Sony NEX-7

Sony's high-end mirrorless NEX-7 has a full-size, 24.3-megapixel APS-C sensor and a built-in electronic XGA resolution OLED viewfinder in its small form factor. When combined with the optional LA-EA2 Alpha mount adapter, the NEX-7 can shoot and autofocus with the full range of Sony Alpha mount lenses. The camera is the first NEX to use Sony's Tri-Navi interface, which allows faster and simpler manual control of shooting functions.

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $1,349.99

What You Need To Know

  • Sony's first prosumer mirrorless interchangeable-lens (NEX) camera
  • Improves on Sony's NEX selection with a built-in OLED viewfinder
  • First Sony camera to use the company's Tri-Navi interface, which is designed to simplify shooting controls

Verge Review

In the middle ground between DSLRs and point-and-shoot lies a vast plain filled with all manner of tweener cameras, in all variants of shape, size, price, and quality. Until now, no one has nailed the whole package, but so far the smartest middle ground — smaller body and price, but without losing too much quality or manual control — has been Sony’s NEX line. The NEX-5N and NEX-C3 are excellent cameras, with big sensors in small bodies, but the NEX-7 is the flagship member of the line. The...

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Basic Specs

Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
3D capture Stills
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 24.3 megapixels
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

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Tech Specs

Pricing (base kit)
SKU description Kit with 18-55mm lens.
Pricing (body only)
Price at launch 1199.99 $
Hardware
Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Width 4.72 inches
Height 2.63 inches
Depth 1.69 inches
Weight 0.64 pounds
Color Black
3D capture Stills
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 24.3 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 16000
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 25
Max. continuous shooting speed 10 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921600 dots
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 24, 30, 60
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Sony E
Focal length (wide) 18 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 55 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 3.5
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini
Battery
Model NP-FW50
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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