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α7

Perfection for all

Meet the full-frame, palm-sized α7: portability and capability in one. With a 24.3 MP 35 mm Full Frame sensor into a body half the weight of leading DSLRs, this is an exciting new landmark in the market.

Picture of α7 E-mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor
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α7 E-mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor

ILCE-7 Body / Kit

Picture of α7 E-mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor

Body Only|Body + 28-70mm Zoom Lens|

Starting at

£1,099.00

Great images await

With 24.3 megapixels, the α7’s 35mm full-frame Exmor™ sensor is equal to that of leading DSLRs. And with Sony’s latest BIONZ X processor and most advanced autofocus, the α7 offers outstanding detail, sensitivity and quality. Get ready for performance that will propel your photography to new heights.

Exmor CMOS Sensor logo

24.3 MP Full Frame sensor

This remarkable new sensor has all the elements for world-class images: high-resolution, top sensitivity, extreme dynamic range, unsurpassed detail and low noise.

Bionz X logo

Superior processing

Expect superlative results with Sony’s latest processing engine: truer colour rendering, better noise reduction and faster burst mode shooting.

Beauty starts here

Get up close with the world-class Exmor sensor

Exmor™ sensor: higher speed from parallel signal processing, lower noise, faster signal conversion. Low noise, wider dynamic range + rich gradations, provides the detail even for large-format prints.

BIONZ X PROCESSOR

Natural results in any light

Enhanced detail reproduction + diffraction-reducing technology produce more natural outlines + reduce blur from light points. Noise reduction on every image + 16-bit processing + 14-bit RAW output.

Beautiful form. Robust function.

Expert engineering from every angle

In designing the a7, Sony strove to balance the precise control working photographers need, with the ergonomics they want. The result is carefully-crafted knobs and dials, robust functions, extensive customisation potential and recording and connectivity options, all in a durable, lightweight body 25% smaller than leading DSLRs.

  • Controls and dials thumbnail imageControls and dials
  • Back view of camera controls and LCD screenRobust function
  • Side view of cameraCustomisation
  • Connectivity and recording thumbnailConnectivity and Recording
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Full frame, compact form

At just 416g with battery, the α7 is about half the weight of leading DSLRs. And being less bulky as well, there’s no more giving up quality for portability.

Internal construction build

Built light, built to last

Crafting the α7 from magnesium, the world’s lightest structural metal, means that the camera you carry with you today will also be with you tomorrow.

Where speed meets precision

The refined Spatial Object Detection Algorithm gives an AF speed with the world’s fastest cameras. Plus more accurate eye detection, lock-on autofocus for moving subjects + autofocus area setting options.

5fps to 1 sec

Stop the action beautifully

New faster, more accurate autofocus tracking uses powerful predictive algorithms and subject recognition technology to track every move with greater speed and precision.

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New Eye Autofocus

For perfect portraiture, this function creates sharp focus on faces even when partially turned away from the camera with a shallow depth of field, thanks to enhanced eye detection that can prioritise a single pupil.

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Lock-on Autofocus

Easily keep moving subjects in focus with this updated technology, which adjusts target frame size based on subject characteristics and makes use of a wide AF area to ensure usage of the optimal focus point.

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Autofocus setting options

With the Flexible Spot AF area setting, you can select different-size autofocus area to match your subject, and help ensure the camera focuses on the intended area. Wide and Zone focus area settings are also available.

XGA OLED TRU-FINDER™

Smarter viewfinder, better photos

With 100% frame coverage, 1024x768 resolution, high contrast, real-time settings updates and accurate bokeh, the OLED (XGA) Tru-Finder™ is not merely a composition accessory, but an enhancement. Completing the professional-grade features are five display modes and colour temperature and brightness adjustment.

  • Tru-Finder Bokeh
  • Focus Magnifier
  • Peaking Control
  • Screen Display Modes
AVCHD logo

Full HD video formats

Find the perfect expression for your vision with AVCHD at 60fps for an ultra-smooth look, or shoot 24p for classic cinema feel.

Headphone jack

Professional soundtracks

Attach external microphones via the XLR adaptor, meter recording levels and monitor sound with the headphone jack.

NEW LENSES, NEW POSSIBILITIES

Glass worthy of a 1st-class camera

Sony designed a new set of E-mount lenses. Previous-generation α owners can use the full range of E-mount lenses or A-mounts with an adaptor for a range of 50+ lenses.

Lens mount adaptor

Get the most from your gear

To capitalise on the full functionality of the A-mount lenses, adaptors offer a range of features including Translucent mirror technology.

A-mount lenses

Expand with A-mount lenses

The A-mount adaptor allows photographers to discover the possibilities of Sony’s existing 30+ professional lens range.

Camera accessories

Professional enhancements

A vertical grip, external microphones, flashes and numerous other add-ons ensure you are prepared for every idea and situation.

ONE TOUCH NFC & WI-FI CONNECTIVITY

Share something great

The α7 has two forms of wireless sharing; NFC One-touch allows image transfer with a single tap to any NFC-compatible smartphone, tablet or laptop. Wi-Fi allows quick uploading from many locations.

Downloadable upgrades

Explore the PlayMemories Camera Apps

Add usability and convenience with key apps like Smart Remote Control (which lets you use your smartphone for remote shutter release), Direct Upload for maximum social network convenience and other apps for editing and effects. 

Also in the α7 family

α7r

α7R

Combining 36.4 MP 35mm Full Frame sensor, no optical low-pass filter and compact body, the α7 is an upgrade from even the best current DSLRs. With world-class imaging capability, the α7 is designed to be the professional’s choice.

α7

α7S: Sensitivity mastered

Featuring extraordinary sensitivity (up to ISO 409600) and 4K video output, this compact full-frame camera suits demanding professional use while remaining portable enough for travel.

Specifications
  • 24.3MP Full-Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor

  • BIONZ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction

  • E-mount interchangeable lens system

  • High-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder™

  • Simple sharing and control with Wi-Fi and NFC One-touch

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
35mm full frame (35.8×23.9mm), Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels
Approx. 24.3 megapixels
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)
Viewfinder Type
XGA OLED, 1.3cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (colour)
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Approx. 270 shots (viewfinder) / approx. 340 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
Screen Type
On/Off
Dimensions of α7 E-mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor
Dimensions of α7 E-mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor

What's in the Box

Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, AC Adaptor AC-UB10, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable

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