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Product Specifications

Product Specifications

Recording

  • Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
  • Color Space : sRGB, AdobeRGB
  • Still Image Mode : JPEG (Standard, Fine, Extra Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG
  • Still Image Size 16:9 : L size: 6000 x 3376 (20M) M size: 4240 x 2400 (10M) S size: 3008 x1688 (5.1M)
  • Still Image Size 3:2 : L size: 6000 x 4000 (24M) M size: 4240 x 2832 (12M) S size: 3008 x 2000 (6M)
  • Panorama Still Image Size : Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M) Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M) 3D Sweep Panorama: Horizontal Wide: 7152 X 1080 (7.7M) Horizontal Std.: 4912 X 1080 (5.3M) 16:9: 1920 X 1080 (2.1M)
  • Video Format : AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
  • Video Mode : AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps
  • Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards
  • Audio Format : Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
  • Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Stereo Microphone
  • Still Image File Format : JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)

LCD Display

  • LCD Type : 3.0” TFT Xtra Fine™ LCD (921,600 pixels) w/TruBlack™ technology
  • Angle Adjustment : Tilt angle: Up: 150 degrees; Down: Approx. 180 degrees Rotation angle:180 degrees clockwise and 90 degrees counterclockwise.
  • Brightness Control : Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)
  • Coverage : 100%
  • Live View : Continuous Live View (LCD/EVF Auto, selectable)
  • Real-time image adjustment display : Yes(On/Off)
  • Histogram : Yes (On/off)
  • Grid Display : Yes (Rule of thirds, 4x6 Square, Diagonal & 4x6 Square Grids, Off)
  • Customization : Grid, Histogram display, Digital Level Gauge, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Drive System

  • Burst Buffer : JPEG Standard (17 shots) JPEG Fine (17 shots) JPEG Extra Fine (13 shots) RAW (13 shots) RAW+JPEG (11 shots)
  • Continuous Shooting Speed : Continuous (Hi: up to 8fps,Low: up to 3fps) Continuous Priority AE (12fps)
  • Drive Mode : Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB/DRO), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR1 Sold Separately)
  • Self-timer : 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay,
  • Shutter Speeds : 1/8000 to 30 seconds, bulb
  • Shutter Type : Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

Interface

  • Accessory Shoe : Yes (Alpha)
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes, via HDMI® with compatible BRAVIA HDTV
  • DVDirect : Yes, via USB
  • HD Output : HDMI® (TypeC mini)
  • Memory Card Slot : Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
  • PhotoTV HD : Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable
  • USB Port(s) : USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)

Software

  • Supplied Software : PMB (Picture Motion Browser) v5.2; Image Data Converter SR v3.2; Image Data Lightbox SR v2.2
  • Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1; Mac OS X (v10.3-?10.6), PMB is not compatible with Mac OS. Camera (via USB), Image Data Converter, and Image Data Lightbox software are compatible with Mac OS.

Camera

  • Lens Compatibility : Sony A-mount lens
  • Camera Type : Sony A-mount interchangeable lens digital camera

Optics/Lens

  • Lens Mount Type : Sony A-mount

Focus Control

  • Focus System : TTL phase detection AF (CCD line sensors)
  • Focus Points : 19 points (11 points cross type)
  • AF Modes : Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C), Automatic AF(AF-A) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
  • Focus Area : Wide (auto,19 points)/Zone/Spot/Local selectable
  • Focus Sensitivity : EV -1 to 18 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
  • Focus Features : Predictive control(AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock, Eye-start AF
  • AF Illuminator : Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' - 21' (1m-7m)

Flash

  • Flash Compensation : 3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
  • Flash Coverage : FOV coverage up to 16 mm (in the focal length)
  • Recycling Time : Approx. 3 sec.
  • Flash Bracketing : 0.3/0.5/0.7/2.0/3.0EV steps, 3/5 frames(2.0/3.0EV : only 3 frames) selectable
  • Flash Metering System : ADI flash / Pre-flash TTL / Manual flash
  • Flash Modes : Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed sync., Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable for Autoflash and fill-flash mode), Wireless, Off
  • Flash Type : Built-in, Pop-up Auto
  • Guide Number : 12 (in meters at ISO100)

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 5-3/4 4-1/8 3-1/4" (142.6 x 104 x 80.9mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions
  • Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 1 lb 7 oz (653g) (excl battery, lens & media) Approx. 1 lb 9.8 oz (732g) (w/battery & media)

Service and Warranty Information

  • Limited Warranty Term : 1 Year Parts & Labor

Imaging Sensor

  • Imaging Sensor : Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
  • Processor : BIONZ™ image processor
  • Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism
  • Pixel Gross : Approx. 24.7 megapixels
  • Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 24.3 megapixels
  • Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x
  • Color Filter System : RGB primary color filters

Viewfinder

  • Type : 0.50" XGA OLED EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (2,359k dots)
  • Diopter Adjustment : -4.0m-1 to +3.0m-1
  • Field of View : 100%
  • Magnification : 1.09x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 )

Exposure System

  • Metering : Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
  • Metering Modes : Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
  • Metering Sensitivity : -2EV to 17EV (at ISO 100 equivalent w/ f/1.4 lens)
  • Exposure Compensation : +/-5.0 EV(1/3EV,1/2EV steps selectable)
  • Exposure Settings : AUTO,AUTO Advanced (AUTO+), Scene Selection (SCN), Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama (3D), Continuous Advance Priority AE (12fps), Movie, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M)
  • Scene Mode(s) : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight
  • Picture Effect(s) : 11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature
  • D-Range Optimizer : Yes: (Auto, Level, Off)
  • Auto Exposure Lock : Yes (AE Lock button)
  • Color Temperature : 2500 - 9900 k with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7)
  • Creative Style : Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))
  • Exposure Bracketing : Bracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, 3/5 frames selectable
  • ISO : Auto (ISO 100-12800, selectable the lower limit and the upper limit ); Selectable ISO100 - 16000 equivalent (ISO numbers up from ISO50 can be set as expanded ISO range)
  • Noise Reduction : Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)
  • White Balance Mode : Auto,Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White, Cool White, Day White, Daylight) , Flash, Setting the color temperature, Color Filter, Custom

Advanced Features

  • Auto High Dynamic Range : Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)
  • Embedded GPS : Yes
  • Sweep Panorama : Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical, and 3D Panorama
  • Face Detection : On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off
  • Smile Shutter™ technology : Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)
  • Image Stabilization : SteadyShot INSIDE™ in-body image stabilization

Power

  • Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® NP-FM500H (7.2V)
  • Number of Still Images : Approx. 470 images with viewfinder, 530 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)

In the Box

  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Battery Charger
  • Body Cap
  • Rechargable Battery (NP-FM500H)
  • USB Cable

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