Sensor Type
1/2.5 type(7.20mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx. 6.22 Megapixels(4:3)
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Filter Diameter
Lens Cover
Focal Distance
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Video)
f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) f=32.8-656.0mm(4:3)
Minimum Focus Distance
approx.1cm(Wide), approx.80cm(Tele), approx.13/32inch(Wide), approx.31 1/2inch(Tele)
Iris Diaphragm
6 blades
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
4K : 30x HD : 40x 2
Digital Zoom
250x 3
Screen Type
7.5cm(3.0 type) Clear Photo LCD display (460 800 dots) 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
Balanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Intelligent Active mode(5-axis) 6
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel)
Focus Area
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Fast Intelligent AF
Lock-On AF
Yes 7
Manual Focus Assist
Magnified display for precise manual focus, Peaking Display
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Menu)
Metering Modes
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift(Touch Panel)
Auto Iris Control
Manual Iris Control
Manual Exposure Assist
Zebra Pattern Display
Backlight Compensation
Gain Control
AGC Limit
Minimum Illumination
4K:Standard:9 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed) HD:Standard:6 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), 4K:Low Lux 1.8lux(1/25 Shutter Speed) HD:Low Lux 1.2lux(1/25 Shutter Speed)
Auto Control Range
Manual Iris Control (Photo mode)
Manual Shutter
Smooth Slow
White Balance Modes
White Balance Shift
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL 8
Flash Compensation
Yes(3 steps) 8
Flash Mode
Auto/On/OFF 8
Media Type
internal Flash Memory, XAVC S 4K(100Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, UHS-I U3 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(100Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, UHS-I U3 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, Class10 or Higher)/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)
Internal Media
Flash Memory 64GB 9
Recording Format (Video)
XAVC S format:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolution
XAVC S 4K : 3840x2160/25p, 24p, XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD : 1920x1080/50p(PS), 25p(FX, FH), 24p(FX, FH), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
XAVC S 4K: approx.100Mbps 10, XAVC S 4K: approx.60Mbps 10, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps 10, AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps 10 11, MP4: approx.3Mbps 10
Recording Format (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440x3056), 12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080x3056), M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), 6.2 Megapixels 4:3 (2880x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture)
XAVC S 4K: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), XAVC S HD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), AVCHD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Time-Lapse Capture)
4K:L(8.3M, 3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M, 1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160) 12, S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) 7 13 12
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) 14, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator 15, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 15, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 16
Mic Level Control
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
My Voice Canceling
Monaural Speaker
High Speed Rec
Yes(100p/1920x1080, 100/60Mbps)
Time-lapse Capture
Yes, Shooting Interval(1/2/5/10/30/60sec), Shot Number(1-999), Capture Image Size(4K:L(8.3M, 3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M, 1920x1080)), AE Mode(AE Lock/AE Tracking)
Scene Selection
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
Time code/User Bit
Other Features
Face Detection 7, Cinematone, Golf Shot 15, Smooth Slow Rec 15, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black) 17, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On ) 7 13 12, Red Eye Reduction(Yes 8), Direct Copy
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Slow Playback
Forward:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Trimming Playback
Highlight Movie Maker
Yes 15, Highlight background music(Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible 18
Motion Shot Video
Yes 19
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) ) 20
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Live Streaming
yes 21
Multi Camera Control
Accessory Shoe
Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 22
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Yes 23
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal 23
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) 24
Power Consumption (LCD)
4K:4.9W 25
Power Requirements
6.8V/7.3V(battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Charge on camcorder(Charging time with supplied Battery)
Yes(approx. 3h 25min) 26
USB Charging
DC 5V 1500mA
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 142.5mm(Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 166.5mm(NP-FV70)/Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 173mm(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) 27 28, Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 5 5/8inch(Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 5/8inch(NP-FV70)/Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 7/8inch(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) 27 28
Weight (main unit only)
Approx.510g, Approx.1lb 2.0oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx.560g(NP-FV50A) 29, Approx.610g(NP-FV70)/Approx.600g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 29, Approx.660g(NP-FV100A) 29, Approx.1lb 3.8oz(NP-FV50A) 29, Approx.1lb 5.5oz(NP-FV70)/Approx.1lb 5.2oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 29, Approx.1lb 7.3oz(NP-FV100A) 29
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1) 30, AC Adaptor (1) 30, Power Cord (1) 30, Operating Guide(1) 30, HDMI(micro) Cable (1) 30, micro USB Cable (1) 30