• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7
  • Nikon D750
Links
Prices: Compare Prices Compare Prices
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website Manufacturer website
Predecessor:    
Successor: Sony A7 II
A7 vs A7 II
 
General
Model Number: A7 D750
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99 $3599.95
Street Price: $798.00 $1,430.28
Date Available: 2013-12-07 2014-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.1 oz (769 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
54.7 oz (1,550 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 mm)
5.5 x 4.4 x 3.1 in.
(141 x 113 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Sony
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 24.3
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 5.97 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 90 93
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.8 24.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.2 14.5
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,248 2,956
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1112 (2.2 MP, Other),
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)
6016 x 4016 (24.2 MP, 3:2),
4512 x 3008 (13.6 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2008 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
5008 x 3336 (16.7 MP, 3:2),
3752 x 2504 (9.4 MP, 3:2),
2504 x 1664 (4.2 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1968 (5.8 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 6.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p(28Mbps)/60i(24/17Mbps)/24p(24/17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p(12Mbps))
640x480 (30p(3Mbps))
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E Nikon F
Lens: Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870 Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR; 17 elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 70mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 28 - 70mm 24 - 120mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.50x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele); 7 diaphragm blades (circular) f/4 - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF); Multi Point (25 points) / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone OVF: 51-point (15 cross-type, f/8 supported by 11 points) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
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 SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,229,000 dots (307,250 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 18.8x  
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; Low extention to ISO 50; up to 51200 in MFNR mode ISO 100 - 12800, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 25,600), Hi-2 (ISO 51,200), Auto (adjustable)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes 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 Auto (2 types), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), Color temperature (2,500K-10,000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 91,000-pixel RGB sensor; 3D Color Matrix Metering III, Center-weighted, Spot (1.5%) centered on selected focus area; Highlight-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), Scene (portrait, landscape, child, sports, close up, night portrait, night landscape, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dusk/dawn, pet, candlelight, blossom, autumn colors, food), Effects, HDR, Active D-Lighting
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 2/5/10/20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off Front-curtain sync, Slow sync, Rear-curtain sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync; built-in flash supports wireless Commander mode
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Lens aperture dependent; GN = 12m or 39 ft (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/200 (up to 1/250 with reduced range)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe ISO-type Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG RAW (NEF), 14 or 12-bit; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi; optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack, Built-in Wi-Fi
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.67 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.79 <0.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.79 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 6.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 50 40
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 6.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 28 14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 6.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 24 10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.23 seconds 0.21 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   1.77 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.174 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.132 seconds 0.055 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.023 seconds 0.054 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF shutter lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.230s OVF: - Full AF shutter lag, wide-area AF mode = 0.228s Live View: - Full AF shutter lag = 1.769s - Prefocused: 0.174s
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.4 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots 1230 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary EN-EL15
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable or MB-D14 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: Image Data Converter 4, PlayMemories Home Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista/7/8; Mac OS X 10.6 or later. (PlayMemories Home is Windows only.)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens full-frame camera (along with Sony A7R); Fast Hybrid AF; Compatible with Sony's E-mount lens system and new full-frame lenses. EXPEED 4 processor, 6.5fps burst rate, 1080p60 movies, built-in Wi-Fi, tilting 3.2-inch 1229K-dot LCD, improved 51-point AF, highlight-weighted metering, dual SD card slots. Available body only or bundled with AF-S 24-120mm f/4 lens.