Closeness is nothing without clarity. Enjoy 50x optical zooming, silky-smooth Full HD video and razor-sharp, 20.4MP pics—perfect for sporting events and all your adventures. Looking to capture the mood of a shot without the harshness of a flash? Low-light environments (think candlelight and campfire) maintain their warmth thanks to the sensitive Exmor R CMOS sensor.
Get amazingly close with 50x optical zoom plus 100x Clear Image zoom ZEISS lens. With Clear Image Zoom the powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos.
Shoot incredibly smooth video and still images thanks to the new BIONZ® X processor and Optical SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active mode1. When the processor and image stabilization technology work together they deliver sharp, blur-free photos. With a 20.4-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, capture high-resolution images that take full advantage of the camera’s high-quality ZEISS lens.
20.4-megapixel, 1/2.3″ Exmor R CMOS sensor
With an RGB primary color mosaic filter system captures high-resolution images up to 5184 x 3888 pixels.
50x optical/50x digital/2500x total zoom
Through a Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens for precise zooming and accuracy.
3″ XtraFine LCD
With 921,000 dots resolution, 5-step manual brightness control and a histogram with on/off options makes it easy to review images and videos. A viewfinder with 8.1x, 16.2x magnification lets you set up shots.
High-definition movie mode
Lets you record up to 1080/60i/60p/24p video footage in AVCHD format with 2-channel Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio or up to 1440 x 1080 video footage at 30 fps in MP4 format with 2-channel MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio.
Bionz X processor
Enables you to achieve sharp images.
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Intelligent Active mode
Helps reduce the effects of camera shake and vibration to minimize blurring.
Lets you capture up to 10 shots at 10 fps (frames per second) to help you gather sharp footage of fast-motion scenes.
Tracks up to 8 faces to help bring subjects into clear view. Smile Shutter technology ensures optimal results.
Include high-sensitivity, night scene, handheld twilight, night portrait, landscape, portrait, soft skin, antimotion blur, beach, snow, fireworks, advanced sports shooting, gourmet and pet for versatility.
White balance modes
Include auto, daylight, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent 1 (cool white), fluorescent 2 (day white), fluorescent 3 (day light), flash, color temperature, filter and custom for shooting in a variety of lighting conditions.
Built-in manual pop-up flash
With a variety of flash modes lets you add light to your shots when necessary.
Creative style options
Include standard, vivid, portrait, landscape, sunset, black-and-white and sepia to enhance your creativity while shooting.
Facilitates photo and video sharing.
NFC (near-field communication) technology
Enables one-touch remote function and sharing with compatible devices.
Supports Secure Digital High Capacity, SDXC and Memory Stick PRO Duo formats for easy storage options (cards not included).