• Sensitivity

        Auto, ISO 100 to 12800 (in 1-stop increments, Recommended Exposure Index)

      • Lens Used

        Sony A-mount lenses, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta lenses confirmed

      • Sensor

        23.5 x 15.6mm (APS-C type), Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with RGB primary colour filter

      • Camera Type

        Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

      • Dust Reduction

        Charge protection coating on low-pass filter and image sensor shift mechanism

      • No. of Pixels

        Total: 16.7 megapixels; Effective: 16.1 megapixels

      • Picture Effects

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

      • D-Range Optimizer

        Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level(1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range(Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6EV, 1.0EV step))

      • Colour Modes

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Format Function

        APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor with primary color filters

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)

        L(16M): 4,912 x 3,264; M(8.4M): 3,568 x 2,368; S(4M): 2,448 x 1,624

      • Sweep Panorama (Wide)

        Horizontal(23M): 12,416 x 1,856; Vertical(12M): 2,160 x 5,536

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)

        L(14M): 4,912 x 2,760; M(7.1M): 3,568 x 2,000; S(3.4M): 2,448 x 1,370

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W, Saturation, Sharpness

      • Noise Reduction

        Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: High / Normal / Low

      • Image Quality Modes

        Standard, Fine, RAW, RAW+JPEG

      • 3D Sweep Panorama (Standard)

        (5.3 M): 4,912 x 1,080; 16:9 (2.1 M): 1,920 x 1,080

      • Recording Media

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

      • 3D Sweep Panorama (Wide)

        (7.7 M): 7,152 x 1,080

      • Sweep Panorama (Standard)

        Horizontal(15M): 8,192 x 1,856; Vertical(8.4M): 2,160 x 3,872

      • File Format

        JPEG (DCF2.0, Exif 2.3), RAW (ARW 2.2 format), RAW + JPEG, 3D still image MPO

      • Recording format

        AVCHD / MP4

      • Video compression

        AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)

      • Image Size (MP4) *PAL

        1440 x 1080(25fps)/VGA(640 x 480, 25fps)

      • Image Size (AVCHD) *PAL

        1920 x 1080(50i, 24M, FX)/1920 x 1080(50p, 28M, PS)/1920 x 1080(50i, 24M, FX)/1920 x 1080(50i, 17M, FH)/1920 x 1080(25p, 24M, FX)/1920 x 1080(25p, 17M, FH)

      • Image Size (AVCHD) *NTSC

        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)

      • Image Size (MP4) *NTSC

        1440 x 1080(30fps)/VGA(640 x 480, 30fps)/

      • Audio recording format

        Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch

      • Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • AWB micro adjustment

        Yes

      • Modes

        Auto / Daylight/ Shade/ Cloudy/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent/ Flash / Color temperature & color filter/ Custom

      • Compensation effect

        Equivalent to approx. 2.5 to 4.5 steps in shutter speeds *Varies according to shooting conditions and lens used

      • Brightness control

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

      • Focus Check

        Focus Magnifier (4.8x, 9.5x)

      • Peaking MF

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

      • Display Contents

        Graphic Display / Display All Info./ No Disp. Info. / Digital level gaug/ Histogram / Shooting information for viewfinder mode

      • Adjustable angle

        Tilt angle: downward 180 degrees/ Rotation angle: leftward 270 degrees

      • Type

        still images:Image Sensor-Shift mechanism; movies:Electronic, 7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive

      • Number of dots (total)

        921600

      • Real-time image-adjustment display

        ON/OFF

      • Magnification

        Maximum: Approx. 1.04x, Standard: Approx. 0.97x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1)

      • Eye point

        Magnification Maximum: 23.1mm/Magnification Standard: 25.2 mm (from the eyepiece), Magnification Maximum: 18 mm/Magnification Standard: 20.1 mm (from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter ,CIPA standard)

      • Brightness control

        Auto / Manual (3 steps between -1 and +1)

      • Field coverage

        100%

      • Diopter adjustment

        -4.0 / +3.0m-1

      • Number of dots

        Magnification Maximum: 1,440,000 dots , Magnification Standard: 1,253,280 dots

      • Type

        SVGA 1.2 cm (0.46 type) electronic viewfinder (color), Xtra Fine

      • Focus Modes

        Single-shot AF, Auto AF, Continuous AF, Manual Focus

      • Main Features

        Focus areas selection (wide area / 15-point local frame selection / fixed centre spot focus), predictive focus for moving subjects, auto-tracking focus point, Eye-Start AF, focus lock

      • Sensitivity Range

        -1EV - 18EV, ISO 100 equivalent

      • Sensor

        CCD line sensors

      • AF Illuminator

        Range: 1 - 5m

      • Type

        TTL phase-detection system

      • Exposure Modes

        iAUTO/ Flash Off/ Superior Auto/ Scene Selection/ Sweep Panorama/ 3D Sweep Panorama/ Continuous Advance Priority AE/ Movie/ Programmed AE(P)/ Aperture priority(A)/ Shutter-speed priority(S)/ Manual(M)

      • Scene Selector

        Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait, Hand-held Twilight

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps)

      • AE Lock

        Yes

      • Metering Type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Metering Sensor

        Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor

      • Flash Metering and Control

        ADI/ Pre- flash TTL flash

      • Flash Compensation

        +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps)

      • Guide Number

        GN 10 (in meters at ISO 100)

      • Type

        Built-in Auto Pop-up

      • Flash Modes

        Auto (Flash-off), Auto, Fill flash, Red-eye reduction, Rear Sync, Slow sync, High-speed sync*, Wireless* *Requires compatible external flash

      • Flash Coverage

        18mm (focal length printed on lens)

      • Recycling Time

        Approx. 3 seconds

      • Type

        Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

      • Flash Sync Speed

        1/160 sec

      • Speed Range

        1/4000 sec. - 30 sec., bulb

      • Self-timer

        10 sec, 2 sec

      • Continuous Shooting Rate

        Up to 12 fps in Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode, Up to 10 fps in Continuous mode

      • White Balance Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • Continuous Shooting Limit

        Fine: 25 frames, Standard: 29 frames, RAW: 21 frames, RAW+JPEG: 19 frames (Fine: 23 frames, Standard: 25 frames on Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode)

      • Help guide

        Yes

      • Printing Output Control

        Exif Print/ Print Image Matching III/DPOF setting

      • Movies

        Approx. 180 min with viewfinder, approx. 180 min with LCD monitor *6 

      • Still images

        approx.550 shots (Viewfinder) / approx.590 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA measurement)

      • External power

        AC Adaptor AC-PW10AM (sold separately)

      • Battery

        One rechargeable battery pack NP-FM500H

      • HDMI Out

        HDMI mini connector

      • PC Interface

        USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / MTP mode)

      • Weight

        Approx. 539 g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        Approx. 132.1 mm × 97.5 mm × 80.7 mm

      • Range

        0° - 40° C

      • Face selection

        Yes

      • Detectable faces (Max.)

        8

      • Face registeration

        Yes

      • Modes

        On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

      • Digital zoom

        Still images (approx.4x), Movie (approx.4x)

      • Still images

        Yes/ approx. 2x

      • Smart zoom (Still images)

        M: approx.1.4x/ S: approx.2x