Pull the scene as close as you like with a 50x optical zoom (100x Clear Image Zoom) compact that handles and performs like a DSLR camera. Whether your subject is near or far, the power, speed and precision of the 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine work brilliantly in tandem to deliver images of extraordinary detail. Bring out the detail, even in low light. A back-illuminated 20.4MP Exmor R™ CMOS sensor has wide receptive areas to allow more light and detail into every frame. Expect truer colour rendering, better noise reduction, and faster burst mode shooting with the BIONZ X™ image processor – it’s 3x more powerful than our previous BIONZ processor, for images of the highest quality. A premium 50x optical zoom. ZEISS® quality ensures brilliant images with rich details and contrast. Stabilized with Optical SteadyShot™. Distance is no issue. Pull everything closer with huge 50x optical zoom – for pin-sharp clarity in every frame. Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation helps prevent camera shake even when zooming at the highest setting. Never lose sight of the perfect shot. Lock-on AF automatically adjusts frame size based on the characteristics of your subject for clear and for precise focusing results. Get the feel and look of a DLSR with easy-to-use controls and an ergonomic grip. Buttons and features are carefully placed and easy to reach, just like a professional camera. With the mode dial, you can select aperture or shutter priority. A handy control dial for your thumb gives you quick and simple manual control over whichever mode you’ve selected. See images appear bright and clear on a 921k-dot resolution Xtra Fine LCD WhiteMagic™ 7.5cm (3”) display. Take the guesswork out of composing shots and get exactly the result you’re looking for. A 201k-dot resolution electronic viewfinder gives you a clear, real-time preview with 100% field coverage – ideal for framing, focusing, and reviewing shots using various settings.