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Oct 16, 2013
 
$1699.99 / £1299 (body only), $1999.99 / £1549 (with 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 lens)
 
SLR-style mirrorless
Magnesium alloy
 
6000 x 4000
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
3:2, 16:9
24 megapixels
25 megapixels
Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
CMOS
Bionz X
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Primary color filter
 
100-25600
50
10
Yes
No
RAW
Extra fine, fine, standard
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes (4)
Yes
117
Sony E
 
Tilting
3
1,230,000
No
Xtra Fine LCD
Yes
Electronic
100%
0.71×
2,359,000
 
30 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
No
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
5.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
MPEG-4, AVCHD
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
Stereo
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes
Yes
Built-In
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
Yes (wired)
 
Yes
Battery Pack
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
340
474 g (1.04 lb / 16.72 oz)
127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89)
 
Yes
No
None