• Get close to the action with 30x optical zoom and Optical SteadyShot.
  • Bring out the detail with a G Lens and 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor.
  • Shoot smooth Full HD movies with cinematic 24p and 60p recording.
  • Share shots quickly and easily with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC.
  • Get creative with Picture Effect and PlayMemories camera apps.
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor.
  • Screen type: 7.5cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

Develop for Sony cameras

The Sony Camera Remote API beta SDK allows you to develop apps to control a number of Sony cameras wirelessly from another device.

Supported APIs/SDKs


  • W x H x D: 108.1mm x 63.6mm x 38.3mm (4 3/8 in. x 2 5/8 in. x 1 9/16 in.)


  • Approx. 272g (9.6oz.) (Battery and Memory Stick DUO are included), Approx. 246g (8.6oz.) (Body Only)

Sensor type

  • 1/2.3 type (7.82mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

Effective pixels

  • Approx. 20.4 Megapixels


  • F3.5 (W) – 6.3 (T)

Focal length

  • f=4.3 – 129mm

Lens and Optics

  • Lens type: Sony G, 11 elements in 10 groups (including 5 aspheric elements)
  • Optical zoom: 30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
  • Digital zoom (still image): 20M Approx. 120x / 10M Approx. 170x / 5M Approx. 240x / VGA Approx. 486x / 15M (16:9) Approx. 120x / 2M (16:9) Approx. 324x
  • Digital zoom (movie): Approx. 120
  • Clear image zoom: Still Image: 20M Approx. 60x / 10M Approx. 85x / 5M Approx. 120x / VGA Approx. 486x / 15M (16:9) Approx. 60x / 2M (16:9) Approx. 162x;Movie: Approx.60x
  • Steadyshot: Optical
  • Focus type: Contrast detection AF
  • Focus mode: Single-shot AF, Semi Manual, Manual Focus, Continuous AF (Movie Only)
  • Focus range: iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 200cm (6.56 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 200cm (6.56 ft.) to Infinity)
  • Light metering mode: Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Spot

Screen type

  • 7.5cm (3.0type) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD

Brightness control

  • Manual (5 steps)

Shutter speed

  • iAuto (4 – 1/1600) / Program Auto (1 – 1/1600) / Aperture Priority (8 – 1/1600) / Shutter Priority (30 – 1/1600) / Manual (30 – 1/1600)

White balance modes

  • Auto, Daylight, Cloudy,Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White,Fluor.: Daylight, Incandescent, Flash, C.Temp./Filter, Custom

Compatible recording media

  • Memory Stick™ Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo™;Memory Stick PRO Duo™(high speed);Memory Stick PRO HG Duo™;Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™;Memory Stick Micro;Memory Stick Micro (Mark2);SD Memory Card;SDHC Memory Card;SDXC Memory Card;microSD Memory Card;microSDHC Memory Card;microSDXC Memory Card

Still image resolution

  • 3:2mode: 18M (5,184×3,456) / 8.9M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5M (2,592×1,728);4:3mode:20M(5,184×3,888) / 10M(3,648×2,736) / 5M(2,592×1,944) / VGA;16:9mode:15M(5,184×2,920) / 7.5M(3,648×2,056) / 2.1M(1,920×1,080);1:1mode:15M(3,888×3,888) / 7.5M(2,736×2,736) / 3.7M(1,920×1,920) / Sweep Panorama:Wide(7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920) /Standard(4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920) / Sweep Panorama:360 (11,520×1,080)

Movie recording mode

  • AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920×1,080/50p) / 24M FX(1,920×1,080/50i) / 17M FH(1,920×1,080/50i) / 24M FX(1,920×1,080/25p) / 17M FH(1,920×1,080/25p);MP4: 12M(1,440×1,080/25fps) / 3M VGA(640×480/25fps)

Panorama (recording)

  • Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)

Recording format

  • AVCHD:Dolby Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby Digital Stereo Creator), MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch


  • Yes (DSC-HX60V)

Built-in Flash Mode

  • Flash Off , Autoflash , Fill-flash , Slow Sync. , Advanced Flash ,Rear Sync. , Wireless (with optional compliant flash)

Flash type

  • Built-in, manual pop-up

Built-in Flash Range

  • ISO Auto: Approx. 0.25m to 5.6m (0.82 ft. to 18.37 ft.) (W) / Approx. 2.0m to 3.0m (6.56 ft.. to 9.84 ft.) (T);ISO3200: up to Approx. 7.9m (25.91 ft.) (W) / Approx. 4.2m (13.78 ft.) (T)

Image processor

  • BIONZ™ X

Shooting Mode

  • Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR(Memory Recall), Movie Mode(Intelligent Auto, Scene Selection), Panorama, Scene Selection, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto

Continous shooting speed (maximum)

  • Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)


  • Off / 10sec. / 2sec. / portrait1 / portrait2

Scene selection

  • High Sensitivity, Handheld Twilight, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Soft Skin, Anti Motion Blur, Beach, Snow, Advanced Sports Shooting, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode

Photo Creativity

  • Yes

Picture Effects

  • Toy camera, Pop colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration

Panorama (shooting)

  • 360 Sweep Panorama

Shooting functions

  • Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Grid Line, Digital Level Gauge (pitch), WB Bracket, MF Assist, Micref Level

Playback Modes

  • BRAVIA Sync(Control for HDMI), Auto Orientation, 9/25-frame index view, Forward/Rewind (Movie), Delete, Protect, Slideshow, Motion Shot Video

Exposure Compensation

  • +/- 2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)

ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)

  • Auto (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit), 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200, Multi-Frame NR:Auto (ISO80-3200), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 /12800

ISO Sensitivy (Movie)

  • Auto: ( ISO80-1000 level ) / High Sensitivity: (ISO80-2000 level)

Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

  • Approx. 1.2W

Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)

  • Approx. 380 / Approx. 190min

Input and Output Terminals

  • Multi/Micro USB Terminal;Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0);Micro HDMI;Multi Interface Shoe

Wi-Fi Connectivity

  • Yes, IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band)


  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1;AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D;Micro USB cable;Wrist Strap;Shoe Cap;Instruction Manual;AC Power Code