Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Focus Magnifier

You can check the focus by enlarging the image before shooting.

  1. MENU (Camera Settings)[Focus Magnifier].
  2. Press on the center of the control wheel to enlarge the image and select the position you want to enlarge using up/down/left/right side of the control wheel.
  3. Confirm the focus.
  4. Press the shutter button fully down to shoot the image.


  • Each time you press in the center, the magnifier scaling changes.
  • When focusing manually, you can adjust the focus while an image is magnified.
  • The [Focus Magnifier] function will be released when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • You can record images while an image is enlarged, but the product records a full-display image.
  • The [Focus Magnifier] function will be released after shooting.
  • You can set how long the image is to be shown magnified by selecting MENU(Custom Settings) → [Focus Magnif. Time].