Sony NEX-7 In-Depth Review
Sony Alpha NEX-7 Specifications
|Price (with black 18-55mm zoom lens)|| US: $1399.99
|Price (body only)|| US: $1199.99
|Body material||• Magnesium-alloy top and front
• Plastic back and battery casing
|Sensor||• 23.5 x 15.6 mm Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor
• 24.7 million total pixels
• 24.3 million effective pixels
|Image sizes|| 6000 x 4000 (3:2)
• 4240 x 2832 (3:2)
• 3008 x 2000 (3:2)
• 6000 x 3376 (16:9)
• 4240 x 2400 (16:9)
• 3008 x 1688 (16:9)
|Sweep Panorama||• Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M)
• Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
|3D Sweep Panorama||• Wide: 7152 x 1080 (7.7M)
• Standard: 4912 x 1080 (5.3M)
• 16:9: 1920 x 1080 (2.1M)
|File qualities / formats|| RAW (Sony .ARW 2.2)
RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG Fine
1080 60i/p up to 28mbps (50i/p in Europe)
1080 24i/p up to 24mbps (25i/p in Europe)
1440 x 1080 29.97fps 12mbps
640 x 480 29.97fps
|Dust reduction|| Coating on low pass filter
Ultrasonic vibration system
|Lenses|| Sony E-mount
Sony Alpha lenses, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses via adaptor
(exclude power zoom lenses/tele-converters)
|Image Stabilization||'Optical SteadyShot' system on selected lenses|
|Auto Focus|| Contrast AF
|Shooting modes|| iAuto
Anti Motion Blur
3D Sweep Panorama
|Scene modes|| Portrait
|Sensitivity|| Auto (Range varies depending on shooting mode)
|Metering modes|| Multi-segment (49 segment Honeycomb pattern)
|Exposure compen.|| -5.0 to +5.0 EV
0.3 EV steps
|Shutter Speed|| Electronically controlled, vertical traverse, focal-plane shutter
30 to 1/4000 sec
|Aperture values||Depends on lens, 0.3 EV steps|
|White balance|| Auto
Fluorescent (Warm, Cool, Day, Daylight)
Color temperature/filter (2500 - 9900 K)
Manual (Custom set)
|Dynamic range optimizer|| Off
DR0 (Auto, LV1 - LV5)
HDR (Auto, 1EV - 6EV)
|Color space|| sRGB
|Creative Styles|| Standard
|Picture Effect|| Toy Camera
High Contrast Mono
|LCD monitor|| 3.0" XtraFine TruBlack LCD
Angle adjustable 85 degrees up/45 degrees down
|Flash|| Internal manual pop-up flash
GN : 6 meters
Coverage : to 18mm
Flash Sync: 1/160sec
|Flash modes|| Auto
Red-eye reduction on/off selectable
|External flash||• Hot shoe
• Wireless using optional external flash
|Viewfinder||• Eye-level fixed XGA OLED, 1.3 cm (0.5" type) electronic viewfinder
• 2,359,296 dot resolution
• Magnification approx.1.09x
• 100% frame coverage
|Drive modes|| Single-frame
10 sec timer, 3 or 5 images
Bracket Cont 0.3 or 0.7 EV
Self Timer, 2 or 10 sec
| Continuous Shooting 3fps (for 17 Fine Jpegs, 13 Raw, 11 Raw+Jpeg)
Speed Priority Continuous (~10fps)
|Self-timer|| 10 or 2 seconds|
• USB 2.0 (High Speed)
|Storage|| Memory Stick Pro Duo
|Power|| NP-FHW50 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (supplied)
Battery charger included
Optional AC adapter
|Battery Life (CIPA)||~350 images (with EVF)
~430 images (with rear LCD)
|Dimensions||119.9 x 66.9 x 42.6 mm (4.75 x 2.75 x 1.7 in)|
|Weight (without batt and card)||291g (10.3oz)|
|Weight (with batt and card)||353g (12.5 oz)|
|Supplied accessories||Shoulder strap; Battery; Charger; USB cable (miniB); CD‑ROM; Flash|
- 16 Noise and Noise Reduction
- 17 Dynamic Range
- 18 Resolution
- 19 Raw
- 20 Creative Styles and Picture Effects
- 21 Photographic Features
- 22 High ISO noise comparisons
- 23 Photographic tests
- 24 Movie mode
- 25 Compared to (JPEG)
- 26 Compared to (Higher ISO)
- 27 Compared to (RAW)
- 28 Conclusion
- 29 Samples gallery
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