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Number of Effective Pixels
Approximately 12.1 megapixels
Image Sensor
1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
Total Pixels: 12.39 megapixels (/million)
File Format
  • Still images:JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.2), DCF1.0, DPOF
  • Movies:Motion JPEG, AVI format, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)
  • Audio (Voice Recording):WAV format (monaural)
Built-in Flash Memory
(Image Area)
Recording Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card compatible
Number of Recorded Pixels
  • Still images:12M(4000x3000) / 3:2(4000x2656) / 16:9(4000x2240) / 8M(3264x2448) / 5M(2560x1920) / 3M(2048x1536) / VGA(640x480)
  • Movies:IDE(848x480) / STD(640x480) / LP(320x240) / YouTube(640x480)
Recording Capacity
(Maximum Size)
Still Images:Built-in Flash Memory:Approx. 2 shots (Fine), 4 shots (Normal), 6 shots (Economy)
SD Memory Card 1GB:Approx. 122 shots (Fine), 233 shots (Normal), 350 shots (Economy)
Movies:Recording Time:Maximum recording time per file: 10 min.
Built-in Flash Memory:Approx. 9 seconds (HQ Wide)
SD Memory Card 1GB:Approx. 10 min. 8 seconds (HQ Wide)
Operating Speed
Power on to First Shot:Approx. 1.8 seconds
Shutter Release Time Lag:Approx. 0.09 seconds
Shot to Shot Time:Approx. 1.5 seconds
Normal Speed Continuous Shutter:Approx. 1.3 second intervals
High-Speed Continuous Shutter:No
Flash Continuous Shutter:No
  • Construction:6 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens.
  • F-number:F3.1(W) to F5.6(T)
  • Focal Length:f=6.3 to 18.9mm
  • 35mm film equivalent:Approx. 35.5 to 106.5mm
Zoom Ratio
  • Optical Zoom:3x
  • Digital Zoom:4x digital zoom (12 times both with optical and digital zoom)
  • HD Zoom:18.7x (@VGA, both with optical and digital zoom)
  • Focus Type:Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Focus Mode:Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Pan Focus, Infinity mode, Manual focus
  • AF Area:Spot, Multi
Focus Range
(From Lens Surface)
  • Auto focus:Approx. 40cm to ∞ (W)
  • Macro:Approx. 10cm to 50cm (W)
  • Infinity mode:∞ (W)
  • Manual focus:Approx. 10cm to ∞ (W)
*. Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.
  • Exposure Metering:Multi pattern, Center Weighted, Spot by CCD
  • Exposure Control:Program AE
  • Exposure Compensation:-2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type
  • CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter
  • Shutter Speed:Auto:1/2 to 1/2000 second
  • Night Scene:4 to 1/2000 second
F3.1(W) to F7.8(W) (ND filter is being used.)
*. Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.
White Balance
Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual WB
ISO Sensitivity
(SOS/REI)*:Still images:Auto, ISO64, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600
*. SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity. REI: Recommended Exposure Index.
Other Recording Functions
  • BEST SHOT:23
  • YouTube™ Capture Mode:YES
  • Face Detection:YES
  • Auto Shutter:NO
  • Voice Recording:YES
  • Audio recording:monaural
10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash
Flash Mode:Auto, Flash off, Flash on,Red eye reduction
Flash Range Normal:Approx. 0.1 to 2.9 m (W), Approx. 0.5 to 1.6 m (T)
*. Range is affected by optical zoom.
Monitor Screen
2.7-inch Wide TFT color LCD 114,960 dots (479 x 240)
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/AV port
Power Requirements
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-80) x1
Battery Life
Number of Shots:Approx. 210 shots(CIPA standards)
Continuous Playback:Approx 4 hr. 10 min. (still images)
Continuous Recording:Approx. 3hr. 40min. (voice recording), Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. (Movie recording)
(excluding projections):96.8(W) x 56.5(H) x 17.8(D) mm(15.8mm at thinnest point)
(excluding battery and bundled accessories):Approximately 100g

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