Sony Alpha 7 prices and specs
The Alpha 7 was produced on Oct 16, 2013 and is sold in USA for $1,548.00.
The Alpha 7 belongs to the category of slr style mirrorless cameras. It means that the device is not so big as DSLR cameras but however makes great pictures and has a variety of taking photos options.
The Sony Alpha 7 can take images at 24 megapixels highest resolution. But if you want to get better photo quality the more important specification is a sensor size. The Alpha 7 has a Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) sensor. It means that the Alpha 7 is a professional device that will take very high quality images but it has an important disadvantage - the model is not portable.
The Sony Alpha 7 has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. This shutter speed is above average for cameras and is very good for shooting fast moving objects. The Sony Alpha 7 has tilting LCD that will let the owner to capture images from any odd angle easily. The Sony Alpha 7 records great videos in Full HD resolution.
The Alpha 7 is an interchangeable and uses Sony E lens mount. If the scene needs special shooting conditions, the photographer can change lens to a more appropriate to get the best quality pictures.
Also this device has Wi-Fi which means that the photographer can back up photos to a cloud service for example. The Alpha 7 battery life will be enough to capture approximately 340 images.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
Boosted ISO (minimum)
White balance presets
Custom white balance
JPEG quality levels
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Number of focus points
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Oct 16, 2013
- SLR-style mirrorless
- 24 megapixels
- 6000 x 4000
- Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
- Bionz X
- 3:2, 16:9
- 6000 x 3376, 3936 x 2624, 3936 x 2216, 3008 x 1688, 3008 x 2000
- 25 megapixels
- Extra fine, fine, standard
- 30 sec
- 1/8000 sec
- Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
- 5.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
- ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
- ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
- Xtra Fine LCD
- 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
- MPEG-4, AVCHD
- headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Phase Detect
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Yes (4)
- Sony E
- 474 g (1.04 lb / 16.72 oz)
- 127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89″)
- Battery Pack
- NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
- SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
- with NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
- Yes (wired)
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