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Sensitivity mastered

Explore new frontiers of imaging expression with the α7S, combining phenomenal sensitivity (up to ISO 409600) with ultra low noise. That means a lack of light no longer limits your artistic range.

α7S new software is now available.

Power up your camera to further enhance shooting ease.

Full-frame, palm-sized α

Marvel at the world’s first full-frame sensor capable of full pixel readout on 4K video—impressively precision-packed in the world’s smallest interchangeable lens digital camera.

Exceptional exposures no matter the light

Stunningly wide sensitivity range from ISO 50 to 409600

Achieve the exact shot you desire. With phenomenally enhanced sensitivity, the α7S ensures that in bright light or deep darkness, you’ll capture photos and videos that match your vision.

a7s camera with 35mm full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor

12.2MP full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor

Discover high dynamic range from darkness to broad daylight.

Exmor CMOS Sensor image

High-speed BIONZ X™ processing engine

Faithfully reproduces details for richer tonal gradations and lower noise.

Unparalleled 4K

Discover the beauty of uncompressed 4K (3840 x2160 pixels)

Play 4K Video

Professional video functions

Professional video functions such as XAVC S Full HD recording at 50Mbps, time code and optional XLR audio inputs.

Cutting-edge features in the world’s smallest body

The lightweight magnesium alloy body features comprehensive dust and moisture resistance—plus the precise control offered by 9 customizable buttons with 54 possible functions.

a7s in hand

Full frame, compact form

The α7S offers unparalleled mobility and customization—along with a massive 35mm full-frame sensor.

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Silent shooting

The electronic shutter eliminates shutter noise, enabling discreet shooting of wildlife, recitals, and more.

a7s magnesium body

Built light; built to last

Crafting the α7S from magnesium—the world’s lightest structural metal—means superb handling and reliability.

Fast Intelligent AF for sensational focus

Supreme sensitivity and an advanced Spatial Object Detection algorithm deliver ultra-high autofocus speed and precision, even in low-light conditions (as low as EV-4).

Fast Intellitent AF diagram
XGA OLED Tru-Finder diagram

XGA OLED Tru-Finder means more certainty

Enjoy seamless access to essential photo info

Achieve accuracy in advance. With assistance from the high-contrast, high-resolution XGA OLED Tru-Finder, you can monitor the appearance of your final image, including peaking and bokeh.


Glass worthy of a first-class camera

Wide-ranging compatible E-mount lenses let you take full advantage of sophisticated features  such as Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and power zooming, while comfortably shooting videos.

One lens mount, many options

The camera’s short flange back enables seamless integration with your existing lens collection, with mount adapters for SLR (1), rangefinder (2) and cinema (3) cameras.

Lens adapter diagram
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Get the most from your gear

Adapters enable a range of A-mount features, including Translucent Mirror Technology.

a7s with SAL70200G-2 lens

Expand with A-mount lenses

The A-mount adapter lets you discover the possibilities of Sony’s existing 30+ professional lens range.

a7s with accessories

Professional enhancements

A vertical grip, external mics, flashes and many other add-ons ensure readiness for every idea and situation.


Share something great

Instantly transfer a photo or movie to your Android smartphone or tablet by simply touching it with the α7S —thanks to built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC.

Downloadable upgrades

Explore the PlayMemories Camera Apps

Add functionality with key apps like Smart Remote Control (use your smartphone for remote shutter release), Direct Upload for social network convenience, and other apps for editing and effects.

Also in the α7 family

a7s with PlayMemories Camera Apps


Combining 36.4MP 35mm full-frame sensor, no optical low-pass filter, and compact body, the α7R is an upgrade from even the best current DSLRs. With world-class imaging capability, the α7R is designed to be the professional’s choice.

a7s with PlayMemories Camera Apps


With a 24.3MP 35mm full-frame sensor and Sony’s most advanced autofocus in a compact, lightweight body, the α7 is perfect second camera for professionals—or primary camera for enthusiasts seeking expert-level results.

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need

Professional options open up new horizons.

Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories specially designed for this model.

Supported in Capture One Express (for Sony)

One of the world's best RAW converters by Phase One

Capture One Express (for Sony) is one of the world's best RAW converters, rendering precise colors and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution.

  • 12.2 MP full-frame Exmor® CMOS sensor

  • Ultra-high sensitivity at ISO 50 to ISO 409,600

  • BIONZ® X engine for superb detail and noise reduction

  • 4K video output with full pixel readout

  • E-mount interchangeable lens system

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses, Sony A-mount lenses with optional LA-EA adapter
Sensor Type
Full Frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor
35 mm full frame (1.40 x 0.94 in) Exmor® CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
12.2 MP
ISO Sensitivity
Expanded ISO Sensitivity Range ISO 50-409600*1
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Up to 380 shots
Viewfinder Type
0.5" electronic viewfinder (color)
Screen Type
3.0 in type TFT LCD
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