• Lens Used

        Sony A-mount lens, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses

      • Camera Type

        Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

      • Sensor

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

      • No. of Pixels

        Total: 16.7 megapixels; Effective: 16.2 megapixels

      • Sensitivity

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

      • Dust Reduction

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

      • D-Range Optimizer

        Off / Auto / Lv 1 - 5

      • Colour Modes

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Auto HDR

        Auto Exposure Diff., Adjustable Exposure Diff. (1 - 6EV in 1EV steps)

      • Format Function

        FAT 12, 16, 32, exFAT

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)

        L(16M):4,912x 3,264; M(8.4M): 3,568 x 2,368; S(4.0M): 2,448 x 1,624

      • Sweep Panorama (Wide)

        Horizontal (23M): 1,2416 x 1,856; Vertical (12M): 2,160 x 5,536

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)

        L(14M):4,912x 2,760; M(7.1M): 3,568 x 2,000; S(3.4M): 2,448 x 1,376

      • Creative Style

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

      • Noise Reduction

        Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: Auto / Weak

      • 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 8192 x 1856 (15M), Vertical 2160 x 3872 (8.4M)

      • File Format

        JPEG (DCF2.0, Exif 2.3), RAW (ARW 2.2 format), RAW + JPEG

      • Image Size (AVCHD)

        1,920 x 1,080 (50i recording, 25 fps image sensor output / Average bit rate 17 Mbps)

      • Recording Format

        AVCHD / MP4

      • Image Size (MP4)

        1,440 x 1,080 (25 fps / Average bit rate 12 Mbps), 640 x 480 (25 fps / Average bit rate 3 Mbps)

      • Settings

        Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash), Custom

      • Compensation

        Approx. 2.5 - 4 steps decrease in shutter speeds (varies according to conditions and lens used)

      • System

        Image-sensor shift mechanism

      • LCD Monitor

        3.0-inch (100% field of view), 921,600-dot TFT, Xtra Fine LCD

      • Sensitivity

        EV 1 - 17 (at ISO 100 with F1.4 lens, in all metering modes)

      • Other functions

        Histogram display, real-time image-adjustment display

      • Metering

        1200-zone evaluative

      • Image Sensor

        Dedicated for live view

      • Coverage

        90%

      • Type of Use

        Pentamirror tilt system

      • Type

        Live view with Exmor CMOS sensor

      • Coverage

        100%

      • Other Functions

        Histogram display, real-time image-adjustment display, grid display, digital level gauge, grid line, magnified display for playback

      • Image Sensor

        Exmor CMOS sensor

      • 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, 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

        AUTO, Program AE, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual, Sweep Panorama (2D/3D)

      • Scene Selector

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

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 2EV (1/3 EV increments)

      • AE Lock

        Yes

      • Metering Type

        TTL metering (Multi Segment, Center-Weighted, Spot)

      • Metering Sensor

        40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC

      • Metering Range

        2EV - 20EV (4EV to 20EV with spot metering), ISO 100 equivalent with F1.4 lens

      • Flash Metering and Control

        ADI/ Pre- flash TTL flash

      • Flash Compensation

        +/- 2EV (1/3 EV increments)

      • Guide Number

        GN 12 (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. 4 seconds

      • Type

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

      • Flash Sync Speed

        1/160 sec

      • Speed Range

        1/4000 sec. -30 sec., bulb

      • Magnification

        0.8x (with 50mm lens at infinity)

      • Diopter Control

        -2.5 to +1.0m

      • Eye Relief

        Approx. 19mm from the eyepiece, 15mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter

      • Focusing Screen

        Spherical Acute Matte

      • Field of View

        Approx 95%

      • Type

        Fixed eye-level, penta-Dach-mirror

      • Exposure Bracketing

        3 continuous exposures selectable, in 0.3 or 0.7-stop increment

      • Continuous Shooting Limit

        Fine: 44 frames, Standard: 45 frames, RAW: 22 frames, RAW+JPEG: 20 frames

      • White Balance Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • Continuous Shooting Rate

        Up to 7 fps in Continuous Advance Priority AE mode, Up to 5 fps with viewfinder, Up to 3 fps in live view mode

      • Self-timer

        10 sec., 2 sec.

      • Printing Output Control

        Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      • External Power Source

        AC Adaptor AV-PW10AM / Charger AV-VQ900AM (both sold separately)

      • Battery

        NP-FM500H

      • Battery Performance

        Approx. 1050 shots(OVF) / Approx. 560 shots(Live view) (CIPA measurement)

      • PC Interface

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

      • Weight

        Approx. 599g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        Approx. 137 x 104 x 84mm (excl. protrusions)

      • Range

        0° - 40° C