Sony E Mount Cameras - Photo Jottings

Sony E Mount Cameras

Below you’ll find specifications for all Sony ‘E’ mount cameras, from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom.

 

 

Model A9
Price $4499 body only, April 2017.
Effective megapixels 24.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 1.440,000 pixels, touch screen, tilt-up/down only.
Lens  N/A
Zoom  N/A
Recording media Two slots, Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization Yes, 5 axis sensor shift.
ISO range 100-51200.
50 and 204800 in extended mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec mechanical, 30 sec-32,000 electronic.
Flash sync 1/250 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses 0.5″ 3.7m electronic type.
Sensor size 35.6mm x 23.8mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 -5- 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode 4K 30fps
Power source NP-FZ100
Dimensions 5″ x 3.9″ x 2.5″ 126.9mm x 95.6h x 63.0d
Weight 23.7oz, 673g with battery.
Additional info All new series, aimed at pro fast action and video shooters.

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Model A6500
Price $1399 body only 10-16.
Effective megapixels 24.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out touch screen.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, all SD
Image stabilization Yes, 5-axis type.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600,
expandable to 51200.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10, 5, 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode 4k and lesser modes.
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.7″ x 2.6″ x 2.1″ 120mm x 67h x 53d
Weight 15.98oz 453g with battery and card
Additional info Successor to a6300, with touch screen, 5-axis sensor shift stabilization, and much improved video and AF.

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Model A6300
Price $998 body only 3-16.
Effective megapixels 24.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600, expandable to 51200.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode 4k and lesser modes.
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.7″ x 2.6″ x 1.9″ 120mm x 67h x 49d
Weight 14.25oz 404g with battery
Additional info Successor to a6000, but a little larger and heavier. .

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Model A7SII
Price $2999 body only, September 2015.
Effective megapixels 12.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 1.228,800 pixels, tilt-up/down only.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization Yes, 5 axis sensor shift.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600/51200/102400.
50 and 204800/409600 in extended mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Flash sync 1/250 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses 2.4m electronic type.
Sensor size 35.8mm x 23.9mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 -5- 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 5″ x 3.7″ x 1.9″ 126.9mm x 94.4h x 48.2d
Weight 22.12oz 627g with battery.
Additional info Upgrades include internal 4k video, and image stabilization.

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Model A7RII
Price $3199 body only, August 2015.
Effective megapixels 42.4
LCD monitor 3.0″ 1,228,800 pixels, tilt-up/down only.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization sensor shift, 5 way.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
/51200/102,400. 50 in extended mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Flash sync 1/250 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses 2.36m electronic type.
Sensor size 35.8mm x 23.9mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode Internal 4K
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 5″ x 3.8″ x 2.4″ 126.9mm x 95.7h x 59.7d
Weight 22oz 625g with battery.
Additional info Big new features (among others) include sensor based image stabilization and improved grip, internal 4k recording, and new back illuminated 42mp sensor.

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Model A7II
Price $1699 body only, December 2014.
Effective megapixels 24.3
LCD monitor 3.0″ 1,228,800 pixels, tilt-up/down only.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization sensor shift, 5 way.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600.
50 in extended mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Flash sync 1/250 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses 2.36m electronic type.
Sensor size 35.8mm x 23.9mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 5″ x 3.8″ x 2.4″ 126.9mm x 95.7h x 59.7d
Weight 21.1oz 599g with battery.
Additional info Big new features (among others) include sensor based image stabilization and improved grip over A7.

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Model A7S
Price $2499 body only, summer of 2014.
Effective megapixels 12.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, tilt-up/down only.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600/51200
/102400.
50 and 204800/409600 in extended mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Flash sync 1/250 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses 2.4m electronic type.
Sensor size 35.8mm x 23.9mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 5″ x 3.7″ x 1.9″ 126.9mm x 94.4h x 48.2d
Weight 16.1oz 489g with battery.
Additional info Apparently designed for Video nuts that like to work in low light.

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Model A5100
Price $549 body only 8-14.
Effective megapixels 24.3
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, tilt-out touch screen.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens. .
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.3″ x 2.5″ x 1.4″ 110mm x 63h x 36d
Weight 9.98oz 283g with battery
Additional info Slightly downgraded A6000.

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Model A6000
Price $648 body only 4-14.
Effective megapixels 24.3
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.7″ x 2.6″ x 1.8″ 120mm x 67h x 45d
Weight 12.13oz 344g with battery
Additional info Sucessor to NEX-7.

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Model A5000
Price $598 with 16-50mm PZ lens, 3/14.
Effective megapixels 20.1
LCD monitor 3.0″ 460,000 pixels, tilt-up only touch screen.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens. .
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Flash sync 1/160 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type, GN4 at ISO 100.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.4″ x 2.6″ x 1.2″ 110mm x 63h x 36d
Weight 7.4oz 210g without battery and lens.
Additional info New touch screen for low end model.

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Model A7R
Price $2298 body only, 12/2013.
Effective megapixels 36.3
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, tilt-up/down only.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
selectable in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments.
Base ISO is 100, below that uses trick mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Flash sync 1/160 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses 2.4m electronic type.
Sensor size 35.9mm x 24mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 5″ x 3.7″ x 1.9″ 127mm x 94h x 48d
Weight 14.4oz 407g without battery and lens.
Additional info Highest megapixel Sony camera thus far. No Low pass filter.

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Model A7
Price $1698 body only, 12/2013.
Effective megapixels 24.3
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, tilt-up/down only.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
selectable in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments. Base ISO
is 100, below that uses trick mode.
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/8000 sec
Flash sync 1/250 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses XGA OLED electronic type.
Sensor size 35.8mm x 23.9mm full frame.
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash No
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 5″ x 3.7″ x 1.9″ 127mm x 94h x 48d
Weight 16.7oz 474g without battery and lens.
Additional info Has both phase and contrast detect for AF.

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Model NEX-3N
Price $498 with 16-50mm PZ lens, 4/13.
Effective megapixels 16.1
LCD monitor 3.0″ 460,000 pixels, has tilt-out and up 180° screen. .
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type, GN6 at ISO 200.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.4″ 110mm x 62h x 35d
Weight 7.4oz 210g without battery
Additional info New low resolution screen.

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Model NEX-6
Price $849 body only, 11/12.
Effective megapixels 16.1
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No, uses electronic viewfinder, 2.4m dot resolution.
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode Full HD and lesser modes.
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.7″ x 2.6″ x 1.7″ 120mm x 67h x 43d
Weight 10.1oz 287g without battery
Additional info New hybrid focusing system like the NEX-5R has. Also has new ISO standard hotshoe.

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Model NEX-5R
Price $649 body only, 9/12.
Effective megapixels 16.1
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out and up 180° screen, and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.6″ 111mm x 59h x 38d
Weight 7.4oz 210g without battery
Additional info New hybrid focusing system. Beginner to Intermediate model, replaces NEX-5N.

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Model NEX-F3
Price $599 with kit lens, 6/12.
Effective megapixels 16.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out and up 180° screen, and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.7″ x 2.6″ x 1.7″ 117mm x 67h x 41d
Weight 9.0oz 255g without battery
Additional info Beginners model, replaces NEX-C3.

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Model NEX-7
Price $1199 body only 10-11. Production problems (flooding of facilities) caused very limited stock until mid-2012.
Effective megapixels 24.3
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/16000
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.5mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, pop up type.
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.7″ x 2.6″ x 1.7″ 120mm x 67h x 43d
Weight 10.3oz 291g without battery
Additional info First intermediate level NEX camera. Uses same sensor as A77.

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Model NEX-5N
Price $599 body only 9-11
Effective megapixels 16.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/25600
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.4mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top
Movie mode Full HD
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.5″ 111mm x 62h x 38d excluding grip and lens mount
Weight 9.5oz 269g without battery
Additional info Minor upgrade to NEX-5. Uses new 16.2mp sensor.

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Model NEX-C3
Price $599 with 16mm lens 8-11
Effective megapixels 16.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.4mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top
Movie mode Yes, 1280x720p 30fps, and 640×480 30fps using MPEG-4
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.3″ 110mm x 60h x 33d excluding grip and lens mount
Weight 7.9oz 225g without battery
Additional info Very minor upgrade to NEX-3. Smaller body, and a 16.2mp sensor.

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Model NEX-5
Price $699 with lens 7-10
Effective megapixels 14.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.4mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top
Movie mode Yes, up to full HD (1920×1080 60i) using AVCHD, or lower using MPEG-4
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.6″ 111mm x 59h x 38d excluding grip and lens mount
Weight 8.1oz 229g without battery
Additional info Comes in silver or black.

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Model NEX-3
Price $599 with lens 7-10
Effective megapixels 14.2
LCD monitor 3.0″ 921,600 pixels, TFT TruBlack™ has tilt-out screen and live view.
Lens
Zoom
Recording media Memory stick, SD
Image stabilization No, uses OSS, or optical steady shot in the lens.
ISO range 200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800
Manual controls Absolutely
Shutter speed 30 sec – 1/4000 sec
Optical viewfinder No
Sensor size 23.4mm x 15.6mm APS-C
AF assist lamp Yes
Timer 10 sec – 2 sec delay
Flash Yes, comes with camera, but has to be attached to top
Movie mode Yes, 1440×1080 30p using MPEG-4
Power source NP-FW50
Dimensions 4.6″ x 2.5″ x 1.4″ 117mm x 63h x 33d excluding grip and lens mount
Weight 8.4oz 239g without battery
Additional info Down-grade to NEX-5; no full HD movies, slightly larger size and lesser build quality, and no wireless remote support. Comes in silver, red and black.

 

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