• Lens compatibility

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

      • Camera type

        Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

      • Number of pixels (total)

        Approx. 24.7 mega pixels

      • Anti-Dust operation (auto)

        Power off

      • Color filter

        R, G, B primary color

      • Image sensor aspect ratio


      • Number of pixels (effective)

        Approx. 24.3 mega pixels

      • Anti-Dust function


      • Anti-Dust system

        Charge protection coating on image sensor and image sensor shift mechanism

      • Type

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

      • Recording format

        JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

      • Picture Effect

        Posterization (Color), Posterization (B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R/G/B/Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera (Normal/Cool/Warm/Green/Magenta)

      • Image size (pixels) [3:2]

        L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)

      • Image size (pixels) [16:9]

        L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10M), S:3008 x 1688 (5.1M)

      • Image size (pixels) [Sweep Panorama]

        Wide: horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M), vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)

      • Dynamic Range functions

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

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))

      • Image quality modes

        RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard

      • Delete


      • Color space

        sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

      • Recording format

        AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4

      • Audio recording format

        AVCHD:Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch

      • Video compression

        AVCHD:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MP4:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

      • Color space

        xvYCC standard (x.v.Color ™ when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

      • 1920 x 1080 (60i, 17M, FH)

        Approx. 17Mbps (Average bit-rate)

      • 1920 x 1080 (24p, 24M, FX)

        Approx. 24Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)

      • 1920 x 1080 (24p, 17M, FH)

        Approx. 17Mbps (Average bit-rate)

      • 1920 x 1080 (60i, 24M, FX)

        Approx. 24Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)

      • 1920 x 1080 (60p, 28M, PS)

        Approx. 28Mbps (Maximum bit-rate)

      • 1440 x 1080 (30fps)

        Approx. 12Mbps (Average bit-rate)

      • VGA (640 x 480, 30fps)

        Approx. 3Mbps (Average bit-rate)

      • AF Tracking Duration


      • HDMI Info. Display

        Yes (On/Off)

      • AF Drive Speed


      • Auto Slow Shutter


      • Audio Rec Level


      • Audio Level Display


      • Multi Frame NR

        Auto/ISO100 to 51200

      • Media

        Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

      • Noise reduction

        Long exposure NR: On/Off (available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.), High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable

      • Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • AWB micro adjustment


      • Modes

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

      • AF Range Control


      • Eye AF


      • Focus point

        79 points (15 points cross type)*4, with center F2.8 sensor

      • Focus area

        Wide/ Zone/ Center/ Flexible Spot/ Expanded Flexible Spot/ Lock-On AF (Wide/ Zone/ Center/ Flexible Spot/ Expanded Flexible Spot)

      • Sensitivity range

        EV -2 to 18 (at ISO100 equivalent)

      • Focus mode

        Autofocus, Manual focus selectable

      • Eye-start AF


      • Lock-on AF


      • Other features

        Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus lock, AF On, Eye-start AF

      • AF illuminator

        Built-in Flash

      • Focus sensor

        CCD line sensors

      • AF micro adjustment


      • AF mode

        Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Automatic AF (AF-A), Direct Manual Focus selectable

      • AF illuminator range

        Approx. 1m-5m, Approx. 3.3 to 16.4 feet

      • Type

        TTL Phase-detection AF

      • Bracketing

        Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3EV, 1/2EV, 2/3EV, 1.0EV, 2.0EV, 3.0EV increments, 3 /5frames

      • Exposure modes

        AUTO (Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie (P/A/S/M), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Memory recall (MR1/2/3)

      • Modes

        Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

      • Exposure compensation

        +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV, 1/2EV steps selectable)

      • Metering sensitivity

        EV-2 to EV17 (at ISO100 equivalent with F1.4 lens attached)

      • AE Lock

        AE is also locked when focus is locked in multi-segment metering mode. ("AEL w/ shutter" (Auto/On/Off) is supported)

      • ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

        Still Image:ISO100-25600 (1/3 EV step), (ISO numbers up from ISO50 can be set as expanded ISO range.), AUTO (ISO 100-25600, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit), Movie:ISO100-12800 equivalent (1/3 EV step), AUTO (ISO 100-12800 equivalent, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit)

      • Metering type

        1200-zone evaluative metering

      • Metering sensor

        "Exmor" CMOS sensor

      • Scene Selection

        Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight

      • Magnification

        Approx. 1.09x (35mm camera equivalent: Approx. 0.71x) with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1

      • Eye point

        Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard)

      • Brightness control

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

      • Color temperature control

        Manual (5 steps)

      • Field coverage


      • Display Contents

        Graphic Display/ Display All Info./ No Disp. Info./ Digital level gauge/ Histogram

      • Diopter adjustment

        -4.0 to +3.0m-1

      • Number of dots

        2,359,296 dots

      • Type

        1.3cm (0.5"type) Electronic viewfinder

      • Brightness control

        Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather

      • Focus Check

        Focus Magnifier (5.9x,11.7x)

      • WhiteMagic


      • Peaking MF

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

      • Quick Navi


      • Display Contents

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

      • Adjustable angle

        Tilt angle:150 degrees upward and 180 degrees downward, Rotation angle:180 degrees clockwise and 90 degrees counterclockwise

      • Zebra


      • Type

        7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive

      • Number of dots (total)

        1,228,800 dots

      • Real-time image-adjustment display


      • Top panel


      • Face selection


      • Face registration


      • Max. number of detectable faces


      • Modes

        On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

      • Still images


      • Clock Function Setting


      • Area Setting


      • Eye-Fi ready


      • Smile Shutter

        Yes (selectable from 3 steps)

      • Shop Front Mode


      • Help guide


      • Movies

        Yes (Approx. 2x)

      • Still images

        Yes (Approx. 2x)

      • Digital zoom (Movie)

        Yes (4x)

      • Digital zoom (Still images)

        Yes (L:Approx. 4x, M:Approx. 5.7x, S:Approx. 8x)

      • Smart zoom (Still images)

        Yes (M:Approx. 1.4x, S:Approx. 2x)

      • Smart Teleconverter

        Yes (Approx. 1.4 x/2x)

      • Electronic Front Shutter Curtain

        Yes (On/Off)

      • Type

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

      • Flash sync. speed

        1/250 sec.*6

      • Shutter speed

        Still images: 1/8000 to 30 sec/Bulb, Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step), up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)

      • Type

        For still images:Image Sensor-shift mechanism, For movies:Electronic

      • Flash bracketing

        1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 EV steps, 3/5 frames selectable

      • Guide No.

        12 (in meters at ISO100)

      • Flash compensation

        +/- 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

      • Control

        ADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual flash

      • Type

        Built-in, auto pop-up

      • Flash modes

        Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Rear Sync., Wireless*7, Hi-speed sync.*7

      • External flash

        Sony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe, attach the shoe adaptor (ADP-MAA, sold separately) for flash compatible with Auto-lock accessory shoe

      • Flash coverage

        16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)

      • Recycling time

        Approx. 3 sec

      • FE level lock


      • Speed (Approx., max.)

        Continuous Advance Priority AE: Maximum 12 frames per second, Continuous shooting Hi: Maximum 8 frames per second, Continuous shooting Lo: Maximum 3 frames per second

      • Drive modes

        Single Shooting, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracket: Cont., Bracket: Single, White Balance bracket, DRO bracket

      • No. of frame recordable (Approx.)

        [Continuous Advance Priority AE mode] Extra fine: 53 images/Fine: 60 images/Standard: 64 images/RAW & JPEG: 25 images/RAW: 26 images, [Continuous shooting] Extra fine: 56 images/Fine: 75 images/Standard: 93 images/RAW & JPEG: 26 images/RAW: 28 images*8 *9

      • Modes

        Single (with or without shooting information Y RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25 Images index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 18.8x, M: 13.3x, S: 9.4x, Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x)

      • View on Smartphone


      • Send to Computer


      • View on TV


      • One-touch sharing


      • One-touch remote


      • DC IN Terminal


      • Mic Terminal

        Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)

      • PC Remote


      • Multi/Micro USB Terminal


      • Remote Control(Wireless)

        Yes (RMT-DSLR2 (sold separately))

      • Multi Interface Shoe


      • PC interface

        Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote

      • NFC

        Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

      • Sync. Terminal


      • Remote Control(Wired)


      • HD output

        HDMI Micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI), PhotoTV HD, 4K Still Image PB

      • Wired


      • Wireless LAN (built-in)

        Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) )*10

      • Speaker

        Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 16 steps between 0 and 15

      • Microphone

        Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-XYST1M/ECM-CG50 (sold separately)

      • Compatible standards

        Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

      • Lens compensation

        Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion

      • Still images

        Approx. 410 shots (Viewfinder)/Approx. 480 shots (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)*12

      • Movies (continuous recording)

        Approx. 175 min with viewfinder, Approx. 175 min with LCD monitor (CIPA standard) ((For [MP4 12M] size movies continuous shooting is possible for approximately 20 minutes (limited by 2GB file size))*13 *15

      • External power

        AC Adaptor AC-PW10AM (sold separately)

      • Battery

        One rechargeable battery pack NP-FM500H

      • Movies (Actual recording)

        Approx. 110 min with viewfinder, Approx. 120 min with LCD monitor (CIPA standard) ((For [MP4 12M] size movies continuous shooting is possible for approximately 20 minutes (limited by 2GB file size))*13 *14

      • With LCD screen

        Still images: Approx. 3.0W (with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached), Movies: Approx. 4.1W (with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached)

      • With Viewfinder

        Still images: Approx. 3.5W (with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached), Movies: Approx. 4.1W (with DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM lens attached)

      • With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included (oz.)

        Approx. 1 lb 9.6 oz

      • Body only (oz.)

        Approx. 1 lb 6.8 oz

      • With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo included (g)

        Approx. 726 g

      • Body only (g)

        Approx. 647 g

      • Excluding protrusions (WxHxD) (inch)

        Approx. 5 5/8 × 4 1/8 × 3 1/4 inches

      • Excluding protrusions (WxHxD) (mm)

        Approx. 142.6 × 104.2 × 80.9 mm

      • Battery Charger BC-VM10A


      • Lens hood


      • Micro USB cable


      • Shoulder strap


      • Eyepiece cup


      • Body cap


      • Power cord


      • Lens rear cap


      • Rechargeable Battery NP-FM500H


      • Lens cap


      • Accessory shoe cap


      • SAL18135


  • Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
    *4 The number of AF points will differ depending on the lens.
    *5 Eye‑Fi cards can be used only in the countries where they are purchased. Use Eye‑Fi cards in accordance with the law of the countries where the cards were purchased.
    *6 With compatible Sony external flash
    *7 With compatible external flash
    *8 Varies according to shooting conditions or memory card used
    *9 Continuous drive (Hi) in Drive mode
    *10 (Configuration method/Access method) WPS or manually /infrastructure mode. When connecting to smartphones, the camera can always work as a base without a wireless access point. (Security: WEP/WPA‑PSK/WPA2‑PSK)
    *11 Sony accessories for the Accessory Shoe can be attached.
    *12 The LCD screen is turned on, shot once every 30 seconds, operate zoom alternately between W and T ends, flash strobe once every two times, turn power off and on once every ten times.
    *13 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).
    *14 Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand‑by and power off.
    *15 The total movie recording time. When the limit of the continuous movie recording time (29 minutes) is reached, let the camera continue movie recording by pressing the MOVIE button again. No other operation such as zoom are performed.