Full Specifications & Features


Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
105mm x 130mm x 223mm (4 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 8 7/8 in), with mount adapter LA EA3: 105mm x 130mm x 227mm, with mount adaper LA EA3: 4 1/4in x 5 1/8in x 9in
with NP-FV70; 1030g (2lb 4oz)


Sensor Type
35mm Full-Frame Exmor HD CMOS sensor(35.8 x 23.9mm)
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx. 20.3 megapixels (16:9 movie)
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
Approx. 24.3 megapixels (3:2 Still)


Lens Type
Sony E-Mount lens


Digital Zoom
2.0 x


Exposure Modes
Multi-segment, touch spot
Exposure Compensation
AE Shift (Dial/Touch Panel)
Backlight Compensation
Minimum Illumination
8 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed F3.5)
ISO Sensitivity
Still Mode Only: Auto (100 to 6400), Manual (100 to 25600)

White balance

White Balance Modes
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp


Viewfinder Type
Swivel EVF 1.3cm (0.5 type) 2359k dots


Screen Type
3.0 Xtra Fine LCD™ 270 degree swivel display
Angle Adjustment
Opening Angle: max.90 deg., Turning Angle: max.270 deg.
Brightness Control
Touch Panel


Shutter Speed
1/48-1/10000 (movie_24p), 1/50-1/10000 (movie,other), 30s-1/8000 (Still)


Focus Type
Contrast AF
Focus Mode
Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Direct Manual Focus, Manual Focus
Focus Area
Multi Point AF(25 points)


Image Processor
BIONZ image processor
Approx.10sec.(Still Image)
Picture Effect
Movie and Still: Posterization,Pop color,Retro Photo, Partial Color, High constrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Still Only: Soft Focus, Miniature


Flash Metering System
Pre-flash TTL
Flash Mode
Auto/Forced/Slow Sync./Rear Sync./Prohibited
Flash Compensation
Yes(+/-2EV , 1/3EV Step)

Storage Media

Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible


Recording Format (Video)
HD:MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD™ ver.2.0 format compatible, STD:MPEG2-PS
Recording Format (Still Image)
DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Video Resolution
HD:1920x1080/60p, 60i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ,LP), STD:720x576/60i
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
HD PS:Approx.28Mbps/FX:Approx.24Mbps/FH:Approx.17Mbps/HQ:Approx.9Mbps/LP:Approx.5Mbps, STD HQ:9Mbps
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
10.3 megapixels 3:2 Full size (3936 x 2624), 20.3 megapixels 16:9 Full size(6000 x 3376), 24.0 megapixels 3:2 Full size (6000 x 4000), 3.9 megapixels 16:9 Full size (2640 x 1488), 4.6 megapixels 3:2 Full size (2640 x 1760), 8.7 megapixels 16:9 Full size (3936 x 2216)
Progressive Mode
HD:60p/30p/25p, Progressive recording
Dynamic Range Optimizer


Built-in Microphone
Audio Recording Format
Dolby® Digital 2ch stereo, Dolby® Digital 5.1ch, Dolby® Digital 5.1Creator
Wind Noise Reduction
Monoral Speaker


Input and Output Terminals
Component Video Out, Composite Video Out, HDMI, Headphone Jack, Microphone Input, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)(Read only), S Video Out
Lens Cover


Playback modes
Slide Show (Still Image)


Supplied battery
Power Consumption (Viewfinder)
HD:5.2W, STD:5.0W
Power Consumption (LCD Screen)
HD:4.7W, STD:4.5W

What's In The Box

  • NP-FV70 Battery Pack
  • AC Adaptor
  • Power Cord
  • Component A/V Cable
  • A/V Connecting Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Body cap
  • Mount Adaptor(LA-EA3)
  • Battery cover
  • Wind screen
  • Large eye cup
  • CD-ROM("Handycam" Application Software)
  • Remote Commander
  • Manual


True-to-life detail in every frame

Shoot images packed with detail and vivid colour thanks to a high-resolution 24.3 megapixel, 35mm Full Frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor

Control every element of the shot

With manual controls for iris, shutter speed, white balance and gain on the side of the camera, make quick adjustments as you shoot

Be ready for any shooting scenario

Pick any E-mount lens to suit the scene, or you can use your favourite A-mount lenses with the supplied A-mount lens adapter

Give your HD videos the cinematic look

A 35mm Full Frame sensor shoots in 25p, 50i, 50p and movie standard 24p fps with Cinema Tone Gamma mode™ and Cinema Tone Colour mode™

See it all naturally

Look in for a more realistic view with an XGA OLED viewfinder that delivers a higher han High Definition view of around 2359K dots

Record in surround sound

The Quad Capsule Spatial Array Microphone has four omnidirectional capsules for stereo or 5.1ch surround sound recording

Fast and powerful performance

A BIONZ processor ensures clear, detailed video and still images plus quick, responsive shooting

Get a closer look

The zoom seesaw lever supports 2x digital zooming for, smooth zooming

Designed for stable shooting

The grip is designed to fit easily into your hand, while the grip strap is large for added comfort

Capture it all in HD

Capture all the detail with Full HD 1920 x 1080 video shooting (AVCHD format) at 28Mbps for increased detail and clarity

DSLR quality photos

Shoot stills with DSLR-like picture quality and shallow depth of field for professional looking shots

Touch to control

An adjustable LCD touchscreen offers easy fingertip operation

Get a natural look

The Advanced Dynamic Range Optimiser adjusts exposure and contrast for natural results in high-contrast scenes and backlit portraits

Share your footage in HD

Connect directly to an HD TV or PC and view your videos in cinematic Full High Definition

Record on memory stick or SD card

Slip in a high-capacity media card and shoot Full HD video with no tapes or discs to worry about

Monitor sound with your headphones

Use the included headphone jack and plug in your headphones to ensure optimal sound quality