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Sony Alpha A7R Mirrorless Camera

36 Megapixels36 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringWeatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.Accepts Memory Stick Duo memory.

Digital Camera Description

The Sony Alpha A7R is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a Full-Frame sensor and a Sony E lens mount. Its 36 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-25600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 50-25600. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in very low-light. With 36 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/8000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/8000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Sony Alpha A7R

The Sony Alpha A7R features a 25-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.

Rare triple control-dials are featured on this digital camera, giving the efficient direct control over every exposure-parameter needed by professional photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Sony Alpha A7R is performed via a 0.50" Built-in EVF with 2.4 Megapixels. This extra large EVF has 0.71X magnification and shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandSony ModelAlpha A7R
Sensor 36 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 36 x 24mm
Anti-Alias Filter No Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 25600 *Expanded range: 50-25600 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountSony E Full-Frame MountCrop Factor1X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 25-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Eye-AF, Predictive Control, Tracking autofocus.
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.50" EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.71X) 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes10Sweep Panorama, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 5 Shots ±2/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 5 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 3 DOF Preview No
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level 2 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger WiFi Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash No Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 *Headphone mini-jack. Audio level monitor. Anamorphic 1440x1080 @ 3 FPS for MPEG-4. Sound Input Stereo
Video Format AVCHD, MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Memory Stick Duo GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 270 *CIPA Standard
Introduced 2013-10-16 Construction Standard
Size 127 x 95 x 48mm (W x H x D) Weight 474g

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Sony A7R Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm

Full-Frame Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

36 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 50-25600
Sony E Mount
1X FLM
Shutter 1/8000-30s
0.50" Built-in EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.71X)Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Automatic Eye-Start sensorCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
2 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
WeatherproofHot-Shoe
Built-in Dust ReductionStereo audio input
5 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 920K PixelsMemory Stick Duo
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