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Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Specifications

Price (body only) • $1400 [check]
Body material * Magnesium Alloy chassis, high grade plastic exterior
Sensor * • 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor 'Exmor'
• RGB Color Filter Array
• Built-in fixed low-pass filter
• 13.05 million total pixels
• 12.25 million effective pixels
• On-chip Column A/D Conversion & NR
Image sizes *

• 4288 x 2856 (L RAW )
• 4272 x 2848 (L)
• 3104 x 2064 (M)
• 2128 x 1424 (S)
• 4272 x 2400 (L) 16:9
• 2128 x 1200 (S) 16:9

File qualities / formats * • RAW (.ARW 2.0)
• Compressed or uncompressed RAW option
• RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG Extra Fine
• JPEG Fine
• JPEG Standard
Dust reduction • Static-resistant anti-dust coating
• CCD-shift dust reduction mechanism
Lenses • Sony Alpha lenses
(also compatible with Minolta A-type bayonet mount lenses)
FOV crop 1.5x
Super SteadyShot • CCD-Shift 'Super SteadyShot' system
• Five level LED shake indicator in viewfinder
• Claimed equivalent to 2.5 – 4 steps in shutter speed *
Auto Focus * • TTL CCD line sensors (11-points, 10 lines with center dual cross sensor)
• EV 0 to 18 (ISO 100) detection range
• Predictive focus control for moving subjects
AF area selection

• Wide AF area
• Spot AF area (center)
• Focus area selection (any of 11)

Focus modes • Single-shot AF
• Direct Manual Focus
• Continuous AF
• Automatic AF
• Manual focus
AF assist
illuminator *
• Yes (built-in LED lamp)
• Range approx 1m - 7m
Eye-start AF Yes, selectable from menu (optionally with grip sensor trigger*)
Shooting modes

• Auto
• Programmed AE (with shift)
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Manual
• MR (memory recall) / Custom
• Scene modes (below)

Scene modes • Portrait
• Landscape
• Macro
• Sports Action
• Sunset
• Night view/portrait
Sensitivity

• Auto (200 - 1600) - upper/lower limit selectable *
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• Up to ISO 6400 (expanded range) *

Metering modes • Multi-segment (40 segment Honeycomb pattern)
• Center-weighted
• Spot
Metering range • EV 0 to 20 (Multi-segment / Center-weighted) *
• EV 2 to 20 (Spot metering) *
(at ISO 100 with F1.4 lens)
AE Lock • AEL button (customizable)
• Half-press shutter release
AE Bracketing • Single or continuous bracketing
• 3 or 5 frames
• 0.3, 0.5 or 0.7 EV steps *
Exposure compen. • -3.0 to +3.0 EV *
• 0.3 or 0.5 EV steps *
Shutter Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane Shutter
Shutter Speed * • 30 to 1/8000 sec
• Bulb
Flash X-sync * • 1/250 sec
• 1/200 sec (with Super SteadyShot on)
Aperture values Depends on lens, 0.3 EV steps
DOF preview Yes, dedicated button
White balance

• Auto
• Daylight
• Shade
• Cloudy
• Tungsten
• Fluorescent
• Flash
• Color temperature (2500 - 9900 K)
• Manual (Custom) - 3 memories *

White balance fine tuning • Auto (none)
• Preset WB: -3 to +3
• Fluorescent WB: -2 to +4
• Color temperature WB: G9 to M9 (Magenta to Green)
White balance bracketing • 3 frames
• Hi or Lo steps
Dynamic range optimizer

• Off
• Standard
• Advanced Auto *
• Advanced
• DRO advanced bracketing (3 frames, High/Low selectable) *

Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Color modes • Standard
• Vivid
• Neutral *
• Clear *
• Deep *
• Light *
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Sunset
• Night view
• Autumn Leaves *
• B&W
• Sepia *
• Adobe RGB
Image parameters * • Contrast (-3 to +3)
• Saturation (-3 to +3)
• Sharpness (-3 to +3)
• Zone Matching (-1 to +2 steps)
• Brightness (-3 to +3 steps)
(Available in all color modes)
Noise reduction * • Long exposure for exposures longer than 1 second
• High ISO NR High/Normal/Low at ISO 1600 or higher
• User controllable: On / Off
Viewfinder *

• Eye-level fixed optical glass pentaprism
• Spherical Acute Matte focusing screen (interchangeable)
• Magnification approx. 0.9x
• 95% frame coverage
• Dioptric adjustment (-3 to +1.0)
• Eye-relief 25 mm from eyepiece, 21 mm from frame
• Eyepiece cup removable
• Viewfinder info bar

LCD monitor * • 3.0 " 'Xtra Fine' TFT LCD
• 920,000 pixels (640 x 480 x 3 (RGB))
• 270 ppi
• Anti-reflective coating
Flash • Built-in pop-up flash (manual release)
• Metering: ADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual flash control
• Guide number 12 (ISO 100/m)
• Angle of coverage 24 mm (35 mm equiv.)
• Flash sync 1/250 sec, 1/200 sec (SteadyShot on) *
Flash modes

• Auto
• Fill Flash
• Rear Sync
• Slow sync
• Manual Flash
• Red-eye Reduction (pre-flash)
• Wireless/Remote Off-camera Flash
• High Speed Sync.

Flash compensation * -3.0 to +3.0 EV in 0.3 or 0.5 EV steps
External flash (optional) • Sony HVL-F56M (guide no. 56)
• Sony HVL-F36M (guide no. 36)
• Macro Twin Flash Kit HVL-MT24AM
• Ring Light HVL-RLAM
• Off camera flash shoe FA-CS1 AM
Drive modes • Single-frame
• Continuous (H/L selectable) *
• Self-timer (10 or 2 sec)
• Continuous bracket
• Single-frame bracket
• White balance bracket
• DRO bracket *
Continuous
shooting *
• H: Approx 5fps max
• L: Approx 3fps max
• RAW: Up to 18 frames
• cRAW (compressed): Up to 25 frames
• RAW+JPEG: Up to 12 frames
• JPEG (XFINE): Up to 16 frames
• JPEG (STD/FINE): Unlimited (to card capacity)
Self-timer

• 10 sec
• 2 sec
• Mirror up function (optional)*

Orientation sensor Yes, for shooting, playback and control panel display
Connectivity * • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mass storage, Multi-LUN or PTP)
• Video out (NTSC or PAL)
• HDMI type C mini jack
• DC-IN
• Remote terminal
• PC control (with supplied software)
Remote control * • Wired: with optional RM-S1AM or RM-L1AM
• Wireless: with included remote control
Video out • AV (Selectable NTSC or PAL)
• HDMI (1920 x 1080i, 1280 x 720p, 720 x 580p, 720 x 576p)
• 'PhotoTV' HD settings applied with BRAVIA.
Storage * • Compact Flash Type I/II
• Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo
• Supports FAT12 / FAT16 / FAT32
Power * • NP-FM500H Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (1650 mAh)
• Battery charger included
• Optional AC adapter
• Batter life Approx 650 shots (CIPA standard)
Vertical grip * • Vertical Grip VG-C70AM
• One or Two NP-FM500H batteries with auto switchover for power (additional battery is optional).
Dimensions 141.7 x 104.8 x 79.7 mm (5.6 x 4.25 x 3.25 in)
Weight (body) • No battery: 690 g (1.5 lb)
• With battery: 768 g (1.7 lb)
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