Sensor Type
1/5.8 type(3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx.2.29 Megapixels(16:9) 1
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx.2.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx.1.71 Megapixels(4:3)
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Tessar
Lens Cover
Focal Distance
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Video)
f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9) 1
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm(4:3)
Minimum Focus Distance
approx.1cm(Wide) , approx.80cm(Tele), approx.13/32inch(Wide), approx.31 1/2(Tele)
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
60x 2
Digital Zoom
350x 3
Screen Type
6.7cm(2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide(16:9)
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/ Intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Focus Area
Full range Focus
Auto, Manual(Menu)
Metering Modes
Auto Iris Control
F1.8 - F10
Manual Iris Control
F1.8 - F10
Backlight Compensation
Gain Control
Minimum Illumination
Standard:6 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), Low Lux:3 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed)
Minimum Illumination
Standard:6 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed), Low Lux:3 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
Auto Control Range
1/6 - 1/10000
Auto Control Range
1/25 - 1/10000
Manual Iris Control (Photo mode)
1/25 - 1/10000
Manual Iris Control (Photo mode)
Manual Shutter
1/6 - 1/10000
Manual Shutter
White Balance Modes
Media Type
XAVC S HD: Micro SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
Recording Format (Video)
AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
Video Resolution
AVCHD: 1920x1080/50p(PS), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p, XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/50p, 25p
Video Resolution
AVCHD: 1920x1080/60p(PS), 60i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/60i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 30p, XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/60p, 30p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps 6 7, MP4: approx.3Mbps 6, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps 6
Recording Format (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
L:9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), 6.9 Megapixels 4:3 (3024x2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode)
L:9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), S:2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture)
2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record)
9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272) 8, 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) 8
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Audio Recording Format
Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator 9, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch 10, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) 11
Mic Level Control
Monaural Speaker
Scene Selection
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
Other Features
Face Detection, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black) 9, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On) 8
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Slow Playback
Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Highlight Movie Maker
Yes 9, Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible 12
Motion Shot Video
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 13
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi Terminal
STD Output
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Battery Type
Power Consumption (LCD)
HD:2.1W 14
Power Requirements
3.6V (battery pack), 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
Charge on camcorder(Charging time with supplied Battery)
Yes(approx. 2h 35min) 15
USB Charging
DC 5V 800mA
USB Power Supply
Yes(Recording/Playback(supplied AC Adaptor AC-UUD11))/(Playback(not supplied AC Adaptor limiting 500mA))
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
approx. 54.0mm(W)×59.5mm(H)×128.0mm(D) 16 17, approx. 2 1/4 inch(W) ×2 3/8 inch(H) ×5 1/8 inch(D) 16 17
Weight (main unit only)
approx.190g, approx.6.7oz
Weight (including supplied battery)
approx.215g(NP-BX1) 18, approx.7.6oz(NP-BX1) 18
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1) (1) 19, AC Adaptor (1) 19, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 19, HDMI(micro) Cable (1) 19, Operating Guide(1) 19