Pull the scene as close as you like with a 50x optical zoom (100x Clear Image Zoom) compact that handles and performs like a DSLR camera. Whether your subject is near or far, the power, speed and precision of the 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine work brilliantly in tandem to deliver images of extraordinary detail.
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Bring out the detail, even in low light. A back-illuminated 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor has wide receptive areas to allow more light and detail into every frame.
Expect truer colour rendering, better noise reduction, and faster burst mode shooting with the BIONZ X™ image processor – it’s 3x more powerful than our previous BIONZ processor, for images of the highest quality.
A premium 50x optical zoom. ZEISS® quality ensures brilliant images with rich details and contrast. Stabilized with Optical SteadyShot™.
Distance is no issue. Pull everything closer with huge 50x optical zoom – for pin-sharp clarity in every frame. Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation helps prevent camera shake even when zooming at the highest setting.
Never lose sight of the perfect shot. Lock-on AF automatically adjusts frame size based on the characteristics of your subject for clear and for precise focusing results.
Get the feel and look of a DLSR with easy-to-use controls and an ergonomic grip. Buttons and features are carefully placed and easy to reach, just like a professional camera.
With the mode dial, you can select aperture or shutter priority. A handy control dial for your thumb gives you quick and simple manual control over whichever mode you’ve selected.
See images appear bright and clear on a 921k-dot resolution Xtra Fine LCD WhiteMagic™ 7.5cm (3”) display.
Take the guesswork out of composing shots and get exactly the result you’re looking for. A 201k-dot resolution electronic viewfinder gives you a clear, real-time preview with 100% field coverage – ideal for framing, focusing, and reviewing shots using various settings.
Give moving moments the cinematic treatment. Just hit the dedicated movie button to start shooting crisp, clear Full HD movies.Optical SteadyShot Intelligent Active Mode keeps your videos stable and shake-free, even when you’re walking or zooming.
Record clear, smooth Full HD movies in your choice of frame rate – even at 24p (24 fps) – for a cinema-like effect.
If you’re looking to get more serious with your shooting, try AVCHD progressive format for sharp, professional-looking footage.
A cool effect to show off jumps, tracks, and more with Motion Shot Video. Captured subject movement is displayed in a sequence of superimposed images on a single background.1
Intelligent Active Mode with 5-axis2 image stabilisation and advanced frame analysis compensates for camera shake during movie recording to minimise blur that often results from handheld shooting.
Breathe new life into a picture by using built-in Picture Effect technology. There’s a range of modes to choose from – you don’t even have to download image-editing software.
Connect the camera to a 4K Ultra HD TV to see your photos in dazzling clarity on a big screen. Every shade you see will appear vivid and lifelike thanks to TRILUMINOS™ colour.