Turning on the Power

  • Power on

    The camera turns on. You can now shoot still photos and record movies.

  • Power off

    The camera is turned off and does not function. Set the power switch to this position when not using the camera.


  • [Saving...] is displayed if you set the power switch to Power off during image recording to the card, and the camera will turn off after recording is finished.

Setting the Display Language

Set the Language if the [Language] setting screen appears after you turn on the camera.

Setting the Date, Time, and Time Zone

Set the Date/Time/Zone if the [Date/Time/Zone] setting screen appears.

Connecting the Camera to a Smartphone

Instructions for connecting to a smartphone are displayed if you select [OK] when the setup screen appears ().

Battery Level Indicator

When the power switch is set to Power on, the battery level will be indicated.

Battery level 3 Battery level is sufficient.
Battery level 2 Battery level is low, but the camera can still be used.
Battery level 1 Battery will be exhausted soon (blinks).
Battery level 0 Charge the battery.


  • Doing any of the following will exhaust the battery faster:
    • Pressing the shutter button halfway for a prolonged period.
    • Activating the AF frequently without taking a picture.
    • Using Image Stabilizer.
    • Using the Wi-Fi function or Bluetooth function.
    • Using the screen frequently.
    • Using accessories compatible with the multi-function shoe.
  • The number of available shots may decrease depending on the actual shooting conditions.
  • Lens operations are powered by the camera's battery. Certain lenses may exhaust the battery faster than others.
  • See [Set-up: Battery info.] to check the battery status ().
  • In low ambient temperatures, shooting may not be possible even with a sufficient battery level.