Lens Used
All of Sony Lens and Konicaminolta α / MAXXUM / DYNAX Lens
Camera Type
Digital SLR camera with built-in flash and interchangeable lenses
APS Exmor™ Sensor, 23.5 x 15.6 mm (APS-C size) with RGB primary color filter
No. of Pixels
Total: 13.05 megapixels; Effective: 12.24 megapixels
Dust Reduction
Charge protection coating on low pass filter and image-sensor shift mechanism
D-Range Optimizer
Mode: off, Standard / Advanced: Auto / Advanced: Level; Advanced Level setting: 5 levels; DRO advanced bracketing: 3 frames, H/L selectable
Colour Modes
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Format Function
FAT 12, 16, 32
Image Size (Aspect ratio 3:2)
L(12M): 4272 x 2848; M(6.4M): 3104 x 2064; S(3M): 2128 x 1424
Image Size (Aspect ratio 16:9)
L(10M): 4272 x 2400; M(5.4M): 3104 x 1744; S(2.6M): 2128 x 1200
Creative Style
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Adobe RGB, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night view, Autumn leaves, B/W, Sepia / User setting registration: 3 styles
Noise Reduction
Long Exposure: Available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec. High ISO: available at the ISO set to 1600 or above
Image Quality Modes
Standard, Fine, Extra Fine, RAW, cRAW, RAW+JPEG, cRAW+JPEG
Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Compact Flash (Type I & II), Microdrive, UDMA
File Format
JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG (DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF 1.1 print functions supported, Exif 2.21 supported)
Automatic, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Flash), Colour Temperature (2500 - 9900k with 19-step Magenta / Green compensation) / Colour Filter, custom
Approx. 2.5EV - 4EV decrease in shutter speed (varies according to conditions and lens used)
Indicator inside viewfinder
Image-sensor shift mechanism
LCD Monitor
3.0-inch (100% field of view), 921,600-dot TFT, hybrid type (Xtra Fine LCD)
Focus Modes
Auto-focus / manual focus selectable (auto-focus modes: AF automatic selection, one-shot AF, continuous AF, direct manual focus)
Main Features
Focus areas selection (wide area / 11-point local frame selection / fixed centre spot focus), predictive focus for moving subjects, auto-tracking focus point, focus lock
Sensitivity Range
0EV - 18EV, ISO 100 equivalent
Eye-start AF
Selectable via main menu
CCD line sensors (11 points)
AF Illuminator
Activated via built-in flash in lowlight / low-contrast situations, range: 1 - 7m
TTL phase-detection system
Exposure Modes
Program AE (Auto mode / P-Mode, with program shift), aperture-priority AE (A-Mode), shutter-priority AE (S-Mode), manual (M-Mode)
Scene Selector
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Sunset, Night view / Night portrait
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3EV (0.3/0.5EV increments)
AE Lock
Metering Type
Direct TTL metering (40-segment honeycomb-pattern metering, center-weighted metering, spot metering)
Metering Sensor
40-segment honeycomb-pattern SPC
Metering Range
0EV - 20EV (+2EV to +20EV with spot metering), ISO 100 equivalent with F1.4 lens
Flash Metering and Control
ADI / Pre- flash TTL flash metering, manually activated
Flash Compensation
+/- 3EV (0.3/0.5 EV increments)
Guide Number
GN 12 (in meters at ISO 100)
Flash Modes
Automatic, Fill flash, Red-eye reduction pre-flash, Rear Sync Flash, Wireless*, High-speed sync*, Slow sync *Requires compatible external flash
Flash Coverage
16mm lens coverage equivalent (same focal length)
Recycling Time
Approx. 3 seconds
Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
Flash Sync Speed
1/250 sec. (1/200 sec. with Super SteadyShot on)
Speed Range
1/8000 sec. - 30 sec., bulb
0.9x (with 50mm lens at infinity)
Diopter Control
-3.0 to +1.0m-1
Eye Relief
Approx. 25mm from the eyepiece, 21 mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 diopter
Focusing Screen
Spherical Acute Matte
Eyepiece Cup
Field of View
Fixed eye-level system with optical glass type pentaprism
Exposure Bracketing
Bracket: Cont.. / Bracket: Single, with 0.3 / 0.5 / 0.7 EV increments, 3/5 frames selectable
Continuous Shooting Limit
Fine / Standard: until memory card is full, Extra fine: 16 frames, RAW: 18 frames, cRAW: 25 frames, RAW+JPEG: 12 frames, cRAW+JPEG: 12 frames
White Balance Bracketing
3 frames, H/L selectable
Continuous Shooting Rate
Up to 5 frames per second
10 sec., 2 sec. (with mirror up)
Printing Output Control
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, PictBridge, DPOF setting
External Power Source
AC adaptor - AV-VQ900AM (optional)
Battery Performance
Approx. 650 shots (CIPA measurement)
Sync. Terminal
Adaptable to the sync. terminal of the opposite polarity
HDMI type C minijack
Video Output
NTSC / PAL selectable
PC Interface
USB2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage mode / PTP mode)
Approx. 690g (not including battery, memory card or accessories)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 141.7 x 104.8 x 79.7mm (excl. protrusions)
0° - 40° C