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Oct 16, 2013
Nov 20, 2014
Feb 27, 2018
Oct 16, 2013
Jun 10, 2015
Oct 25, 2017
 
$1699.99 / £1299 (body only), $1999.99 / £1549 (with 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 lens)
 
$2000
$2299.99 / £1699 (body only)
$3199/ €3500 (body only)
$3199 (body only)
 
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
 
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
7360 x 4912
7952 x 5304
7952 x 5304
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
7360 x 4144, 4800 x 3200, 4800 x 2704, 3680 x 2072, 2400 x 1600
3:2, full-frame (5168 x 3448, 3984 x 2656), APS-C (5168 x 3448, 3984 x 2656, 2592 x 1728); 16:9, 35mm (7952 x 4472, 5168 x 2912, 3984 x 2240), APS-C (5168 x 2912, 3984 x 2240, 2592 x 1456)
 
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
36 megapixels
42 megapixels
42 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
37 megapixels
44 megapixels
44 megapixels
Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
Full frame (35.8 x 23.8 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
 
 
 
No optical low-pass filter
BSI-CMOS full-frame sensor. No optical low-pass filter
BSI-CMOS full-frame sensor. No optical low-pass filter
CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Bionz X
Bionz X
Bionz X
Bionz X
Bionz X
Bionz X
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
100-25600
100-25600
Auto, 100-51200
100-25600
Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 50-102400)
Auto, 100-32000 (expands to 50-102400)
50
50
50
50
50
50
 
 
204800
 
102400
102400
10
10
11
10
10
10
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
No
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
 
4.5 stops
 
 
5-axis (4.5 stops per CIPA standard)
5-axis
 
 
5 stop(s)
 
 
5.5 stop(s)
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Extra fine, fine, standard
Extra fine, fine, standard
Extra fine, fine, standard
Extra fine, fine, standard
Extra fine, fine, standard
Extra fine, fine, standard
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF v2.31)
  • RAW (Sony 14-bit ARW v2.3)
  • Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia
  • Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia
  • Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia, Style Box (1-6), (Contrast (-3 to +3 steps), Saturation (-3 to +3 steps), Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps))
  • 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
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (4)
Yes (4)
Yes (4)
Yes (4)
Yes (4X)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
117
117
693
25
399
399
Sony E
Sony E
Sony E
Sony E
Sony E
Sony E
 
1×
1×
 
1×
1×
 
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
3
3
3
3
1,230,000
1,230,000
921,600
1,230,000
1,228,800
1,440,000
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Xtra Fine LCD
Xtra Fine LCD
 
Xtra Fine LCD
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
0.71×
0.71×
0.78×
0.71×
0.78×
0.78×
2,359,000
2,359,000
2,359,296
2,359,000
2,359,296
3,686,400
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 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
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Scene Selection
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Movie
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Scene Selection
  • Slow & Quick Motion
  • Movie
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scene
  • Hand-held Twilight
  • Anti Motion Blur
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (via hot shoe)
Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
 
 
 
 
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Off, Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync
 
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
 
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer (single/continuous)
  • Bracketing (single/continuous)
  • WB bracketing
  • DRO bracketing
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer (single/continuous)
  • Bracketing (single/continuous)
  • WB bracketing
  • DRO bracketing
5.0 fps
5.0 fps
10.0 fps
4.0 fps
5.0 fps
10.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±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)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
3840 x 2160 (30p, 24p) 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
 
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
Supports XAVC S codec (50Mbps) and S Log2 flat picture profile
Supports XAVC S codec (100Mbps), S-Log2 and S-Log3, and HLG
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
 
 
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 25 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Linear PCM
 
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 60 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 25 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Two SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II support on one)
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
Yes (micro HDMI)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
802.11b/g/n with NFC
802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
Yes (wired)
Yes (wired)
Yes (wired)
Yes (wired)
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Yes (wired, wireless, smartphone)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery and charger
340
350
710
340
290
650
474 g (1.04 lb / 16.72 oz)
599 g (1.32 lb / 21.13 oz)
650 g (1.43 lb / 22.93 oz)
465 g (1.03 lb / 16.40 oz)
625 g (1.38 lb / 22.05 oz)
657 g (1.45 lb / 23.17 oz)
127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89)
127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36)
127 x 96 x 74 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.91)
127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89)
127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36)
127 x 96 x 74 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.91)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes (via downloadable app)
No
None
None
None
None
None
None