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Model Name: Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: A7S 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $2499.99
Street Price: $2498.33
Date Available: 2014-07-08
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 17.2 oz (489 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony 
Total Megapixels: 12.4
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 
Sensor Format: 35mm 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.69"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, Other),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2768 x 1848 (5.1 MP, Other),
2768 x 1560 (4.3 MP, 16:9),
2128 x 1416 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
2128 x 1200 (2.6 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 1440x1080, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/60i/30p/24p, 120p/60p/60i/30p/24p, 30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound 
Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E-mount Full Frame 
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom 
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 25-point contrast-detect AF: Wide (25 points), Center-weighted, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Zone 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 13.3x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 102,400, expandable to 50 - 409,600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; Picture Effect: Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R, G, B, Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft Highkey, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration; Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5)), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1.0-6.0 EV, 1.0 EV step) 
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No 
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant:  
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Yes, via USB or Wi-Fi 
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type-D), Multi Micro USB connector, Stereo microphone jack (3.5mm), Stereo headphone jack (3.5mm) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FW50 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 380
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 720p (1,280 x 720 pixel) video can be recorded at 120fps with an APS-C sensor crop. Can't record 4K video internally, but can output uncompressed 3,840 x 2,160 pixel 4K video over the HDMI port for recording on an external device. Can also output uncompressed Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixel) video. Can shoot still images at 5.0 fps in Speed Priority Continuous mode, or 2.5 fps otherwise. Battery life figure of 380 shots is for LCD monitor. Using electronic viewfinder, battery life falls to 320 shots. 

 




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