Sony Alpha 7

Announced Oct 16, 2013 •
24 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 ?
Other resolutions 6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 24 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 25 megapixels ?
Sensor size Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Bionz X
Image
ISO 100-25600 ?
White balance presets 10 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Extra fine, fine, standard ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4)
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 117
Lens mount Sony E (NEX)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 1,230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type Xtra Fine LCD
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.71× ?
Viewfinder resolution 2,359,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Continuous drive 5 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD
Videography notes headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output) ?
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In ?
Wireless notes with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
Remote control Yes (wired)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 340
Weight (inc. batteries) 474 g (1.04 lb / 16.72 oz)
Dimensions 127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS None
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