Sony Alpha Specs | Sony a7R Full-Frame 36 MP Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera

Sony Alpha Specs | Sony a7R (Alpha 7) Full-Frame 36 MP Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera Features and Specifications

Sony Alpha 7 (a7R) Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera Features

  • Small Light Interchangeable Lens Full-frame Digital Camera
  • BIONZ X Image Processor enabling 5fps high-speed Continuous-shooting and 14-bit RAW Image Data Recording
  • 36.4MP Full Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor with High-quality Images
  • Sensor Features a New Gap-less Lens Design to Increase Light-collecting Efficiency and Corner-to-corner Image Quality
  • Image-processor Reproduces Textures and Details in Real-time
  • Video and Stills with more Natural Details, Richer Tonal Gradations and, Lower Noise ( Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R )
  • DSLR-Like Focusing Speed with Enhanced Fast Hybrid Auto-focus
  • Its Phase-detection Auto-focus Uses 117 Densely Placed AF points to Bring the Subject in Focus
  • Lightning speedy Auto-focus with Optimized Image-sensor Read-out Speed
  • Eye AF using Eye detection to Focus on Face
Sony a7R Full Frame 36 MP Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera

Sony Alpha 7 a7R Full Frame 36 MP Interchangeable Digital Lens Camera

  • Fully Compatible with Sony’s E-mount Lens-system
  • Fast and Intuitive Shooting Control with Quick Navi Pro to Easily View the Major Shooting Options on the LCD Screen
  • High Contrast OLED Viewfinder, 2.4M dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder Displaying Faithfully ‘What will appear in recording’
  • 3 inch Tilt-able TFT LCD with 1.23 million dots to Capture Pet’s eye View even 84-degrees up and 45-degrees down Angle
  • Captures Full HD at 24p/60i/60p modes even with External Recording Device via HDMI connection
  • PlayMemories Camera Apps to Add more Creative to the Camera
  • Such as Smart Remote Control Enabling a Smartphone to Control the Camera
  • Easy Wireless Sharing of Video and Stills on WiFi network or NFC, Near-filed Connection ( Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R )
  • Images Optimized for 4k TV
  • Vertical Grip, VG-C1EM, to Hold two Batteries for Longer Shooting
  • Option to Mount A-mount lens to A7R with 35mm Full-frame Compatible Adapter, LA-EA3 or LA-EA4
  • Triluminos Color Technology to Experience Photos and Movies in Rich, Natural colours on any TV equipped with a Triluminos Display

Sony Alpha Specs | Sony a7R Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Full Specifications

  • Image Processor and Sensor

Image Processor: BIONZ X image processor

Image Sensor Type: Exmor CMOS sensor

Sensor Size: 35.9 x 24.0 mm

Gross Pixels: 36.8 MP

Effective Pixels: 36.4 MP

  • Color Filter System

RGB primary color filters

  • Dust Cleaning System

Charge Protection Coating on optical filter

Ultrasonic Vibration Dust Cleaning

  • Image Stabilization

Lens-based (where applicable)

  • Resolution | Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R

Panorama Still Image Size : Horizontal Wide – 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) / Horizontal Std. – 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) /Vertical Wide –  2,160 x 5,536 (12M) /Vertical Std. – 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)

Still Image Size 16:9 (35mm full frame): L: 7360 x 4144 (30M) / M: 4800 x 2704 (13M) / S: 3680 x 2072 (7.6M)

Still Image Size 16:9  (APS-C): L: 4800 x 3200 (15M) / M: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M) / S: 2400 x 1600 (3.8M)

Still Image Size 3:2 (35mm full frame) L: 7360 x 4912 (36M) / M: 4800 x 3200 (15M) / S: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M)

Still Image Size 3:2 (APS-C): L: 4800 x 3200 (15M) / M: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M) / S: 2400 x 1600 (3.8M)

  • White Balance

White Balance Modes: Auto WB / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) / Flash / Color Temperature (2500 to 9900K) & Color Filter (G7 to M7: 15 steps, A7 to B7: 15 steps) / Custom / Underwater

  • Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: 1/2-inch (1.30 cm) XGA OLED color electronic viewfinder

Coverage: 100%

Magnification: Approx. 0.71x with 50 mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 (diopter)

Dioptric Adjustment: -4.0 m-1 ~ +3.0m-1 (diopter)

  • LCD Monitor

LCD Size: 3.0 inch

LCD Coverage: 100%

Brightness Adjustment: Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2), Sunny Weather mode

  • Focus

Focus Type: Contrast-detection AF ( Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R )

Focusing Modes: Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

AF-assist Beam: Yes (with built-in LED type)

Focusing Point Selection: 25 points (contrast-detection AF)

  • Exposure

Exposure Control: AUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie

Exposure Compensation: +/-5.0 EV (in 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps), with exposure compensation dial: +/-3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

  • Metering System

Metering System: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

  • ISO Sensitivity

Still images: ISO 100-25600 (ISO numbers up from ISO 50 can be set as expanded ISO range), AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit) Movies: ISO 200-25600 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 200-6400 equivalent)

Noise Reduction: Long exposure NR: On / Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal / Low / Off selectable

AE Lock: Available with AE lock button. Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu.

  • Shutter

Shutter Type: Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

Shutter Speed: 1/8000 to 30 seconds

Self-timer: 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay

  • Flash

Flash Type: Optional external flash

Flash Mode (With optional external flash): Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless

Flash Range( With optional external flash): 16 mm

Flash Exposure Compensation (With optional external flash): +/-3.0 EV (switch-able between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

  • Drive System

Drive Modes: Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Speed Priority Continuous shooting, Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Self-timer (Cont.) (10 sec. delay; 3/5 exposures selectable), Bracketing (Cont., Single, White Balance, DRO)

  • Continuous Shooting Speed

Continuous shooting: Max. 1.5fps, Speed Priority Continuous shooting: Max. 4.0fps

  • Scene Modes ( Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R )

Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur

  • Still Image Playback

Single (with or without shooting information

RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning)

9/25-frame index view

Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 23.0x, M: 15.0x, S: 11.5x)

Auto Review (10 / 5 / 2 sec, off), Image orientation (Auto / Manual / Off selectable)

Slideshow, Panorama scrolling

Folder selection (Still / Date / MP4 / AVCHD), Forward/Rewind (Movie)

Delete, Protect

  • Video Playback

Options : Forward / Rewind (Movie)

  • Recording System File Formats

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)

  • Image Type

RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard (Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R)

  • Color Space

Still: sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS Color

Movie: xvYCC standard (x.v.Color when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOS color

  • Recording Media

Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD memory card, SDHC memory card (UHS-I compliant), SDXC memory card (UHS-I compliant)

  • Movie Formats

AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4

  • Movie Recording | Sony Alpha Specs | Sony Alpha 7 a7R

AVCHD: PS – 1920 x 1080/60p@28Mbps FX – 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH – 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX – 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH – 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps
MP4: HD – 1440 x 1080/30p@12Mbps VGA – 640 x 480/30p@3Mbps
Max. Recording Resolution: 1920 x 1080

  • Compatible Lenses

Sony E-mount Full Frame, operation with Minolta / Konica Minolta Maxxum A-mount lenses confirmed via optional LA-EA3/LA-EA4 adaptor

  • Lens Mount

Sony E-mount Full Frame

  • Interface

USB: Yes

A/V Out: Yes


Mic: Stereo

  • Battery and Battery Life | Sony Alpha Specs

Battery Type: InfoLITHIUM NP-FW50 (7.2V)

Battery Life: Approx. 340 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)

  • Typical Warranty Terms

Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year

Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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