Sensor Type
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)/Approx.10.6M pixels(4:3)
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Filter Diameter
Lens Cover
Lens Cap
Focal Distance
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Video)
f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9), f=35.5-426.0mm(4:3)
Minimum Focus Distance
Approx.1cm(Wide), Approx.100cm(Tele), Approx.13/32inch(Wide), Approx.39 3/8inch(Tele)
Iris Diaphragm
7 blades
ND Filter
OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
4K : 18x HD : 24x 2
Digital Zoom
160x 3
Viewfinder Type
1.0cm(0.39type) OLED/ Color 1, 440, 000dots equivalent
Field of View
Screen Type
8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) Wide(16:9)
Touch Panel
Brightness Control
Yes(Menu) 4
Marker/Grid Display
Grid Line 5
Angle Adjustment
Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Image Stabilisation Type
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Dial)
Focus Area
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Magnified display for precise manual focus (Movie Mode:x2/x4, Photo mode:x6.3/x12.6), Peaking Display
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Dial/Menu)
Metering Modes
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift(Dial/Touch Panel)
Auto Iris Control
Manual Iris Control
Manual Exposure Assist
Zebra Pattern Display
Backlight Compensation
Gain Control
AGC Limit
Minimum Illumination
4K:Standard:6 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed) HD:Standard:3 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), 4k:Low Lux 3 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed) HD:Low Lux 1.7lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), NightShot:0 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed)
Auto Control Range
Manual Iris Control (Photo mode)
Manual Shutter
Smooth Slow
White Balance Modes
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
White Balance Shift
Yes(G7-M7 15steps, A7-B7 15steps)
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL 6
Flash Compensation
Yes(3 steps) 6
Flash Mode
Auto/On/Off 6
Media Type
XAVC S 4K(100Mbps) : SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(60Mbps) : SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), XAVC S HD : SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
Recording Format (Video)
XAVC S formatMPEG4-AVC/H264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolution
XAVC S 4K : 3840×2160/25p, 24p, XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD:1920x1080/50p(PS), 24p(FX, FH), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
XAVC S 4K 100Mbps:Approx.100Mbps/ 60Mbps:Approx.60Mbps 7, XAVC S HD Approx.50Mbps 7, AVCHD PS:Approx.28Mbps/FX:Approx.24Mbps/FH:Approx.17Mbps/HQ:Approx.9Mbps/LP:Approx.5Mbps 7 8, MP4: Approx.3Mbps 7
Recording Format (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L:20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968 x 3352), 15.0 megapixels 4:3 (4464 x 3352), M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824), 10.6 megapixels 4:3 (3760 x 2824), S:2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
L:20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968 x 3352) 9, M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824), S:2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
20.0 megapixels 16:9(5968x3352) 9 10 11, 14.2 megapixels 16:9(5024x2824) 10 11, 2.1 megapixels 16:9(1920x1080) 10 11
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) 12, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator 13, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 13, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 14
Mic Level Control
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
My Voice Canceling
Monoral Speaker
High Speed Rec
Yes 15 16
Scene Selection
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
NightShot infrared System
Other Features
Face Detection, Cinematone, Golf Shot 13, Smooth Slow Rec 13, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black) 13, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On) 11, Red Eye Reduction(Yes(w/ Optional Flash Accessory)), Direct Copy(Yes ) 17
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Slow Playback
Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Trimming Playback
Highlight Movie Maker
Highlight Playback 13, Highlight Scenario(Save/Playback/Erase), Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) ) 18
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Accessory Shoe
Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 19
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 20
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal 20
STD Output
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
Microphone Input
Stereo Minijack
Headphone Jack
Stereo Minijack
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Battery Type
InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series) 21
Power Consumption (LCD)
4K:5.6W 22
Power Consumption (Viewfinder)
4K:5.3W 22
Power Requirements
6.8V/7.3V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Charge on camcorder(Charging time with supplied Battery)
Yes(Approx. 3h 25min) 23
USB Charging
DC 5V 1500mA
USB Power Supply
Yes(1.5A or more is recommended)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
Approx.81mm x 83.5mm x 196.5mm(Approx.90mm x 83.5mm x 223.5mm(including Lens Hood)) 24 25, Approx.3 1/4inch x 3 3/8inch x 7 3/4inch(Approx.3 5/8inch x 3 3/8inch x 8 7/8inch(including Lens Hood)) 24 25
Weight (main unit only)
Approx.790g, Approx.1lb 11oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx.870g(NP-FV50A) 26, Approx.915g(NP-FV70)/Approx.910g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 26, Approx.965g(NP-FV100A) 26, Approx.1lb 14.7oz(NP-FV50A) 26, Approx.2lb 0.3oz(NP-FV70)/Approx.2lb 0.1oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 26, Approx.2lb 2oz(NP-FV100A) 26
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1) 27, AC Adaptor (1) 27, Power Cord (1) 27, "Operating Guide"(1) 27, HDMI(micro) Cable (1) 27, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 27, Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025)) (1) 27, Lens Hood (1) 27, Lens Cap (1) 27