Lens Mount
E-mount
Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6 mm), Exmor® CMOS sensor
Aspect Ratio
3 : 2
Anti-Dust System
Charge protection coating on optical filter and image sensor shift mechanism
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 25.0 megapixels
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 24.2 megapixels
Image Size (pixels) [Sweep Panorama]
Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23 M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12 M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15 M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4 M)
Image Size (pixels) [3:2]
L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)
Image Quality Modes
RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Recording Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels) [16:9]
L: 6000 x 3376 (20 M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10 M), S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1 M)
Uncompressed RAW
-
14bit RAW
14bit RAW
Color Space
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1–5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box(1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Picture Profile
Yes (Off / PP1-PP9) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Picture Effect
13 types: Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key , Soft Focus (High/Mid/Low), HDR Painting (High/Mid/Low), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto/Top/Middle (H)/Bottom/Right/Middle (V)/Left), Watercolor, Illustration (High/Mid/ Low)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box(1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Image Size (pixels), PAL
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (25p, 100 M), 3840 x 2160 (25p, 60 M), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (100p, 100 M), 1920 x 1080 (100p, 60 M), 1920 x 1080 (50p, 50 M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 50 M), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (50p, 28 M, PS), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 24 M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (50i, 17 M, FH), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 24 M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 17 M, FH), AVC MP4: 1920 x 1080 (50p, 28 M), 1920 x 1080 (25p, 16 M), 1280 x 720 (25p, 6 M)
Recording Format
XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4
Movie Functions
Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, PAL/NTSC Selector, Dual Video REC, TC/UB, (TC Preset/UB Preset/TC Format/TC Run/TC Make/UB Time Rec), Auto Slow Shutter, REC Control, Gamma Disp. Assist
Picture Effect
Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera(Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta), Soft High-key
Clean HDMI output
ON/OFF selectable
Video Compression
XAVC S: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Picture Profile
Yes (Off / PP1-PP9) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2, S-Log3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode, Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset
Image Size (pixels), NTSC
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 (30p, 100 M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 100 M), 3840 x 2160 (30p, 60 M), 3840 x 2160 (24p, 60 M), XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 (120p, 100 M), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60 M), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50 M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 50 M), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 50 M), AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p, 28 M, PS), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24 M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17 M, FH), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 24 M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 17 M, FH), AVC MP4: 1920 x 1080 (60p, 28 M), 1920 x 1080 (30p, 16 M), 1280 x 720 (30p, 6 M)
Color Space
xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS Color
Image frame rate
1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps
Audio Recording Format
XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby® Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
HDMI Output
3840 x 2160 (30p), 3840 x 2160 (25p), 3840 x 2160 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (60i), 1920 x 1080 (50p), 1920 x 1080 (50i), 1920 x 1080 (24p), YCbCr 4:2:2 8bit / RGB 8bit
Image Size (frame rate/bitrate)
1920x1080 (60p), 1920x1080 (30p), 1920x1080 (24p)
Memory Card Slot
Multi-slot reader for Memory Stick Duo™/SD memory card
Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro(M2), SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant), microSD memory card, microSDHC memory card, microSDXC memory card
Location information Link from smartphone
Yes
Multi Frame NR
Auto/ ISO 100 to 51200
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On/Off , available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
White Balance Modes
Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (, Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash /Underwater/ Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter (G7 to M7(57-step), A7 to B7(29-step)) / Custom
Priority Set in AWB
Yes (Standard/ Ambience/ White)
AWB Micro Adjustment
Yes (G7 to M7, 57-step) (A7 to B7, 29-step)
Focus Point
425 points (phase-detection AF) / 169 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensor
Exmor® CMOS sensor
Focus Sensitivity Range
EV-1 to EV 20 (ISO 100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Focus Type
Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
AF Illuminator range
Approx. 0.3–approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16–50 mm F3.5–5.6 OSS lens attached)
Other Features
Eye-start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached(Sold separately)), Lock-on AF, Eye AF, AF micro adjustment, (Sold separately), with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4, Predictive control, Focus lock
AF Illuminator
Yes (with Built-in LED type)
Focus Mode
AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus type with LA-EA3 (Sold separately)
selectable(phase-detection, contrast-detection)
Focus Area
Wide (425 points (phase-detection AF), 169 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) /Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-on AF ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot)
Metering Sensitivity
EV-2 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.0 lens attached)
Exposure Bracketing
Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, 3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1.0 EV increments.
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Scene Selection
Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Modes
AUTO (iAuto/Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Movie / Sl&Q Motion (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) /Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M) ), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Still images: ISO 100-25600 (ISO numbers up to ISO 51200 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), Movies: ISO 100-25600 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit)
Metering Mode
Spot (Standard/Large), Entire Screen Avg., Highlight)
Exposure Compensation
+/- 5.0EV(1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable)
AE Lock
Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Available with AE lock button. (On/Off/Auto)
Metering Sensor
Exmor® CMOS sensor
Anti-Flicker Shoot.
-
Field Coverage
100%
Brightness Control (Viewfinder)
Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Color Temperature Control
Manual (5 steps)
Viewfinder Type
0.39 type (1.0 cm) electronic viewfinder (color), XGA OLED
Number of Dots
2,359,296 dots
Finder Frame Rate Selection
Yes (1x, 2x)
Magnification
Approx. 1.07x (35 mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.70x) with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m-1
Display Contents
Graphic Display, Display All Info. No Disp. Info. Digital Level Gauge, Histogram
Eye Point
Approx. 23 mm from the eyepiece lens, 21.4 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)
Diopter Adjustment
-4.0-+3.0 m-1
Quick Navi
Yes
Display Content
Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram, For viewfinder
Others
WhiteMagic, Grid Line, (Rule of 3rds Grid/Square Grid/Diag. + Square Grid/Off), Movie Marker, (Center/Aspect/Safety Zone/Guideframe)
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)
On/Off
Touch Panel
Yes
Brightness Control
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Number of Dots
921,600 dots
Monitor Type
2.95 in (3.0-type) wide type TFT
Display Selecter (Finder/LCD)
Yes (Auto/Manual)
Zebra
Yes, (selectable level + range or lower limit as custom setting)
Focus Magnifier
Yes Focus Magnifier (5.9x, 11.7x)
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 90 degrees, Down by approx. 45 degrees
Peaking MF
Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Clear Image Zoom
Still images: Approx. 2x, Movies: Approx. 2x
PlayMemories Camera Apps™
Yes
Others
Smile Shutter: Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps), Touch Focus: Yes (Touch Panel/ Touch Pad), ISO AUTO Min. SS , Bright Monitoring, Set File Name, Help guide, Area Setting, Shop Front Mode, Zoom Ring Rotate, Still images
Eye-Fi ready
Yes
Self-Portrait Self-Timer
-
Digital Zoom
Smart zoom (Still images): M:Approx. 1.4x, S: Approx. 2x, Digital zoom (Still images): L: Approx. 4x, M: Approx. 5.7x, S: Approx. 8x, Digital zoom (Movie): Approx. 4x
Face Detection
Modes: On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off, Face registration, Face selection, Max. number of detectable: 8
Flash Sync. Speed
1/160 sec.
Shutter Speed
Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
TYPE
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Silent Shooting
Yes (ON/OFF)
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
Yes (ON/OFF)
Compensation Effect
5.0 steps (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only. With Sonnar T* FE 55 mm F1.8 ZA lens mounted. Long exposure NR off.)
TYPE
Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (compensation depends on lens specifications)
Recycling Time
Approx. 4 sec
Flash Modes
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Wireless control, Hi-speed sync
Control
Pre-flash TTL
Flash coverage
16 mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Flash Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Wireless Control
Yes
FE Level Lock
Yes
Guide No.
6 (in meters at ISO 100)
TYPE
Built-in flash
External Flash Compatibility
Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe
Flash Bracketing
3/5/9 frames selectable. With 3 or 5 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV increments, with 9 frames, in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0 EV increments.
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)
Continuous shooting: Hi+: 11 fps, Hi: 8 fps, Mid: 6 fps, Lo: 3fps
Self-Timer
10 sec. delay/5 sec. delay/2 sec. delay/Continuous self-timer (3 frames after 10 sec. delay/5 frames after 10 sec. delay/3 frames after 5 sec. delay/5 frames after 5 sec. delay/3 frames after 2 sec. delay/5 frames after 2 sec. delay)/Bracketing self-timer
No. of recordable frames (approx.)
JPEG Extra fine L: 233 frames, JPEG Fine L: 269 frames, JPEG Standard L: 301 frames, RAW: 107 frames, RAW&JPG: 100 frames
Drive Modes
Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracket: Single, Bracket: Cont., White Balance bracket, DRO bracket
Photo Capture
Yes
Modes
Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 12/30-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama [Standard]: 19.2x, Panorama [Wide]: 29.1x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Date/ Still/ MP4/ AVCHD/XAVC S HD/XAVC S 4K), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect
Bluetooth®
Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4 GHz band))
Wireless LAN (Built-In)
Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band), View on Smartphone, Send to Computer, View on TV, View on Smartphone, Send to Computer
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K movie output/4K still image PB
Headphone Terminal
-
NFC™
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible) One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Mic Terminal
Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)
Multi Interface Shoe
Yes
PC Remote
Yes
DC IN Terminal
-
PC Interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes
Vertical Grip Connector
-
Sync terminal
-
Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone or XLR-K2M/XLR-K1M/ECM-XYST1M(sold separately)
Speaker
Built-in, monaural
Compatible Standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Type
Yes
Memory Function
Yes (Body 2 sets/memory card 4 sets)
Setting
Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Power consumption with Viewfinder
Still images: approx. 2.8W(with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.2W (with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 310 shots (Viewfinder) / approx. 350 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
External Power
AC Adapter AC-PW20 (sold separately)
Battery Life (Movie, continuous recording)
Movies (continuous recording):Approx. 105 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 105 min (LCD monitor), (CIPA standard)
USB Power Supply
Yes
Battery Life (Movie, actual recording)
Movies (actual recording):Approx. 65 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 70 min (LCD monitor) , (CIPA standard)
Power consumption with LCD screen
Still images: approx. 2.6W (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached), Movies: approx. 4.2W (with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Internal Battery Charge
Yes
Supplied Battery
One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Operating Temperature
32 - 104 degrees F / 0 - 40 degrees C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 120.0 mm x 66.9 mm x 53.3 mm, Approx. 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches
Weight (with battery and memory card included)
Approx. 1 lb, Approx. 453 g
  • Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50
  • AC Adaptor: AC-UUD12
  • Shoulder strap
  • Body cap
  • Accessory shoe cap
  • Eyepiece cup
  • Micro USB cable