Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Specifications

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Part Number: DSLR-A700 (Reviewed) Released: September 27, 2007

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - SLR
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.24 Megapixel, 12.24 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    13,053,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,246,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.5mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust technology
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO auto, ISO 160, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 4000, ISO 5000, ISO 800
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    40
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Sepia, Sunset, Vivid, Black & White, Clear, Deep, Landscape, Light, Neutral, Night View, Portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 ), EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Lens System Mounting
    Minolta A-type
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Minolta A-type

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    flip-up
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing, wireless off-camera control

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, auto power save, brightness control, contrast control, depth-of-field preview button, digital noise reduction, direct print, display brightness control, histogram display, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, DPOF support, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Start AF system, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, USB 2.0 compatibility

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Fixed eye-level pentaprism - fixed eye-level pentaprism, Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.9x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

Display

  • Resolution
    307,200 pixels (640 x 480) x 3
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony Image Data Lightbox SR, Sony Picture Motion Browser, Sony Remote Camera Control

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, shoulder strap, video cable, USB cable, battery charger, body cap, dust cap, eyepiece cover, lens cap, lens hood, shoe cap
  • Body Material
    magnesium alloy

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM500H, Sony NP-FM500H
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1650 mAh ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1650 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Microdrive
  • Image Storage
    4288 x 2856
    4272 x 2848
    3104 x 2064
    2128 x 1424
    4272 x 2400
    3104 x 1744
    2128 x 1200

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.6 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    4.1 in
  • Weight
    1.5 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom. This camera utilizes built-in Super SteadyShot stabilization to assist in taking sharper pictures.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    0.9
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    0.6
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    4.8
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    0.5

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony