Number of Effective Pixels
Approximately 16.1 megapixels
Image Sensor
1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
Total Pixels: 16.57 megapixels (/million)
File Format
  • Still Images: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0, DPOF
  • Movies: Motion JPEG, AVI format, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)
  • Audio (Voice Recording): WAV format (monaural)
Built-in Flash Memory
(Image Area)
34.3MB built-in flash memory (After built-in flash memory is formatted.)
Recording Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card compatible
Number of Recorded Pixels
  • Still Images: 16M (4608 x 3456) / 3:2 (4608 x 3072) / 16:9 (4608 x 2592) / 10M (3648 x 2736) / 5M (2560 x 1920) / 3M (2048 x 1536) / VGA (640 x 480)
  • Movies: HD (1280 x 720) / STD (640 x 480)
Recording Capacity
(Maximum Size)
StillImages: Built-in FlashMemory: Approx. 6 shots (Fine), Approx. 9 shots (Normal)
SD MemoryCard 16GB: Approx. 2791 shots (Fine), Approx. 4191 shots (Normal)
Movies: Recording Time: Maximum recording time per File: 29min
Built-in FlashMemory: Approx. 7seconds (HD)
SD MemoryCard 16GB: Approx. 17 min. 09 seconds(HD)
Operating Speed
Shutter Release Time Lag*1*2: Approx. 0.07 seconds
Continuous Shooting Speed*3*4: Approx. 1.7 second intervals
*1 With built-in flash off.
*2 Time from when the shutter button is fully pressed from focus lock until the image starts to be recorded.
*3 When using SanDisk Corporation 16GB SDHC Memory Card.
*4 When set at maximum image size and normal image quality.
  • Construction: 5 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens.
  • F-number: F3.5 (W) to F6.5 (T)
  • Focal Length: f=4.6 to 27.6mm, (Approx. 26 to 156mm equivalent to 35mm film)
Zoom Ratio
  • Optical Zoom: 6x
  • Digital Zoom: 4x (24 times both with optical and digital zoom)
  • HD Zoom: Maximum 95.6x (VGA, both with optical and digital zoom)
  • Focus Type: Contrast Detection Auto Focus.
  • Focus Modes: Auto Focus, Macro, Infinity (for some BS scenes), Manual focus
  • AF Area: Spot, Multi, Tracking
Focus Range
(From Lens Surface)
  • Auto Focus: Approx. 5cm to Infinity (W)
  • Macro: Approx. 5cm to 50cm (W)
  • Infinity Mode: Infinity
  • Manual Focus: Approx. 5cm to Infinity (W)
* Range is affected by optical zoom.
  • Exposure Metering: Multi pattern, (center weighted for some BS scenes) by CCD
  • Exposure Control: Program AE
  • Exposure Compensation: -2.0EV to +2.0EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type
  • CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter
  • Shutter Speed*: Auto: 1/2 to 1/2000 second, Premium Auto: 1/8 to 1/2000 second
    Night Scene(BEST SHOT): 4 to 1/2000 second
* Depending on user's setting of Camera.
F3.5 (W) to F11.3 (W) (ND filter is being used.)
* Range is affected by optical zoom.
White Balance
Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day white Fluorescent, DaylightFluorescent,Tungsten, manual WB
ISO Sensitivity
(SOS)*: Still Images: Auto/ ISO100/ ISO200/ ISO400/ ISO800/ ISO1600
Movies: Auto
* SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity.
Other Recording Functions
  • Premium Auto: YES
  • BEST SHOT: 26
  • For YouTube™ : YES
  • Face Detection: YES
  • Auto Shutter: NO
  • Voice Recording: YES
  • Audio recording: monaural
10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Red eye reduction
Timekeeping Functions
  • Date and Time: Recorded with image data
  • On-image Time Stamp Function: YES
  • Auto Calendar: To 2049
  • World Time: 162 cities in 32 time zones, City name, date, time, summer time
External Connection Terminals
USB port (Hi-Speed USB compatible, USB charging) / AV output terminal (NTSC/ PAL)
Monitor Screen
2.7-inch TFT color LCD 230,400 dots (960 x 240)
Battery Life
Number of Shots: Approx. 180 still images (CIPA standards)
Continuous Playback: Approx. 3 hours 40 minutes (Still Images)
Continuous Recording: Approx. 1 hours 20 minutes (Movie), Approx. 3 hours 30 minutes (Voice)
Bundled Accessories###Bundled Accessories
Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery (NP-120), USB-AC Adaptor (AD-C53U), AC Power Cord, USB cable, strap, Quick Start Guide
Power Requirements
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-120) x1
94.3 (W) x 56.2 (H) x 20.6 (D) mm (excluding projections; 17mm)
Approximately 133g (Including Battery and Memory Card*)
* When using SanDisk Corporation 16GB SDHC Memory Card.

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