a7R Digital E-Mount Camera with Full Frame Sensor

Model: ILCE7RB
a7R II Digital E-Mount Camera with Back-Illuminated Full Frame Sensor (Body only), , thumbnail
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a7R II Digital E-Mount Camera with Back-Illuminated Full Frame Sensor (Body only)

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Delivery Information

Please note, we cannot deliver to PO Boxes, Parcel Lockers or international destinations and currently authority to leave (ATL) at doorsteps or un-signed is not available.

Delivery Australia


Regular deliveries to NSW, QLD and VIC metro areas should be received within 1-5 business days. For ACT, SA, WA, TAS, NT metro and other rural areas, orders should be received within 1-7 business days.

Delivery New Zealand

New Zealand

Regular deliveries to Metro areas should be received within 1-5 business days. For rural areas and Stewart Island, orders should be received within 1-7 business days but may dependant on local carriers.

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Meet the Full Frame, palm-sized a7R. Packing a 36.4 MP 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.
Meet the Full Frame, palm-sized a7R. Packing a 36.4 MP 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.
  • 36.4MP Full Frame Exmor CMOS sensor
  • Fast Intelligent autofocus system
  • No optical low-pass filter for enhanced detail


Lens Compatibility

    • Lens Compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
    • Lens Mount Sony E-mount lenses

ISO Sensitivity

    • ISO Sensitivity ISO 50-25600


    • Sensor 35 mm full frame (35.9 x 24mm) Exmor CMOS sensor
    • Image Sensor Aspect Ratio 3:2

Number Of Pixels (Effective)

    • Number Of Pixels (Effective) 36.4MP
    • Number of Pixels (total) Approx. 36.8 megapixels

Sensor Type

    • Sensor Type 35 mm

LCD Screen

    • Total Number of Dots 921,600 dots
    • Quick Navi Yes
    • Peaking MF Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, colour: White/Red/Yellow)
    • LCD Display Graphic DisplayDisplay All InfoNo Disp. InfoLevelHistgramFor viewfinder
    • Focus Magnifier 35mm full frame: 7.2x, 14.4x \nAPS-C: 4.7x, 9.4x
    • Brightness Control (LCD) Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2), Sunny Weather mode
    • Adjustable Angle Up by approx. 90 degrees, Down by approx. 45 degrees
    • Screen Type 3.0\ type TFT LCD


    • Speaker Built-in, monaural
    • Microphone Built-in stereo microphones or ECM-CG50/ XLR-K1M (sold separately)

Compatible OS

    • Compatible OS Windows Vista 8 SP2,Windows 7 SP1,Windows 8,Mac OS X (v10.6-v10.8)


    • Continues Shooting 4 fps (in Speed Priority Continuous Shooting mode)


    • Scene Selection PortraitLandscapeMacroSports actionSunsetNight portraitNight SceneHand-held TwilightAnti Motion Blur
    • Metering Type 1200 - zone evaluative metering
    • Metering Sensor Exmor CMOS sensor
    • Metering Sensitivity EV0 to EV20 (at ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
    • Metering Mode Multi-segmentCenter-weightedSpot
    • Exposure Modes iAUTOSuperior AutoProgrammed AE (P)Aperture priority (A)Shutter-speed priority (S)Manual (M)Sweep PanoramaScene Selection
    • Exposure Compensation Still images: +/- 5.0 EV (1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps selectable);Movies: +/- 3.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
    • Auto (AE) Bracketing With 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1.0 EV, 2.0 EV, 3.0 EV increments, 3/5 frames (2.0 EV, 3.0 EV : only 3 frames) selectable
    • AE Lock AE is locked when the shutter button is half pressed (ON/OFF is available in MENU)


    • Other Features Focus lockEye-Start AF (only with LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 attached(Sold separately))
    • Focus Type Contrast-detection AF
    • Focus Sensor Exmor CMOS sensor
    • Focus Sensitivity Range EV0 to EV20 (ISO100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
    • Focus Point 25 points (contrast-detection AF)
    • Focus Area Multi Point (25 points(contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L)
    • AF Mode AF-S (Single-shot AF)AF-C ( Continuous AF)DMF (Direct Manual Focus)Manual Focus
    • AF Illuminator range Approx. 0.3m - approx. 3.0m (with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS attached)
    • AF Illuminator -


    • NFC™ One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
    • Multi Interface Shoe Yes
    • Interfaces Multi/Micro USB TerminalMulti Interface ShoeMicrophone minijackHeadphone minijackVertical Grip Connector
    • HD Output HDMI micro connectorBRAVIA Sync (link menu)PhotoTV HD4K still image PB

Noise Reduction

    • Noise Reduction Long exposure NR: On/Off selectable, available for shutter speeds longer than 1 sec.\nHigh ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off selectable
    • Multi Frame NR Auto/ISO 100 to 51200

White balance

    • White Balance Modes AutoDaylightShadeCloudyIncandescentFluorescent : Warm White / Cool White / Day White / DaylightFlashColour Temperature 2500 to 9900K & colour filter G7 to M7(15-step), A7 to B7(15-step)CustomUnderwater
    • Bracketing 3 frames, H/L selectable
    • AWB Micro Adjustment G7 to M7 ( 15-steps ), A7 to B7 ( 15-steps )


    • Playback Modes Single (with or without shooting information RGB histogram & highlight / shadow warning)9/25-frame index viewEnlarged display mode (L: 23x, M: 15x, S: 11.5x)Panorama (Standard): 25.6x, Panorama (Wide): 38.8x)Auto Review (10/5/2 sec,Off)Image orientation (Auto/Manual/Off selectable)SlideshowPanorama scrollingFolder selection (Date/Still/MP4/AVCHD)Forward / Rewind (movie)DeleteProtect

Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)

    • Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images) Up to 340 shots


    • Supplied Battery NP-FW50 W-series Rechargeable Battery Pack
    • Internal Battery Charge Yes
    • External Power AC Adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)
    • Battery Life (CIPA, Movies) Actual Recording:Approx. 60 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 65 min (LCD monitor) (CIPA standard)Continuous Recording:Approx. 90 min (Viewfinder) / Approx. 90 min (LCD monitor)


    • Compatible Standards Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, DPOF setting

Recording (movie)

    • Video Compression MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    • Recording Format (Movie) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4
    • Movie Functions Audio Level Display,Audio Rec Level,Auto Slow Shutter,HDMI Info. Display
    • Image Size (pixels), PAL 1920 x 1080(60p, 28M, PS)1920 x 1080(60i, 24M, FX)1920 x 1080(60i, 17M, FH)1920 x 1080(24p, 24M, FX)1920 x 1080(24p, 17M, FH)1440 x 1080(30fps)VGA(640 x 480, 30fps)
    • Audio Recording Format AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Recording (still images)

    • Recording Format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
    • Picture Effect Posterization (colour, B/W)Pop colourRetro PhotoPartial colour (R,G,B,Y)High Contrast MonoToy CameraSoft High-keySoft FocusHDR PaintingRich-tone MonoMiniatureWatercolourIllustration
    • Image Size (pixels), Sweep Panorama Wide: Horizontal 12,416 x 1,856 (23M),Vertical 5,536 x 2,160 (12M)Standard: Horizontal 8,192 x 1,856 (15M), Vertical 3,872 x 2,160 (8.4M)
    • Image Size (pixels), 3:2 L: 7360 x 4912 (36M)M: 4800 x 3200 (15M)S: 3680 x 2456 (9.0M)
    • Image Size (pixels), 16:9 L: 7360 x 4144 (30M)M: 4800 x 2704 (13M)S: 3680 x 2072 (7.6M)
    • Image Quality Modes RAWRAW+JPEGJPEG Extra FineJPEG FineJPEG Standard
    • Dynamic Range Functions OffDynamic Range Optimizer (Auto/Level (1-5))Auto High Dynamic Range (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure Difference Level (1-6 EV, 1.0 EV step))
    • Creative Style StandardVividNeutralClearDeepLightPortraitLandscapeSunsetNight SceneAutumn leavesBlack & WhiteSepiaStyle Box(1-6)Contrast (-3 to +3 steps)Saturation (-3 to +3 steps)Sharpness (-3 to +3 steps)

Other Features

    • Face Detection On/On (Regist. Faces)OffFace registrationFace selection (Max. number of detectable faces: 8)
    • Auto Object Framing Yes (Still Images)

Storage Media

    • Compatible Recording Media Memory Stick PRO DuoMemory Stick PRO-HG DuoMemory Stick XC-HG DuoSD memory cardSDHC memory cardSDXC memory card


    • Viewfinder Display Graphic DisplayDisplay All Info.No Disp. Info.Digital Level GaugeHistogram
    • Number of Dots 2,359,296 dots
    • Magnification approx. 0.71 x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m<sup>-1</sup>) diopter
    • Field Coverage 100%
    • Eye Point Approx. 27mm from the eyepiece lens, 22mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m<sup>-1</sup>diopter (CIPA standard)
    • Dioptre Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0m<sup>-1</sup>diopter
    • Color Temperature Control Manual (5 steps)
    • Brightness Control (Viewfinder) Auto/Manual (5 steps between -2 and +2)
    • Viewfinder Type 0.5\-type electronic viewfinder (colour)


    • Wireless and Network Capabilities Wi-FiNFC One-touch functionalityDownloadable Camera Apps
    • View on TV Yes
    • View on Smartphone Yes
    • Upload to PC Yes

Size and Weight

    • Carton Width (cm) 37.00
    • Carton Height (cm) 25.00
    • Carton Weight (kg) 3.00


    • Replaced by ILCE7RM2B