Sony A7r

The A7r is the high-end full frame sensor mirrorless model. It features a 36mp sensor without AA, a 2.4m dot built-in EVF, and enthusiast-type controls.

  • Sensor: 36mp Sony full frame CMOS sensor no AA filter, 35.9 x 24mm, gapless, offset microlenses
  • Mount: Sony NEX (FE-Mount; E-mount compatible)
  • Images: 7360 x 4912 JPEG or ARW raw; maximum 1.5 fps continuous (4 without focus/exposure changes)
  • Video:  1080P/60/50/25/24, 1080i/60/50, MPEG4 with stereo audio, max 28Mbps bit rate
  • Shutter: mechanical 30 sec to 1/8000 sec, bulb
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 100-25600 (plus Auto)
  • Focus: 25-point contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
  • Display: 3" 921k dot tilting LCD, built-in 2.4m dot EVF with 0.71x magnification +4 to -3m diopter
  • Flash: hot shoe, 1/160 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional infrared
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi, NFC, weather-sealed body, PlayMemories Apps, optional vertical grip
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Pro-HG Duo
  • Battery: NP-FW50 (270 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 5 x 3.7 x 1.9" (126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 16.2 ounces (465g)
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$2300 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.03 (March 2014)
  • Announced: October 16, 2013, available December 2013

Thom’s Review of the A7r

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