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Time-lapse Specifications

Application-Specific Items

Maximum number of images shot consecutively990

Recorded Image Format

Still images and/or a movie can be selected.

Image size (*1)Still: L, M, S, VGA
Movie: 1920x1080, 1280x720
Aspect Ratio (*1)Still: 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 1:1
Movie: 16:9
Quality (*1)Still: RAW(*), RAW & JPEG, Extra fine, Fine, Standard

(*: RAW cannot be selected when recording both still images and movies simultaneously. Other formats including RAW&JPEG can be selected.)

File FormatStill: RAW(*1), JPEG
Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG) (Location Information Linkage: Not supported)
RAW File Type (*1)(*2)Compressed: Supported
Uncompressed: Supported
Frame Rate30p, 24p

Shooting settings

Shooting Mode (*1) P, A, S, M
Drive Mode Single Shooting
Flash Mode Flash Off
Focus Mode (*1) Single-shot AF, DMF, Manual Focus
Focus Area (*1) Wide, Center, Flexible Spot
Focus HoldNot supported
Silent Shooting (*1) Supported
(Disabled when [Miniature] is used as a theme.)
Smart Zoom, Clear Image Zoom, Digital Zoom (*1) Supported
(Digital zoom is disabled during movie recording.)
Face Detection Not supported
Soft Skin Effect Not supported
SteadyShot Not supported
LCD Display (*1) Display Info., No Disp. Info., Level, Histogram, Deactivate Monitor (*), For Time-lapse Use
(* Only when shooting)
Finder Display (*1) Disp. Basic Info, Level, Histogram
Touch Shutter Not supported
Smile Shutter Not supported
Object Tracking Not supported
Auto Portrait Framing Not supported


Exposure Compensation (*1) Supported
ISO Sensitivity (*1) Auto, 50 to 409600
BULB shootingNot supported
AEL hold, AEL toggle Not supported
White Balance (*1) Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Warm White, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, C.Temp./Filter, Underwater Auto, Custom
Metering Mode Multi
DRO/Auto HDR Not supported
Picture Effect (*1)
When [Movie] or [Still Images & Movie] is chosen as the recorded image format:
Off, Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Miniature
When only [Still Images] is chosen as the recorded image format:
Off, Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Mono., Miniature, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono., Watercolor, Illustration
Creative Style (*1) Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Sepia

Application Feature Restrictions Based on Camera Model

α7R II, α7S II, α7S, α6500, α6300 α7 II, RX1R II α7, α7R, α6000, α5000, RX10 III, RX10 II, RX100 III, RX100 IV, RX100 V, HX400V, HX400, HX60V, HX60 α5100 NEX-6, NEX-5T, NEX-5R
AE Tracking Sensitivity Adjustable AE tracking sensitivity cannot be set. When AE is set to [Tracking], exposure is determined independently frame by frame.
Monitor brightness during shooting Normal, Dim Normal, Dim, Monitor Off Normal
Silent Shooting Supported Not supported

Focus Area Setting Displays for the NEX-5R, NEX-5T, and NEX-6

On the NEX-5R, NEX-5T, and NEX-6, depending on the firmware version, the terms for Focus Area setting displays may differ when used in applications and when used outside applications, as shown in the table below. The actual functions are the same.

When not using applicationWideMultiSpotCenterLocalFlexible Spot
When using applicationWideMulti / WideSpot / CenterCenter Local / Flexible SpotFlexible Spot

General Notes


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