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
Auto, ISO 100 to 16000 (in 1-stop increments, Recommended Exposure Index)
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, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W, Saturation, Sharpness
Noise Reduction
Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: High / Normal / Low
Image Quality Modes
Standard, 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)
Settings
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 / 15-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 - 5m
Type
TTL phase-detection system
Exposure Modes
AUTO, Flash Off, 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
+/- 3EV (1/3 EV increments)
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 flash
Flash Compensation
+/- 2EV (1/3 EV increments)
Guide Number
GN 10 (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
18mm (focal length printed on lens)
Recycling Time
Approx. 3 seconds
Type
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Flash Sync Speed
1/160 sec
Speed Range
1/4000 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 continuous exposures selectable, in 0.3 or 0.7-stop increment
Continuous Shooting Limit
Fine: 18 frames, Standard: 18 frames, RAW: 13 frames, RAW+JPEG: 11 frames (Fine: 17 frames, Standard: 18 frames on Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE mode)
White Balance Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
Continuous Shooting Rate
Up to 10 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. 510 shots(EVF) / Approx. 560 shots(LCD) (CIPA measurement)
HDMI Out
HDMI mini connector
PC Interface
USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / MTP mode)
Weight
Approx. 543g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 132.1 x 97.5 x 80.7mm (excl. protrusions)
Range
0° - 40° C