• 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7S
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Sony A7S II
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General
Model Number: A7S fp
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCE-7S  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2499.99 $1899.00
Street Price: $1,998.00 $1,499.00
Date Available: 2014-07-08 2019-10-25
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.9 oz (507 g)
includes batteries
14.9 oz (422 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 mm)
4.4 x 2.8 x 1.8 in.
(113 x 70 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 24.6
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 847.28mm2 (35.60mm x 23.80mm) 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 8.40 microns 5.98 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG Bayer
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 87  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.2  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,702  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2768 x 1848 (5.1 MP, 3:2),
2768 x 1560 (4.3 MP, Other),
2128 x 1416 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
2128 x 1200 (2.6 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)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2392 (10.1 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2392 (10.1 MP, Other),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
6000 x 2576 (15.5 MP, Other),
4240 x 1824 (7.7 MP, Other),
3008 x 1288 (3.9 MP, Other),
5664 x 4000 (22.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2832 (11.3 MP, Other),
2832 x 2000 (5.7 MP, Other),
5344 x 4000 (21.4 MP, Other),
3776 x 2832 (10.7 MP, 4:3),
2672 x 2000 (5.3 MP, Other),
4672 x 4000 (18.7 MP, Other),
3312 x 2832 (9.4 MP, Other),
2336 x 2000 (4.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (lossless compressed DNG (12 or 14 bit)), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 18.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p/​100p)
1440x1080 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound CinemaDNG (8/10/12-bit) / MOV H.264( ALL-I /GOP) with Linear PCM stereo audio (48KHz, 16-bit)
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 L Mount
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: 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; 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 25-point contrast-detect AF: Wide (25 points), Center-weighted, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Zone Contrast Detect AF: Auto, 49-points selection mode, Free Movement mode, Face / Eye Detection AF mode, Tracking AF mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / 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 Optional LCD View Finder LVF-11 can be attached to rear LCD
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
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 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 13.3x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 102400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 102,400, expandable to 50 - 409,600 Auto, 100-25600, expandable to ISO 6, 12, 25, 50, 51200, 102400
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 1/2/3
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 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 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; 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) Color modes: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Teal & Orange, Sunset Red, Forest Green,FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome; Fill Light, Shading Correction, HDR shooting
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 S-TTL automatic light control, Manual, Wireless flash, Multi-emission; Red-eye effect reduction, Slow synchronization, 2nd Curtain Synchronization
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/30 (1/15 in 14-bit mode)
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 Unit HU-11 (supplied)
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG RAW (lossless compressed DNG (12 or 14 bit)), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC-S, AVCHD 2.0, MP4 with stereo sound CinemaDNG (8/10/12-bit) / MOV H.264( ALL-I /GOP) with Linear PCM stereo audio (48KHz, 16-bit)
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 Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Yes, via USB or Wi-Fi Optional wired (Cable Release CR-41)
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Multi Micro USB connector, Stereo microphone jack (3.5mm), Stereo headphone jack (3.5mm) USB Type-C (USB3.1 Gen1), Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo mic/remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.53  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.57  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 18.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 62 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0 18.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 39 12
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 28  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.18 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.129 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.024 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.183s  
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 380 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 320 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FW50 Proprietary BP-51
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-51 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
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.