High Frame Rate

You can record movies at high frame rates of 239.8/200.0 fps or 119.9/100.0 fps. This is ideal for recording movies that will be played back in slow motion. The maximum recording time per movie is 89 min. 29 sec.

  • 239.8fps/200.0fps is available with the recording size set to Full HD.
  • The compression method is ALL-I (I-only).
  • Sound is not recorded in High Frame Rate movies.
  • Count-up of time code display during movie recording is based on 29.97/25.00 fps.
  • Because High Frame Rate movies are recorded as 29.97/25.00 fps movie files, they are played back in slow motion.


  • Precautions when set to [High Frame Rate: Enable]

  • 239.8/200.0 fps recording is not available with SD/SDHC cards.
  • Time codes are not recorded when [Count up] is set to [Free run] in [Shooting: Time code] ().
  • Check the [Shooting: Movie rec. size] setting if you return this setting to [Disable].
  • The screen may flicker if you record High Frame Rate movies under fluorescent or LED lighting.
  • For a moment when you start or stop recording High Frame Rate movies, the movie is not updated, and the frame stops momentarily. Be aware of this when recording movies to external devices via HDMI.
  • Movie frame rates shown on the screen as you record High Frame Rate movies do not correspond to the frame rate of the movie recorded.
  • Headphones cannot be used (no sound is audible).
  • ISO speed can be set within ISO 100–25600. Note that ISO expansion is not available.
  • The frame rate of HDMI video output is 59.94 fps or 50.00 fps.
  • The camera's internal temperature may rise and less recording time may be available after extended movie playback or image display.
  • With the camera set to 239.8/200.0 fps, Movie digital IS may not provide sufficient stabilization when a macro lens is used to shoot subjects near the closest focusing distance.