Sony A7C Officially Announced, Priced $1,798, Available for Pre-Order

Sony has just officially announced the new Sony A7C. It is a compact full-frame mirrorless camera, featuring a 24MP sensor and 5-axis image stabilization, the same hybrid autofocus system as higher-end models, with “Real-time Tracking” and Eye AF for both humans and animals, 4K footage at 30p (with a 1.6x crop) and 24p,  HLG and S-Log2/3, Slow & Quick motion, Full HD / 120 fps capture, and a 3.5mm mic input but no headphone socket. This new camera costs $1,798 and with Sony FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 kit for $2,098. It is now available for Pre-Order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Sony a7C:

Price
MSRP $1799 (body only), $2099 (w/28-60mm lens) Pre-Order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 25 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor BIONZ X
Image
ISO Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 50
Boosted ISO (maximum) 204800
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Image stabilization notes 5-axis
CIPA image stabilization rating stop(s)
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Extra fine, fine, standard
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2X)
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 693
Lens mount Sony E
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Screen dots 921,600
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.59×
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Continuous drive 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported)
Connectivity
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB charging Yes
HDMI Yes (Micro HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11ac (dual-band) + Bluetooth + NFC
Remote control Yes (via smartphone or Bluetooth)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description NP-FZ100 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 740
Weight (inc. batteries) 509 g (1.12 lb / 17.95 oz)
Dimensions 124 x 71 x 60 mm (4.88 x 2.8 x 2.36)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes

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