- Focal Length: 28 - 70 mm
- Resolution: 24.3 MP
- Screen size: 3 inch
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Optical Zoom: 2x
- Digital Zoom: 4x
- Type: mirrorless
- Wi-Fi: Yes,IEEE 802.11b/g/n
- Built-in Flash: Yes, Pre-flash TTL
- Battery Type: Lithium
Sony ALPHA ILCE-7M2K: Featuring 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilisation and 24.3MP Image Sensor, under 150K
Sony has recently launched a high-end mirrorless camera that offers a lot in terms of physical attributes and even hardware specifications. The palm sized wonder is priced at an exorbitant tag and here is how the specs sheet looks like in detail:
The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K offers a 24.3MP image sensor working together with built-in OSS lens arrangement. The CMOS image sensor works perfectly with the aperture range of F3.5-F5.6, respectively. The 35mm sensor measures 35.8mmx23.9mm in terms of dimensions and offers a Full frame layout for added clarity. The RGB color filter adds to the credibility of this gadget. The image sensor shift technology is existent with the optical filter and the arrangement is further protected by the anti-dust coating. The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K supports built-in flash based on the Pre-flash TTL mechanism. Multiple flash modes are featured as well in Auto, Fill and many more. The mode impressive attribute has to be the 5 axis OIS which reduced blur across all the directions.
Focus and Optics
The featured OSS lens offers a focal range of 28-70mm, spanning across wide-angle to the telephoto shooting mode. In terms of zooming prowess, the ALPHA ILCE-7M2K offers optical limit of up to 2X and the digital zooming count of up to 4X. The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K supports burst shooting mode at 5 frames per second. The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K offers improved phase detecting capabilities. The Fast hybrid AF system provides 117 points to rely upon alongside the 25 contrast detecting options. Subject tracking is enhanced by 30 percent.
The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K packs in a 3 inch tiltable screen based on the Xtra Fine LCD technology. The featured panel can be swivelled across with freedom, up to 90 degrees upwards and 45 degrees on the flip side. The major highlight has to be the OLED Tru-Finder based viewfinder. The 3 lens optical arrangement offers 100 percent coverage as well. The offered image resolution for the same is 1228K dots.
Photography and Videography
The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K supports multiple image formats in JPEG and RAW besides featuring the lens distortion correction mode as well. The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K offers a shutter speed range of 1-16.09 sec. The flash sync speed on offer is 1/250 sec. An electronically controlled shutter is incorporated in addition to the single shooting drive mode. Other supported modes include panorama, enlarged display and several others. Fine, extra fine and standard JPEG quality levels are supported as well. In terms of still image, the ALPHA ILCE-7M2K supports 16:9 and offers a maximum image resolution of 6000x3376 pixels.
In terms of video formats AVCHD and XAVC are supported. Full HD video recording is supported as well besides other resolutions.
Connectivity and Storage
The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K supports USB connectivity with the Micro terminal in picture. The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K is Eye-Fi ready and also includes the Area Mode. SD, SDHC and SDXC cards are supported for expanding the memory.
Battery and Build
A standard Lithium battery is included supporting up to 350 shots. The ALPHA ILCE-7M2K weighs 556g as well.
The FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Digital E-mount Interchangeable Lens is featured along offering better zoom control and the silent iris mode.