Sony Alpha A7S Mirrorless Camera

12 Megapixels12 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 DriveUltra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Ultra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.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 A7S is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a Full-Frame sensor and a Sony E lens mount. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-102400 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 50-409600. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in very low-light. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 18" x 12" 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 A7S

The Sony Alpha A7S features a 25-point Contrast-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 A7S 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 A7S
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 36 x 24mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 102400 *Expanded range: 50-409600 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountSony E Full-Frame MountCrop Factor1X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 25-point Contrast-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 3840x2160 @ 30 FPS 16:9 *1920x1080 @ 60 FPS. 1280x720 @ 120 FPS. Headphone mini-jack. Audio level monitor. 4K Video to HDMI only. Sound Input Stereo
Video Format XAVC S, AVCHD, MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Memory Stick Duo GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 320 *CIPA Standard
Introduced 2014-04-07 Construction Standard
Size 127 x 95 x 48mm (W x H x D) Weight 489g

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Sony A7S Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm

Full-Frame Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

12 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 50-409600
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
3840x2160 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 920K PixelsMemory Stick Duo
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