Lens Used
Sony A-mount lenses, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta lenses confirmed
Camera Type
Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash
23.2 x 15.4mm, "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor with RGB primary color filters
No. of Pixels
Approx. 20.1 megapixels
Dust Reduction
Charge protection coating on image sensor and image sensor shift mechanism
Picture Effects
Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R), Partial Color (G), Partial Color (B), Partial Color (Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature
D-Range Optimizer
Off/(Auto, Level (1-5))
Colour Modes
sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Colour
Auto HDR
Auto Exposure Diff., Adjustable Exposure Diff. (1 - 6EV in 1EV steps)
Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)
L(20M): 5456 x 3632, M(10M): 3872×2576, S(5M): 2736x1824
Sweep Panorama (Wide)
Horizontal(23M): 12,416 x 1,856, Vertical(12M): 5,536 x 2,160
Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)
L(17M): 5456x3064, M(8.4M): 3872x2176, S(4.2M):2736x1536
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Black & White(Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation (-3 to +3steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3steps))
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR: On/Off , available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.High ISO NR: High/Normal/Low selectable
Image Quality Modes
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
Sweep Panorama (Standard)
Horizontal(15M): 8,192 x 1,856, Vertical(8.4M): 3,872 x 2,160
File Format
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), RAW & JPEG
Recording Format
AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4
Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C.Tem , C.Filter , Custom
Approx. 2.5 to 4.5 steps in shutter speeds (Varies according to shooting conditions and lens used)
For still images:Image Sensor-Shift mechanism, For movies:Electronic
EV-2 to EV17 (at ISO100 equivalent with F1.4 lens attached)
LCD Monitor
2.7-inch (100% field of view), 460,800-dot TFT
1200-zone evaluative metering
Image Sensor
"Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Focus Modes
Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Automatic AF (AF-A) selectable*1
Main Features
Focus areas selection (wide area / 15-point local frame selection /Zone/Spot/Local selectable), predictive focus for moving subjects, focus lock, Eye-start AF
Sensitivity Range
EV -1 to 18 (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
CCD line sensors
AF Illuminator
built -in, Flash type (Approx. 1m - 5m)
TTL Phase-detection system
Exposure Modes
iAUTO, Flash Off, Superior Auto, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Picture Effect, Continuous Advance, Priority AE, Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)
Scene Selector
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night scene, Hand-held Twilight
Exposure Compensation
Still images: +/- 3.0EV (0.3EV steps), Movies: +/- 2.0EV (0.3EV steps)
AE Lock
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor
"Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Flash Compensation
+/- 2.0EV (0.3EV steps)
Guide Number
10 (in meters at ISO100)
Built-in, auto pop-up
Flash Modes
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Rear Sync., Wireless*2, Hi-speed Sync.*2
Flash Coverage
18mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Recycling Time
Approx. 4 sec
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Flash Sync Speed
1/160 sec.
Speed Range
"Still images: 1/4000 to 30 sec/Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), up to 1/30 in AUTO mode"
1.0 cm (0.39 type) electronic viewfinder (color), Xtra Fine
Approx. 0.88x (with 50mm lens at infinity)
Diopter Control
-4.0 to +4.0m
Continuous Shooting Rate
Hi: Maximum 5frames per second, Lo: Maximum 2.5 frames per second*3
White Balance Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
Continuous Shooting Limit
Fine: 7 images, Standard: 8 images, RAW & JPEG: 5 images, RAW: 6 images*3 *4
External Power Source
AC Adaptor AC-PW10AM (sold separately)
One rechargeable battery pack NP-FM500H
Battery Performance
Approx. 690 shots (Viewfinder), Approx. 700 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)
HDMI Micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD
PC Interface
Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Hi-speed USB (USB2.0) :Mass-storage, MTP/ Muliti(REMOTE)/Micro USB type B
Approx. 492 g (body only)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 128.6mm x 95.5mm x 77.7mm (excl. protrusions)

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 When using 102 points assist AF or AF‑D, limited lenses will be compatible initially. Expansion is planned by body firmware update.
*2 With compatible external flash
*3 Varies according to shooting conditions or memory card used
*4 Continuous drive (Hi) in Drive mode