• Number of Pixels (Effective)

        Approx. 15.3 Megapixels

      • Sensor Type

        1.0"-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) Exmor RS™ CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

      • Lens type

        ZEISS® Tessar T* Lens, 6 elements in 6 groups (6 aspheric elements)

      • Clear Image Zoom (Movie)

        4K: Approx. 1.5x/HD: Approx. 2x

      • Optical Zoom



        84 deg. (24 mm 1) 2

      • Focal length (f=)

        f=7.9 mm

      • Digital Zoom (Still Image)

        15 M Approx. 4x/7.7 M Approx. 5.6x/3.8 M Approx. 8x/VGA Approx. 13x

      • Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens)

        Approx. 20 cm (0.66 ft.) to Infinity

      • F-number (Maximum Aperture)


      • Digital Zoom (Movie)

        Approx. 4x

      • Clear Image Zoom (Still Image)

        15 M Approx. 2x/7.7 M Approx. 2.8x/3.8 M Approx. 4x/VGA Approx. 13x

      • Screen Type

        3.8 cm (1.5 type) (4:3) / 230,400 dots / Clear Photo / TFT LCD

      • MS Assist Magnification


      • Screen Type/Number of Dots


      • Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum) (with max. recording pixels)

        Speed Priority Continuous Shooting: approx. 16fps, Continuous Shooting: approx. 3.5fps 3 4

      • Number of Recognized Scenes

        Still Image: Superior Auto: 10 / iAuto: 10, Movie: 10

      • Focus Area

        Wide (25 points[contrast-detection AF]), Centre, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot

      • Shooting Mode

        Program Auto, Manual Exposure, MR (Memory Recall) [body 3 sets/memory card 4 sets], Movie Mode (Intelligent AUTO), Movie Mode (Program Auto), Movie Mode (Manual Exposure), HFR Mode (Program Auto, Manual Exposure), Intelligent AUTO, Superior Auto


        Electronical (for movie)

      • Creative Style

        Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box

      • Focus Mode

        Single-shot AF, Preset Focus, Manual Focus

      • WB Micro Adjustment

        Yes (G7 to M7, 57-step) (A7 to B7, 29-step)

      • ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

        Auto:(ISO125Level-ISO12800Level, selectable with upper / lower limit), 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800

      • Electronic Shutter

        1/4 in — 1/32000


        Yes 5

      • Drive Modes

        Single, Continuous shooting, Speed priority continuous shooting, Self-timer, Self-timer(cont.), Cont.-bracketing 6, Single-bracketing 6, White balance bracketing 6, DRO bracketing 6

      • Focus Type

        Contrast-detection AF


        Yes (1-60 sec. interval, 1-9999 shots, AE lock/AE tracking (High/Mid/Low)) 7

      • Dynamic Range Functions

        Off, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1–5), Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1.0–6.0EV, 1.0EV step))

      • Light Metering Mode

        Multi-segment, Centre-weighted, Spot (Standard/Large), Entire Screen Avg., Highlight

      • EYE AF

        Yes 8

      • Picture Profile

        Off/PP1-PP7 (Black Level, Gamma (Movie, Still, Cine1-2, ITU709, ITU709 [800%], S-Log2), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode, Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Detail, Copy, Reset)

      • LOCK ON AF


      • Picture Effect

        [Still Image]: Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration; [Movie]: Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono.

      • Noise Reduction

        High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off, Multi Frame NR: Auto, ISO 200-25600

      • Image Control

        Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Creative Style, Colour Space (sRGB/Adobe RGB), Quality (RAW/RAW and JPEG Extra fine/Fine/Standard)

      • Self-Timer

        10 s. / 5 s / 2 s / 3 or 5 consecutive shots with 10 s 5 s or 2 s delay selectable / Bracketing shots with 10 s 5 s or 2 s delay selectable

      • White Balance Modes

        Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Warm White, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Underwater Auto, C. Temp./Filter, Custom

      • ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)

        Auto(ISO125-12800, selectable with upper/lower limit),125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (Extendable to ISO80/100), Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO200-25600), 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600 9

      • Image Processing Engine

        Yes (BIONZ X)

      • Aperture


      • Exposure Compensation

        +/- 3.0EV, 1/3EV step

      • Colour Space (Still)

        sRGB, Adobe RGB

      • Proxy Recording

        Yes (1280 x 720 (Approx. 9 Mbps))

      • Still Image Number of recorded pixels (Image Size)

        3:2 mode: 15M (4,800x3,200)/7.7M (3,408x2,272)/3.8M (2,400x1,600), 4:3 mode: 14M (4,272x3,200)/6.9M (3,024x2,272)/3.4M (2,128x1,600)/VGA, 16:9 mode: 13M (4,800x2,704)/6.5M (3,408x1,920)/3.2M (2,400x1,352), 1:1mode: 10M (3,200x3,200)/5.2M (2,272x2,272)/2.6M (1,600x1,600)

      • Recording Format

        Still Image: JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.31, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), Movie: XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible

      • Compatible Recording Media

        XAVC S (100 Mbps): micro SDXC/SDHC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or higher); XAVC S (60 Mbps/50 Mbps): micro SDXC/SDHC Memory Card (Class 10 or higher); AVCHD/Still image: Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), Micro SDXC/SDHC/SD Memory Card (Class 4 or higher)

      • HFR

        Recording NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode XAVC S HD: 50p 50M (1920x1080/250fps), 50p 50M (1920x1080/500fps), 50p 50M (1920x1080/1000fps)/25p 50M (1920x1080/250fps), 25p 50M (1920x1080/500fps), 25p 50M (1920x1080/1000fps), NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] mode XAVC S HD: 60p 50 M (1920x1080/240fps), 60p 50 M (1920x1080/480fps), 60p 50 M (1920x1080/960fps)/30p 50 M (1920x1080/240fps), 30p 50 M (1920x1080/480fps), 30p 50 M (1920x1080/960fps)/24p 50 M (1920x1080/240fps), 24p 50 M (1920x1080/480fps), 24p 50 M (1920x1080/960fps) Sensor Readout Number of effective pixelsQuality Priority: 240fps/250fps (1676x942), 480fps/500fps (1676x566), 960fps/1000fps (1136x384)/Shoot Time Priority: 240fps/250fps (1676x566), 480fps/500fps (1136x384), 960fps/1000fps (800x270)

      • Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

        NTSC/PAL Selector: [NTSC] AVCHD: 24 M FX (1920x1080/60i)/17 M FH (1920x1080/60i), XAVC S 4K 7: 30p 100 M (3840x2160/30p)/30p 60 M (3840x2160/30p)/24p 100 M (3840x2160/24p)/24p 60 M (3840x2160/24p), XAVC S HD: 60p 50 M (1920x1080/60p)/60p 25 M (1920x1080/60p)/30p 50 M (1920x1080/30p)/30p 16 M (1920x1080/30p)/24p 50 M (1920x1080/24p)/120p 60 M (1920x1080/120p) 7/120p 100 M (1920x1080/120p) 7

      • Movie Recording Mode (PAL)

        NTSC/PAL Selector: [PAL] mode AVCHD: 24 M FX (1920x1080/50i)/17 M FH (1920x1080/50i), XAVC S 4K 7: 25p 100 M (3840x2160/25p)/25p 60 M (3840x2160/25p), XAVC S HD: 50p 50 M (1920x1080/50p)/50p 25 M (1920x1080/50p)/25p 50 M (1920x1080/25p)/25p 25 M (1920x1080/25p)/100p 60 M (1920x1080/100p) 7/100p 100 M (1920x1080/100p) 7

      • DCF/DPOF


      • Recording Format (Movie Audio)

        XAVC S: LPCM 2ch, AVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator)

      • NFC


      • WI-FI

        Yes(IEEE802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))

      • Input and Output Terminals

        Multi/Micro USB Terminal 10, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone jack (3.5 mm Stereo mini jack)

      • Bluetooth

        Yes (Bluetooth® Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4 GHz band))

      • Power Source

        DC3.7 V (supplied battery) / DC5.0 V (supplied AC Adaptor)


        Approx. 240 shots / Approx. 120 min 11


        Approx. 35 min. 12 13

      • USB Charge/USB Power Supply

        Yes (Shooting, Playback)

      • Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

        Approx. 1.3 W


        Approx. 60 min. 14 12

      • Battery System

        Rechargeable battery pack NP-BJ1

      • Playback Functions

        BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI), 9/25-frame index view, Slide Show, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Cont Shoot Grouping


        Yes (IP6X equivalent)

      • Shooting Functions

        Eye AF, Face Detection, Face Registration, Grid Line, WB Bracket, DRO Bracketing, MF Assist, Peaking, Zebra, Marker Display, Audio Level Display, TC/UB, Photographer Name and Copyright, ISO Auto Minimum Shutter Speed, PC Remote Control, Gamma Disp. Assist, Flip, One Push AF

      • TRILUMINOS Color

        Yes 15

      • Shockproof

        Yes (2.0 m/6.5 ft MIL-STD810G C1 Method516.7-Shock) 16

      • 4K image output


      • Operating Temperature

        0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.

      • Waterproof

        Yes (IPX8 equivalent)

      • Crushproof

        Yes (200 kgf/2000 N/440 lbf) 17

      • PlayMemories Camera Apps


      • Print

        Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching (PIM3)


        59.0 x 40.5 x 35.0 mm (2 3/8 in × 1 5/8 in 1 7/16 in)


        Approx. 132 g (4.7 oz) (Battery and microSD Memory Card are included)/Approx. 117 g (4.1 oz) (Body Only)

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BJ1), AC Adapter, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Memory card protector, Instruction Manual