Compact and easy to use with DSLR quality and interchangeable lenses
Slim, light and compact: DSLR picture quality without the size and weight: small enough to carry with you everywhere.
16.1 effective megapixels: Very high resolution Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor; captures superb quality, low noise images and allows DSLR-style background defocus.
BIONZ processor: Powerful image processing ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shooting.
E-mount interchangeable lens system: Choose the ideal lens to suit shooting conditions, just like a DSLR camera. Optional converter for A-mount DSLR lenses.
18-55mm F3.5-5.6 and 55-210mm F4-5.6 E-mount lenses: Dual lens kit: includes compact general-purpose zoom lens and telephoto zoom to cover a wide range of shooting situations.
Full HD movie with manual exposure control: Touch a button and record detail-packed AVCHD video with stereo sound; 25p/50p progressive shooting for smooth, cinematic footage.
Very high speed burst shooting: Capture fast-moving action with rapid burst shooting up to 10 frames per second (Speed Priority mode).
7.5cm (3") tilt-angle Xtra Fine LCD touchscreen: Photo-quality (921k dot) screen with TruBlack technology for bright, extremely high contrast image preview.
Easy-to-use Photo Creativity touchscreen interface: Control and combine powerful artistic functions like Background Defocus, Exposure and Picture Effect, with no photo jargon needed.
Precision Digital Zoom: Get closer to the action with smooth, high quality magnification of central portion of image from 1.1x up to 10x.
DSLR-style manual operation: Enjoy full control over exposure with Programme, Aperture/Shutter Priority and all-Manual modes (PASM) - just like a DSLR camera.
Intelligent AUTO: Automatically recognizes common shooting situations, adjusting camera settings for beautiful results.
Wide sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600: Very high maximum sensitivity allows natural, low-noise images, even when shooting handheld in low light.
SteadyShot: Enjoy in-lens optical image stabilisation during handheld shooting (with compatible lenses).
Object Tracking: Keeps accurate focus lock on your selected object, even while it’s moving in the frame.
Sweep Panorama with 3D Sweep Panorama: Press the shutter and sweep the camera to capture extra-wide panoramic images: also capture 3D panoramas to view on 3D TV.
Face Detection and Face Registration: Recognises up to 8 faces in a scene, optimising optimum exposure, white balance, flash and other settings for beautiful portraits.
Smile Shutter: Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: Can be combined with Face Registration.
Picture Effect Modes: Produce impressive creative effects with no PC needed - including Posterise, Partial Colour, HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Miniature.
Creative Styles: 6 selectable image finishing options to suit range of shooting situations - can be customised for even greater creative control.
Soft Skin mode: Automatically retouches portraits, removing minor blemishes and wrinkles for beautiful faces.
D-Range Optimiser: Adjusts brightness of light and dark image areas for more natural, evenly-exposed results with high-contrast backlit scenes.
Auto HDR: Automatically shoots and combines three images at different exposure settings to capture extreme shadow and highlight detail.
Handheld Twilight mode: Combines high-speed burst of six frames to create single low-noise image in low-light conditions.
Anti Motion Blur mode: Combines high-speed burst of six frames taken at fast shutter speed, to create a single low-noise image with minimised blur.
Shading and aberration compensation: Intelligently corrects vignetting (peripheral shading), lateral chromatic aberration and distortion for each E-mount lens.
Light, stylish and easy to carry: Elegant, high quality minimalist design with magnesium body cover panels for strength and lightness.
Shooting Tips and Help Guide: Get more from using your camera, with on-screen explanation of features and advice on the current shooting situation.
Anti-dust system: Reduces build-up of dust on sensor for clear, blemish-free images.
HDMI® output: HD connector for image display on HD TV (requires optional cable). Photo TV HD enhances still image viewing on compatible BRAVIA®.
BRAVIA® Sync: For easy control of camera playback functions via BRAVIA® TV’s remote.
Picture Motion Browser: Supplied PC software for easy organising, viewing and online sharing of your photos and HD video clips.