Sony Alpha 7

Sony continues its trend of making compact cameras featuring large 35mm full-frame sensors with the Alpha 7. This mirrorless interchangeable camera boasts a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3-inch articulating display, built-in OLED viewfinder, as well as Wi-Fi and NFC on board.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Dec. 7, 2013
  • Price at launch: $1,699.99

What You Need To Know

  • Hybrid autofocus system (phase-detection / contrast-detection)

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Basic Specs

Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Sensor size 35mm "full frame"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 24.3 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias ILCE-7/B
Hardware
Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Width 5 inches
Height 3.72 inches
Depth 1.9 inches
Weight 1.04 pounds
Color Black
Sensor
Sensor size 35mm "full frame"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 24.3 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 50
Maximum ISO 25600
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 8000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 25
Max. continuous shooting speed 5 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921600 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 24, 30, 60
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Sony E
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
NFC Yes
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Accessory shoe, USB, 3.5mm stereo audio, Micro HDMI
Battery
Model NP-FW50
Removable Yes
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