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 E-mount Camera with Full-Frame Sensor


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Body Only

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.

a7s camera with 35 mm full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor

12.2 MP 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)

Media Object

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 customisable buttons with 54 possible functions.

a7s in hand

Full frame, compact form

The α7S offers unparalleled mobility and customisation—along with a massive 35 mm 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).

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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 1st-class camera

Wide-ranging compatible E-mount lenses let you take full advantage of sophisticated features such as Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilisation 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 usability and convenience with key apps like Smart Remote Control (which lets you use your smartphone for remote shutter release), and other apps for editing and effects.

*Note: Service availability depends on region.

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need

Professional level options open up new possibilities.

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

Imaging Edge

New Imaging Edge software suite from Sony

Imaging Edge software suite can maximise image quality, improve production efficiency. “Remote” to remotely control shooting while monitoring on PC; “Edit” to develop RAW data into high-quality photos; and “Viewer” to view, rate and select photos.

Capture One

Capture One for Sony

Capture One Express (for Sony) is a free award-winning editing software that provides RAW development, easy management and powerful editing tools. Capture One Pro (for Sony) can be bought for even more editing tools and tethered shooting capability.


Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

Specifications & Features
  • 12.2 MP full-frame Exmor™ CMOS sensor

  • Ultra-high sensitivity of ISO 50 to ISO409600

  • BIONZ™ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction

  • 4K video output with full pixel read out

  • E-mount interchangeable lens system

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
35 mm
35 mm full frame (35.6 x 23.8mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 50–409600
Battery Life (Still Images)
Up to 380 shots
Viewfinder Type
0.5"-type electronic viewfinder (color)
Monitor Type
3.0" type TFT LCD
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