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Reality realised

Meet the Full Frame, palm-sized α7R: portability and pro capability, united as never before. Packing a 36.4MP 35mm full-frame sensor into a body half the weight of leading DSLRs, this is the new standard for photographers seeking the ultimate creative tool.

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 colours and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution.

The new standard

Meet the world's smallest and lightest 35 mm full-frame interchangeable-lens camera. With 36.4 megapixels, the α7R is not just a landmark for compact cameras—it is a landmark for all cameras. And with Sony's latest BIONZ X processor and no optical low-pass filter, the α7R offers unmatched lifelike detail. Get ready to capture reality as never before.

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36.4 MP Full Frame sensor

This remarkable new sensor has all the elements for world-class images: high-resolution, top sensitivity, extreme dynamic range, unsurpassed detail and low noise.

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Superior processing

Expect superlative results with Sony's latest processing engine, BIONZ X™: truer colour rendering, better noise reduction and faster burst mode shooting.

Capture without compromise

Get up close with the world-class Exmor sensor

Our latest Exmor™ sensor features higher speed from parallel signal processing and faster signal conversion. It’s effortless to achieve the detail needed for demanding professional applications.


Natural results in any light

Enhanced detail reproduction plus diffraction-reducing technology create more natural outlines and reduce blur from light points. Enjoy noise reduction plus 16-bit processing and 14-bit RAW output.

Beautiful form. Robust function.

Expert engineering from every angle

In designing the α7R, Sony strove to balance the precise control working photographers need, with the ergonomics they want. The result is carefully crafted knobs and dials, robust functions, extensive customization potential, and recording and connectivity options, all in a durable, lightweight body 25% smaller than leading DSLRs.

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Full frame, compact form

At just 465 g with a battery, the α7R is about half the weight of leading DSLRs. And being less bulky as well, there's no more giving up quality for portability.

Internal construction build

Built light; built to last

Crafting the α7R from magnesium, the world's lightest structural metal, means that the camera you carry with you today will also be with you tomorrow.

Where speed meets precision

Innovative Fast Intelligent Autofocus

The faster BIONZ X processor plus new spatial object detection algorithm work together to optimise control of the lens drive. Enhancements include more accurate eye detection and lock-on autofocus.

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New Eye Autofocus

For perfect portraiture, this function creates sharp focus on faces even when partially turned away from the camera with a shallow depth of field, thanks to enhanced eye detection that can prioritise a single pupil.

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Lock-on Autofocus

Easily keep moving subjects in focus with this updated technology, which adjusts target frame size based on subject characteristics and makes use of a wide AF area to ensure usage of the optimal focus point.

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Autofocus setting options

With the Flexible Spot AF area setting, you can select different-size autofocus area to match your subject, and help ensure the camera focuses on the intended area. Wide and Zone focus area settings are also available.

Smarter viewfinder, better photos

With 100% frame coverage, 1024x768 resolution, high contrast, real-time settings updates, and accurate bokeh, the OLED (XGA) Tru-Finder™ is not merely a composition accessory, but an enhancement. Completing the professional-grade features are five display modes and color temperature and brightness adjustment.

  • Tru-Finder Bokeh
  • Focus Magnifier
  • Peaking Control
  • Screen Display Modes


Set your vision in motion

The α7R's combination of 35 mm full-frame sensor, range of lenses, headphone jack and XLR audio adaptor set a new lightweight filmmaking benchmark. And with the BIONZ X processor applying new area-specific noise reduction to video, even low-light documentary footage can look detailed and crisp. 

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Full HD video formats

Find the perfect expression for your vision with AVCHD at 60fps for an ultra-smooth look, or shoot 24p for classic cinema feel.

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Professional soundtracks

Attach external microphones via the XLR adaptor, meter recording levels and monitor sound with the headphone jack.


Glass worthy of a 1st-class camera

To enable photographers to explore the limits of the α7R's unrivalled potential, Sony designed a new set of E-mount lenses precisely for the internal geometries of the new full-frame range. In addition, previous-generation α owners can use the full range of E-mount lenses or A-mounts with an adaptor for a professional range of 50+ lenses.

Lens mount adaptor

Get the most from your gear

To capitalise on the full functionality of the A-mount lenses, adaptors offer a range of features including Translucent mirror technology.

A-mount lenses

Expand with A-mount lenses

The A-mount adaptor allows photographers to discover the possibilities of Sony’s existing 30+ professional lens range.

Camera accessories

Professional enhancements

A vertical grip, external microphones, flashes, and numerous other add-ons ensure you are prepared for every idea and situation.


Share something great

The α7R has two forms of wireless sharing capability built in; NFC One-touch allows image transfer with a single tap to any NFC-compatible smartphone, tablet or laptop. Wi-Fi® allows quick uploading from many locations.

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), Direct Upload for maximum social network convenience, and other apps for editing and effects.

Also in the α7 family



With a 24.3 MP 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.


α7S: Sensitivity mastered

Featuring extraordinary sensitivity (up to ISO 409600) and 4K video output, this compact full-frame camera suits demanding professional use while remaining portable enough for travel.

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.

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 colours and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution.

  • 36.4MP Full-Frame Exmor™ CMOS Sensor

  • BIONZ X engine for superb detail and noise reduction

  • E-mount interchangeable lens system

  • Fast Intelligent Autofocus for quick, accurate contrast detection

  • High contrast XGA OLED Tru-Finder

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
35 mm
35 mm full frame (35.9 x 24mm) Exmor™ CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 50–25600
Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)
Up to 340 shots
Viewfinder Type
0.5"-type electronic viewfinder (colour)
Screen Type
3.0" type TFT LCD

What's in the Box

Power cord, Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50, AC Adaptor AC-UB10, Shoulder strap, Body cap, Accessory shoe cap, Eyepiece cup, Micro USB cable

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