General

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Brand
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Sony
Lowest price
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$362.87
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Announced
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August 2014
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x
Megapixels
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24.7 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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No

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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24.7 MP
Native resolution
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5736 × 4304
Pixel size
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14.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3"
Resolution
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921k dots
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Touch screen
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Yes
Flips out
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Yes
Live view
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Yes

Lenses

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Lens availability
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62 lenses
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Lens mount
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Sony E

Form factor

Size
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110×63×36 mm
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Depth
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1.4"
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Weight
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224 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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Yes
Waterproof
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No
Weather sealed
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No
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Built-in focus motor
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No

Viewfinder

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Type
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None
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Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps
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Supports 24p
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Yes
High-speed framerate
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None
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External mic jack
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No
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Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes
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All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 1,440 x 1,080 @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 24fps
  4. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

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Panorama
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Yes
HDR
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Yes
3D
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No
Image stabilization
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None
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Supports RAW
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Yes
GPS
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No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown
Battery life
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400 shots
Continuous shooting
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6 fps
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Focus system

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Autofocus
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Phase detection
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Focus points
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179
Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s
Min
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30s

Flash

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Built-in flash
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Yes
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Popup
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Yes
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External connection
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No
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Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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  1. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  2. Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  3. SD
  4. SDHC
  5. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

compared to recent mirrorless cameras
Image quality
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80.0
Color depth
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23.8 bits
Dynamic range
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13 EV
Low light performance
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1,347 ISO