Imaging: 16.3MP effective, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor captures images at 4928x3264 pixels with 12 bits/color in RAW mode.
Storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC. Stores JPEG, DNG RAW, or RAW + JPEG files.
Video: Records up to 1920x1080p 30fps in MPEG-4 H.264 format; built-in mono microphone; no microphone input; approx. 25 min. maximum clip size at highest quality.
Burst rate: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine), up to 30 shots at 6 fps; RAW (12-bit), up to 8 shots at 6 fps using a UHS-I compatible SD card.
AF system: TTL phase-detection with 11 illuminated focus points (9 cross-type points); single-shot, continuous, predictive focus tracking, auto selection between single-shot and continuous modes available; tested sensitivity to EV –1 (at ISO 100, f/1.4).
Live view: Contrast detection with fixed center point, selectable area, face detection, or subject tracking.
Shutter speeds: 1/6000 to 30 sec, plus B (1/3-EV increments); shutter life not rated; flash sync to 1/180 sec.
Metering: 77-zone TTL metering; evaluative, center-weighted average, and spot; range, 0 to 22 EV (at ISO 100).
ISO range: ISO 100–51,200 (in 1-, 1/2- or 1/3-EV steps).
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism.
LCD: Fixed 3.0-in. TFT LCD with 921,000-dot resolution, 15-step brightness adjustment.
Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and composite video.
Battery: Rechargeable D-LI109 Li-ion; CIPA rating, 410 shots; D-BH109 ($30, street) holder allows use of AA batteries.
Size/weight: 5.1x3.8x2.8 inches, 1.4 lbs with a card and battery.
Street price: $697, body only; $777 with 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 AL WR