspheric elements, including AA lens)
Clear Image Zoom (Movie)
4K: Approx. 37.5x; HD: Approx. 50x
Optical Zoom
25X (optical zoom during movie recording)
ANGLE OF VIEW (35 MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT)
84 deg-4 deg 10 min (24-600 mm)
Focal length (f=)
f = 8.8–220 mm
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
20M Approx. 100x/10M Approx. 140x/5M Approx. 200x/VGA Approx. 380x
ND Filter
-
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
AF (W: Approx. 3 cm (0.10 ft) to infinity, T: Approx. 72 cm (2.36 ft) to infinity, f=250 mm (35 mm format equivalent): Approx. 140 cm (4.59 ft) to infinity), Focus range from the image sensor: AF (W: Approx. 18 cm (0.59 ft) to infinity, T: Approx. 92 cm (3.02 ft) to infinity, f=250 mm (35 mm format equivalent): Approx. 157 cm (5.16 ft) to infinity)
Filter Diameter
72mm
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F2.4 (W)–4.0 (T)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Digital Zoom Approx. 100x
Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)
20M Approx. 50x/10M Approx. 70x/5M Approx. 100x/VGA Approx. 380x
Screen Type
3.0-type (7.5 cm) (4:3)/1,440,000 dots/Xtra Fine/TFT LCD
MS Assist Magnification
5.3x, 10.7x
Display Panel (On Top)
Yes
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 109 degrees, down by approx. 41 degrees
Display Selector (Finder/Lcd)
Auto/EVF (Manual)/Monitor (Manual)
Field Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.70x with 50-mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 (diopter) (35 mm equiv.)
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0 to +3.0m-1
Screen Type/Number of Dots
0.39-type electronic viewfinder (XGA OLED), 2,359,296dots
Brightness Control
Manual(5 steps) / Sunny Weather
Eye Point
Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece, 21.5 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (diopter) (CIPA standard)
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
Continuous Shooting Hi: approx. 24fps, Continuous Shooting Mid: approx. 10fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 3.5fps
Number of Recognized Scenes
Still Image: Superior Auto: 44 / iAuto: 33; 44
Focus Area
Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)); Center; Flexible Spot (S/M/L);Expanded Flexible Spot; Lock on AF (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) [body 3 sets/memory card 4 sets]; 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; Yes (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; Automatic AF; Continuous AF; DMF; Manual Focus
WB Micro Adjustment
Yes<lt/>G7 to M7,57-step<gt/><lt/>A7 to B7,29-step<gt/>
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto: (ISO100–ISO12800 Level, selectable with upper/lower limit), 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800
Electronic Shutter
iAuto (4"–1/32000)/Program Auto (30"–1/32000)/Manual Exposure (30"–1/32000)/Aperture Priority (30"–1/32000)/Shutter Priority (30"–1/32000)
Drive Modes
Single; Continuous shooting (Hi/Mid/Lo); Self-timer; Self-timer (cont.); Cont. bracketing; Single bracketing; White balance bracketing; DRO bracketing
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Shutter Speed
iAuto (4"–1/2000*)/Program Auto (30"–1/2000*)/Manual Exposure (Bulb, 30"–1/2000*)/Aperture Priority (30"–1/2000*)/Shutter Priority (30"–1/2000*); *At F8 or greater aperture value. Fastest limit at F2.4 is 1/1000.
Scene Selection
Portrait; Sports Action; Macro; Landscape; Sunset; Night Scene; Handheld Twilight; Night Portrait; Anti Motion Blur
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 (Standard/Large); Entire Screen Avg.; Highlight
Picture Profile
off/PP1-PP9 (Black Level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-2, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, 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;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
Long exposure NR: On/Off, available for shutter speeds longer than 1/3 s; High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off; Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO 100–25600
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(ISO100–12800, selectable with upper/lower limit), 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO64/80), Multi-Frame NR: Auto (ISO100–12800), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Minimum Illumination (Movie)
Auto: 2.4 lux (shutter speed 1/30)
Image Processing Engine
Yes (BIONZ X)
Aperture
iAuto (F2.4/F11)/Program Auto (F2.4/F16)/Manual (F2.4/F16)/Shutter Priority (F2.4/F11)/Aperture Priority (F2.4/F16)
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step
Flash Type
Auto/Flash On/Slow Synchro/Rear Sync /Flash Off/Wireless (with optional compatible flash)
External Flash Mode
Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the optional shoe adapter for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
Bracketing
Yes
Flash Range
ISO Auto: About 3.28 to 35.43 ft (1.0 to 10.8 m) (W) / About 3.28 to 21.33 ft 1.0 to 6.5 m) (T), ISO 12800: up to about 68.24 ft (20.8 m) (W) / about 41.99 ft (12.8 m) (T)
AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
Flash Mode
Built-in, manual pop-up
Color Space (Still)
sRGB, Adobe® RGB
Proxy Recording
Yes
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)
Still Image: 3:2 mode: 20M(5472×3648)/10M(3888×2592)/5M(2736×1824), 4:3 mode: 18M(4864×3648)/10M(3648×2736)/5M(2592×1944)/VGA, 16:9 mode: 17M(5472×3080)/7.5M(3648×2056)/4.2M(2720×1528), 1:1 mode: 13M(3648×3648)/6.5M(2544×2544)/3.7M(1920×1920); 16:9 mode: 17M(5472×3080)/7.5M(3648×2056)/4.2M(2720×1528)
Recording Format
Still Image: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format); XAVC S; AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compatible
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed); Memory Stick PROHG Duo; Memory Stick Micro; 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
<lt/>Recording<gt/> NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode XAVC S HD: 50p 50M(1920x1080/250fps), 50p 50M(1920x1080/500fps), 50p 50M(1920x1080/1000fps)/25p 50M(1920x1080/250fps), 25p 50M(1920x1080/500fps), 25p 50M(1920x1080/1000fps), NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] mode XAVC S HD:60p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps)/30p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps)/24p 50M(1,920x1,080/240fps), 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/480fps), 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/960fps) <lt/>Sensor Readout Number of effective pixels<gt/>Quality Priority: 240fps/250fps (1,824x1,026), 480fps/500fps (1,824x616), 960fps/1000fp s(1,244x420)/Shoot Time Priority: 240fps/250fps (1,824x616), 480fps/500fps (1,292x436), 960fps/1000fps (912x308)
Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size) during Movie
16:9 mode: 17M (5472×3080)/7.5M (3648×2056)/4.2M (2720×1528)
DCF/DPOF
DCF/DPOF/EXIF/MPF
Recording Format (Movie Audio)
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch; AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)
Input and Output Terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone (0.14" stereo mini jack), Multi Interface Shoe, Headphones
Interfaces
-
NFC
NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
WI-FI
Yes(IEEE802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))
Bluetooth
Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4 GHz band))
Power Source
DC7.2 V (supplied battery)/DC5.0 V (supplied AC adapter)
BATTERY LIFE(STILL IMAGES)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 400/Approx. 200 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 370/Approx. 185 min.
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES ACTUAL SHOOTING)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 75 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 75 min.
USB Charge/USB Power Supply
Yes (Shooting, Playback)
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Approx. 2.2 W with LCD monitor and approx. 2.4 W with viewfinder
BATTERY LIFE(MOVIES CONTINUOUS SHOOTING)(CIPA) 
Monitor:Approx. 135 min., ViewFinder: Approx. 135 min.
Battery System
Rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Playback Functions
BRAVIA® Sync (Control for HDMI); 9/25-frame index view; Auto Orientation; Slide Show; Forward/Rewind (Movie); Delete; Protect; Motion Shot Video; Photo Capture; Automatic Image Rotation; Cont. Shoot Grouping
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; Audio Level Display; Audio Out Timing; Step Zoom/Quick Zoom; TC/UB; Photographer Name & Copyright; ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed; PC Remote Control; Zoom Assist; Focus Hold; Gamma Disp. Assist; [Mov]AF Track Sensitivity; [Mov]AF Drive Speed; Set File Name; Focus Range Limiter
TRILUMINOS Color
Yes
4K image output
Yes
Operating Temperature
0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
PlayMemories Camera Apps
-
Print
Exif Print;PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (APPROX.)
5 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 5 3/4" (132.5 x 94.0 x 145.0 mm) 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 5 1/8" (132.5 x 94.0 x 127.4 mm) (from front of lens to monitor)
WEIGHT (CIPA COMPLIANT)
Approx. 2 lb 6.7 oz (1095 g) (Battery and SDXC Card are included)/Approx. 2 lb 5.1 oz (1050 g) (Body Only)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50
  • AC AdapterAC-UUD12
  • Micro USB cable
  • Shoulder strap
  • Lens cap
  • Shoe cap
  • Lens hood
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Instruction Manual