Sony Alpha A7 Specs

Sony Alpha A7 (body only)

Part Number: ILCE7/B

General

  • Depth
    1.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (23.9 x 35.8 mm)
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Wireless Connection
    NFC (Near Field Communication), Wireless LAN
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO 50, ISO auto (100-6400)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Illustration, Landscape, Light, Miniature, Neutral, Night Scene, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Sepia, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, Water Color, partial color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 or 5 steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Features
    AF illuminator

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Protection
    dust-resistant, splashproof
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, USB cable, body cap, shoulder strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    OLED
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.5 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    2359296 pixels
  • Features
    viewfinder brightness control
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - OLED

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    6000 x 4000
    6000 x 3376
    3936 x 2624
    3936 x 2216
    3008 x 2000
    3008 x 1688
    1968 x 1312
    1968 x 1112
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 25 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps - 3Mbps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    25p Cinema Mode, AE lock, AF lock, Anti-motion Blur Mode, BRAVIA Sync function, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), PhotoTV HD, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Shade Correction, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, auto power save, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, face detection, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, noise reduction over long exposures, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, x.v.Color technology

Connections

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    Sony Image Data Converter 4.0, Sony PlayMemories Home

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 340 shots
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, Windows 8

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a7
  • Model
    ILCE-7
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO 50, ISO auto (100-6400)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • Special Effects
    Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Clear, Deep, HDR Painting, High contrast monochrome, Illustration, Landscape, Light, Miniature, Neutral, Night Scene, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Sepia, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, Water Color, partial color
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    25p Cinema Mode, AE lock, AF lock, Anti-motion Blur Mode, BRAVIA Sync function, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), PhotoTV HD, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Shade Correction, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, auto power save, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, face detection, high ISO speed noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, noise reduction over long exposures, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, x.v.Color technology

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 or 5 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Focus Peaking function, Manual Focus Check Live View

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    24.3 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Full Frame (23.9 x 35.8 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    23.9 x 35.8 mm
  • Total Pixels
    24700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    24300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Features
    TRILUMINOS Color technology, contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    NFC (Near Field Communication), Wireless LAN
  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Connectivity Features
    remote control via mobile devices
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.71x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -4 to +3

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    1.9 in
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    14.67 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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