Top side

Illustration of the top side of the camera

  1. Still/Movie/S&Q switch
  2. MOVIE (Movie) button
  3. C1 button (Custom button 1)/ (Background Defocus) button
  4. Speaker
  5. Internal microphone

    Do not cover this part during movie recording. Doing so may cause noise or lower the volume.

  6. Multi Interface Shoe*

    Some accessories may not go in all the way and protrude backward from the Multi interface shoe. However, when the accessory reaches the front end of the shoe, the connection is completed.

  7. Image sensor position mark
    • The image sensor is the sensor that converts light into an electric signal. The position of the image sensor is indicated by (Image sensor position mark). When you measure the exact distance between the camera and the subject, refer to the position of the horizontal line.

    • If the subject is closer than the minimum shooting distance of the lens, the focus cannot be confirmed. Make sure you put enough distance between the subject and the camera.

* For details on compatible accessories for the Multi Interface Shoe, visit the Sony website, or consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
Accessories for the Accessory Shoe can also be used. Operations with other manufacturers’ accessories are not guaranteed.

Multi Interface Shoe logo

Accessory Shoe logo

Using the wind screen (supplied)

Use the wind screen to reduce wind noise picked up by the internal microphone when recording a movie.

Attach the wind screen to the Multi Interface Shoe.


  • When attaching the wind screen, make sure that the wind screen does not get caught in the Multi Interface Shoe.
  • When attaching a lens, make sure that the wind screen does not get caught in the lens mount.