Effective Pixels (Still Image) approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx. 6.22 Megapixels(4:3)
Sensor Type 1/2.5 type(7.20mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video) approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9)
Image Processor BIONZ X image processor
Aperture F2.0-3.8
Focal Distance f=4.4-88mm
Filter Diameter 55mm
Iris Diaphragm 6 blades
Focal Length (35 Mm Equivalent) (Still Image) f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) f=32.8-656.0mm(4:3)
Lens Cover Auto
Focal Length (35 Mm Equivalent) (Video) f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9)
Minimum Focus Distance approx.1cm(Wide), approx.80cm(Tele), approx.13/32inch(Wide), approx.31 1/2inch(Tele)
Lens Type ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Digital Zoom 250x
Optical Zoom 20x
Clear Image Zoom 4K : 30x HD : 40x
Diopter Adjustment Yes (-4.0 to +3.0 m-1)
Field Of View 100%
Viewfinder Type 0.6cm(0.24 type)/Color 1 555 200dots equivalent
Brightness Control Yes(Menu)
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Touch Panel Yes
Marker/Grid Display Grid Line
Screen Type 7.5cm(3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921 600dots) Wide(16:9)
Image Stabilization Type Balanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Intelligent Active mode(5-axis)
Fast Intelligent AF Yes
Focus Area Full range Focus/Spot Focus
Focus Mode Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Ring)
Focus Type Contrast AF
Lock-On AF Yes
Manual Focus Assist Magnified display for precise manual focus, Peaking Display
AGC Limit Yes
Auto Iris Control F2.0-F11
Backlight Compensation Yes(Auto)
Exposure Compensation AE Shift(Touch Panel/Ring)
Gain Control Auto
Manual Iris Control F2.0-F11
LOW LUX Mode Yes
Manual Exposure Assist Zebra Pattern Display
Minimum Illumination 4K:Standard:9 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed) HD:Standard:6 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), 4K:Low Lux 1.8lux(1/25 Shutter Speed) HD:Low Lux 1.2lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), NightShot:0 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed)
Metering Modes Multi-segment/Spot
Mode Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Menu/Ring)
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 1/50-1/10000
Smooth Slow 1/215-1/10000
White Balance  
White Balance Shift Yes
White Balance Modes Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor
Flash Compensation Yes(3 steps)
Flash Mode Auto/On/OFF
Flash Metering System Pre-flash TTL
Storage Media  
Media Type XAVC S 4K(100Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, UHS-I U3 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(60Mbps): SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, Class10 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card(4GB or over, Class10 or Higher)/SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, 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) XAVC S format:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Still Image Size (Dual Record) M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Mode) L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440x3056), 12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080x3056), M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), 6.2 Megapixels 4:3 (2880x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode) M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture) XAVC S 4K: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), XAVC S HD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), AVCHD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Video Recording Rate (ABR/VBR) XAVC S 4K: approx.100Mbps, XAVC S 4K: approx.60Mbps, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps, AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps, MP4: approx.3Mbps
Still Image Size (Time-Lapse Capture) 4K:L(8.3M, 3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M, 1920x1080)
Video Resolution XAVC S 4K : 3840x2160/25p, 24p, XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD : 1920x1080/50p(PS), 25p(FX, FH), 24p(FX, FH), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p
Auto Wind Noise Reduction Yes(On/Off)
Audio Recording Format MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit), Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Microphone Built-in Zoom Microphone
Mic Level Control Yes(31steps)
My Voice Canceling Yes
Speaker Monaural Speaker
Advanced Feature  
High Speed Rec Yes(100p/1920x1080, 100/60Mbps)
Other Features Face Detection, Cinematone, Golf Shot, Smooth Slow Rec, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black), Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On ), Red Eye Reduction(Yes), Direct Copy
Time-Lapse Capture Yes, Shooting Interval(1/2/5/10/30/60sec), Shot Number(1-999), Capture Image Size(4K:L(8.3M, 3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M, 1920x1080)), AE Mode(AE Lock/AE Tracking)
NightShot Infrared System Yes
Time Code/User Bit Yes
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 background music(Preinstalled 6 music file
Slow Playback Forward:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Slide Show (Still Image) Slide Show
Trimming Playback Yes
Wireless Function  
NFC™ Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Live Streaming yes
Multi Camera Control yes
Wi-Fi® Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) )
Terminal / Shoe  
Accessory Shoe Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
HDMI Terminal Yes (HDMI micro)
Headphone Jack Stereo Minijack
Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Microphone Input Stereo Minijack
Multi/Micro USB Terminal Yes
Remote Terminal integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal
STD Output Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
Power Consumption (Viewfinder) 4K:4.9W
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)
Charge On Camcorder (Charging Time With Supplied Battery) Yes(approx. 3h 25min)
Power Requirements 6.8V/7.3V(battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption (LCD) 4K:4.9W
USB Charging DC 5V 1500mA
Size & Weight  
Dimensions (W X H X D) (Including Supplied Battery) Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 161mm(Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 166.5mm(NP-FV70)/Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 173mm(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)), Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 3/8inch(Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 5/8inch(NP-FV70)/Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 7/8inch(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery))
Weight (Including Supplied Battery) Approx.585g(NP-FV50A), Approx.635g(NP-FV70)/Approx.625g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery), Approx.680g(NP-FV100A), Approx.1lb 4.6oz(NP-FV50A), Approx.1lb 6.4oz(NP-FV70)/Approx.1lb 6oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery), Approx.1lb 8.0oz(NP-FV100A)
Weight (Main Unit Only) Approx.535g, Approx.1lb 2.9oz
What’s In The Box Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1), AC Adaptor (1), Power Cord (1), Operating Guide(1), HDMI(Micro) Cable (1), Micro USB Cable (1)