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Sony Alpha 7

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full format
  • 35.8 x 23.9 mm
  • 24 Mpx
  • 6000, 4000 px
  • Sony E
  • Centre weighted Auto Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Flexible Spot Auto Focus
  • 3 in
  • yes
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Sony Alpha 7 Full Specifications

Sensor

CMOS
Full frame
35.8 x 23.9 mm
25 Mpx
24 Mpx
3:2
6000, 4000
6000x3376, 3936x2624 , 3936x2216, 3008x1688, 3008x2000
BIONZ X

Image

50
25600
50
6000, 4000
10
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
Yes
EXIF, JPEG XR, JPG, RAW
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia
No
No
3:2
RAW
Yes
Yes

Optics and focus

Sony E
8 x
1 x
22
Lamp
Auto/Manual
Yes
Yes
Centre weighted Auto Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Flexible Spot Auto Focus
Yes
Yes
Auto
Yes
117
117
Lens based only
2.17 in
Yes
25

Screen and viewfinder

3.00 in
Tilting
LCD
1230000
Yes
100 %
Yes
Electronic
0.50 in
100 %
2359000 px
0.71 x
No
No

Photography features

Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Sensitivity priority, Shutter priority
Electronic
30 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
5
-5
1/3, 1/2
Yes
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2
Yes
3 s
Yes
3, 5
Yes
Yes
1/250s
Yes
Auto, Fill-in, Flash OFF, Flash ON, High-speed Sync, Pre-flash, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
TTL
Yes
5.0 fps
Portrait, Sunset, Night portrait, Landscape
Yes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Yes
2, 10
5 fps
5 fps
0.3 - 2.0±EV

Videography features

1920, 1080
Yes
640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080
Full HD
AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG-4
NTSC, PAL
Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show
1920x1080
60 fps
60 fps
30 fps

Audio features

Yes
Stereo
Yes
Mono
Yes
Stereo
AAC
Yes

Design

MILC
Aluminum-magnesium
Black
Yes
Yes

Dimensions

0.92 lb
5.00 in
3.72 in
1.90 in

Storage

MS Pro Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Yes
1
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3, RAW

Power

AC, Battery
270
Lithium-Ion
1
Y

Connectivity

Yes
Micro
Micro-USB B
2.0
Yes
Yes
Built-In
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No

Other features

No
No
Yes
No

Sony Alpha 7 Online reviews


If there's one thing that you can say about Sony's digital camera business, it's that they've experimented with many different concepts. From SLRs with dual autofocus systems and Translucent Mirror Technology to its NEX mirrorless line-up, Sony has gone down virtually every avenue in digital imaging. Its latest products - the Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R - may be the most exciting products to come out of the Sony labs in some time. The company has managed to create full-frame cameras which are about the same size as the Olympus OM-D E-M1. In other words, the Alpha 7s are much smaller than their full-frame interchangeable lens peers (such as Nikon's D610 and the Canon EOS 6D), an achievement made possible primarily because they're not SLRs.Read more


IntroQualitySamplesVerdictIntro The Sony Alpha A7 is a mirrorless system camera with a full-frame sensor. Announced in October 2013 alongside the higher-end A7r, they are the World’s smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless system cameras; note Leica has long offered its M series with full-frame sensors and interchangeable lenses, but they’re larger, heavier and manual focus only.…Read more


Sony A7 review: The Sony Alpha 7 is an impressive camera that delivers the goods when it comes to image quality.Read more