Specifications

Price
MSRP$1699
Body type
Body typeSLR-like (bridge)
Body materialMagnesium alloy, composite
Sensor
Max resolution5472 x 3648
Other resolutions4864 x 3648, 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2592, 3648 x 2056, 2544 x 2544, 2736 x 1824, 2592 x 1944, 2720 x 1528, 1920 x 1920, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors21 megapixels
Sensor size1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor size notesStacked CMOS sensor
Sensor typeBSI-CMOS
ProcessorBionz X
Color spacesRGB, AdobeRGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 100 - 12800 (expands to 64-25600)
Boosted ISO (minimum)64
Boosted ISO (maximum)25600
White balance presets9
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationOptical
Image stabilization notes4.5 stops correction
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsExtra fine, standard, fine
File format
  • JPEG (EXIF v2.3)
  • Raw (Sony ARW 2.3)
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.)24–600 mm
Optical zoom25×
Maximum apertureF2.4–4
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomYes (4X)
Manual focusYes
Normal focus range3 cm (1.18)
Macro focus range3 cm (1.18)
Number of focus points315
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3
Screen dots1,440,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.7×
Viewfinder resolution2,359,296
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/32000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Auto
  • Program auto
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Sports Action
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Anti Motion Blur
Built-in flashYes
Flash range10.80 m (at Auto ISO)
External flashYes (Multi-interface shoe)
Flash modesAuto, fill-flash, slow sync, rear sync, off
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Continuous (Hi/Med/Lo)
  • Self-timer (single/cont.)
  • AE bracketing
  • WB bracketing
  • DRO bracketing
Continuous drive24.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec, continuous)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
FormatAVCHD, XAVC S
Videography notesHigh speed modes at 240, 480, 960 fps
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 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 / 100 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 @ 60p / 25 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
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portYes
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n with NFC
Remote controlYes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionNP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA)400
Weight (inc. batteries)1095 g (2.41 lb / 38.62 oz)
Dimensions133 x 94 x 145 mm (5.24 x 3.7 x 5.71)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingNo
GPSNone