On image data compatibility
• This camera supports "MP4 format" as movie
file format. Therefore, movies recorded by this
camera cannot be played on devices that do not
support "MP4 format".
• This camera does not support "AVCHD format"
and therefore is not compatible with the
playback and recording of movies in "AVCHD
format" like a Digital HD Video camera
• Still images recorded by this camera are
compressed/recorded in JPEG format. The file
extension is ".JPG".
• The camera conforms with DCF (Design rule
for Camera File system) universal standard
established by JEITA (Japan Electronics and
Information Technology Industries
• Sony does not guarantee that the camera will
play back images recorded or edited with other
equipment, or that other equipment will play
back images recorded with the camera.
Warning on copyright
Television programs, films, videotapes, and other
materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized
recording of such materials may be contrary to the
provisions of the copyright laws.
No compensation for damaged
content or recording failure
Sony cannot compensate for failure to record or
loss or damage of recorded content due to a
malfunction of the camera or recording media, etc.
The images used in this handbook
• The images used as examples in this handbook
are reproduced images, and are not actual
images shot using the camera.
• Design and specifications are subject to change
Notes on playing back movies on
The camera is compatible with MPEG-4 AVC/
H.264 Main Profile for HD (high definition) image
quality recording. Therefore, you cannot play back
images recorded with HD (high definition) image
quality on the camera with the devices which are
not compatible with the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264.