Sensor Type
1/5.8 type(3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
approx.2.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx.1.71 Megapixels(4:3)
Effective Pixels (Video)
approx.2.29 Megapixels(16:9) 1
Image Processor
BIONZ X image processor
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)
f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm(4:3)
Lens Cover
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Video)
f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9) 1
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Tessar
Minimum Focus Distance
approx.1cm(Wide) , approx.80cm(Tele), approx.13/32inch(Wide), approx.31 1/2(Tele)
Focal Distance
Digital Zoom
350x 2
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
60x 3
Marker/Grid Display
Grid Line 4
Angle Adjustment
Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Brightness Control
Yes(Menu) 5
Screen Type
6.7cm(2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide(16:9)
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
Backlight Compensation
Manual Iris Control
F1.8 - F10
Gain Control
Auto Iris Control
F1.8 - F10
Metering Modes
Auto, Manual(Menu)
Minimum Illumination
Standard:6 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), Low Lux:3 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), Standard:6 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed), Low Lux:3 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
Manual Iris Control (Photo mode)
1/25 - 1/10000, 1/30-1/10000
Manual Shutter
1/6 - 1/10000, 1/8-1/10000
1/25 - 1/10000, 1/30-1/10000
Auto Control Range
1/6 - 1/10000, 1/8-1/10000
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)
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) 6, 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) 6
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, AVCHD: 1920x1080/60p(PS), 60i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/60i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 30p, XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/60p, 30p
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)
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps 7 8, MP4: approx.3Mbps 7, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps 7
Mic Level Control
Built-in Zoom Microphone
Monaural Speaker
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
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) 6
Slide Show (Still Image)
Slide Show
Slow Playback
Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Motion Shot Video
Fast Playback
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Highlight Movie Maker
Yes 9, Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible 12
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
STD Output
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
HDMI Terminal
Yes (HDMI micro) 13 14
Remote Terminal
integrated into Multi Terminal
Charge on camcorder(Charging time with supplied Battery)
Yes(approx. 2h 35min) 15
Power Requirements
3.6V (battery pack), 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
Battery Type
USB Power Supply
Yes(Recording/Playback(supplied AC Adaptor AC-UUD11))/(Playback(not supplied AC Adaptor limiting 500mA))
Power Consumption (LCD)
HD:2.1W 16
USB Charging
DC 5V 800mA
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery)
approx. 54.0mm(W)×59.5mm(H)×128.0mm(D) 17 18, approx. 2 1/4 inch(W) ×2 3/8 inch(H) ×5 1/8 inch(D) 17 18
Weight (including supplied battery)
approx.215g(NP-BX1) 19, approx.7.6oz(NP-BX1) 19
Weight (main unit only)
approx.190g, approx.6.7oz
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1) (1) 20, AC Adaptor (1) 20, USB Connection Support Cable (1) 20, HDMI(micro) Cable (1) 20, Operating Guide(1) 20