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73%
Sep 20, 2011
May 16, 2012
76%
Aug 24, 2010
78%
Sep 13, 2012
Nov 27, 2013
78%
Nov 15, 2011
81%
Oct 25, 2011
84%
Dec 12, 2012
Aug 24, 2010
Jun 8, 2011
May 17, 2012
Aug 24, 2010
Mar 13, 2012
Feb 20, 2013
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 12, 2012
 
 
 
Body + 18-55mm lens: $599.99/ €599/£530
 
Body only: US $700, with 18-55mm lens: US $800
 
 
 
$2,800/£2,480 body only
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Magnesium Alloy
 
4592 x 3056
4912 x 3264
4912 x 3264
4912 x 3264
4912 x 3264
5456 x 3632
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
4592 x 2576, 3344 x 2224, 2288 x 1520, 2288 x 1280
4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2368, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
 
6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 2640 x 1760, 2640 x 1488
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
 
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
14 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
20 megapixels
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
15 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
20 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
 
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Bionz
Bionz
 
Bionz
 
 
Bionz
Bionz
Bionz
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
 
 
 
 
Primary color filters
 
Primary color filters
Primary color filters
 
 
 
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, (25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 (50, 25600 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
6
6
6
6
9
9
8
8
8
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (3)
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Optical
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
 
 
 
 
 
SteadyShot INSIDE
 
 
 
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
 
 
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal
 
Fine, Normal
Extra Fine, Fine, Normal
Extra Fine, Fine, Standard
 
 
  • RAW
  • RAW + JPEG
  • JPEG Fine
  • JPEG Standard
 
  • RAW
  • RAW + JPEG
  • JPEG Fine
  • JPEG Standard
  • RAW
  • RAW + JPEG
  • JPEG Fine
  • JPEG Standard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Contrast -3 to +3 steps
  • Saturation -3 to +3 steps
  • Sharpness -3 to +3 steps
 
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
 
Built-in Flash type
 
Built-in Flash type
Built-in Flash type
 
 
Yes
No
No
Yes (2x Clear Image Zoom)
No
Yes (2x Clear Image Zoom)
 
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
19
19
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony/Minolta Alpha
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
 
 
Fully articulated
Fixed
Tilting
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
3
3
2.6
3
3
2.7
3
3
3
921,000
921,000
230,400
921,000
921,000
460,000
921,000
921,000
1,229,000
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
 
 
 
 
Xtra Fine TFT drive with TruBlack technology
 
 
 
TFT Xtra Fine color LCD
Yes (Quick Live View system)
Yes (Quick Live View system)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
1.1×
1.1×
1.09×
1.1×
1.04×
 
1.1×
1.1×
0.71×
1,150,000
1,150,000
1,440,000
1,150,000
1,440,000
1,440,000
2,359,000
2,359,000
2,359,000
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
 
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
 
 
  • iAuto
  • Superior Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority,
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
 
  • iAUTO
  • Flash Off
  • Superior Auto
  • Scene Selection
  • Sweep Panorama
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Continuous Advance Priority AE
  • Movie, Programmed AE (P)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Shutter-speed priority (S)
  • Manual (M)
  • iAUTO
  • Flash Off
  • Superior Auto
  • Scene Selection
  • Sweep Panorama
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Continuous Advance Priority AE
  • Movie, Programmed AE (P)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Shutter-speed priority (S)
  • Manual (M)
 
 
  • iAuto
  • Superior Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority, Manual
 
 
  • Portrait
  • Sports Action
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night view
  • Hand-held Twilight (6 shot layering)
  • Night Portrait
  • Picture Effect
 
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-held Twilight
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-held Twilight
 
 
  • Portrait
  • Sports Action
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Hand-held Twilight (6 shot layering)
  • Night Portrait
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
No
10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
12.00 m
12.00 m
10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
10.00 m
12.00 m
 
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, PC Sync)
Yes (via Hot-shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
 
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
 
 
1/160 sec
 
1/160 sec
 
 
 
1/250 sec
 
 
  • Single Shot
  • Continuous (Hi/Lo)
  • Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay)
  • Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance), Remote Control (with optional RM-DSLR1)
 
  • Single Shot
  • Continuous (Hi/Lo)
  • Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay)
  • Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance), Remote Control (with optional RM-DSLR1)
 
 
 
  • Single-frame advance
  • Continuous advance
  • Continuous adv Priority AE
  • Speed Priority Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Self Portrait Self-timer
  • Continuous Self-timer
7.0 fps
5.5 fps
5.5 fps
10.0 fps
12.0 fps
5.0 fps
10.0 fps
12.0 fps
6.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec 3 or 5 images)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec 3 or 5 images)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
 
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
 
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
No
No
Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
Yes (Lo 10 mired or Hi 20 mired)
Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
Yes (3 frames, H/L selectable)
No
Yes
Yes ( 3 frames, H/L selectable)
 
1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
 
 
1080i60 or 24 on NTSC models
 
1080p60 or 24 on NTSC models, 50p or 25p in PAL countries
50i or 25p in PAL countries
 
 
 
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
None
None
Mono
None
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo; SD, SDHC and SDXC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (mini HDMI Type C)
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Wired or Wireless (Optional))
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes (Dust and moisture resistant)
Yes (Dust and moisture resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Rechargeable NP-FW50 battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FW50 battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FW50 battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FW50 battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FM500H battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NP-FM500H rechargeable battery & charger
 
 
500
 
550
690
 
470
500
500 g (1.10 lb / 17.64 oz)
415 g (0.91 lb / 14.64 oz)
506 g (1.12 lb / 17.85 oz)
500 g (1.10 lb / 17.64 oz)
618 g (1.36 lb / 21.80 oz)
492 g (1.08 lb / 17.35 oz)
622 g (1.37 lb / 21.94 oz)
732 g (1.61 lb / 25.82 oz)
812 g (1.79 lb / 28.64 oz)
124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35)
124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35)
124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35)
124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35)
132 x 98 x 81 mm (5.2 x 3.86 x 3.19)
129 x 95 x 78 mm (5.08 x 3.74 x 3.07)
132 x 97 x 81 mm (5.2 x 3.82 x 3.19)
143 x 104 x 81 mm (5.63 x 4.09 x 3.19)
147 x 111 x 78 mm (5.79 x 4.37 x 3.07)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No
None
None
None
BuiltIn
None
None
BuiltIn
BuiltIn
BuiltIn