Sony Alpha NEX-7 Compact System Camera - Body Only
- 24.3 Megapixel Exmor APS-C HD CMOS Sensor
- BIONZ Image Processor
- 3.0” 921.6k-dot Tilt-able Xtra Fine LCD Monitor
- Full HD 1920 x 1080 Video Recording
- XGA OLED Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder
- Accessory Hot Shoe
- 10fps Continuous Shooting
- Intelligent Autofocus
Movie feature – records video and stereo audio up to Full HD* 1920 x 1080 resolution in AVCHD format at a fast 50i frames per second so even fast-moving subjects are captured clearly. Or shoot at 25p for a more cinematic feel to your movies. Also records in MP4 format for easy PC compatibility and web upload. Full P/A/S/M manual controls.
* We recommend using class 4 or higher memory cards for recording high definition video. SDHC and SDXC memory cards are only compatible with their respective formats.
Interchangeable Lenses - compatible with Sony's E-mount series of smaller, lighter lenses designed specifically for Sony mirrorless interchangeable lens compact system (CSC) cameras.
Fast 10fps Shooting – capture images at 10 frames per second at full 24.3mp resolution. Great for getting action shots of sports, kids, animals.
World’s first OLED Viewfinder - 2359K dots for amazing resolution and high contrast. OLED reduces motion blur. You can also see the results of camera adjustments in real time with superb colour and detail as well as shooting information.
921K Tiltable 3” LCD Screen – High resolution Xtra Fine LCD monitor tilts down 45° and up 80° to frame difficult high- and low-angle shots. Also good in daylight.
Tri-Navi™ Manual Control - three separate control dials for direct access to three settings at a time (e.g. aperture, exposure compensation and ISO.)
Built-in pop-up flash - Enjoy the convenience of a built-in flash with Guide Number 6.
Hot Shoe for α System Flashes – Suits Sony system flashes
3D Sweep Panorama - Capture vast scenic vistas and 16:9 shots in spectacular 3D. As you sweep across the panorama, the camera records separate right-eye and left-eye images that make landscapes come alive on your 3D television4. Records both JPEG and MPO file formats.
6-image layering - Capture six images in a fraction of a second, and then combine the data. The result is an incredible single image that controls blur in Anti-Motion Blur mode or gets cleaner, sharper nighttime pictures in Hand-held Twilight mode.
25-point Auto Focus - 25 sensors cover a very wide area of the scene, for accurate focusing even when the subject is far from the center of the frame.
Intelligent Auto Focus - Pre-focuses as you compose the shot, further reducing focusing time to a bare minimum.
Object Tracking AF– lock onto a specified object and maintain focus even as the subject moves.
Peaking AF display - makes precise manual focusing much easier by highlighting the edges that are in focus in your choice of three colours (white, red, or yellow).
World’s shortest release time lag (0.02 sec) – short shutter lag at just 20 milliseconds - helps you to capture the decisive moment.
iAuto (intelligent Auto) - Takes advantage of Intelligent Scene Recognition, Face Detection technology, and Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization without leaving auto mode so you always get the best shot.
Auto HDR – High Dynamic Range combines the best highlight detail from one shot and the best shadow detail from another for one incredible shot.
RAW file format – file format that allows greater adjustment of various camera settings on your computer after you have captured your images, without losing image quality, such as adjustment of colour balance, exposure, etc.
Dynamic Rang Optimiser - improves results with backlit subjects and recovers details hidden in shadows.
P/A/S/M Modes - full range of controls from the beginner's iAUTO mode to P/A/S/M: Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Manual for greater control in both stills and movies.
Dual Slot Memory Stick/SDHC/SDXC Card* – uses both Memory Stick Pro Duo/Pro HG Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC* cards giving you more choice of storage mediums between devices.
Anti Dust Technology - a static-free coating on the sensor's low-pass filter helps repel dust. Then vibration automatically dislodges dust from the sensor. Helps prevent dust spots on your images.
11 Picture Effect modes – 11 creative picture effects modes to choose from that will make your stills and movies really pop.
Stamina™ battery power – take up to 400 shots on a single charge
External Microphone Input – Improve audio quality by adding an external microphone
HDMI Out - Enjoy HD movies and stunning still images on a compatible HDTV. The camera includes a mini HDMI™ output (requires miniHDMI cable sold separately). In addition, the BRAVIA® Sync system works with compatible Sony® BRAVIA HDTVs enabling you to control camera playback using the television's remote.
Optional LA-EA1 and EA2 Lens Adapters - Allows you to attach A-mount lenses to your E-mount camera. However, the LA-EA2 is the world’s first adapter to leverage Sony’s exclusive Translucent Mirror Technology to provide super-fast and accurate Phase Detection AF as well.
Mirrorless Interchangeable lens digital camera (ILC) with built-in flash
Sony E-mount lenses
APS-C type (23.5x15.6mm), "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor with RGB primary color filters
Effective no. of Pixels
Approx. 24.3 megapixels
Total no. of Pixels
Approx. 24.7 megapixels
Charge protection coating on optical filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism
Recording System (Still Image)
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)
Image Size (Aspect Ratio 3:2)
L: 6000 x 4000 (24M), M: 4240 x 2832 (12M), S: 3008 x 2000 (6M)
Image Size (Aspect Ratio 16:9)
L: 6000 x 3376 (20M), M: 4240 x 2400 (10M) , S: 3008 x 1688 (5.1M)
Image Quality Modes
RAW, RAW & JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (Red, Yellow, Blue, Green), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature
Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn Leaves, B/W, Sepia (Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness adjustable in +/-3 steps)
Off, D-Range Optimizer (Auto, Level), Auto HDR (Auto Exposure Diff., AdjustableExposure Diff.: up to 6EV between 1.0EV to 6EV in 1 EV steps)
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Recording System (Movie)
AVCHD / MP4
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
Audio Recording Format
Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Image Size (AVCHD)
1920 x 1080 (50p/28Mbps/PS, 50i/24Mbps/FX, 50i/17Mbps/FH, 25p/24Mbps/FX, 25p/17Mbps/FH)
Image Size (MP4)
1440 x 1080 (25fps/12Mbps)
Image Size (VGA)
640 x 480 (25fps/3Mbps)
Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
SD Memory Card
SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory card
Long exposure NR
On/Off selectable, available of shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.
High ISO NR
Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900k, C. Filter (G7 to M7 15-step, A7 to B7 15-step), Custom, WB fine adjustment
EV0-20 (ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Autofocus / DMF (Direct Manual Focus) / Manual Focus selectable
AF-S (Single-shot AF) / AF-C (Continuous AF) selectable
Multi (25 points) / Center / Flexible spot selectable
Tracking Focus, Predictive control, Focus lock, Built-in AF illuminator (Distance: approx. 0.5-3.0m with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS)
Metering System Type
1200-zone evaluative metering
EV0-20 (ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
Multi / Center / Spot selectable
Programmed AE (iAUTO, P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, Anti Motion Blur, Scene Selection
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight
+/- 5EV (in 0.3EV steps)
3 continuous exposures, in 0.3 or 0.7EV steps
AE is locked with focus locked
AUTO (ISO100-1600), ISO100 to 16000 selectable (in 1EV steps, RecommendedExposure Index)
LCD Monitor Type
7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT, Xtra Fine LCD with TruBlack technology
Total no. of Dots
Auto / Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2) / Sunny Weather
Up by approx. 90 degrees, down by approx. 45 degrees (from the camera back)
Real-time Image Adjustment
Up to 8 faces detectable automatically
Selectable from 3 steps
Precision Digital Zoom
1.1x - 10x
Electronically controlled, vertical traverse, focal-plane type
1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb
Flash Sync. Speed
Single-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed-priority continuous shooting, Self-timer,Bracketing
10/2 sec delay selectable, Cont.: with 10 sec delay, 3/5 exposures selectable
Continuous Shooting (Approx.)
Continuous mode: max. 3 fps, Speed-priority continuous mode: max 10 fps *1
No. of Frame Recordable (Approx.)
Fine: 17, Standard: 18, RAW: 13, RAW & JPEG: 11 *2
Yes (with or without shooting information, RGB histogram & highlight/shadow warning)
6/12-frame Index View
Enlarged Display Mode
L: 16.7x, M: 11.8x, S: 8.3x, Panorama Standard: 25.6x, Panorama wide: 38.8x
USB2.0 Hi-speed (Mass-storage, MTP)
HDMI mini connector (Type-C), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD
Compatible OS (USB Connection)
Windows(R) XP*3 SP3, Windows Vista(R) 4 SP2*4, Windows 7 SP1, Mac OS X (v10.3-v10.6)
Built-in stereo microphone or ECM-SST1*5 attachable to Smart Accessory Terminal
Built-in, monaural, Volume settings in 8 steps between 0 and 7
6 (in meters at ISO100) *6
18mm (focal length printed on lens body)
+/- 3EV in 1/3 EV steps
Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.
Approx. 4 sec.
Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting
One rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50
Approx. 430 images (CIPA standard)
Battery charger BC-VW1(supplied), AC Adaptor AC-PW20 *5
Dimensions (W x H x D)
119.9 x 66.9 x 42.6mm (without protrusions)
Weight (Body Only)
Weight (With Battery & Memory Stick PRO Duo)
Varies according to shooting conditions and memory card used.
Varies according to shooting conditions and memory card used. In speed-priority continuous shooting mode.
64-bit editions and Starter Edition not supported. Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or greater is necessary to create disks.
Starter Edition not supported
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
BC-VW1 Battery Charger
NP-FW50 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
This product comes with a
12 month Australian warranty
from Sony Australia
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