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  • 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
    • Wi-Fi : Yes
    • Shooting Tips : Yes
    • Photo Creativity : Yes
    • Intelligent Auto : Yes
    • x.v.Color™ : x.v.Color™ when connected via HDMI cable
    • Face Detection : On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected
    • Priority Setting (for Face Detection) : Yes (eight faces max)
    • Smile Shutter™ technology : Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
    • Superior Auto : Yes
    • Tracking Focus : Yes
  • Camera

    • 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
    • Lens Mount Type : Sony E-mount
    • 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 (L: 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 : Speed Priority Continuous mode: 10 fps
    • Burst Buffer : JPEG Standard (11 shots) JPEG Fine (11 shots) RAW (10 shots) RAW+JPEG (9 shots)
    • Shutter Speeds : 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)
    • 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 attached)
    • Metering : Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
    • ISO : Stills: ISO 100-25600 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (100-3200) Movies: ISO 100-6400 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (100-3200)
    • 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

    • 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. 4 sec.
    • Flash Modes : Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable)
    • Guide Number : 7 (in meters at ISO100)
    • Flash Coverage : 16 mm (focal length printed on lens body)
    • Flash Type : External flash (supplied) attachable to Smart Accessory Terminal2
  • 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 AF (99 points for phase-detection AF, 25 points for contrast-detection AF), Center-weighted, Flexible, Spot
    • Focus Points : 99 points (phase-detection AF), 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 : Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)
  • Imaging Sensor

    • Pixel Gross : Approx. 16.1M pixels
    • Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x
    • Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters
    • Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 16.1 megapixels
    • Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on Optical Filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
    • Imaging Sensor : Exmor® APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
    • Processor : BIONZ™ image processor
  • LCD Display

    • Touch Panel : Yes
    • Peaking : Yes (Level setting: High / Mid / Low / Off, Color: White / Red / Yellow)
    • Real-time image adjustment display : On / Off
    • LCD Type : 3.0" (7.5cm) Touchscreen TFT LCD (921,600 dots)
    • Coverage : 100%
    • Angle Adjustment : Tilt angle: Up: 180 degrees; Down: Approx. 50 degrees
    • Histogram : Yes (On / off)
    • Live View : Continuous Live View
    • Brightness Control : Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)
    • 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
  • Optics/Lens

    • Direct Manual Focus : Yes
    • AF for Movie Capture : Contrast AF
    • Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) : 2-5/8" x 1-13/16 (64.7 x 29.9mm)
    • Aperture (Max.) : f/3.5 - 5.6
    • Aperture (Min.) : f/22 - F32
    • Aspheric Elements : 1 ED element, 3 aspheric elements
    • Aperture Blade : 7 Blades
    • Digital Zoom : Approx. 4x
    • EV Compensation : Still images: +/-3.0 EV (1/3EV steps selectable) Movies: +/-2.0 EV (1/3EV steps selectable)
    • Exterior Finish : Black (NEX-5T/B)
    • Angle of View : 83°-32°
  • Recording

    • 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), 3D Sweep Panorama: N/A
    • Video Resolution : AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p @ 28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i @ 24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i @ 17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p @ 24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p @ 17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/30p @ 12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/30p @ 3Mbps
    • Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
    • Video Mode : AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
    • Color Space : Stills: sRGB, AdobeRGB Movie: xvYCC standard (x.v.Color™ when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ color
    • Still Image Size 16:9 : L: 4912 x 2760 (7.1 MP), M:3568 x 2000 (7.1 MP), S: 2448 x 1376 (3.4 MP)
    • Still Image Size 3:2 : L: 4912 x 3264 (16 MP), M: 3568 x 2368 (8.4 MP) , S: 2448 x 1624 (4 MP)
    • Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
    • Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™ / Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
    • Still Image Max Effective Resolution : 16.1 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 2.3 format)
  • 1. Records in up to 29 minutes segments.
    5. Attaching Sony A-mount lens requires LA-EA1 (note: Autofocus available with SSM and SAM series lenses when using LA-EA1) or LA-EA2 adaptors (sold separately).
    6. Compatible with BRAVIA® Sync or Theatre Sync™ HDTVs connected via HDMI®.
    7. Actual performance varies based on settings, environmental conditions, and usage. Battery capacity decreases over time and use.
    8. Requires compatible BRAVIA® HDTV and cable sold separately
    9. Auto Focus function available with Sony E-Mount lenses and Sony A-mount SSM and SAM series lenses when using LA-EA1.
    10. Files compatible with iMovie® '09 or later on Mac. Software not compatible with Mac OS® X.

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