Full Specifications and Features


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Sensor Type
1/2.3"-type Super HAD CCD
Number of Pixels (Effective)
Lens type
Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens
F-number (Maximum Aperture)
F3.3 (W) - 6.3 (T)
Focal length (f=)
f=4.5-36 mm
Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)
5 cm - Infinity (W), 1.5 m - Infinity (T)
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom (Still Image)
Up to 64x (VGA)
Digital Zoom (Movie)
Precision Digital Zoom Approx. 32x
Filter Diameter
Screen Type
2.7'' (6.7 cm) (4:3) / 230,400 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Brightness Control
5 (Bright) / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1 (Dark)
Image Processing Engine
Focus Mode
Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, Spot AF, Tracking Focus, Face Tracking Focus
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 80-3200
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
Auto: (ISO 250 Level-ISO 1250 Level)
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting), Incandescent, Flash, One Push-One Push Set
Shutter Speed
iAuto (2" - 1/1, 600), Program Auto (1" - 1/1, 600)
Shooting Mode
Intelligent Auto, Panorama, Program Auto, Easy Shooting, Picture Effect, Scene Selection
Scene Selection
High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)
0.80 fps (for up to 100 shots)
Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2
Panorama (Shooting)
360 Sweep Panorama
Picture Effect
Toy camera, Pop colour, Partial colour, Soft High-key
Auto Image Rotation
Focus Type
Minimum Illumination
Auto:22.0lux (Shutter Speed 1/30")
Built-in Flash Red-Eye Correction
Auto / On / Off
Flash Mode
Auto , Flash On , Slow Synchro , Flash Off , Advanced Flash
Flash Type
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AF Illuminator
Auto / Off
External Flash Mode
Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.3m to 2.8m (11 7/8 in. to 9 ft. 2 1/4 in.) (W) / Approx.1.5m to 2 m (4 ft. 11 1/8 in. to 6 ft. 6 3/4 in.) (T); ISO3200: up to Approx.5.3 m (17ft. 4 3/4 in.) (W) / Approx.3.3 m (11ft. 10 in.) (T)
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick™ Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo™;Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (high speed);Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™;Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™;Memory Stick Micro*
Recording Format
Still Image: JPEG, Movie: MP4 (AVC / H.264)
Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)
9M (1,280 x 720/30fps) / VGA (up to 640 x 480/30fps at 12Mbps)
Still Image Resolution
4:3 mode: 20M (5,152 x 3,864) / 10M (3,648 x 2,736) / 5M (2,592 x 1,944) / VGA; 16:9 mode: (15M) (5,152 x 2,896) / 2M (1,920 x 1,080) / Sweep Panorama:360 (11,520×1,080) / Wide (7,152 x 1,080 / 4,912 x 1,920) / Standard (4,912 x 1,080 / 3,424 x 1,920)
Movie Resolution
MP4: 9M Fine (1,280×720/30fps), 6M STD (1,280×720/30fps), 3M VGA (640×480/30fps)
Internal Memory
Input and Output Terminals
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Multi (AV/USB)
Wi-Fi Connectivity
Power Consumption (Camera Mode)
Battery Life(Still Images)
Up to 210 shots / 100 minutes
Supplied Battery
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN
Shooting Functions
Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Grid Line
Playback Functions
Retouch (Trimming, Unsharp Masking), Beauty Effect, Date view, Slideshow with Music
Index Playback
16 / 25 images
Playback Zoom
Dimensions (W x H x D)
93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5 mm
104 g (Body only), 120 g (With battery and media)
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN;AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D;Wrist Strap;Multi USB cable;Instruction Manual, Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN;AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D;Wrist Strap;Multi USB cable;Instruction Manual;AC Power Cord;AC Plug Adaptor
PlayMemories Home
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BN)
  • AC Adaptor (AC-UB10C/UB10D)
  • Multi USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Instruction Manual


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Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.