• Lens Used

        Sony A-mount lens, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses

      • Camera Type

        Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash

      • Sensor

        23.4 x 15.6mm (APS-C type), Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with RGB primary colour filter

      • No. of Pixels

        Total: 16.5 megapixels; Effective: 16.1 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

      • Picture Effects

        Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (Red, Yellow, Blue, Green), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature

      • D-Range Optimizer

        Off / Auto / Lv 1 - 5

      • Colour Modes

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Auto HDR

        Auto Exposure Diff., Adjustable Exposure Diff. (1 - 6EV in 1EV steps)

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)

        L(16M): 4,912 x 3,264; M(8.4M): 3,568 x 2,368; S(4.0M): 2,448 x 1,624

      • Sweep Panorama (Wide)

        Horizontal(23M): 12,416 x 1,856; Vertical(12M): 2,160 x 5,536

      • Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)

        L(14M): 4,912 x 2,760; M(7.1M): 3,568 x 2,000; S(3.4M): 2,448 x 1,376

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W

      • Noise Reduction

        Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: High/Normal/Low selectable

      • 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), 3D still image MPO RAW (ARW 2.3 format), RAW + JPEG

      • Image Size (AVCHD) *PAL

        1920 x 1080 (28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH)

      • Recording Format

        AVCHD 2.0 / MP4

      • Image Size (MP4) *PAL

        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/ Flash / Color temperature & color filter/ Custom

      • Compensation

        Approx. 2.5 - 4 steps decrease in shutter speeds (varies according to conditions and lens used)

      • System

        Image-sensor shift mechanism

      • Coverage

        100%

      • Sensitivity

        EV -2 - 17 (at ISO 100 with F1.4 lens, in all metering modes)

      • Metering

        1200-zone evaluative

      • Image Sensor

        Exmor CMOS image sensor

      • 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

      • AE Lock

        Yes

      • Exposure Modes

        iAUTO, Flash Off, Superior Auto, Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama (2D/3D), Tele-zoom Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Program AE, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual

      • Scene Selector

        Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait, Hand-held Twilight

      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0EV (1/3 EV increments)

      • 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. 4 seconds

      • Type

        Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

      • Flash Sync Speed

        1/160 sec

      • Speed Range

        1/4000 sec. - 30 sec., bulb

      • Magnification

        1.1x (with 50mm lens at infinity)

      • Diopter Control

        -4.0 to +4.0m

      • Eye Relief

        Approx. 19mm from the eyepiece, 18mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter

      • Field of View

        100%

      • Type

        Electronic viewfinder (color), Xtra Fine

      • Continuous Shooting Rate

        Up to 5.5 fps in Continuous Advance Priority AE mode, Up to 2.5 fps in Continuous mode

      • White Balance Bracketing

        3 frames, H/L selectable

      • Continuous Shooting Limit

        Fine: 17 frames, Standard: 18 frames, RAW: 7 frames, RAW+JPEG: 7 frames

      • External Power Source

        AC adaptor - AV-PW20 (optional)

      • Battery

        NP-FW50

      • Battery Performance

        Approx. 450 shots(EVF) / Approx. 500 shots(LCD) (CIPA measurement)

      • HDMI Out

        HDMI mini connector

      • PC Interface

        USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / PTP mode)

      • Weight

        Approx. 448g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)

      • Dimensions (W x H x D)

        Approx. 124.4 x 92 x 84.7mm (excl. protrusions)

      • Range

        0° - 40° C