Advanced Features
Image Stabilization Lens-based (where applicable)
Auto High Dynamic Range Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)
Sweep Panorama Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)
Anti Motion Blur Yes
Shooting Tips Yes
Photo Creativity Yes
Intelligent Auto Yes
Face Detection On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected
Smile Shutter™ technology Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
Priority Setting (for Face Detection) Yes (eight faces max)
Superior Auto Yes
Tracking Focus Yes
Lens Mount Sony E-mount
Camera Type Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR camera
Lens Compatibility Sony E-mount, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta Maxxum A-mount lenses confirmed via optional LA-EA1/LA-EA2 adaptor
Color Black
Convenience Features
Media/Battery Indicator Yes
View & Index Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram and highlight/shadow warning, 4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mode
13.6x, M
9.9x, S
6.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2sec, Off), Image orientation (On/Off), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (still), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect
Still Image Playback Options Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Still)
Video Playback Options Forward/Rewind (movie)
Self Timer Yes
Power Save Mode Yes
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Erase/Protect Yes
Multiple Language Display Yes
Drive System
Continuous Shooting Speed Continuous mode
2.5 fps, Speed Priority Continuous mode
3.5 fps
Burst Buffer JPEG Standard (30 shots) JPEG Fine (13 shots) RAW+JPEG (5 shots)
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb
Self-timer 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Drive Mode Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority Continuous, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec. delay; 3/5 exposures), Bracketing
Exposure System
D-Range Optimizer Yes
(Auto, Level, Off)
Auto Exposure Lock Yes (AE Lock button). Can be disabled from menu
Exposure Compensation Still images
+/-3.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable) Movies
+/-2.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable)
Picture Effect(s) 11 modes (15 effects)
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
Exposure Settings iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
Scene Mode(s) Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
Metering Modes Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Metering Sensitivity EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens
Metering Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
ISO Stills
ISO 100-16000 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (100-3200) Movies
ISO 100-3200 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (200-3200)
Noise Reduction Long exposure NR
available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.
Creative Style Standard, Vivid, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Black & White (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps)
Color Temperature 2500 - 9900K with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7), Custom
White Balance Mode Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color temperature range 2500 to 9900K, Custom
Exposure Bracketing 3 continuous or single shots in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
Flash Bracketing ±2.0 EV
Flash Metering System Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation ±2.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 EV steps)
Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Flash Modes Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.
Guide Number 6 (in meters at ISO200) 4 (in meters at ISO100)
Flash Coverage 16 mm (focal length printed on lens body)
Flash Type Built-in, Pop-up Auto
Focus Control
Focus Features Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock
Manual Focus Assist MF Assist (4.8x, 9.6x)
AF Illuminator Yes (with built-in LED type)
Focus Sensitivity EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Area Multi Point (25 points)/ Center-weighted/ Flexible Spot
Focus Points 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
AF Modes Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C), Auto Focus, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus System Contrast-detect AF
Imaging Sensor
Pixel Gross 20.4M pixels (approx.)
Focal Length Conversion Factor 1.5x
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Effective Picture Resolution 20.1M pixels (approx.)
Anti Dust Charge protection coating on Optical Low-pass Filter
Imaging Sensor Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
Processor BIONZ™ image processor
DC IN Yes via optional AC-PW20AM (sold separately)
Memory Card Slot Dual compatibility slot
Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Accessory Shoe Yes, via Multi Interface Shoe
A/V Remote Terminal Yes, via Multi Terminal interface
PictBridge Compatible Yes
Tripod Mount Yes, 1/4" (20 thread count)
Remote Commander Yes, via optional RM-VPR1
USB Port(s) USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)
Multi Interface Shoe Yes
Wired Yes, via optional RM-VPR1
LCD Display
Peaking Yes (Level setting
High/Mid/Low/Off, Color
Real-time image adjustment display Yes(On/Off)
LCD Type 3.0" (7.5cm) TFT LCD (230,400 dots)
Coverage 100%
Angle Adjustment Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)
Histogram Yes (On/off)
Live View Continuous Live View
Grid Display Yes (Rule of Thirds, 4x6 Square, Diagonal & 4x6 Square Grids, Off)
Customization Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback
Lens compensation
Lens compensation Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Optical Zoom Approx. 3x
Direct Manual Focus Yes
Low Noise During Movie Capture Yes
Lens Stabilization Optical SteadyShot
Macro Mode Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 9-13/16 in. (.25m)
Magnification 0.3x
AF for Movie Capture Contrast AF
Lens Groups-Elements 9/11
Lens Type Sony E-mount
Lens Weight 6.9 oz. (194 g.)
Internal Motor Yes
Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) 2-1/2 x 2-3/8 in. (62 x 60 mm)
Aperture (Max.) F3.5 - 5.6
Aperture (Min.) F22 - F32
Maximum Magnification 0.3x
Aspheric Elements 3 elements
Aperture Blade 7
Digital Zoom 20.1M pixels (approx.) Yes, approx. 4x
Lens Mount Type Sony E-mount
EV Compensation Still images
+/-3.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable) Movies
+/-2.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable)
Filter Diameter 49mm
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) 27 - 82.5 mm
Exterior Finish Black
Angle of View 76° - 29°
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM® NP-FW50 (7.2V)
Power Consumption (in LCD Screen Operation) Still images approx.1.9W(with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
approx.3W(with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
External Power Yes via optional AC-PW20AM (sold separately)
Power Requirements One rechargeable battery pack (NP-FW50)
Number of Still Images Approx. 480 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)
Battery Capacity 1080 mAh
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) Still images
approx.2.0W(with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
approx.3W(with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
External power Yes via optional AC-PW20AM (sold separately)
Print Compatible standards
Compatible standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Panorama Still Image Size Horizontal Wide
12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Horizontal Std.
8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical Wide
2,160 x 5,536 (12M) Vertical Std.
2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)
Video Resolution
AVCHD™ FX - 1920 x 1080/[email protected] FH - 1920 x 1080/[email protected] FX - 1920 x 1080/[email protected] FH - 1920 x 1080/[email protected] MP4
HD - 1440 x 1080/ [email protected] VGA - 640 x 480/ [email protected]
Audio Format Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Video Mode AVCHD™ / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Color Space Stills
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color
Still Image Size 16:9 L (17 MP) 5456 x 3064, M (12 MP) 3872 x 2176, S (4.2 MP) 2736 x 1824
Still Image Size 3:2 L (20 MP) 5456 x 3632, M (10 MP) 3872 x 2576, S (5 MP) 2736 x 1824
Still Image Mode JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW+JPEG
Media Type Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
Still Image Max Effective Resolution 20.1 Megapixels
Video Signal NTSC color, EIA standards
Microphone/Speaker Built-in Stereo Microphone/ Built-in monaural speaker; volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7
Still Image File Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format)
Display Disp. Basic Info, Histogram
Brightness Control Auto/Manual (3 steps between -1 and +1)
Type 1/5-inch (0.5 cm) color electronic viewfinder
Field of View 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.7x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1 (diopter)
Diopter Adjustment -4.0 m-1 ~ +3.5 m-1 (diopter)
Viewfinder Display
Display Disp. Basic Info, Histogram
Weights and Measurements
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) Approx. 12.5 oz. (353 g)
Dimensions (Approx.) Approx. 5-1/8 × 3-5/8 × 3-3/8 (128.0 x 90.9 x 84.5 mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions
Weight (Approx.) With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo Approx. 14.5 oz. (411 g)

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