The flagship of the Cyber-shot range delivers extraordinary image quality with DSLR-like creative features, Extra High Sensitivity Technology and manual controls. Explore new shooting possibilities with ultra-powerful zoom range, Full HD 50p video, GPS and 3D shooting.
From action packed sports scenes to thrilling close-ups of distant wildlife: fill the frame with stunningly detailed images. Clear Image Zoom doubles 30x optical zoom to an incredible 60x magnification while maintaining flawless picture quality.
Just touch a button and shoot brilliantly crisp, detailed Full HD video clips: you'll enjoy stable, blur-free images even while walking or zooming. Record 50 Full HD (1920x1080) frames every second to capture silky-smooth, cinematic action.
Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The high-resolution Exmor R CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures.
Fine-tune your image with a wide range of easy-to-use manual functions, just like a DSLR camera. Switch between zoom and manual focus with the lens ring. Make quick adjustments with the jog dial and custom button. Store settings for instant recall.
Enjoy crisper, clearer pictures whether you’re shooting stills or HD video. The precision Vario-Sonnar zoom lens by Carl Zeiss features a unique T* coating that reduces flare and reflections for high-contrast images.
Take control of your photos and videos and bring them to life through your PlayStation3 with PlayMemories Studio. You can add sound effects, or edit your videos to make the perfect home movie quickly and easily.
18.2 effective megapixels Exmor R CMOS sensor - Highly efficient sensor design works with BIONZ processor to reduce image noise for superb low-light pictures
30x optical zoom/27mm wide angle lens - Vario-Sonnar T* lens by Carl Zeiss with ultra-powerful zoom range and superb optical quality at all zoom settings
60x Clear Image Zoom - Doubles 30x optical zoom range to an effective 60x, filling the frame with distant subjects while maintaining superb image quality
By Pixel Super Resolution technology - Intelligently optimises detail and sharpness for ultra-realistic images - also boosts effective resolution of high-zoom shots
Superior Auto Mode - Achieve DSLR-like quality easily: settings are adjusted automatically for superb images with low noise and high dynamic range
Extra High Sensitivity Technology - Expands shooting opportunities to include extremely dimly-lit conditions
Smooth, high speed autofocus - Lock onto your subject with pin-sharp AF in as little as 0.13 seconds: focus quickly in dim conditions when other cameras struggle
Tracking Focus - Keeps accurate focus on your selected subject, even when it's moving - so the star of your movie always looks their best
Photo Creativity interface - Make quick, simple adjustments to colour, brightness and other picture settings - preview changes in real time on screen.
Artistic Picture Effect modes - Create 'in camera' effects, including Toy Camera, Partial Colour, Pop Colour, HDR Painting, Miniature, Illustration, Watercolour,
Background Defocus - Create pro-style images with crisp foreground subjects against a smoothly blurred background, just like a DSLR camera
High-speed continuous shooting - Press the shutter button and freeze the action with a burst of images at up to 10 frames per second
1080i Full HD movie - One-touch record with zoom of high quality Full HD video clips using AVCHD format (1920x1080i)
1920x1080 50p Full HD movie - Shoot smooth, cinematic movies in progressive shooting mode
Optical SteadyShot Active Mode - Corrects shaky handheld camera movements when shooting video, even while walking or zooming; also compensates for rolling motion
Dual REC - Press the shutter button and capture high-resolution still photos during video recording. Grab still frames from video playback
Intelligent Sweep Panorama - Automatically combines a burst of images to create extra-wide panoramic pictures, even with moving subjects in the frame
3D Sweep Panorama - Sweep the camera and capture extra-wide 3D panoramic images. Enjoy the dramatic results either in 2D or on a 3D TV
Sweep Panorama High Resolution - Sweep the camera and shoot super-detailed panoramas. Enjoy on your connected HD TV, or zoom in with PlayStation3
Sweep Multi Angle - Shoot a burst of images to see your subject from different angles. View on LCD or on HDTV with PS3 and PlayMemories Studio
3D Still Image - Press the shutter button: Cyber-shot automatically creates a single 3D image from two successive frames: view on 3D TV
7.5cm/3" XtraFine TruBlack LCD - Large, very high resolution screen (921k dot resolution) with excellent detail and high contrast; can tilt up or down
Digital Level Gauge - On-screen guide helps you keep horizons true and level
Advanced manual functions - Enjoy DSLR-like creative control with manual ring for smooth zoom/focus; plus jog dial, WB shift, custom button and memory recall
Eye Sensor - Automatically switches from LCD to viewfinder display when camera is raised to your eye
GPS and Log Record with Compass - Geotag images and video clips to enjoy after shooting with exciting on-line maps. Cyber-shot also traces your journey
HD output - View video and still images on HD TV (requires optional cable): PhotoTV HD enhances viewing on compatible BRAVIA
Face Detection - Automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits and priority selectable for children/adults
Smile Shutter - Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children/adults
Backlight Correction HDR - Produces natural, balanced results with high contrast when shooting strongly backlit scenes
Soft Skin mode - Automatically retouches portraits, removing blemishes and boosting skin tone for beautiful faces
Self Portrait Timer - Detects correct framing when camera is held at arm's length; shutter fires automatically for great self portraits
Easy Shooting mode - Fuss-free operation for beginners with large, easy-to-read on-screen instructions
In-Camera Guide - Get on-screen tips and information on operating your camera without leafing through instruction manuals
In-camera retouching - Fun in-camera still image retouching functions including Picture Effect, trim, red-eye correction and unsharp mask
PlayMemories Home - Pre-installed software makes it easy to transfer images to PC for viewing, editing, printing, emailing, web uploads and more
Memory card compatibility - Cyber-shot accepts a wide range of cards, including Memory Stick and SD/SDHC - see Technical Specifications for compatibility
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