Effective Pixels (Still Image) approx.2.29 Megapixels (16:9) / approx.1.71 Megapixels( 4:3)
Sensor Type 1/5.8 type (3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video) approx. 2.29 Megapixels (16:9)
Image Processor BIONZ X image processor
Aperture F1.8-F4.0
Focal Distance f=1.9-57.0mm
Focal Length (35 Mm Equivalent) (Still Image) f=26.8-804.0mm (16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm (4:3)
Lens Cover Manual
Focal Length (35 Mm Equivalent) (Video) f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9)
Minimum Focus Distance approx.1cm (Wide) , approx.80cm (Tele), approx.13/32inch (Wide), approx.31 1/2 (Tele)
Lens Type ZEISS Vario-Tessar
Digital Zoom 350x
Optical Zoom 30x
Clear Image Zoom 60x
Brightness Control Yes (Menu)
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle: max.90 deg., Turning Angle: max.270 deg.
Marker/Grid Display Grid Line
Screen Type 6.7cm (2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide(16:9)
Image Stabilization Type Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus Area Full range Focus
Focus Mode Auto / Manual (Menu)
Focus Type Contrast AF
Auto Iris Control F1.8 - F10
Backlight Compensation Yes (Auto)
Gain Control Auto
Manual Iris Control F1.8 - F10
LOW LUX Mode Yes
Minimum Illumination Standard: 6 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed), Low Lux: 3 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed)
Metering Modes Multi-segment
Mode Auto, Manual (Menu)
Shutter speed  
Auto Control Range 1/6 - 1/10000
Manual Shutter 1/6 - 1/10000
Manual Iris Control (Photo Mode) 1/25 - 1/10000
Standard 1/25 - 1/10000
White Balance  
White Balance Modes Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
Storage Media  
Media Type XAVC S HD: Micro SDXC Memory Card (Class10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Recording Format (Still Image) JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Recording Format (Video) AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
Still Image Size (Dual Record) 9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode) L:9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), 6.9 Megapixels 4:3 (3024x2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode) L:9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), S:2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Video Recording Rate (ABR/VBR) AVCHD PS: approx. 28Mbps / FX: approx. 24Mbps / FH: approx. 17Mbps / HQ: approx. 9Mbps / LP: approx. 5Mbps, MP4: approx. 3Mbps, XAVC S HD: approx. 50Mbps
Video Resolution AVCHD: 1920x1080/50p(PS), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p, XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/50p, 25p
Audio Recording Format Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48kHz/16bit)
Microphone Built-in Zoom Microphone
Mic Level Control Yes (2steps)
Speaker Monaural Speaker
Advance Feature  
Other Features Face Detection, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black), Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On)
Scene Selection Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
Fast Playback About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Motion Shot Video Yes
Highlight Movie Maker Yes, Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 6 music files)
Slow Playback Forward: 1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Slide Show (Still Image) Slide Show
Terminal / Shoe  
HDMI Terminal Yes (HDMI micro)
Memory Card Slot Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Remote Terminal Integrated into Multi Terminal
STD Output Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
Battery Type NP-BX1
Charge On Camcorder (Charging Time With Supplied Battery) Yes (approx. 2h 35min)
Power Requirements 3.6V (battery pack), 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption (LCD) HD:2.1W
USB Charging DC 5V 800mA
USB Power Supply Yes (Recording / Playback(supplied AC Adaptor AC-UUD11))/(Playback(not supplied AC Adaptor limiting 500mA))
Dimensions (W X H X D) (Including Supplied Battery) approx. 54.0mm(W)×59.5mm(H)×128.0mm(D), approx. 2 1/4 inch(W) ×2 3/8 inch(H) ×5 1/8 inch(D)
Weight (Including Supplied Battery) approx.215g(NP-BX1), approx.7.6oz(NP-BX1)
Weight (Main Unit Only) approx.190g, approx.6.7oz
Included Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1) (1), AC Adaptor (1), USB Connection Support Cable (1), HDMI(Micro) Cable (1), Operating Guide(1)