• Lens Compatibility

        Sony E-mount lenses

      • Lens Mount

        Sony E-mount lenses

      • Image Sensor Aspect Ratio

        3 : 2

      • Anti-Dust System

        Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism

      • Number of Pixels (total)

        36.8 MP

      • SENSOR

        35 mm full frame Exmor® CMOS sensor

      • Sensor Type

        35 mm

      • Number Of Pixels (Effective)


      • Image Quality Modes

        RAW, RAW+JPEG, JPEG Extra Fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

      • Picture Effect

        Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration

      • 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), Sweep Panorama

        Wide: Horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M),Vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Standard: Horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), Vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

      • Image Size (pixels), 16:9

        L: 7360 x 4144 (30M), M: 4800 x 2704 (13M), S: 3680 x 2072 (7.6M)

      • Recording Format (Still images)

        JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

      • Image Size (pixels), 3:2

        L: 7360 x 4912 (36M), M: 4800 x 3200 (15M), S: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M)

      • 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))

      • Movie Functions

        Audio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI Info. Display

      • Recording Format

        AVCHD 2.0 / MP4

      • Video Compression

        MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

      • Image Size (pixels), PAL

        1920 x 1080 (60p, 28M, PS), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17M, FH), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080 (24p, 17M, FH), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), VGA(640 x 480, 30 fps)

      • Audio Recording Format

        AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

      • Compatible Recording Media

        Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC™ memory card, SDXC™ memory card

      • Multi Frame NR

        Auto/ISO 100 to 51200

      • Noise Reduction

        Long exposure NR: On/Off selectable, available for shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable

      • AWB Micro Adjustment

        G7 to M7 (15 steps), A7 to B7 (15 steps)

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent: Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight, Flash, Color Temperature 2500 to 9900K & color filter G7 to M7(15-step), A7 to B7(15-step), Custom, Underwater

      • Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • AF Mode

        AF-S (single-shot AF), AF-C (continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus

      • Focus Type

        Contrast-detection AF

      • Focus Sensitivity Range

        EV0 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

      • Other Features

        Focus Lock, Eye-Start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached (sold separately))

      • Focus Area

        Multi Point (25 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center-weighted / Flexible spot (S/M/L)

      • Focus Point

        25 points (contrast-detection AF)

      • AF Illuminator range

        Approx. 0.3 m - approx. 3.0 m (with FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)

      • Focus Sensor

        Exmor® CMOS sensor

      • Auto (AE) Bracketing

        With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV: only 3 frames) selectable

      • Metering Mode

        Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

      • Exposure Compensation

        Still images: +/- 5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable); Movies: +/- 3.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)

      • Metering Sensor

        Exmor® CMOS sensor

      • AE Lock

        AE is locked when the shutter button is half pressed (ON/OFF is available in MENU)

      • Metering Type

        1200 - zone evaluative metering

      • Metering Sensitivity

        EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti-Motion Blur

      • Exposure Modes

        iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection

      • ISO Sensitivity

        ISO 50–25600

      • Viewfinder Type

        0.5 in-type electronic viewfinder (color)

      • Viewfinder Display

        Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Digital Level Gauge, Histogram

      • Dioptre Adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter

      • Number of Dots

        2,359,296 dots

      • Magnification

        approx. 0.71 x (with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 ) diopter

      • Brightness Control (Viewfinder)

        Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)

      • Color Temperature Control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Eye Point

        Approx. 27 mm from the eyepiece lens, 22 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 diopter (CIPA standard)

      • Field Coverage


      • Total Number of Dots

        921,600 dots

      • Focus Magnifier

        35 mm full frame: 7.2x, 14.4x APS-C: 4.7x, 9.4x

      • Brightness Control (LCD)

        Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode

      • Monitor Type

        3.0 in type TFT LCD

      • LCD Display

        Graphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Level, Histogram, For viewfinder

      • Peaking MF

        Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

      • Quick Navi


      • Adjustable Angle

        Up by approx. 90 degrees, Down by approx. 45 degrees

      • Lens Compensation

        Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion

      • Image Processor

        BIONZ X™

      • Smart zoom (Still Image)

        M: approx. 1.5x, S: approx. 2x

      • Face Detection

        On/On (Regist. Faces), Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)

      • Touch Shutter


      • Digital zoom (Still Image)

        L: approx. 4x; M: approx. 6.1x; S: approx. 8x

      • Auto Object Framing

        Yes (Still Images)

      • PlayMemories Camera Apps™

        YES 1

      • Self-Portrait

        Yes (3 sec delay/OFF selectable)

      • Smile Shutter

        Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

      • Digital zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 4x

      • Clear Image Zoom

        Approx. 2x

      • Flash Sync. Speed

        1/160 sec.

      • Shutter Speed

        Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)

      • Shutter Type

        Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type

      • Steadyshot

        Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens)

      • Compensation Effect

        Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens)

      • Flash Modes

        Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Hi-speed sync*4, Wireless control*4

      • Flash Compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

      • Flash Control

        Pre-flash TTL

      • TYPE

      • External Flash Compatibility

        Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adapter for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe

      • Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)

        4 fps (in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode)

      • Drive Modes

        Single-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing

      • Playback Modes

        Single (with or without shooting information RGB histogram & highlight / shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 23x, M: 15x, S: 11.5x), Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Date/Still/MP4/AVCHD), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect

      • NFC™

        One-touch remote, One-touch sharing

      • HD Output

        HDMI micro connector, BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image PB

      • Multi Interface Shoe


      • Interfaces

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Multi Interface Shoe, Microphone minijack, Headphone minijack, Vertical Grip Connector

      • Microphone

        Built-in stereo microphones or ECM-CG50/XLR-K1M (sold separately)

      • Speaker

        Built-in, monaural

      • Compatible Standards

        Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      • Internal Battery Charge


      • External Power

        AC Adapter AC-PW20 (sold separately)

      • Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)

        Actual Recording: Approx. 60 min (viewfinder) / Approx. 65 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard), Continuous Recording:Approx. 90 min (viewfinder) / Approx. 90 min (LCD monitor)

      • Battery Life (Still Images)

        Up to 340 shots

      • Supplied Battery

        NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        5 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4", 5 x 3 3/4 x 1 15/16" (from grip to monitor); 126.9 x 94.4 x 54.8 mm, 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 mm (from grip to monitor)

      • Weight (with battery and memory card included)

        14.36 oz (body only) / 16.40 oz (with battery and media)

      • View on TV


      • Wireless & Network Capabilities

        Wi-Fi®, NFC One-touch functionality, Downloadable Camera Apps

      • Upload to PC


      • View on Smartphone


      • Compatible OS

        Windows Vista 8 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Mac OS X (v10.6–10.8)

      • **

        Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by, and power off.

      • *

        Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).

      • ***

        Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.

    • Power cord
    • Rechargeable Battery (NP-FW50)
    • AC Adaptor (AC-UB10)
    • Shoulder strap
    • Body cap
    • Accessory shoe cap
    • Eyepiece cup
    • Micro USB cable