Full-body and 4K-prepared: The Sony Alpha A7s might be yours in July for $2,500
It is arduous to consider that the Alpha A7 is about to have its successor hit the market, particularly since a full-body mirrorless digital camera from Sony was only a rumor not that way back. Immediately, Sony introduced that its Alpha A7s, which was revealed at NAB in Las Vegas final month, can be happening sale in July for a cool $2,500 (physique-solely). Positive, it’s a fairly heavy price ticket, however the A7s packs sufficient options inside to make it one of the crucial thrilling shooters thus far. Together with the 35mm full-body, 12.2-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, Sony’s newly minted ILC may also take 4K video (although you will want an exterior drive to take action) and has an ISO vary of fifty to 409,600. However there’s much more the place that got here from, too — issues like constructed-in WiFi, NFC, a 25-level autofocus system and 4K film output.
We requested Sony whether or not the A7s would have a physique-plus-lens package obtainable on the time the digital camera goes on sale, however the firm stated it did not have any particulars to share on that in the intervening time. Nonetheless, likelihood is there shall be one — in any case, that is type of commonplace with digital camera gross sales these days. The supply announcement of the Alpha A7s comes alongside the introduction of the Cyber-shot RX100 III, as Sony continues to increase its digital camera lineup with somewhat one thing for everybody. In fact, the A7s is about to face a bit of extra competitors than its cousin the RX100, with present choices like Panasonic’s Lumix GH4 and others trying to additionally get a bit of the 4K pie.
- Key specs
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- Sort Mirrorless interchangeable lens
- Lens mount Sony E
- Decision (efficient) 12.2&#one hundred sixty;megapixels
- Sensor measurement Full-body
- Reminiscence card SD (SDXC, SDHC), Reminiscence Stick PRO-HG Duo, Reminiscence Stick PRO Duo, Reminiscence Stick Duo
- Dimensions 5 x three.7 x 1.89 in
- Weight 17.25 oz
- Launched 2014-07