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Mode dial

Hot shoe

[Fn] (function) dial

N (flash pop-up) lever

Strap eyelet

Connector cover

Lens signal contacts

Lens release button


AF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp

[ON/OFF] switch

Shutter button

t (movie recording) button

Main command dial

[Fn] (function) button


Microphone/remote release connector (Φ2.5 mm)

Battery chamber

Memory card slot

Battery latch

Body cap

LCD monitor
Touch screen

b Delete button

a (playback) button

Diopter adjustment control

Electronic viewfinder (EVF)

Eye sensor

[VIEW MODE] button

[Q] (quick menu) button
RAW conversion button (playback mode)

Sub-command dial

Indicator lamp

Connector cover

Screw cap


[MENU/OK] button
X (control lock) button (press and hold)

Cable channel cover for DC coupler

Battery-chamber cover latch

Battery-chamber cover

[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button

Tripod mount


HDMI Micro connector (Type D)

Micro USB (Micro-B) USB 2.0 connector

The Mode Dial

To select a shooting mode, rotate the dial until the icon for the desired mode aligns with the index.

Mode Description


The camera automatically optimizes settings to the scene.


Aperture and shutter speed can be adjusted using program shift.

[M] ([MANUAL])

Select for full control over camera settings, including aperture ([M] and [A]) and/or shutter speed ([M] and [S]).


Follow an on-screen guide to create a panorama.


Choose a scene suited to the subject or shooting conditions and let the camera do the rest.


Take photos with filter effects.

The Selector

Use the efgh buttons to highlight items or access camera functions.

Move cursor up (e)
[AF] (autofocus) button

Move cursor right (h)
[WB] (white balance) button

Move cursor down (f)
I (burst shooting) button

Move cursor left (g)
h (self-timer) button

[MENU/OK] button

Control Lock

To prevent accidental operation of the selector and [Q] button during shooting, press [MENU/OK] until X is displayed. The controls can be unlocked by pressing [MENU/OK] until X is no longer displayed.

The Serial Number Plate

Do not remove the serial number plate, which provides the FCC ID, KC mark, serial number, and other important information.

Serial number plate

The Command Dials

The main and sub-command dials are used for the operations listed below.


Exposure compensation

Choose a shutter speed

Adjust settings in the quick menu

View other pictures during playback


Program shift

Choose a shutter speed

Adjust aperture 1

Adjust power zoom when the monitor is opened horizontally to approximately 180° for self-portraits (“selfies”) 2

Adjust settings in the quick menu

Zoom in or out in full frame playback

Zoom in or out in multi-frame playback


Zoom in on selected focus point

In manual focus mode, press and hold to choose c[MF ASSIST] options

Release the shutter when the monitor is opened horizontally to approximately 180° for self-portraits (“selfies”)

Zoom in on the active focus point during playback

1 Use aperture ring to adjust aperture.

2 Power zoom lens attached and [ON] selected for T [ELECTRONIC ZOOM SETTING].

[Fn] (function) dial

Rotate the function dial to quickly adjust settings for the assigned function during shooting.

At shipment, the dial is assigned the [DEFAULT] role. At this setting, the function performed by the dial varies with the position of the mode dial.

Mode Description
[Adv.] ([ADVANCED FILTER]) Filter selection
[SP] ([SCENE POSITION]) Scene selection
S ([ADVANCED SR AUTO])/M/N/O Self-timer
h Portrait enhancer level selection
[M] ([MANUAL])
Film simulation

The role performed by the function dial can be chosen using h[BUTTON SETTING] > [FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING] (a Assigning a Role to the Function Button).

The Indicator Lamp

The indicator lamp shows camera status as follows:

Indicator lamp Camera status
Glows green Focus locked.
Blinks green Focus or slow shutter speed warning. Pictures can be taken.
Blinks green and orange

Camera on: Recording pictures. Additional pictures can be taken.

Camera off: Uploading pictures to a smartphone or tablet.

Glows orange Recording pictures. No additional pictures can be taken at this time.
Blinks orange Flash charging; flash will not fire when picture is taken.
Blinks red Lens or memory error.

Warnings may also appear in the display.

The LCD Monitor

The LCD monitor can be reversed for self-portraits (a Self-Portraits (Selfies)) or tilted for ease of viewing, but be careful that your fingers and other objects do not get caught between the monitor and the camera body and avoid touching the wires behind the display. Touching the wires could cause camera malfunction.

The LCD monitor also functions as a touch screen (a Touch Screen Mode).

Focusing the Viewfinder

If the indicators displayed in the viewfinder are blurred, put your eye to the viewfinder and rotate the diopter adjustment control until the display is in sharp focus.