Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
APS-C type (23.2 x 15.4mm)
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Number of Pixels (total)
Approx. 20.4
Image Sensor Aspect Ratio
Anti-Dust System
Charge protection coating on Optical Filter
Recording Format (Still images)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant) RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image Size (pixels), 3:2
L: 5456 x 3632 (20M) M: 3872×2576 (10M) S: 2736x1824 (5.0M)
Image Size (pixels), 16:9
L: 5456x3064 (17M) M: 3872x2176 (8.4M) S:2736x1536 (4.2M)
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)
Image Quality Modes
RAW Output
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), Soft High-key, Soft Focus (High / Mid / Low), HDR Painting (High / Mid / Low), Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature (Auto / Top/Middle (H) / Bottom / Right / Middle (V) / Left), Watercolor, Illustration (High / Mid / Low)
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
Dynamic Range Functions
Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
Recording Format (Movie)
AVCHD 2.0 / MP4
Video Compression
AVCHD Ver. 2.0 compliant / MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Audio Recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch Dolby Digital Stereo Creator MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Image Size (pixels), PAL
(3:2 mode)L:5456 x 3632(20M), M:3872×2576(10M), S:2736x1824(5.0M)"
Movie Functions
Auto Slow Shutter
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards
Storage Media Slot
Recording Mode on 2 Memory Cards
Noise Reduction
Long exposure NR:available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO NR: Normal/Low
Multi Frame NR
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight), Flash, Underwater/ Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & color filter (G7 to M7 (15-step), A7 to B7 (15-step)), Custom
AWB Micro Adjustment
YES (G7 to M7, 15-step) (A7 to B7, 15-step)
3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus Type
Contrast-detection AF
Focus Sensor
Exmor™" APS HD CMOS sensor"
Focus Point
25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Focus Sensitivity Range
EV0 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus Mode
Autofocus, DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
AF Mode
AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus
Focus Area
Wide (25 points (contrast-detection AF)), Zone, Center-weighted, Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
Other Features
Focus lock
Built-in flash
AF Illuminator range
Approx. 0.3 - approx. 3.0m (with E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached)
Metering Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering Sensor
Exmor™" APS HD CMOS sensor"
Metering Sensitivity
EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Metering Mode
Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Modes
iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE, Aperture priority, Shutter-speed priority, Manual, Movie (Programmed AE / Aperture priority / Shutter-speed priority / Manual ), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection
Scene Selection
Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Night Portrait, Anti Motion Blur
Exposure Compensation
Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps); Movies: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Auto (AE) Bracketing
Bracket: Cont. Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments 3 Frames (1/3 EV, 2/3 EV,1.0EV,2.0EV,3.0EV : only 3 frames) selectable
AE Lock
Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (Auto/On/Off selectable)
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100–16000
Viewfinder Type
Real-time Image Adjustment Display
Monitor Type
3.0" wide type TFT LCD
Total Number of Dots
460,800 dots
Brightness Control (LCD)
Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable Angle
Up by approx. 180 degrees
Display Selecter (Finder/LCD)
Real-time Image Adjustment Display (LCD)
Focus Magnifier
YES (6.8x, 13.6x)
Quick Navi
Peaking MF
YES (Level setting: High / Mid / Low / Off, Color: White / Red / Yellow)
Face Detection
On / On (Regist. Faces) / Off Face registeration Face selection
Auto Object Framing
Clear Image Zoom
Approx. 2x
Smart zoom (Still Image)
M:Approx.1.4x S:Approx. 2x
Digital zoom (Still Image)
L:Approx.4x, M:Approx.5.6x, S:Approx.8x
Digital zoom (Movie)
PlayMemories Camera Apps™
Lens Compensation
Peripheral Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion
Image Processor
YES (3 sec delay/OFF selectable)
Smart Teleconverter
Smile Shutter
YES (selectable from 3 steps)
Touch Shutter
Shutter Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter Speed
Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb, Movies: 1/4000 to 1/4(1/3 steps) up to 1/60 in AUTO mode (up to 1/30 in Auto slow shutter mode)
Flash Sync. Speed
1/160 sec. (With compatible Sony external flash)
Electronic Front Shutter Curtain
Not supported (image stabilisation supported on lens)
Flash Control
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Compensation
+/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Flash Range
16mm (focal-length printed on the lens body)
Flash Modes
Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync
Wireless Control
Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) )
Drive Modes
Single, Continuous, Speed-priority Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing:Single, Bracketing:Cont, WB Bracketing, DRO Bracketing
Continuous Drive Speed (approx. max.)
3.5 fps (in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode)
Playback Modes
Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 12/30-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 15.1x, M: 10.7x, S: 7.6x, Panorama (Standard): 19x, Panorama (Wide): 29x), Image orientation (Manual/Off selectable), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (Date/Still/MP4/VCHD), Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off)
PC Interface
Mass-storage, MTP, PC remote
One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
HD Output
HDMI micro connector (Type-D) BRAVIA Sync (link menu) PhotoTV HD 4K Still Image PB
PC Remote
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Built-in stereo microphone
Compatible Standards
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
Custom Function Type
Custom key settings
Memory Function
Supplied Battery
NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery Life (Still Images)
Up to 420 shots
Battery Life (CIPA, Movies)
Approx. 95 min (actual recording) Approx. 150 min (continuous recording)
External Power
AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)
Internal Battery Charge
Dimensions (W x H x D)
109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7 mm
Weight (with battery and memory card included)
210 g (Body Only) / 269 g (With battery and media)
2500 to 9900K& colour filterG7 to M7(15-step), A7 to B7(15-step)/ Custom
View on Smartphone
Upload to PC
View on TV
Wireless & Network Capabilities
Wi-Fi, NFC One-touch functionality, Downloadable Camera Apps
Wireless & Network Capabilities
210 g (Body Only) / 269 g (With battery and media)
Compatible OS
Windows Vista SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported) Windows 7 SP1 Windows 8 Mac OS X (v10.6-v10.8)
  • AC-UB10 AC charger (in-camera charging via USB)
  • SELP1650
  • Lens cap
  • Rechargeable battery (NP-FW50)
  • Shoulder strap
  • Micro USB cable
  • *Items may vary by country and model