Sony a7R

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  • Effective pixels

    36 megapixels

    Max resolution

    7360 x 4912

  • Screen Size

    3″

    Screen Dots

    1,230,000

  • Physical

    127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89″)

  • Body Type

    SLR-style mirrorless

    Flash

    No

  • Sensor type

    CMOS

    Sensor size

    Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)

  • ISO

    100-25600

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

Body type

  • Body type SLR-style mirrorless

Sensor

  • Max resolution7360 x 4912
  • Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
  • Effective pixels36 megapixels
  • Sensor photo detectors37 megapixels
  • Sensor sizeFull frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
  • Sensor typeCMOS
  • ProcessorBionz X

Image

  • ISO100-25600
  • Boosted ISO (minimum)50
  • Boosted ISO (maximum)
  • White balance presets10
  • Custom white balanceYes
  • Image stabilizationNo
  • Image stabilization notes
  • CIPA image stabilization rating
  • Uncompressed formatRAW
  • JPEG quality levelsExtra fine, fine, standard

Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus
    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Face Detection
    • Live View
  • Digital zoomYes (4)
  • Manual focusYes
  • Number of focus points25
  • Lens mountSony E
  • Focal length multiplier

Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCDTilting
  • Screen size3″
  • Screen dots1,230,000
  • Touch screenNo
  • Screen typeXtra Fine LCD
  • Live viewYes
  • Viewfinder typeElectronic
  • Viewfinder coverage100%
  • Viewfinder magnification0.71×
  • Viewfinder resolution2,359,000

Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed30 sec
  • Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)
  • Aperture priorityYes
  • Shutter priorityYes
  • Manual exposure modeYes
  • Subject / scene modesYes
  • Built-in flashNo
  • External flashYes (via Multi Interface shoe)
  • Flash modes
  • Continuous drive4.0 fps
  • Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
  • Metering modes
    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot
  • Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
  • AE Bracketing ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
  • WB BracketingYes

Videography features

  • FormatMPEG-4, AVCHD
  • Modes
  • MicrophoneStereo
  • SpeakerMono

Storage

  • Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo

Connectivity

  • USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
  • USB charging
  • HDMIYes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)
  • Microphone portYes
  • Headphone portYes
  • WirelessBuilt-In
  • Wireless noteswith NFC and wireless control via PlayMemories Mobile app
  • Remote controlYes (wired)

Physical

  • Environmentally sealedYes
  • BatteryBattery Pack
  • Battery descriptionNP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
  • Battery Life (CIPA)340
  • Weight (inc. batteries)465 g (1.03 lb / 16.40 oz)
  • Dimensions127 x 94 x 48 mm (5 x 3.7 x 1.89″)

GPS

  • Orientation sensorYes
  • Timelapse recordingNo
  • GPSNone