Sony A7S : Tests and Reviews

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Type Hybrid
Announced 06/04/2014  
Indicative price (USD) 2499  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4288 x 2848  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.21  
Sensor size (mm) 23.8 x 35.6 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 409600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony FE  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type NP-FW50, Li-ion, 7.4V, 1080mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 0.71 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -4 to +3 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C) 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing With 3 frames in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV or 3.0 EV increments With 5 frames in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV or 2/3 EV increments 
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) 
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) 
Buffer size 65 frames (JPEG Extra Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Fine L), 200 frames (JPEG Standard L), 30 frames (RAW), 25 frames (RAW + JPEG) 
Recording medium Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant) 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity Micro USB 2.0, Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz band), HDMI micro connector (Type-D) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 60 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant, MP4 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation No 

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