Sony Alpha 7S Review - The Sony Alpha 7S is the latest addition to Sony's growing range of full frame CSCs, featuring an impressive ISO range of 50-409,600. Does it manage to surpass image quality heights seen in its stablemate? Find out in our full Alpha 7S review...

Product Overview

Overall rating:


Sony Alpha 7S

Overall score:91%
Image Quality:95%


  • High ISO noise performance; Great dynamic range


  • Low resolution might not be for all; 4k option requires off-camera recording


Sony Alpha 7S Review


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Sample Image Gallery

These are just a few sample images captured with the Sony Alpha 7S. For more images head on over to the Sony A7S review sample image gallery.

1/25 sec @ f/5.6, ISO 12800, Custom WB


ISO:50 - 409,600 in extended mode
Memory Card:SD, SDHC, SDXC, Sony Memory Stick variations
White Balance:Auto, 10 presets, Customs
Built-in Flash:No
Exposure Comp:Yes; +/- 5EV @ 1/3EV steps
Cable Release:Yes
Compression:Extra fine, Fine, Standard
Viewfinder Type:0.5in, 2.4m-dot EVF
Output Size:4240 x 2832
LCD:3in, 921k-dot tiltable LCD
Field of View:Approx 100%
Colour Temp Control:Yes
AF Points:25
White Balance Bracket:Yes
Sensor:12.4MP Bionz Exmor CMOS sensor; 35mm full fame
Focal Length Mag:1x
Dust Reduction:Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation:No
Metering System:Multi-, Center-weighted, Spot
Movie Mode:Yes
Exposure Modes:P, A, S, M, Auto, Scene select
Connectivity:micro HDMI, USB 2, Wi-fi, NFC
Live Mode:Yes
Power:Rechargable Li-ion battery (approx 360 shots)
Shutter Speeds:30 - 1/8000 sec
File Format:JPEG, Raw, Raw + JPEG
Focusing Modes:Single, Continuous, Direct Manual Focus, Manual Focus
Dimensions:126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2 mm
Drive Mode:Single, Continuous (up to 5fps), Self-timer, Bracketing
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Sony Alpha 7S Review - Design
  3. 3. Sony Alpha 7S Review - Performance
  4. 4. Sony Alpha 7S Review - Image Quality
  5. 5. Sony Alpha 7S Review - Verdict
  6. 6. Sample Image Gallery
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