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: 24.7 megapixels; Effective: 24.3 megapixels
Sensitivity
ISO 100 to 16000 equivalent (expandable to ISO 50), AUTO (ISO 100 to 12800 selectable with upper or lower limit)
Dust Reduction
Charge protection coating on low pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism
D-Range Optimizer
Off / Auto
Colour Modes
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Auto HDR
Auto Exposure Diff., Adjustable Exposure Diff. (1 - 6EV in 1EV steps)
Picture Effect
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
Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)
L(24M): 6,000 x 4,000; M(12M): 4,240 x 2,832; S(6M): 3,008 x 2,000
Sweep Panorama (Wide)
Horizontal(23M): 12,416 x 1,856; Vertical(12M): 2,160 x 5,536
Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)
L(20M): 6,000 x 3,376; M(10M): 4,240 x 2,400; S(5.1M): 3,008 x 1,688
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, B/W, Sepia, Saturation, Sharpness
Noise Reduction
Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: High / Normal / Low
Image Quality Modes
Standard, Fine, Extra 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 2.3 format), RAW + JPEG, 3D still image MPO
Image Size (AVCHD)
1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH)
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)
Setting
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900k with 15-step, C. Filter (G7 to M7, A7 to B7), Custom, AWB micro adjustment
Compensation
Approx. 2.5 - 4.5 EV decrease in shutter speed (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 with TruBlack technology
Focus Modes
Single-shot AF, Auto AF, Continuous AF, Manual Focus
Main Features
Focus areas selection (wide area / 19-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 - 7m
Type
TTL phase-detection system
Exposure Modes
AUTO, AUTO Advanced (AUTO+), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama (2D/3D), Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Program AE, Aperture priority, Shutter-speed priority, Manual
Scene Selector
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait, Hand-held Twilight
Exposure Compensation
+/- 5EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV increments selectable)
AE Lock
Yes
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor
Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor
Metering Range
2EV - 17EV, ISO 100 equivalent with F1.4 lens
Flash Metering and Control
ADI/ Pre- flash TTL / Manual flash
Flash Compensation
+/- 3EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV increments switchable)
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
16mm (focal length printed on lens)
Recycling Time
Approx. 3 seconds
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Flash Sync Speed
1/250 sec
Speed Range
1/8000 sec. - 30 sec., bulb
Magnification
1.09x (with 50mm lens at infinity)
Diopter Control
-4.0 to +3.0m
Eye Relief
Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame (CIPA Standard)
Field of View
100%
Type
Electronic viewfinder (color)
Exposure Bracketing
3/5 continuous exposures selectable, in 0.3/0.5/0.7/2.0*/3.0* increment. *limited to 3 frames
Continuous Shooting Limit
Extra Fine: 13 frames, Fine: 18 frames, Standard: 18 frames, RAW: 13 frames, RAW+JPEG: 11 frames (Fine: 17 frames, Standard: 17 frames on Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode)
White Balance Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
Continuous Shooting Rate
Up to 12 fps in Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode, Up to 8 fps in Continuous mode
Self-timer
10 sec., 2 sec.
Printing Output Control
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
External Power Source
AC adaptor - AC-PW10AM (optional)
Battery
Rechargeable battery pack NP-FM500H
Battery Performance
Approx. 470 shots(EVF) / Approx. 530 shots(LCD) (CIPA measurement)
Sync. Terminal
Yes
HDMI Out
HDMI mini connector
PC Interface
USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / MTP mode)
Weight
Approx. 653g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 142.6 x 104.0 x 80.9mm (excl. protrusions)
Range
0° - 40° C