Sensor Type
1/2.3 type(7.76mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx. 10.3 Megapixels(16:9)/approx. 7.74 Megapixels(4:3)
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Filter Diameter
Lens Cover
Focal Distance
f = 3.8-38.0mm
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Video)
f=29.8-298.0mm(16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8-268.0mm(16:9), f=32.8-328.0mm(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 : 15x HD : 20x 2
Digital Zoom
120x 3
Viewfinder Type
0.6cm(0.24 type)/Color 1 555 200dots equivalent
Field of View
Diopter adjustment
Yes (-4.0 to +3.0 m-1)
Screen Type
7.5cm(3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921 600dots) 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™ image stabilisation w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Ring)
Focus Area
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Lock-On AF
Yes 6
Manual Focus Assist
Magnified display for precise manual focus, Peaking Display
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Menu/Ring)
Metering Modes
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift(Touch Panel/Ring)
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 5 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed) HD:Low Lux 3lux(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
White Balance Shift
Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL 7
Flash Compensation
Yes(3 steps) 7
Flash Mode
Auto/On/OFF 7
Media Type
internal Flash Memory, 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)
Internal Media
Flash Memory 64GB 8
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 9, XAVC S 4K: approx.60Mbps 9, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps 9, AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps 9 10, MP4: approx.3Mbps 9
Recording Format (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L: 20.6 Megapixels 16:9 (6048x3400), 15.4 Megapixels 4:3 (4528x3400), M: 10.3 Megapixels 16:9 (4288x2408), 7.7 Megapixels 4:3 (3216x2408), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
M: 10.3 Megapixels 16:9 (4288x2408), 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 (Dual Record)
M: 10.3 Megapixels 16:9 (4288x2408) 6 11 12, S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) 6 11 12
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) 13, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator 14, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 14, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 15
Mic Level Control
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
My Voice Canceling
Monaural Speaker
High Speed Rec
Yes 16 17
Scene Selection
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
NightShot infrared System
Other Features
Face Detection 6, Cinematone, Golf Shot 14, Smooth Slow Rec 14, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black) 14, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On ) 6 11 12, Red Eye Reduction(Yes 7), 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 14, Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 6 music files, music transfer compatible*) *PlayMemories Home Ver.4.1 or later is required.
Motion Shot Video
Yes 18
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Light Output
Up to 50 lumen
Resolution Output
854 x 480
Projected Image Size
10 type - 200 type
Endurance (Battery Life)
approx.2h25m(Supplied Battery)
Projector Input
Yes (HDMI micro) 19
Keystone Adjustment
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
Projector Input
Yes (HDMI micro) 19
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:5.6W 25
Power Consumption (Viewfinder)
4K:5.6W 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.75mm x 78.5mm x 149.5mm(Approx.75mm x 78.5mm x 155mm(NP-FV70)/Approx.75mm x 78.5mm x 161mm(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) 27 28, Approx.3inch x 3 1/8inch x 6inch(Approx.3inch x 3 1/8inch x 6 1/8inch(NP-FV70)/Approx.3inch x 3 1/8inch x 6 3/8inch(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) 27 28
Weight (main unit only)
Approx.625g, Approx.1lb 6oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
Approx.675g(NP-FV50A) 29, Approx.725g(NP-FV70)/Approx.715g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 29, Approx.770g(NP-FV100A) 29, Approx.1lb 7.8oz(NP-FV50A) 29, Approx.1lb 9.6oz(NP-FV70)/Approx.1lb 9.2oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) 29, Approx.1lb 11.2oz(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, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 30