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sony imaging alpha series
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Alpha Series
Travel Cameras

Move to Mirrorless

With an electronic viewfinder and on-sensor autofocus system Sony compact system cameras deliver professional results without the need for the bulky reflex mirror used in traditional DSLR counterparts, cutting a huge amount of size and weight from the camera design.

As the world's no.1 most selected image sensor, portable size and weight of camera body and an innovator of new technologies, Sony compact system cameras offer best in class photography with superior capabilities.

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No.1 image sensor manufacturer for digital cameras and video recorders*

As the world’s no. 1 maker of image sensors, we understand that you need the most advanced technology to achieve the best imaging quality. A sensor is like a window, the larger it is the more light it lets in. A larger sensor will also capture more details in the shadows and highlights (great dynamic range), giving you the possibility to create stunning images.

*based on Sony research from April 2014 to March 2015 that shows Sony has a 50% market share)

Light and small

Nearly half the weight of a DSLR

It was always the ultimate dream – DSLR performance but without DSLR weight. With the Sony Alpha series, the dream has come to be reality. All the advantages of a 35mm full-frame image sensor and lens interchangeability are now compressed in a body of unprecedented compactness. Also, there’s no compromising on image quality, shooting comfort, functionality or AF performance.

Whether capturing still images or HD movies, you’ll enjoy what was previously only possible on a DSLR camera.

New technologies

Sony continues a traditional of innovation by giving you the best technologies on the market. And the Sony Alpha series is no different. For example, you can use Wi-fi NFC connectivity to transfer your images straight away to your smart phone and use Playmemories Camera Apps™ to create the perfect time-lapse shots effortlessly.

Full frame in a compact body

Meet the full-frame, palm-sized :
portability and capability in one.

World's fastest autofocus*

Shoot better with the :
Superb 24MP quality, world’s quickest autofocus* and very portable.

*Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with an APS-C image sensor as of 12 February 2014.

Incredible photos and videos in the palm of your hand

The world's lightest interchangeable-lens digital camera*.

*Among interchangeable-lens digital cameras equipped with an APS-C image sensor. As of January 2014.

Interchangeable lenses

For the enthusiast, there’s nothing as important as the correct lens for the perfect shot. Whether you are shooting close up with a macro, zooming into the distance or in need of a wide-angle lens, our interchangeable E-mount lenses for the Sony Alpha series gives you utter creative control.

In addition to APS-C and Full Frame E-mount lenses options, optional adapters (sold separately) let you use the full range of Sony A-mount lenses.

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Model 7S 7R 7 6000 5000
Image sensor size Full-frame Full-frame Full-frame APS-C APS-C
Pixels 12.2MP 36.4MP 24.3MP 24.3MP 20.1MP
Max. ISO 102,400 (409,600) 25600 25600 (51,200) 25600 16000
Max. SS 1/8000 1/8000 1/8000 1/4000 1/4000
Image stabilization Lens Lens Lens Lens Lens
Movie format XAVC-S 1080 60p AVCHD 1080 60p AVCHD 1080 60p XAVC-S 1080 60p XAVC-S 1080 60i
AF points Contrast Contrast 117 points Hybrid AF 179 points Hybrid A Contrast
Cont shooting 5fps 4fps 5fps 11fps 3.5fps
LCD 921k 3.0" tiltable 921k 3.0" tiltable 921k 3.0" tiltable 921k 3.0" tiltable 460k 3.0" tiltable
Top LCD No No No No No
Viewfinder 100% OLED 2359K 0.71x 100% OLED 2359K 0.71x 100% OLED 2359K 0.71x 100% OLED 1440k No
Body Magnesium Magnesium Magnesium Magnesium Polycarbonate
Size (WxHxD) 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 120 x 66.9 x 45.1 109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7
Weight (Body + Bat + Card) 489g (inc. Bat) 465g (inc. Bat) 474g (inc. Bat) 344g (inc. Bat) 269g (inc. Bat)
Flash No No No GN12 GN4

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