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Type Professional
Announced 19/04/2017  
Indicative price (USD) 4500  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 6024 x 4024  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.24  
Sensor size (mm) 23.8 x 35.6 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 204800 
Shutter type Electronic/Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/32000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 20.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware 1.0 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony FE  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FZ100, 7.2V, 2280mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 83
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 0.78 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No 
View finder diopter -4 to +3 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1440000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-C ( Continuous AF), DMF (Direct Manual Focus), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 693 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 5.0EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps), (with exposure compensation dial +/- 3EV (1/3 EV steps)) 
Drive modes Single, Continuous (Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer, Self-timer (Cont.), Bracket: Single, Bracket: Cont., White Balance bracket, DRO bracket 
Buffer size 362 (JPEG), 241 (RAW), 222 (RAW+JPEG) 
Recording medium Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro(M2), SD, SDHC (UHS-I/II compliant), SDXC (UHS-I/II compliant), microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB/WIFI/NFC/RJ-45 
Bluetooth Yes 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 3840 x 2160 / 30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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