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Jan 30, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Jun 6, 2012
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 24, 2010
 
 
Approx. $420
US: $650 EU: €650 UK: £550
 
 
 
Compact
Compact
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact SLR
 
 
Aluminum
Metal top/front plate, Polycarbonate
 
 
4608 x 3456
4896 x 3672
5472 x 3648
4912 x 3264
4592 x 3056
4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
4912 x 1080, 4896 x 2752, 3648 x 2736, 3424 x 1920, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
5472 x 3080, 4864 x 3648, 3888 x 2592, 3648 X 3648, 3648 x 2736, 2736 x 1824, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1944
4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
4592 x 2576, 3344 x 2224, 2288 x 1520, 2288 x 1280
4:3, 16:9
4:3, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
16 megapixels
18 megapixels
20 megapixels
16 megapixels
14 megapixels
17 megapixels
19 megapixels
21 megapixels
 
15 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
BIONZ
BIONZ
 
Bionz
Bionz
 
 
sRGB, AdobeRGB
 
 
 
 
RGB Primary color
 
 
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
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)
 
 
 
 
25600
6
7
9
6
6
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes
Yes (1)
Optical
Optical
Optical
No
Sensor-shift
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
 
 
 
Fine, Standard
 
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • 3D: MPF
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • 3D: MPF
  • RAW (ARW2.3 Format)
  • RAW+JPEG
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • RAW+JPEG
  • JPEG
 
 
 
  • Contrast: -3 to +3 steps
  • Saturation: -3 to +3 steps
  • Sharpness: -3 to +3 steps
  • Contrast -3 to +3 steps
  • Saturation -3 to +3 steps
  • Sharpness -3 to +3 steps
 
 
25–125 mm
25–500 mm
28–100 mm
 
 
5×
20×
3.6×
 
 
F2.6–6.3
F3.2–5.8
F1.8–4.9
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
 
Yes, built -in LED type
 
 
Yes (20x)
Yes (40x)
Yes (14x)
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 cm (1.97)
1 cm (0.39)
5 cm (1.97)
 
 
 
9
25
25
15
 
 
 
Sony E
Sony/Minolta Alpha
 
 
 
1.5×
1.5×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Tilting
Fully articulated
3
3
3
3
3
921,600
921,600
1,228,800
920,000
921,000
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
XtraFine TFT LCD display
XtraFine TruBlack TFT LCD
WhiteMagic TFT LCD
Tilt Up 80°, Down 45° TFT LCD
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (Quick Live View system)
None
None
None
Electronic (optional)
Electronic
 
 
 
 
100%
 
 
 
 
1.1× (0.73× 35mm equiv.)
 
 
 
 
1,150,000
 
4 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/1600 sec
1/1600 sec
1/2000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program AE
  • Superior Auto
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Easy Shooting
  • Program Auto
  • Movie Mode
  • Panorama
  • Manual Exposure
  • Scene Selection
  • Picture Effect
  • 3D
  • Background Defocus
  • Auto Advanced
  • Auto
  • Program AUTO
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Memory Recall
  • Tele Zoom Hi Speed
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Picture Effect
  • Scene selection
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
 
  • High Sensitivity
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Soft Snap
  • Soft Skin
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Backlight Correction HDR
  • Beach
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Gourmet
  • Pet Mode
  • High Sensitivity
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Soft Snap
  • Soft Skin
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Backlight Correction HDR
  • Beach
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Advanced Sports Shooting
  • Gourmet
  • Pet Mode
  • Portrait
  • Anti Motion Blur (6 shot layering)
  • Sports Action
  • Pet
  • Gourmet
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Hand-held Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Fireworks
  • High Sensitivity
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-held Twilight
 
Yes
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
No
Yes (Pop-up)
5.30 m
7.10 m
 
12.00 m
10.00 m (@ ISO 100)
No
No
No
Yes (Accessory Port)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, High Speed Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in, Wireless
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single-frame advance
  • Continuous advance
  • Continuous adv Priority AE
  • Speed Priority Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Self Portrait Self-timer
  • Continuous Self-timer
 
 
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
7.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 images))
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
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
 
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
 
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
No
No
No
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 29.97 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30fps), 640 x 424 (29.97 fps)
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD
AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
 
 
1920 x1080 60p PS: 59.97fps Progressive (appx 28Mbps), 1920 x 1080 60i FX : 59.97fps Interlaced (appx 24Mbps), 1920 x 1080 60i FH : 59.97fps Interlaced (appx 17Mbps), 1440 x 1080 30p :29.97fps Progressive (appx 12Mbps), 640 x 480 30p :29.97fps Progressive (appx 3 Mbps)
 
 
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
None
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick 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 Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
19 MB
105 MB
 
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)
Yes
Yes
Yes (Micro HDMI)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
 
 
No
 
 
 
 
No
 
 
 
Built-In
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
No
No
No
Yes (Yes, by optional RMT-DSLR1)
Yes (Optional)
 
No
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion NP-BN battery and charger
Lithium-Ion NP-BG1 battery and charger
Lithium-Ion NP-BX1 battery and charger
Lithium-Ion NPFW50 rechargeable battery & charger
Rechargeable NP-FW50 battery & charger
240
320
330
460
 
114 g (0.25 lb / 4.02 oz)
254 g (0.56 lb / 8.96 oz)
240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz)
269 g (0.59 lb / 9.49 oz)
500 g (1.10 lb / 17.64 oz)
92 x 52 x 19 mm (3.62 x 2.05 x 0.75)
107 x 62 x 35 mm (4.21 x 2.44 x 1.38)
102 x 58 x 36 mm (4 x 2.29 x 1.41)
111 x 59 x 38 mm (4.37 x 2.32 x 1.5)
124 x 92 x 85 mm (4.88 x 3.62 x 3.35)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
 
None
Built-in
None
None
None
 
with GPS Log Recording function