ILCE-7 Series -

Camera TypeInterchangeable-lens digital camera
Lens CompatibilitySony E-mount lenses
Image Sensor 
Type35mm full frame (35.8 x 23.9mm), ExmorTM CMOS sensor
Number of pixels (effective) (approx.)Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Number of pixels (total) (approx.)Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Image sensor aspect ratio3:2
Anti-dust systemCharge protection coating on optical filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Recording System (Still Image) 
Recording formatJPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image size (pixels)

 3:2 aspect ratio

35mm full frame
L: 6000 x 4000 (24M),
M: 3936 x 2624 (10M),
S: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M)
L: 3936 x 2624 (10M),
M: 3008 x 2000 (6.0M),
S: 1968 x 1312 (2.6M)
16:9 aspect ratio
35mm full frame
L: 6000 x 3376 (20M),
M: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M),
S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M)
L: 3936 x 2216 (8.7M),
M: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M),
S: 1968 x 1112 (2.2M)

Sweep Panorama
Wide: horizontal 12416 x 1856 (23M), vertical 5536 x 2160 (12M), Standard: horizontal 8192 x 1856 (15M), vertical 3872 x 2160 (8.4M)
Image quality modesRAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Extra fine, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
RAW output14 bit
Picture Effect13 modes : Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera,
Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration
Creative StyleStandard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, Black & White, Sepia(Contrast -3 to +3 steps, Saturation -3 to +3 steps, Sharpness -3 to +3 steps) (Style Box 1-6 also provided)
Dynamic range functionsOff, Dynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level 1-5), Auto High Dynamic Range: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1 EV step)
Color SpacesRGB standard(with sYCC gamut), Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOSTM Color
Recording System (Movie) 
Recording formatAVCHD ver 2.0 compliant /MP4
Video compressionAVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
MP4: MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Audio recording formatAVCHD: Dolby Digital (AC-3) , 2ch / MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Image size (pixels)AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/28 Mbps/PS, 60i/50i/24 Mbps/ FX, 60i/50i/17 Mbps/FH, 24p/25p/24 Mbps/FX, 24p/25p/17 Mbps/FH)
MP4: 1440 x 1080 (25/30 fps/12 Mbps), 640 x 480 (25/30 fps/3 Mbps)
Movie functionsAudio Level Display, Audio Rec Level, Auto Slow Shutter, HDMI info. Display (On/Off selectable)
Color spacexvYCC standard (x.v.ColorTM when connected via HDMI cable) compatible with TRILUMINOSTM Color
MediaMemory 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)
SlotMulti slot for Memory Stick Duo / SD Memory card
Noise Reduction 
Noise reductionLong exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 sec., High ISO NR: Normal/Low/ Off selectable
Multi frame noise reductionAuto/ISO 100 to 51200
White Balance 
ModesAuto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight) /, Flash, C.Temp 2500 to 9900K, C. Filter (G7 to M7 15-step, A7 to B7 15-step), Custom, Underwater, AWB micro adjustment(G7 to M7 15 step, A7 to B7 15 step), Bracketing: 3 frames, H/L selectable
Focus System 
TypeFast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus point35mm full-frame:
117 points (phase-detection AF)
99 points (phase-detection AF)/ 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
Sensitivity rangeEV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
Focus modesSingle-shot AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus
Focus areaMulti Point (117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
Other FeaturesLock-on AF, Eye AF, Predictive control, Focus lock;
Eye-start AF and AF micro adjustment (both only available with optional LA-EA2
or LA-EA4 attached), AF illuminator (built-in, LED type, range: Approx. 0.30-3m), AF ON
Exposure Control 
Metering type1200-zone evaluative metering
Metering sensorExmorTM CMOS sensor
Metering sensitivityEV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
ModesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure modesAUTO (iAUTO, Superior Auto), Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Movie (Programmed AE (P) / Aperture priority (A) / Shutter-speed priority (S) / Manual (M)
Scene SelectionPortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
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)
BracketingBracket: Cont./Bracket: Single, With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
AE lockAvailable with AE lock button. Locked when shutter button is presses halfway. Can be disabled from the Menu
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)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)
TypeXGA OLED, 1.3cm (0.5 type) electronic viewfinder (color)
Number of dots (Total)2,359,296 dots
Brightness controlAuto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
Color temperature controlManual (5 steps)
Field coverage100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.71x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 diopter)
Diopter adjustment: -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter
Eye pointApprox. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 diopter (CIPA standard)
Display contentsGraphic Display, Display All Info, No Disp. Info, Histogram, Digital Level Gauge
LCD Monitor 
Type7.5cm (3.0 type) TFT drive
Number of dots (Total)921,600 dots
Brightness controlManual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
Adjustable angleUp approx. 90 degrees, down approx. 45 degrees
Display Selector (finder/LCD)Auto/Manual
Display contentsGraphic Display / Display All Info. / No Disp. Info. / Histogram / Digital Level Gauge / Shooting information for viewfinder mode
Real-time image-adjustment displayOn/Off
Focus magnifier35mm full frame: 5.9x, 11.7x, APS-C: 3.8x, 7.7x
Peaking MFYes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)
Convenience Features 
Face detectionOn / On (Regist. Faces) / Off, Face registration, Face selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)
Auto Object FramingYes
Clear Image ZoomStill / Movie: Approx. 2x
Digital zoom

Smart zoom (still images):
35mm full frame: M:approx 1.5x, S:approx 2x
APS-C: M:approx 1.3x, S:approx 2x
Digital zoom (still images):
35mm full frame:
L:approx 4x, M:approx 6.1x, S:approx 8x
APS-C: L:approx 4x, M:approx 5.2x, S:approx 8x
Digital zoom (movies):
35mm full frame: approx 4x
APS-C: approx 4x

Lens compensationPeripheral shading, chromatic aberration, distortion
TypeElectronically controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Shutter speedStill Images: 1/8000 to 30 sec., Bulb,
Movies: 1/8000 to 1/4 (1/3 step).
PAL: up to 1/50 in AUTO mode. up to 1/25 in Auto Slow Shutter mode
Flash sync. Speed1/250 sec
Electronic front shutter curtainYes, On/Off
SteadyShot (Image stabilization) 
TypeNot supported (image stabilization supported by lens)
ControlPre-flash TTL
Flash compensation+/-3.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)
Bracketing1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2, 3 EV steps, 3/5 frames (1.0/2.0/3.0 EV: only 3 frames) selectable
Flash modesFlash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync*1, Wireless*1
External flashSony α System Flash compatible with Multi Interface Shoe. Attach the shoe adaptor for flash compatible with Auto-lock Accessory Shoe.
Drive modes 
Drive modesSingle 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)
Speed (approx., max.)*Continuous shooting: Max. 2.5fps, Speed Priority Continuous shooting: Max. 5.0fps
ModesSingle (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning), 9/25-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (Maximum magnification L: 18.8x, M: 12.3x, S: 9.4x), 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
PlayMemories Camera Apps™Yes
PC InterfaceMass-storage, MTP, PC remote
Multi / Micro USB TerminalYes*3
Wi-FiPlayback of still images and movies on smartphones, PCs and TVs
NFCYes (NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing)
HD OutputHDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback
Multi Interface ShoeYes
OthersAuto-lock Accessory Shoe compatible with supplied shoe adaptor, Microphone terminal (3.5mm Stereo minijack), Headphone terminal
(3.5mm Stereo minijack), Vertical Grip Connector
Compatible OSWindows Vista*4 SP2,Windows 7 SP1,Windows 8,Mac OS X (v. 10.6-10.8)
MicrophoneBuilt-in stereo microphone or ECM-CG50 / XLR-K1M (sold separately)
SpeakerBuilt-in monaural
Compatible standardsExif Print,Print Image Matching III,DPOF setting
Custom Function 
TypeCustom key settings, Programmable setting
Memory FunctionYes (2 sets)
BatteryRechargeable Battery Pack NP-FW50
Still ImagesApprox. 270 shots (viewfinder) / approx. 340 shots (LCD screen) (CIPA standard)
MoviesActual*5*6: Approx. 60 min with viewfinder, approx. 65 min with LCD screen (CIPA standard)
Continuous*5*7: Approx. 100 min with viewfinder, approx. 100 min with LCD screen (CIPA standard)
External PowerAC Adaptor AC-PW20 (optional)
Weights (Approx.) 
With Battery and Memory Stick PRO DuoApprox. 474g (approx. 1 lb 0.7 oz)
Body onlyApprox. 416g (approx. 14.7 oz)
W x H x D (excluding protrusions)Approx. 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm (approx. 5 x 3 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)
Operating temperature 
Range32-104º F/0-40º C
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 With compatible external flash.
*2 Approximate. May vary depending on shooting conditions and media.
*3 Supports Micro USB compatible device.
*4 Starter Edition is not supported.
*5 Continuous movie recording is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications).
*6 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom, stand-by and power off.
*7 Indicated recording time is defined by repeating the following cycle: Pressing the MOVIE button. No other operations such as zoom are performed.