• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 36.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Medium format 1,436.6mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 204,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R
  • Pentax 645Z
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Predecessor:   Pentax 645D
645D vs 645Z
Successor: Sony A7R II
A7R vs A7R II
 
General
Model Number: A7R 645Z
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7R  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2299.99 $8499.95
Street Price: $1,848.50 $5,997.95
Date Available: 2013-12-07 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.4 oz (465 g)
includes batteries
54.9 oz (1,555 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 mm)
6.1 x 4.6 x 4.8 in.
(156 x 117 x 123 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Sony
Effective Megapixels: 36.4 51.4
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm) 1436.64mm2 (43.80mm x 32.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.88 microns 5.31 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 95 101
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.6 26.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.1 14.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,746 4,505
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7360 x 4912 (36.2 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3680 x 2456 (9.0 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3680 x 2456 (9.0 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
7360 x 4144 (30.5 MP, 16:9),
4800 x 2704 (13.0 MP, 16:9),
3680 x 2072 (7.6 MP, 16:9),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3680 x 2456 (9.0 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
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)
8256 x 6192 (51.1 MP, 4:3),
6192 x 5184 (32.1 MP, Other),
5376 x 4032 (21.7 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1440 (2.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, 14-bit PEF / DNG RAW, TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 3.1
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 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) with stereo sound; Motion JPEG (AVI) for Interval Movie Record
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 Pentax 645 bayonet
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: Multi Point (25 points) / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone 27-point SAFOX 11+ Phase Difference Detection (25 cross type focus points in the center): Spot, Select, Expanded Area AF (S, M, L), Zone Select, Auto (27 AF Points)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eye sensor Trapezoid prism finder w/ interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte focusing screen; Coverage: ~98%; Magnification: ~0.62x (55mmF2.8 at infinity), ~0.85x (75mmF2.8 at infinity); Diopter: -3.5 m to + 2.0 m-1; Eye Relief: ~21 mm (from view window), ~24.1 mm (from center of lens)
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x 0.78x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x 0.62x
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) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 23.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 204800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-6400), ISO 100 - 25600; Low extention to ISO 50; up to 51200 in MFNR mode Auto, 100-204800 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3EV steps
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, Multi Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE; Manual mode(s): Manual (up to 3 settings can be saved), Color Temperature (up to 3 settings can be saved), Copying the white balance settings of a captured image possible
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 86K-pixel RBG sensor: Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering
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), Sensitivity Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority; HDR Capture: Auto, Type1, Type2, Type3, Exposure Bracket Value adjustable, Auto Align (automatic composition correction function) available; Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing (Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3)
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off P-TTL; high-speed sync, wireless sync supported with compatible flash unit
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/125
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot shoe, X-sync socket
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit PEF / DNG RAW, TIFF
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) with stereo sound; Motion JPEG (AVI) for Interval Movie Record
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks Micro (Type-D) HDMI, DC input, Stereo microphone jack, wired remote socket
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.84 0.35
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.79 0.33
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited 10
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.84 0.33
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 3.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 3.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15 10
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 3.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.36 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   1.17 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.385 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.261 seconds 0.117 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.163 seconds 0.112 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.362s OVF: Full AF lag, wide-area mode = 0.170s Live View: Full AF lag, Spot AF mode = 1.174s Prefocused = 0.385s
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots 650 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary D-LI90
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary D-LI90 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  
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, fully-featured interchangeable lens full-frame camera (along with Sony A7); No OLPF; Compatible with Sony's E-mount lens system and new full-frame lenses. New 51.4MP AA-filterless CMOS sensor, PRIME III processor, 27-point SAFOX 11 AF, 86K RGB metering, Full HD video up to 60i, tilting LCD monitor with Live View, 3fps full-res continuous burst mode.