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Below you'll find specifications for all Sony 'E' mount cameras, from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom.
 
 

2016/sonya6300.jpg

Model

Price

$998 body only 3-16.

Effective megapixels

24.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600, expandable to 51200.

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

4k and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9"  120mm x 67h x 49d 

Weight

14.25oz   404g   with battery

Additional info

Successor to a6000, but slightly larger and heavier.

 

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2015/sa7sII.jpg

Model

Price

$2999  body only, September 2015. 

Effective megapixels

12.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  1.228,800 pixels, tilt-up/down only.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

Yes, 5 axis sensor shift.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600/51200/102400.  50 and 204800/409600 in extended mode. 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Flash sync

1/250 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 2.4m electronic type.

Sensor size

35.8mm x 23.9mm  full frame.

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 -5- 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

5" x 3.7" x 1.9"  126.9mm x 94.4h x 48.2d 

Weight

22.12oz   627g with battery.

Additional info

Upgrades include internal 4k video, and image stabilization.

 

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2015/sa7r2.jpg

Model

Price

$3199  body only, August 2015. 

Effective megapixels

42.4

LCD monitor

3.0"  1,228,800 pixels, tilt-up/down only.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

sensor shift, 5 way.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600/51200/102,400.  50 in extended mode. 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Flash sync

1/250 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 2.36m electronic type.

Sensor size

35.8mm x 23.9mm  full frame.

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Internal 4K

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

5" x 3.8" x 2.4"  126.9mm x 95.7h x 59.7d 

Weight

22oz   625g  with battery.

Additional info

Big new features (among others) include sensor based image stabilization and improved grip, internal 4k recording and new back illuminated 42mp sensor.

 

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2015/sonya7IIsm.jpg

Model

Price

$1699  body only, December 2014. 

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  1,228,800 pixels, tilt-up/down only.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

sensor shift, 5 way.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600.  50 in extended mode. 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Flash sync

1/250 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 2.36m electronic type.

Sensor size

35.8mm x 23.9mm  full frame.

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

5" x 3.8" x 2.4"  126.9mm x 95.7h x 59.7d 

Weight

21.1oz   599g  with battery.

Additional info

Big new features (among others) include sensor based image stabilization and improved grip over A7.

 

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2014/sa7s.jpg

Model

Price

$2499  body only, summer of 2014. 

Effective megapixels

12.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilt-up/down only.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600/51200/102400.  50 and 204800/409600 in extended mode. 

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Flash sync

1/250 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 2.4m electronic type.

Sensor size

35.8mm x 23.9mm  full frame.

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

5" x 3.7" x 1.9"  126.9mm x 94.4h x 48.2d 

Weight

16.1oz   489g   with battery.

Additional info

Apparently designed for Video nuts that like to work in low light.

 

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2014/1076396.jpg

Model

Price

$549 body only 8-14.

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilt-out touch screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.3" x 2.5" x 1.4"  110mm x 63h x 36d 

Weight

9.98oz   283g   with battery

Additional info

Slightly downgraded A6000.

 

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2014/a6000.jpg

Model

Price

$648 body only 4-14.

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.7" x 2.6" x 1.8"  120mm x 67h x 45d 

Weight

12.13oz   344g   with battery

Additional info

Sucessor to NEX-7.

 

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2014/A5000campage.jpg

Model

Price

$598 with 16-50mm PZ lens, 3/14. 

Effective megapixels

20.1

LCD monitor

3.0"  460,000 pixels, tilt-up only touch screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Flash sync

1/160 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type, GN4 at ISO 100.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.4" x 2.6" x 1.2"  110mm x 63h x 36d 

Weight

7.4oz   210g   without battery and lens.

Additional info

New touch screen for low end model.

 

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2014/A7Rcampage.jpg

Model

Price

$2298 body only, 12/2013. 

Effective megapixels

36.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilt-up/down only.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600 selectable in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments.  Base ISO is 100, below that uses trick mode.

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Flash sync

1/160 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses 2.4m electronic type.

Sensor size

35.9mm x 24mm  full frame.

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

5" x 3.7" x 1.9"  127mm x 94h x 48d 

Weight

14.4oz   407g   without battery and lens.

Additional info

Highest megapixel Sony camera thus far.  No Low-pass filter.

 

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2014/A7campage.jpg

Model

Price

$1698 body only, 12/2013. 

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, tilt-up/down only.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600 selectable in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments.  Base ISO is 100, below that uses trick mode.

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/8000 sec

Flash sync

1/250 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses XGA OLED electronic type.

Sensor size

35.8mm x 23.9mm  full frame.

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

No

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

5" x 3.7" x 1.9"  127mm x 94h x 48d 

Weight

16.7oz   474g   without battery and lens.

Additional info

Has both phase and contrast detect for AF.

 

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1stof2013/NEX-3Nsm.jpg

Model

Price

$498 with 16-50mm PZ lens, 4/13. 

Effective megapixels

16.1

LCD monitor

3.0"  460,000 pixels, has tilt-out and up 180° screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type, GN6 at ISO 200.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.4" x 2.4" x 1.4"  110mm x 62h x 35d 

Weight

7.4oz   210g   without battery

Additional info

New low resolution screen.

 

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Late2012/NEX-6.jpg

Model

Price

$849 body only, 11/12. 

Effective megapixels

16.1

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No, uses electronic viewfinder, 2.4m dot resolution.

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

Full HD and lesser modes.

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.7" x 2.6" x 1.7"  120mm x 67h x 43d 

Weight

10.1oz   287g   without battery

Additional info

New hybrid focusing system like the NEX-5R has.  Also has new ISO standard hotshoe.

 

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2014/nex5rpg.jpg

Model

Price

$649 body only, 9/12. 

Effective megapixels

16.1

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out and up 180° screen, and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.4" x 2.4" x 1.6"  111mm x 59h x 38d 

Weight

7.4oz   210g   without battery

Additional info

New hybrid focusing system.  Beginner to Intermediate model, replaces NEX-5N.

 

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2012/snexcp2.jpg

Model

Price

$599 with kit lens, 6/12. 

Effective megapixels

16.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out and up 180° screen, and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.7" x 2.6" x 1.7"  117mm x 67h x 41d 

Weight

9.0oz   255g   without battery

Additional info

Beginners model, replaces NEX-C3.

 

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endof2011/NEX7.jpg

Model

Price

$1199 body only  10-11.  Production problems (flooding of facilities) caused very limited stock until mid-2012.

Effective megapixels

24.3

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.5mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, pop up type.

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.7" x 2.6" x 1.7"  120mm x 67h x 43d 

Weight

10.3oz   291g   without battery

Additional info

First intermediate level NEX camera.  Uses same sensor as A77.

 

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endof2011/NEX5n.jpg

Model

Price

$599 body only  9-11

Effective megapixels

16.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top

Movie mode

Full HD

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.4" x 2.4" x 1.5"  111mm x 62h x 38d  excluding grip and lens mount

Weight

9.5oz   269g   without battery

Additional info

Minor upgrade to NEX-5.  Uses new 16.2mp sensor.

 

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JUNE2011/NEX-C3hp.jpg

Model

NEX-C3

Price

$599 with 16mm lens  8-11

Effective megapixels

16.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top

Movie mode

Yes, 1280x720p 30fps, and 640x480 30fps using MPEG-4

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.4" x 2.4" x 1.3"  110mm x 60h x 33d  excluding grip and lens mount

Weight

7.9oz   225g   without battery

Additional info

Very minor upgrade to NEX-3.  Smaller body, and a 16.2mp sensor.

 

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July2010/5NEX-5.jpg

Model

NEX-5

Price

$699 with lens  7-10

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top

Movie mode

Yes, up to full HD (1920x1080 60i) using AVCHD, or lower using MPEG-4

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.4" x 2.4" x 1.6"  111mm x 59h x 38d  excluding grip and lens mount

Weight

8.1oz   229g   without battery

Additional info

Comes in silver or black.

 

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July2010/3NEX-3.jpg

Model

NEX-3

Price

$599 with lens  7-10

Effective megapixels

14.2

LCD monitor

3.0"  921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.

Lens

 

Zoom

 

Recording media

Memory stick, SD

Image stabilization

No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.

ISO range

200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800

Manual controls

Absolutely

Shutter speed

30 sec - 1/4000 sec

Optical viewfinder

No

Sensor size

23.4mm x 15.6mm  APS-C

AF assist lamp

Yes

Timer

10 sec - 2 sec delay

Flash

Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top

Movie mode

Yes, 1440x1080 30p using MPEG-4

Power source

NP-FW50 

Dimensions

4.6" x 2.5" x 1.4"  117mm x 63h x 33d  excluding grip and lens mount

Weight

8.4oz   239g   without battery

Additional info

Down-grade to NEX-5; no full HD movies, slightly larger size and lesser build quality, and no wireless remote support.  Comes in silver, red and black.

 

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