• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 36.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 45.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R
  • Sigma dp2 Quattro
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Successor: Sony A7R II
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General
Model Number: A7R dp2 Quattro
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7R  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2299.99 $999.00
Street Price: $1,799.00 $899.00
Date Available: 2013-12-07 2014-08-14
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.4 oz (465 g)
includes batteries
17.2 oz (489 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 mm)
6.4 x 2.6 x 3.2 in.
(161 x 67 x 82 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Foveon X3 Quattro
Effective Megapixels: 36.4 19.6
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.88 microns 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG Full Color
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 95  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.1  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,746  
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)
5424 x 3616 (19.6 MP, 3:2),
4816 x 3616 (17.4 MP, 4:3),
5424 x 3048 (16.5 MP, 16:9),
3616 x 3616 (13.1 MP, 1:1),
5424 x 2328 (12.6 MP, Other),
2704 x 1808 (4.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1808 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
2704 x 1520 (4.1 MP, 16:9),
1808 x 1808 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
2704 x 1160 (3.1 MP, Other),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
7680 x 3296 (25.3 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 3.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p(28Mbps)/​60i(24/​17Mbps)/​24p(24/​17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p(12Mbps))
640x480 (30p(3Mbps))
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo  
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 No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E n/a
Lens: n/a Sigma Lens; 8 elements in 6 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   45mm
Focal Length (actual):   30mm
Zoom Ratio:   1.00x
Aperture Range:   f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
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 Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large), Face Detection AF mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / 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 Optional VF-41 hotshoe-mounted optical viewfinder available
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 23.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 6400
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, 100-6400 in 1/3 EV steps; Auto has programmable High/Low limits
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, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot
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), Color modes: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Sunset Red, Forest Green, FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome
Self Timer: 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds 2 or 10 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 Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Optional EF-140S compact flash has GN=14m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/1250 at F2.8, 1/1600 at F4 and 1/2000 at F5.6
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot shoe Hot Shoe
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 No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo  
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 No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi Via USB cable switch
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.84 0.58
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.79 0.64
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited 7
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.84 1.60
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 3.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 3.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15 7
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 3.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 7
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.36 seconds 0.39 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.261 seconds 0.047 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.57 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.163 seconds 0.047 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.362s  
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 3.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds 1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   9.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary BP-51
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 2 x Proprietary BP-51 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 SIGMA Photo Pro
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista/7/8; Mac OS X 10.6 or later. (PlayMemories Home is Windows only.) Windows, Mac OS
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 Foveon X3 Quattro sensor and TRUE III image processing engine.