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Sony Alpha NEX-7 (Body Only Black)

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  • Built around an Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor producing an effective 24.3 megapixel

  • Bionz™ image processing engine

  • 0.50” XGA Tru-Finder™ OLED EVF with 2359,000 dots resolution

  • 10 fps continuous shooting speed

  • ISO sensitivity of 100-16000

  • Full HD movie recording with variable frame rates

  • 3” LCD TFT monitor with TruBlack™ technology and 921,600 pixels resolution

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 Sony Alpha NEX-7 (Body Only Black)

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Alpha NEX-7 (Body Only - Black) is built around the 24.3 megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor and comes with the latest Bionz™ image processing engine. It boasts a 0.50” Tru-Finder™ OLED electronic viewfinder with 2359,000 dots resolution, a 10 fps continuous shooting speed, ISO sensitivity of 100-16000 and full HD video capability with variable frame rates. A 25-point contrast detect AF system, 3” LCD TFT monitor with 921,600 dots resolution and an ISO sensitivity of 100-16000 completes the other major features of the camera.

Advanced Features

Face Detection :

On/On (Regist. Faces)/Off

Smile Shutter™ technology :

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Auto High Dynamic Range :

Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)

Sweep Panorama :

Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical, and 3D Panorama

Exposure System

Picture Effect(s) :

11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Monochrome, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature

Auto Exposure Lock :

Yes (AE Lock with focus lock)

Color Temperature :

2500 - 9900 k with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7)

Creative Style :

Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Clear, Deep, Light, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Night Scene, Autumn leaves, Black & White, Sepia (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps))

D-Range Optimizer :

Yes: (Auto, Level, Off)

Exposure Bracketing :

Yes: (3 Continuous)

Exposure Compensation :

+/-5.0 EV(1/3EV steps)

Exposure Settings :

iAUTO, Program AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama (2D), 3D Sweep Panorama, Anti Motion Blur, Scene Selection


Auto (ISO 100-16000), Selectable (ISO 100 to 1600)

Metering :

Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering

Metering Modes :

Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Metering Sensitivity :

0EV-20EV, (at ISO 100 equivalent w/ f/2.8 lens)

Noise Reduction :

Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)

Scene Mode(s) :

Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight

White Balance Mode :

Auto,Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Setting the color temperature, Color Filter, Custom

Imaging Sensor

Imaging Sensor :

Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)

Processor :

BIONZ™ image processor

Anti Dust :

Charge protection coating on Low-Pass Filter and electromagnetic vibration mechanism

Pixel Gross :

Approx. 24.7 megapixels

Effective Picture Resolution :

Approx. 24.3 megapixels

Focal Length Conversion Factor :


Color Filter System :

RGB primary color filters


Lens Mount Type :

Sony E-mount

Service and Warranty Information

Limited Warranty Term :

1 Year Parts & Labor

Weights and Measurements

Dimensions (Approx.) :

Approx. 4-3/4 × 2-3/4 × 1-11/16" (119.9 x 66.9 x 42.8mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions

Weight (Approx.) :

Approx. 10.3 oz (291g) (excl battery & media)


Lens Compatibility :

Sony E-mount lens, (Sony A-mount lenses when used with LA-EA1 or LA-EA2 lens adaptor)

Camera Type :

Sony E-mount interchangeable lens digital camera

Lens Mount Type :

Sony E-mount


Flash Compensation :

±3.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

Flash Coverage :

FOV coverage up to 18 mm (in the focal length)

Flash Metering System :

Pre-flash TTL

Flash Modes :

Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Wireless (with external flash), Off

Flash Type :

Built-in, Pop-up Auto

Guide Number :

6 (in meters at ISO100)

Recycling Time :

Approx. 4 sec.


BRAVIA® Sync™ :

Yes, via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV

DVDirect :

Yes, via USB

HD Output :

HDMI® (TypeC mini)

Memory Card Slot :

Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

PhotoTV HD :

Yes, with BRAVIA Sync™ enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable

USB Port(s) :

USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)


Battery Type :

InfoLITHIUM® NP-FW50 (7.2V)

Number of Still Images :

Approx. 430 images (CIPA standard)

Power Consumption (in Operation) :

Approx. 1.5W


Supplied Software :

PMB (Picture Motion Browser) v5.2; Image Data Converter SR v3.2; Image Data Lightbox SR v2.2

Operating System Compatibility :

Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1; Mac OS X (v10.3-?10.6), PMB is not compatible with Mac OS. Camera (via USB), Image Data Converter, and Image Data Lightbox software are compatible with Mac OS.

Drive System

Continuous Shooting Speed :

Continuous (Variable) Speed Priority (up to 10fps)

Drive Mode :

Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority, Self-timer, Continuous Self-timer, Bracketing

Self-timer :

2-sec. or 10-sec. delay, (single, continuous 3 or 5 frames)

Shutter Speeds :

1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb

Shutter Type :

Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

Focus Control

Focus System :

Contrast AF

Focus Points :

25 points

AF Modes :

Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

Focus Area :

Multi Point AF (25 points), Center Weighted AF, Flexible Spot AF

Focus Sensitivity :

0 EV to +20 EV (at ISO100 conversion with F2.8 lens)

Manual Focus Assist :

Yes MF assist(5.9x, 11.7x)

Focus Features :

Predictive Focus Control, Focus Lock

AF Illuminator :

Built-in LED, Range: approx. 18" - 9' (0.5m-3m)

LCD Display

LCD Type :

3.0” TFT Xtra Fine™ LCD (921,600 pixels) w/TruBlack™ technology

Angle Adjustment :

Up: Approx. 90 degrees, Down: Approx. 45 degrees

Brightness Control :

Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2), Sunny Weather

Coverage :


Live View :

Yes, (Constant AF Live View)

Real-time image adjustment display :


Histogram :

Yes (On/off)

Peaking :

Yes (MF only, Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off), (Color: White/Red/Yellow)

Grid Display :

Yes (On/off)

Customization :

Brightness: Auto, Manual, Sunny Weather; Display Color: Black, White, Blue, Pink


Media Type :

Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

Color Space :

sRGB, AdobeRGB

Still Image Mode :

JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

Still Image Size 16:9 :

L size: 6000 x 3376 (20M)M size: 4240 x 2400 (10M)S size: 3008 x1688 (5.1M)

Still Image Size 3:2 :

L size: 6000 x 4000 (24M)M size: 4240 x 2832 (12M)S size: 3008 x 2000 (6M)

Panorama Still Image Size :

Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M)Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M)Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M)Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)3D

Sweep Panorama:Horizontal Wide: 7152 X 1080 (7.7M)Horizontal Std.: 4912 X 1080 (5.3M)16:9: 1920 X 1080 (2.1M)

Video Format :

AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))

Video Mode :

AVCHD: PS - 1920 x 1080/60p@28MbpsFX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24MbpsFH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17MbpsFX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24MbpsFH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17MbpsMP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12MbpsVGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps

Video Signal :

NTSC color, EIA standards

Audio Format :

Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC

Microphone/Speaker :

Built-in stereo microphone; Built-in, monaural speaker

Still Image File Format :

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)


Type :

0.50" XGA OLED EVF (Electronic viewfinder) (2,359k dots)

Diopter Adjustment :

-4.0m-1 to +1.0m-1

Field of View :

Approx. 100%

Magnification :

1.09x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 )

  • Body cap

  • Shoulder strap

  • CD-ROM

  • BC-VW1 Battery Charger

  • Body Cleaning cloth

  • NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable battery

  • USB cable (Mini B)